So-called Fast Radio Bursts are one of the most intriguing mysteries of the known universe, as their origin was not known and their source location was not located within our galaxy, until now.
While engineers, astronomers and even sociologists are working diligently to address the issues preventing humanity from reaching distant planets, one problem has long remained unattended - how to defend cosmic pioneers from one of humanity's biggest space hazards - rampant radiation.
A pair of teenage schoolgirls from western India made quite the discovery recently when a joint project led to the shocking find of a previously unidentified Earth-bound asteroid orbiting near Mars.
As was the case with the 2016 vote, the issue of alleged attempts by foreign actors to influence the 2020 presidential election is one of the dominant topics in the US media space, although the list of "suspects" has been extended, this year including Iran and China.
The study conducted by Professor Mauro Bologna of the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of Tarapacá in Chile and Dr Gerardo Aquino, a research associate at the Alan Turing Institute in London modelled current rates of deforestation and population growth.
Numerous startups and major brands will reveal their latest consumer electronics and product innovations in one of the world's largest platforms, which shifted online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The climate of Earth is known to vacillate between greenhouse periods and ice ages, with the latter bringing millennia of temperature reductions on the surface and in the atmosphere, resulting in the appearance of sheets of continental ice and alpine glaciers. Currently, the Earth is in the Holocene age, and is believed to be between ice ages.
The Cupertino-based company argues that its App Store "tax" is comparable to those used in "similar" platforms. However, the creator of one of the most popular messengers claims that this is not quite the case when it comes to Apple devices.
Google, one of the largest tech companies in the world, announced Tuesday that it would be starting a new undersea cable initiative intended to strengthen the digital connection between the US, UK and Spain.
She is one of the most recognised historical figures and has inspired poets, artists, and architects around the world. She enchanted Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and under her rule Egypt prospered. Yet despite her importance, her final resting place is still unknown.
Many volcanoes around the world release "compositionally homogeneous magmas" for thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of years, like those in Hawaii, Iceland, and the Galapagos Islands, according to a study published in the Nature Communications journal.
Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS, together with colleagues from Russia and Germany, have developed an effective replacement for expensive lithium-ion batteries, the university press service said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's major mobile network operator MTS announced on Tuesday that it received the country's first-ever license for providing 5G//IMT-2020 mobile services in the 24.25-24.65 GHz range in 83 regions across the country, with the license expiring on 16 July 2025.
If you were wondering what other "pleasant" surprises 2020 has in store for us, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has already found the answer, asteroid 2009 PQ1, travelling at a break-neck speed of 13.4 kilometers per second.
On 15 July, Twitter experienced its worst security breach to date, as over 130 verified accounts of prominent figures and companies, including those of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, became the subject of a massive hack by crypto-criminals posting a scam text urging followers to send Bitcoins to specified addresses.
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American biotechnology company Moderna have started human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, scientists announced Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Another robot is currently being tested at the base of Russian nuclear technology corporation Rosatom's subsidiary in addition to the remote-controlled robot Alyosha, Evgeny Dudorov, the executive director of the Android Technology NGO, said.
Seismic noise is caused by vibrations within the earth that can be triggered by natural processes like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, but can also be caused by human activity, such as during construction work, transport, or simply by thousands of people cheering at a stadium during a rock concert.
Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (NUST MISiS), together with Russian and German colleagues, have discovered new properties of magnetite-gold nanohybrids.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will manufacture several space robots designed for operating on the surface of the International Space Station, but only one will be sent to space, Evgeny Dudorov, the CEO of Moscow-based Android Technics Scientific Production Association, said.