NASA launched its Dawn spacecraft in 2015 to travel to the icy dwarf planet Ceres, making the local celestial body the first of its kind to be visited.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Glonass-M navigation satellite launched into orbit in late May will go into operation on 22 June, the GLONASS information centre said Wednesday, adding that a previous device has been transferred to an orbital reserve.
The US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a new image of asteroid Bennu, which offers a stunning, detailed look at the flying rock as it makes its way through the cosmos.
Russia plans to launch the Bion-M biosatellite in 2023, with the craft expected to study spermatogenesis in mice, among other things, to discover the impact that prolonged periods in space can have on the healthy development of living organisms.
In October last year, the CEO of The Blackstone Group Stephen A Schwarzman, announced a $350m (£279m) gift to establish the Schwarzman College of Computing at MIT in the US, while back in 2007 the philanthropist donated $100m (£79m) to the New York Public Library, where he serves on the board.
Russia has been sending biosatellites into orbit for decades in an attempt to find out more about the effects of space conditions on Earth-based organisms, with the Foton and Bion spacecraft projects the latest efforts in that direction.
The social media-savvy astronaut published his discovery as the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the lunar surface this July.
The crater, believed to have been formed in the last three years or so, is the second peculiar discovery on Mars in a week's time, and follows reports about a Martian land formation which looks suspiciously similar to the Starfleet logo from Star Trek.
On planet Earth, water molecules stick to tiny grains of sea salt or dust blown into the air to form white clouds. However, when it comes to Mars, the presence of mid-atmospheric clouds has long remained a mystery to scientists.
Facebook's move to become involved in the financial sector stirred anxiety among British and American authorities, according to the Guardian.
Asa Winstanley, an investigative journalist and associate editor with The Electronic Intifada, told Sputnik that Israel spends $1 million a year on an online influence campaign aimed at slowing the momentum of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement through a front group directed by Israeli ex-intelligence officers.
Israeli-based Cellebrite, whose clients reportedly included the FBI, has already been criticised over its refusal to cooperate with Apple and report the discovered vulnerabilities of the latest iOS, allowing the tech giant’s technicians to eliminate them and boost the security of its devices.
Huawei said its foldable phone will launch in September, slightly later than it was reportedly set to, after its main competitor Samsung had to call off their Galaxy Fold due to technical problems.
Boston Dynamics had already made a name for itself not only as one of the leading engineering companies producing robots capable of doing several tasks, but also for being violent oppressors of their creations, yet the video that went viral shows what could happen if robots take a little too much abuse and finally fight back.
Although there are quite a few so-called crannogs in rivers and lakes across Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, their purpose remains unknown. Some believe that they were used as dwellings and date back to the Iron Age. New research, however, suggests that their history could go much further back, into the Neolithic.
Having analysed the available images of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a historian has postulated that the structure from 2630 BC, which has intrigued people the world over ever since, might not be entirely man-made.
Chinese tech titan Huawei, is reportedly gearing up to ship almost 225 million devices already running on HongMeng or Ark OS by October 2019 after the Android ban due to the sanctions imposed by the US administration.
Back in 1995, NASA researchers gave spiders drugs to see what effect they would have on how well the creatures spin their webs. After all, what better way for space researchers to spend their time?
The US has banned domestic firms from providing technologies to Huawei and barred the company’s equipment from American soil amid an ongoing trade war with China. Washington, however, claims that the measure was triggered by security concerns and has nothing to do with the bilateral trade dispute.
According to media reports, chipmakers Intel Corp and Qualcomm Inc., mobile research firm InterDigital Wireless Inc., as well as South Korean carrier LG Uplus, have restricted employees from engaging in informal conversations with Huawei.