Canaanites is a term used to describe various indigenous populations that lived throughout the regions of the Southern Levant, in what is today known as Israel, Jordan and territories belonging to the Palestinians. From 500 BC, ancient Greeks also used the name to describe people later known as Phoenicians.
Founded in 2016, Astra is an space launch service based in Alameda, California. The company's stated goal is to construct smaller and more effective rockets to place satellites into orbit.
Captured on video, an encounter between US pilots and a mysterious Tic Tac-shaped UFO during military exercises in 2004 became one of the most famous alleged alien spaceship sightings, with the veracity of the footage later confirmed by the US Navy.
On 3 January 2020, the US assassinated Iran's Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani with a drone strike on Baghdad. Iran vowed revenge, and on 8 January, launched over a dozen missiles at a pair of US bases in Iraq, injuring over 100 American military personnel. The Islamic Republic has reserved the right to further retaliatory operations.
The People’s Republic successfully launched a reusable spacecraft into space atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert last Friday, with Chinese media reporting the experimental spacecraft’s successful return to Earth on Sunday.
Modern technology, such as electromagnetic surveys that map the rocks below the surface, is making the detection of hidden meteorite craters more common, with experts hoping there are many more remarkable discoveries ahead.
Earlier in the day, Shenzhen-based Huawei tech giant launched its Huawei Developer Conference 2020 and is expected to announce seven HMS core kit services along with over 10 distribution platforms, as well as updates on its HarmonyOS operating system and EMUI 11 Android platform.
Researchers detected no communications from extraterrestrial life after using a radio telescope in outback Western Australia to scan at least 10 million stars systems for signals of alien frequencies.
Dark matter, making up about 83 percent of the total matter in the universe, plays a crucial role in the evolution of our cosmos. But as it doesn't interact with light and can only be seen through the gravitational influence it has on light and other matter, its properties remain an enigma.
Scientists from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI conducted a series of experiments that will help improve the accuracy of the remote control of nuclear reactors by almost a thousand times.
According to the European Space Agency, it is not that difficult for astronomers to detect space rocks that are measured over one kilometer in diameter. But it appears to be trickier when it comes to smaller extra-terrestrial bodies.
The CEOs of AstraZeneca, BioNTech, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Moderna, Novavax, Pfizer and Sanofi have "announced a historic pledge", outlining their commitment to upholding "the integrity of the scientific process as they work towards potential global regulatory filings and approvals of the first COVID-19 vaccines."
The two major game console companies, Sony and Microsoft, have been vying to offer the best new offering for 2020, with their highly anticipated PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
Tech billionaires Bill Gates and Tesla’s Elon Musk have been known to occasionally take a dig at each other on the issue of electric vehicles and biofuel, and more recently – the coronavirus pandemic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Interactive robots can help elderly patients in care homes cope better with the feelings of loneliness and anxiety, the results of a study published Monday by a UK public university revealed.
An international team of scientists along with University of Tyumen (UTMN) was the first in the world to create nickel-based complexes that are capable of effectively fighting cancer cells.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - The Chinese reusable experimental spaceship has successfully returned to Earth having spent two days in the orbit, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Developers will start making the Soyuz-5 rocket (Irtysh) that Russia is planning in order to replace Ukraine’s Zenit launch vehicles in mid-2021, General Director of Russian Space Rocket Centre Progress Dmitry Baranov said.
Researchers say the findings of the study, published on 2 September in the journal Science Advances, are very important, because they will enable scientists to understand how and when earthquakes may occur.
China’s first reusable spacecraft was blasted into space on Friday morning from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. According to a government aerospace agency, the mission will prepare the Chinese space program for a new generation of manned space missions.