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MIT researchers create world's smallest robot for medical, industrial application

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found a way to add miniature circuitry on tiny particles called colloids, which are so small they can...


California wine seeing traces of radioactive material from Japan accident

A recent study has found elevated levels of cesium-137 in wines made in Napa Valley following the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Researchers tested various wines fr...


Liquid water lake found on Mars

The study, published Wednesday in the journal Science , does not determine how deep the reservoir actually is. For as long as anyone can remember, Mars was...


Mars to be very close to Earth on July 27

Hubble, one of the largest space telescopes, captured images of dust storms on the Red Planet this summer. Mars will still be more visible than normal for a whi...


Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday - Scientist

The event will not repeat itself till September 2025! Depending on where you live, you could be treated to the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st centu...


Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the 21st Century Happens in July

The website promises to start airing from 6pm UTC on July 27 allowing for the full transition to be viewed. During full lunar eclipses , the planet Earth t...


Life might be Hiding Just a Few Inches Beneath Europa Surface

The space agency is already planning two missions to Europa , including a fly-by called Europa Clipper which is set to launch in 2022 and will take images an...


Boeing Hits Snag During Latest Test Of Its Starliner Spacecraft For Astronauts

In June, while testing the rocket engines on their spacecraft, engineers discovered that there was a fuel leak, which can react violently when it is exposed to ...


Your recycling may be going into landfill overseas instead of being recycled

More than 7,000 firms which generate waste are required to demonstrate a certain amount has been recycled. Exporting waste to foreign countries has increased ...


ESA: Liquid water detected on Mars hidden under planet's south pole

Deep beneath the surface , however, the weight of overlying soil and glaciers - as well as the potential presence of dissolved salts - could allow water to sta...


Life on Mars? Liquid water lake found on the Red Planet

Water, of course, is a prerequisite for life as we know it. Bramson said better understanding of the water ice layers and sequestered carbon dioxide in the ...


When to MISS the longest Lunar Eclipse of the century

On July 27 the Sun and Mars will lie opposite to each other with Earth in the middle. However, since the Earth's atmosphere scatters shorter wavelength light (c...


Liquid water 'lake' is discovered on Mars

The lake under the Martian ice stretches 20 km across, said the team led by Roberto Orosei from the National Institute of Astrophysics in Bologna in a paper det...


Paleontologists Discover Largest Dinosaur Foot to Date

These herbivorous dinosaurs were a member of the sauropod family. These dinosaurs had enormous necks and relatively short tails. Sauropods such as the Diplod...


CU Boulder researchers have role in groundbreaking genetics study

An worldwide research team, including the University of Colorado Boulder, worked with dozens of scientists over two years to complete the study. The meta-analys...


Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of Ice

But there hasn't been evidence of stable bodies of water until now, the researchers said. On Earth, places like these are home to bacteria adapted to the extrem...


Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars will be visible with the naked eye. The sun, moon and Venus are usually the top three brightest objects. As of Tuesday, Demeter said they're expecting part...


Follow the SpaceX rocket launch

ET. While weather during camera setup was absolutely spectacular, the predawn launch window meant that no sun was available to force the ever-present VAFB fog...


Republicans Roll Out Tax Cuts 2.0

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Kevin Brady (R-TX) speaks at the start of the House-Senate Conferees conference meeting on the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" on C...


Scientists find lake of "liquid water" on Mars

We know that abundant liquid water existed on ancient Mars . The discovery, which has major implications for the chances of life surviving on the Red Plane...


Scientists may have found liquid water on Mars

It's a discovery that adds to the speculation that there could once have been life on Mars, and raises the possibility that it might be there still today, since...


Vandenberg Air Force Base readies another Space X Iridium satellite launch

On the opposite coast, SpaceX's second Block 5 Falcon 9 booster (B1047) completed its own successful launch and landing, lofting the heaviest commercial satelli...


Have scientists just found water on Mars?!

Previous studies found possible signs that water could have flowed there at one particular time. "The fact that it's buried underneath the surface isn't a b...


Underground lake found on Mars by Italian researchers

Credits: USGS Astrogeology Science Center, Arizona State University, ESA, INAF. "Caution needs to be exercised, however, as the concentration of salts neede...


Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Most Of Maryland

Additional rainfall could result in several inches of rain, which would lead to flash flooding. The risk of severe weather is low Sunday though isolated thund...


NASA set to launch world's first mission to touch the Sun

CNN further reported that the launch window will open on August 6 and will end of August 19. The Delta IV Heavy is one of the world's most powerful rockets...


Putin to send robots to space by next year

Russian Federation could soon be sending its first humanoid robots into space to join the astronaut crew on board the International Space Station (ISS), acco...


Milky Way’s colossal sibling torn apart and cannibalized by Andromeda galaxy

But in the Local Group, a galaxy group comprising the Milky Way and more than 54 other galaxies, M32p would have been the third largest galaxy behind Andromeda ...


Moon May Have Harboured Life 4 Billion Years Ago, Research Suggests

However the window of opportunity for life had closed by around 3 billion years ago, with the Moon cooling to such an extent it no longer gave off the gases n...


Mars is Completely Engulfed in a Dust Storm

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes colorful photos of the atmosphere and measures temperature, while its main orbits are studying how hurricanes affect...


Boeing’s already-delayed Starliner spacecraft suffers propellant leak during engine testing

The problem appeared toward the end of the procedure, when the launch-abort engines were powering down, Boeing revealed. The first test launches with crew o...


Trump Administration To Strip California's Authority To Regulate Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.S. Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency are expected to unveil a proposed regulation that recommends freezing national emissions ...


Nasa to venture closer to the Sun

To make sure that the Parker Solar Probe can answer all these questions, it is equipped with four state-of-the-art suite of instruments. "This is the first ...


Trump Takes Aim at California's Highly Successful Auto Emissions Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are expected to propose an end to the 2009 waiver tha...


Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday

The Moon will get to the height of the eclipse at around 1.51 am, at which point it would have reached the centre of the Umbra. Special events are being org...