Friday, 18 January, 2019
China's Lunar Probe Sees First Cotton-seed Sprout

China's Lunar Probe Sees First Cotton-seed Sprout

First, it's a wolf moon, a traditional name for full moons in winter. China is also building its o...

Antarctica ice melt has accelerated by 280% in 4 decades

A new study found that the melt rate of Antactic ice has increased from 36 billion tonnes in 1979-...

Ban on dirty household fire fuels to tackle air pollution

Ministers predict that the measures will cut the cost of air pollution to society by £1.7 billion ev...

China lunar lander sprouts first plant seedlings on the moon

This marks the first time that humans have conducted a biological experiment on the moon's surface a...

China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the far side of the moon, in w...

Climate change due to human activities "mainly results" from the energy imbalance caused by rising c...

Using data from the ESA's Gaia satellite, an worldwide group of researchers claim to have found ev...

The discovery of up to a million dead fish has been blamed on mismanagement and corruption, but the ...

Instead it uses digital signal processing to "point" the telescope and reconstruct where the radio...

Royal Museums Greenwich explains the event saying, "During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon usually t...

The findings were presented during a meeting held by the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, W...

There was a major row in the Commons over whether Wednesday´s amendment could even be put to a vote,...

NASA has announced that TESS ( Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ) has discovered a third "...

More than 18,000 stings were recorded in Queensland in December, three times more cases than a y...

A photo posted online by China's space agency showed tracks the rover left as headed away from the ...

A Chinese spacecraft on Thursday, Jan. 3, made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon...

The Quadrantid shower lasts for weeks, but it has a very narrow peak of a few hours with maximum act...

Alan Stern , principal investigator for the mission. The images have been taken from as close as...

Signs of the Quadrantid meteor shower began in the tail end of December, but the event peaks in earl...

Many others, though, have remained open, but all but a skeleton staff have been furloughed . "We'...

While humans have visited the near side, or the visible side of the moon multiple times, the dark s...

Images of the object taken just before the encounter will grow to a few more pixels, transmitted b...

Environmental groups say the regulation has contributed to an 85 per cent reduction in mercury emiss...

It will be easy to follow along and see where he ends up: A website is tracking his movements throu...

The rare lunar phenomenon will begin to appear on the night of the 20th and will slowly emerge into ...

Delhi's air quality improved slightly on Wednesday, climbing from "severe" category to " very poor "...

His former crewmate, Frank Borman , who commanded the Apollo 8 mission and also spent two weeks...

The launch marks SpaceX's first-ever launch of a military satellite, giving musk's rocket company ...

The decision was made at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday after the government decided it would be hard ...

First, CNN meteorologists Dave Hennen, Judson Jones and Brandon Miller help us understand the scienc...

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How is the Winter Solstice observed throughout the world? In the Northern Hemisphere, it occurs wh...

The Delta IV Heavy rocket launch that has been delayed multiple times will launch no earlier tha...

In Somerset, hundreds gathered at Glastonbury Tor to mark the winter solstice - which will this ...

ULA's Delta IV Heavy launch is still on the books for later today, and if successful, could mark t...