The US space agency NASA announced Tuesday that the landing of its InSight spacecraft on Mars on November 26 will be livestreamed around the world. It is the agency’s first rover on the Red Planet since Curiosity in 2012.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Most cash terminals (automated teller machines or ATMs) have vulnerabilities that hackers can use to gain access to them, and absolutely all ATMs can be used by hackers to steal customer card data, a study by Moscow-based cyber security firm Positive Technologies revealed on Wednesday.
Scientists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and Biophysics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Siberian branch have recently discovered record levels of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in boganida char, fish endemic to Siberia’s Arctic region.
Scientists from Siberian Federal University and University of Cadiz, Spain, have recently suggested applying hard tissue preparation methods (used, for instance, with bones and teeth) in wood sample analysis. Unlike previous methods, this does not damage wood cells and can be efficiently used for both research and production purposes.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised to deliver a proposal on taxing digital giants, such as Google and Facebook, by December 2018.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee, responsible for the social, humanitarian and cultural issues, approved on Wednesday the draft resolution introduced by Russia on countering cybercrime.
The US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new image earlier this month, offering a glimpse at "smiling face" embedded in the galaxy cluster known as SDSS J0952+3434.
A new study suggests the Earth is in the middle of a “dark matter hurricane” and scientists are optimistic it offers a better than normal chance at detecting the elusive material. The dark matter is thought to be left over from a dwarf galaxy that long ago collided with our own.
The sun is headed towards its solar minimum, a time of far less energy output. That could mean cold winters are on their way, according to officials from NASA, the US space agency.
ZURICH (Sputnik) - Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab has opened its first transparency centre in Zurich, which will be engaged in checking the source code of company products, and also began processing malicious and suspicious data from European users in Switzerland, the company said.
An investigation is still underway into the malfunctioning of the Lion Air jet, which crashed into the sea off the Indonesian coast in late October, killing all 189 people on board.
In a new publication, astronomers have detailed a visual observation of a giant dust smudge orbiting at an incredible speed just beyond the event horizon of the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
As the largest economies in the EU increasingly do business with Moscow, a growing number of diplomats in the west now privately admit that sanctions against Russia are a failure.
Facebook users in the north-eastern and mid-western US, as well as southern Brazil, were unable to access the site on Monday. The outage has prompted numerous jokes among Twitter users.
The reports couldn’t go unnoticed online, especially after tech titans, Facebook among others, came under a barrage of criticism due to what Internet users referred to as blatant politicization and pro-Democrat bias. Yet, a technology specialist, who has given his take to Sputnik, believes it is only “human” that some kind of lobbying has evolved.
The UK's biggest employer organisation and largest trade union body have expressed alarm over the prospect of national companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security, after it was revealed BioTeq - which offers implants to businesses and individuals - has already chipped 150 Britons.
In an effort to prevent selfie deaths and injuries, the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar), has developed an artificial intelligence-based app which analyses the environment around the mobile phone user and alerts him or her of any danger.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The first heavy-lift Angara A5V carrier rocket equipped with a hydrogen space tug will be launched from the Vostochny space center in Russia's Far East in 2026, Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said on Sunday.
Despite the fact that universal quantum computers have not yet been realized, the principle of calculation upon which it is based allows researchers to solve highly complex problems.
There are two sites that have recently entered the scientific spotlight, bearing the beautiful Latin names Oxia Planum and Mawrth Vallis. They are both associated with hard evidence of the Red Planet’s ancient water reserves, which, if ultimately proved, will directly point to the type of life that possibly thrived there.
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