Thursday, November 20, 2014
Mankind's first-ever probe of a comet found traces of organic molecules and a surface much harder than imagined, scientists said Tuesday of initial sample data from robot lab Philae.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The U.S. State Department had to shut down its unclassified computer network over the weekend after evidence emerged that it could have been hacked, the U.S. media reported late Sunday.
The European Space Agency (ESA) on Sunday unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing on a comet last Wednesday.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Europe's science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Europe's comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels, scientists said Thursday as they published the first image ever taken from the surface of a comet.
Friday, November 14, 2014
The surviving pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed last month unbuckled himself and was thrown free from the disintegrating craft, investigators said Wednesday.
Europe made history Wednesday by placing the first-ever lander on a comet — but the robot failed to anchor itself properly, raising concerns at ground control.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A European probe was poised to land on a comet Wednesday, the culmination of a historic quest to explore an enigma of the Solar System, mission control said.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
European scientists are gearing for the culmination of two decades' work and a 1.3-billion-euro (US$1.6-billion) bet with the first-ever landing on a comet on Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
TSMC is rumored to be prepping its entry into the advanced integrated circuit testing and packaging business, in a bid to increase the company's lead over rivals Samsung and GlobalFoundries in capturing orders from heavyweight clients such as Apple, Qualcomm and MediaTek (聯發科).