Sunday, January 26, 2014
After the White House decided recently to prolong the life of the International Space Station until 2024, the nation's top science official declared that the four-year extension would help NASA get a big return on its US$100 billion investment.
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When studying earthquakes, especially in California, scientists often find that ocean waves get in the way. As the water hits the coast, it creates tiny seismic waves that interfere with researchers' efforts to listen for the bigger waves created by quakes.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Last year was among a handful of the warmest on record since 1880, according to U.S. government figures out Tuesday that provide more evidence that the planet is heating up.
Surging air pollution from China and other fast-growing Asian economies has intensified winter cyclones in the northwest Pacific, scientists said Tuesday.
The flappy skin on the turkey's face and throat could help save human lives in a terror attack or a chemical spill — or maybe even from cancer.
No one in Mandla Maseko's family has ever stepped outside South Africa, but the young township disc jockey is set to rocket into space next year.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Scientists at the European Space Agency are expecting an important call.
Monday, January 20, 2014
It's a fully encrypted smartphone that aims to foil snooping governments, industry rivals and hackers.
Mankind's primordial dream of flight is taking off with a new twist as a Slovak prototype of a flying car spreads its wings. Inspired by the dreamy books about flying by French authors Jules Verne and Antoine de Saint Exupery, Slovak designer and engineer Stefan Klein has been honing his flying machine since the early 1990s.