Sunday, April 28, 2013
An unmanned cargo vehicle on Friday successfully docked with the International Space Station, in a delicate maneuver after its navigation antenna failed to properly deploy following launch, Russian mission control and NASA said.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
European scientists said Thursday that a new laboratory experiment shows the Earth's core is likely much hotter than last reported 20 years ago.
A 16th century religious tapestry which police suspect was stolen by one of Europe's most prolific art thieves from a cathedral in Spain in 1979 has returned to the country after an odyssey that took it to five countries.
Friday, April 26, 2013
A NASA plan to send astronauts to an asteroid was met with skepticism Wednesday when NASA Chief Charlie Bolden presented the idea to top space officials in Congress — though their doubts may not be enough to sink the program.
My first encounter with a pink beach had occurred back in 1988 on a small island off the north coast of Sardinia, Italy. This was the island of Budelli, part of the La Maddalena archipelago, named after Saint Mary Magdalene by the Romans.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The roving coral grouper, a predator fish of the tropical reef, uses sign language to advise fellow hunters of hiding prey, according to a study published on Tuesday.
Global shipments of large-sized panels will show a temporary correction in April after peaking in March, according to a local flat screen research institute.
A symposium focusing on green building development is to take place with the aim of bringing nearly 20 Taiwanese and French government officials, scientists and architects together on the issue, the event organizers said yesterday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A rare Asian barbestelle (東方寬耳蝠) was seen settling into a bat house constructed at the Shei-Pa National Park (雪霸國家公園), officials from the park headquarters said yesterday.