‘Is the Earth Unique?’ Water Detected in Atmosphere of Exoplanet
A little known planet that is about 110-light-years away from our solar system might be able to host life, a new study has found. Astronomers at the Centre for Space Exochemistry Data at the University College London (UCL) detected water vapour in the atmosphere of the K2-18b “exoplanet,” a planet... Read more
More than 50 Iranian knowledge-based companies are slated to visit Chinese cities of Shenzhen and Shanghai in November 10-14, 2019, in a bid to develop ties with their counterparts and partners in the Far Eastern country. An Iranian delegation, comprised of representative from 50 knowledge-based companies, and led by... Read more
Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are exploring fertility preservation in transgender women. And while they say there are no guarantees, they report it’s possible to start producing sperm after stopping drugs that suppress maleness. In a new case report, researchers found one... Read more
Saudi Arabia could soon send an astronaut into orbit aboard a Russian rocket as part of the Gulf state’s fledgeling space programme. Russian state media reported on Monday that the two countries have discussed sending a Saudi into space for a short-duration flight. “The countries have expressed readiness to... Read more
A partial lunar eclipse could be visible from the UK on Tuesday, 50 years to the day since the US mission to put men on the Moon lifted off. Up to 60% of the Moon’s surface will appear red or dark grey at the height of the eclipse at... Read more
SRIHARIKOTA, INDIA (AFP) – India will step up the international space race on Monday (July 15) when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary of man’s first lunar landing, Chandrayaan-2 –... Read more
It’s nearly 50 years since the US became the first country to land men on the Moon. The Apollo 11 mission was a huge moment in US and world history, but what exactly happened and why does it matter? Why did the US want to go to the Moon?... Read more
Thousands watching in the region of Coquimbo in Chile cheered as darkness descended during a total eclipse of the sun. The Moon’s great shadow, or umbra, then passed over the Andes and across to Argentina. The rest of Chile, as well as Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay, and parts... Read more
Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast now as they were before the turn of the century, according to a new study that relied on recently declassified Cold War-era satellite imagery. The study, which appeared in Science Advances on Wednesday, is the latest indication that climate change is eating... Read more
TOKYO (AFP) – Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in warm and acidic water offer a glimmer of hope that dying reefs across the world could be saved, a new study says. The research suggests that the gloomiest climate change picture of a world without the kaleidoscope... Read more