JAKARTA (REUTERS) A mysterious-looking creature has been captured on camera in the depths of the Indian Ocean by researchers, who say the species has never been documented before. The video of the jellyfish-like animal was filmed from a manned submarine at the deepest point of the Java Trench in... Read more
TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese scientists have succeeded in creating what they called the first-ever artificial crater on an asteroid, a step towards shedding light on how the solar system evolved, the country’s space agency said on Thursday (April 25). The announcement comes after the Hayabusa2 probe fired an explosive... Read more
BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Shanghai is looking to be the primary global destination for science and technology efforts, after burnishing its credentials as a hub for finance and shipping. To achieve that goal, Shanghai will construct a national science centre and develop several key industries including integrated... Read more
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – In one of the most momentous breakthroughs in astronomy history, scientists revealed that they have captured the first ever image of a black hole. The image, which resembles a fiery ring of swirling gases, was captured using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)... Read more
Thanks mum and dad! Baby buffalo comes within seconds of being eaten by a lion… before its parents charge the predator and scare it off Veterinary surgeon Ben Cranke, 54, captured amazing photo sequence on safari in Botswana, southern Africa Shots show lioness lunging for the unsuspecting baby buffalo... Read more
FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo More By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) – American Airlines pilots expect to test Boeing Co’s 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend, the... Read more
A huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in December, according to Nasa. The blast was the second largest of its kind in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago. But it went largely unnoticed until now because it blew up... Read more
The new American spacecraft capable of carrying astronauts and built by SpaceX gently splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning, ending a successful demonstration trip. “This is an amazing achievement in American history,” Jim Bridenstine, the NASA administrator, said on NASA Television afterward. [Sign up to get... Read more
Kicking off the Women’s History Month, NASA announced on Tuesday that their first-ever all female spacewalk will take place later this month. The March 29 spacewalk will feature astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch, who will be aided on the ground by flight directors, Mary Lawrence and Kristen Facciol,... Read more