China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), currently the world’s largest radio telescope, picked up around 100 fast radio bursts starting on August 29 from a source known as FRB121102, located in a galaxy about 3 billion light-years from Earth.
Egypt’s city of Saqarra is best known for being home to the Pyramid of Djoser, also known as the Step Pyramid. Built in the 27th century BC, the six-tiered structure is the earliest known attempt at what the ancient civilisation eventually became best known for, with the site concealing many more mysterious finds.
Enrico Fermi first posed the paradox that was later named after him, asking: "Where is everybody?" Ever since, astrophysicists have been pondering the question, as they argue that there has been plenty of time for intelligent life to put in an appearance, yet we've heard nothing from them.
A new study suggests that larger magnetic nanoparticles, which are used to carry a drug to the site in the human body and release it there, can be excreted by the kidneys. It was previously understood that the larger nanocarriers had to be dissolved in the liver in a process that could imply stronger side effects for the patient.
A biohacker conference, “Biohack the Planet”, convened in Las Vegas from 31 August to 1 September, bringing together people in the biohacking community to provoke conversations about the future.
Tesla’s Model S of choice for its Nürburgring lap might already be in Germany, preparing for an upcoming lap test run, as the company confirmed they have reserved a track amid Elon Musk’s challenge against Porsche's new electric car, the Taycan Turbo S.
Microsoft is one of a string of US tech giants that has reluctantly moved to comply with the ban on doing business with Huawei over vague security concerns.
Volcanic Martian meteorites known as "nakhlites owe their name to El Nakhla in Egypt, where they first landed on Earth in 1911. Although they hold traces of impact of liquid water on the Martian surface the process which generated the fluids has been a mystery.
Congressional interest in UFO reports has grown since revelations by a number of news outlets in late 2017 that the Pentagon had investigated the sightings through a programme established a decade earlier by former Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.
Over the years there has been footage posted online purportedly showing UFOs putting in an appearance in areas where there were earthquakes; the objects remain a mystery and their origins unconfirmed.
While trying to regenerate the thymus gland, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers might have found a solution to not only slowing down the ageing problem but actually reversing it, a new study claims.
Porsche unveiled its first pure battery-electric vehicle, the Taycan, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was quick to mock the rival on Twitter and challenge it to a race. However, the event might not happen as the track remains unreserved.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian state space corporation Roscosmos will test the modernized Fregat upper stage in 2020 during the blastoff of the Meteor-M meteorological satellite No. 2-3 from the Vostochny space centre, according to materials on the government procurement website.
The scrolls, one of Israel’s most important national treasures, are considered to be one of the most significant archeological finds of the 20th century, and consist of over 900 manuscripts related to Judaism and the ancient kingdom of Israel, including the Hebrew Bible canon, dating back to between 400 BC and 300 AD.
NASA and its European counterparts are on constant lookout for so-called near-Earth objects that might crash into the planet and cause damage. The smallest of these space objects usually burn up in the earth's atmosphere – but the largest ones can cause massive devastation.
Lawmakers and activists have recently raised concerns about the growing dominance of online tech giants, spurring a coalition of US states to launch separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Alphabet's Google unit in the first of an anticipated wave of actions against dominant technology firms.
Fedor, Russia's first robot to fly to the International Space Station (ISS), returned to Earth on board the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft, space agency Roscosmos said in the early hours of Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Online encyclopedia Wikipedia said on Saturday it had been targeted by a cyberattack which led to outages in its work.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, said that their 5G device, which is intended to double as a tablet and a smartphone, will “soon be on the market, maybe next month.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Fedor, Russia's first robot which flew to the International Space Station, returned to Earth on board the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft, space agency Roscosmos said in the early hours of Saturday.