• Last update: 00:29 07.09.2019
    00:29 07.09.2019

    India Loses Communication With Its Moon Lander Vikram During Descent

    The historic Lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was to make Indian the fourth nation to land on the moon, following Russia, the United States and China.

  • India’s Lunar Craft Chandrayaan-2 Sends First Picture of Moon’s Surface
    Last update: 22:58 06.09.2019
    22:58 06.09.2019

    Indian Chandrayaan-2 Space Mission Due to Reach the Lunar Surface

    On Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation carried out an operation of delinking the lander called Vikram and the Orbiter.

  • Abortion rights advocates attend a rally after a judge granted a temporary restraining order on the closing of Missouri's sole remaining Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis
    Last update: 22:47 06.09.2019
    22:47 06.09.2019

    Google Maps Search Algorithm Direct Individuals Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics

    Tech giant Google is still struggling to repair a glitch in its Maps application’s algorithm that sometimes directs those seeking abortion clinics to pro-life groups and organizations.

  • Last update: 20:56 06.09.2019
    20:56 06.09.2019

    Eerie ‘Death March’ of One of Earth’s Oldest Known Creatures Captured in Fossil - Video

    Researchers say the half-a-billion year old fossil may contain crucial evidence about what some of the very first complex living organisms looked like.

  • The Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft
    Last update: 20:50 06.09.2019
    20:50 06.09.2019

    Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 Spacecraft Undocks From ISS - Video

    The aircraft arrived at the ISS during its second docking attempt on 26 August and was carrying the Russian humanoid robot Skybot F-850 (Fedor).

  • An artist's concept of catastrophic collisions between asteroids located in the belt between Mars and Jupiter.
    Last update: 16:47 06.09.2019
    16:47 06.09.2019

    NASA Turned a Blind Eye to Car-Sized Asteroid That Exploded Over Caribbean

    The agency said that it has detected and flagged bigger asteroids than the one in question. It has also confirmed that it was sure the space rock would do no harm as it wouldn’t survive entry into the atmosphere.

  • The power unit - part of the missing monitoring station
    Last update: 13:45 06.09.2019
    13:45 06.09.2019

    Underwater Observatory Mysteriously Disappears Off German Coast

    A final signal from the Boknis Eck observatory was reportedly sent on 21 August, with divers later discovering the torn cable just 1.2 miles (1.9 kilometres) off Germany's Baltic coast.

  • India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-39, carrying IRNSS-1H navigation satellite, lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India, August 31, 2017
    Last update: 13:07 06.09.2019
    13:07 06.09.2019

    India Completes First Level of Astronaut Selection for Manned Space Mission

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday, announced that Moscow would provide advance training to three Indian astronauts for New Delhi’s manned space mission – Gaganyaan.

  • Facebook logo
    Last update: 10:06 06.09.2019
    10:06 06.09.2019

    Facebook Unveils Its Defence Against The Deepfake Threat

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    Many experts have been sounding the alarm that “deepfake” videos manipulating reality are becoming ever-more sophisticated, generating the potential for new kinds of misinformation, with devastating consequences.

  • Couple talking while sitting on a dock
    Last update: 05:42 06.09.2019
    05:42 06.09.2019

    Tinder Watch Out: Facebook Launches a New Dating App in the US

    Although Facebook has had a dismal record regarding privacy concerns in the past, having recently been fined $5 billion over infringements of users’ personal data, the networking company hopes to restore its name by launching a new dating app.

  • Congress is concerned with the Justice Department spying through mimic cell tower simulators.
    Last update: 02:09 06.09.2019
    02:09 06.09.2019

    Hurricane Dorian’s Impact Stokes Fears of 5G Network Effect on Future Weather Forecasting

    The mobile industry and meteorologists are at odds as they debate whether the radio signals given off by 5G networks are hindering the ability of weather satellites to monitor and track the progression of potentially dangerous storms.

  • China's first cloned cat
    Last update: 01:28 06.09.2019
    01:28 06.09.2019

    Video: Chinese Company Makes Genetic Engineering Leap by Cloning Its First Cat

    The Sinogene Biotechnology Company in Beijing produced China’s first cloned cat in July.

  • Asteroid
    Last update: 22:25 05.09.2019
    22:25 05.09.2019

    Asteroid Greater in Size Than Eiffel Tower May Race Past Earth in Hours to Come

    The 2019 GT3 is classified as a “potentially hazardous asteroid”, which means it is being scrutinised in detail by the astronomic community, just weeks after the near miss of another flyby – that of a “city-killer” object with the way too positive codename of 2019 OK.

  • Lines with digits on computer and laptop screens
    Last update: 19:50 05.09.2019
    19:50 05.09.2019

    China's Huawei Offers to Make Its Source Code Available to Japanese Government - Reports

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Chinese tech giant Huawei has offered to provide Tokyo with unrestricted access to its source code, the NHK broadcaster reported, citing Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.

  •  Loch Ness monster
    Last update: 15:17 05.09.2019
    15:17 05.09.2019

    Nessie Could Actually Be... Giant Eel, Loch Ness Monster Hunter Reveals

    Despite countless alleged sightings of the fabled creature believed to be hiding at the bottom of Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands, Nessie, as it is tenderly called by monster-hunters, has evaded capture for years, sparking endless speculation on its whereabouts and very existence.

  • Yahoo Mail logo is displayed on a smartphone's screen in front of a code in this illustration taken in October 6, 2016.
    Last update: 13:39 05.09.2019
    13:39 05.09.2019

    Yahoo Services Go Down, Email Users Become Furious - Reports

    Outage monitoring website Downdetector.com reported that more than four thousand Yahoo users have been impacted.

  • Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket is being launched into space with the piloted Soyuz MS-14 vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
    Last update: 06:42 05.09.2019
    06:42 05.09.2019

    Malaysia Interested in Having Access to Russian Space Tech, Prime Minister Says

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Malaysia is interested in receiving access to Russian technologies, including those in the space industry, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

  • Russion Rosatom corporation's logo
    Last update: 06:39 05.09.2019
    06:39 05.09.2019

    Rosatom Signs Deal to Create International Nuclear Technology Centre in Russia's Far East

    VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, the Communications Ministry and the Far Eastern Federal University have concluded an agreement to establish an international research centre for advanced nuclear technologies and joint implementation of digital economy projects on Russky Island, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Thursday.

  • Twitter app on a mobile phone
    Last update: 23:08 04.09.2019
    23:08 04.09.2019

    Twitter Turning Off Ability to Tweet via SMS 'to Protect People’s Accounts'

    Twitter support noted that they will later reactivate this feature in markets that depend on SMS for reliable communication.

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Last update: 13:53 04.09.2019
    13:53 04.09.2019

    A Servant, a Friend, or an Owner: What AI Will Become for Mankind

    Specialists in the field of human-level artificial intelligence are currently facing the necessity of dealing with not only scientific, but also ethical issues. What are the challenges that scientists are confronted with? How can we safeguard humanity from potential threats?Professor Aleksey Samsonovich of the Institute of Intellectual Cybernetic Systems at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI has shared his stance on these issues and more.