The Tianwen-1 probe of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) was successfully launched from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on July 23, 2020, and has been orbiting Mars since February 10. The interplanetary mission comes as China's second attempt to reach the Red Planet following a 2011 Mars mission dubbed Yinghuo-1.
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) joined the rat race to explore Mars after the launch of its Tianwen-1 probe, consisting of an orbiter and a rover named Zhurong, which entered Mars orbit on 10 February 2021.
The recent discovery of new types of bacteria found aboard the International Space Station (ISS) draws questions about the expansion and evolution of DNA traveling through space.
With its low metallicity apparently pointing at its advanced age, the star also exhibits the lowest carbon abundance ever seen in an ultra-metal-poor star.
The parts of the dinosaur’s skeleton recovered by researchers include the creature’s 1.32-metre-long crest, as well as its jaws and palate.
Earlier, Ireland’s High court rejected an attempt by Facebook to block an Irish data regulator inquiry that could stop Facebook’s data flows from the European Union to the US.
Despite being an animated video, the US Army’s new ads tell stories about actual members of the country’s armed forces.
Ever since the 17th century discovery of the Roman city of Pompeii, preserved under layers of volcanic deposits after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, the excavated site located between Rome and Naples has been a magnet for fascinated visitors, no less so for its erotic frescoes.
Last week, a federal judge ruled that the accuser, who is identified in court documents as CD and who alleges that Spacey sexually assaulted him when he was 14, must publicly reveal his identity.
The news comes months after the world's fourth-largest semiconductor firm was targeted by the Trump administration over alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party.
A device created by scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will help to study the electrical activity of the heart and the state of its tissues with unprecedented accuracy, the press service of the university reported.
The new re-release of Minaj’s mixtape from 2009 includes several brand new songs of hers, including "Fractions," "Seeing Green" and "Crocodile Teeth (Remix)" with Skillibeng.
The tweeting power of former US President Donald Trump is matched by tech tycoon Elon Musk, who with a few posts has managed to send the cryptocurrency market into a frenzy.
Canadian clinical psychologist and conservative public speaker Jordan Peterson, who has amassed large audiences due to his lectures on religion and a range of cultural issues, was forced to deal with some serious health issues of late, such as recovering from his addiction to the prescribed anti-anxiety drug benzodiazepine and contracting COVID-19.
It's finally happening! HBO Max will be premiering the much-awaited reunion of the popular sitcom TV series Friends on 27 May. The special reunion of the six iconic characters from the show was initially scheduled for 2020 but the pandemic delayed its shoot.
Prince Harry had appeared on a US mental health podcast earlier, where he criticised the parenting skills of his father Prince Charles, and revealed that he had moved to California with his family to “break the cycle” of “pain” he had suffered as a member of the Royal Family.
This step is intended to promote the participation of young talent from diverse backgrounds in football as well as other sports.
Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element that was once synthetically produced by Glenn T. Seaborg, Edwin M. McMillan, J.W. Kennedy and A.C. Wahl in 1940. The element is proven to be a key source of nuclear energy, and has been used in several experiments from nuclear weapons to nuclear batteries.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has raised security concerns in Congress after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) allegedly approached Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday and questioned her support of "terrorist" groups. As Ocasio-Cortez reportedly remained silent, Greene told onlookers that the lawmaker was afraid to debate the Green New Deal.
The renowned Canadian professor, who became popular due to his lectures on religion and his unapologetic stance on progressive issues such as gender identity, said that he had a "comical" feeling about being able to buy communist relics on absolutely capitalist marketplaces such as eBay.