Sci-tech

Earliest animal footprints found in China

They are often assumed to have appeared and radiated suddenly during the so-called " Cambrian Explosion " about 541 to 510 million years ago, but scientists now tend to consider that their evolutionary ancestry was rooted in the Ediacaran Period. [Full Article...]

Trio of astronauts headed to International Space Station

Trio of astronauts headed to International Space Station The complex was essentially completed with the retirement of NASA's space shuttles in 2011. Only 33 percent of American adults think private companies have the ability to ensure progress and explore the space, without National Aeronautics and Space Administration's help. [Full Article...]

NASA's Curiosity rover discovers organic matter on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover discovers organic matter on Mars In two studies published Thursday in the journal Science , this new finding from NASA's Curiosity rover is paired with another discovery: The planet's methane - another organic molecule usually (but not always) produced by living beings - varies with the seasons. [Full Article...]

Plastic bans can work, but need planning and enforcement

Plastic bans can work, but need planning and enforcement Speaking on the theme of this year Beat Plastic Pollution , Mr Modi said, "plastic pollution is already having a deadly impact on the ecosystem". Up to five trillion plastic bags are used each year, and 13 million tonnes of plastic leaks into the oceans annually. [Full Article...]

New crew blasts off for ISS

New crew blasts off for ISS The crew - Alexander Gerst of Germany, Serena Aunon-Chancellor of the United States and Sergei Prokopyev of Russian Federation - are scheduled to lift off on Wednesday for an "Horizons" mission to the ISS to conduct research 400km above the Earth. [Full Article...]

Mars Curiosity Rover Found Ancient Organic Material and 'Mysterious' Methane, NASA Announces

As promised, NASA has announced new milestone Mars discoveries, namely the presence of organic molecules and seasonal changes in atmospheric methane . But the deposits were much smaller than they had anticipated . "And maybe we can find something better preserved than that, that has signatures of life in it", added Ms Eigenbrode, an astrobiologist at NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center. [Full Article...]

The French athlete began the world's first swim across the Pacific ocean

Lecomte told Reuters news agency that he plans to swim for eight hours and burn off more than 8,000 calories every day. "To do the physical aspect of it, yea, it is hard, but what is much more hard is to be in that very hostile environment, and the mind has to be super strong", he said. [Full Article...]

Watch NASA announce a new discovery from its Mars Curiosity Rover live

Watch NASA announce a new discovery from its Mars Curiosity Rover live Further details on the find, however, are now scarce and the rover's results have been embargoed by the journal Science until the official NASA unveiling. Via this new method, Curiosity positions its drill over two small inlets on top of the rover's deck, pouring in the appropriate amount of rock powder for the onboard laboratories to do the chemical and mineralogical analysis. [Full Article...]


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