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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country’s first attempted lunar landing, following a launch on Thursday night by SpaceX. A communications satellite...

This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival is taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a programme themed around “frontiers”. Some 270 events...

An IBM-made machine designed to win debates has lost out to a human champion debater from London, in a heated competition of man versus...

The faraway space snowman visited by Nasa last month has a surprisingly flat — not round — behind. Photos from the New Horizons spacecraft offer...

The UK-built ExoMars robot that will set out to find evidence of life on Mars has been named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin. The name...
Artificial Intelligence, Technology

Researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system they claim can spot abnormalities in chest X-rays and speed up the processing of screenings. The software...

A new analysis shows that while Earth was slightly cooler last year than the previous few years, it was still the fourth warmest year...
China, Far Side Moon, NASA, Space Travel

China exchanged data with Nasa on its recent mission to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency...

Spacecraft firm SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket into space in its first mission of 2019 – and its last for satellite company...

Nasa’s first look at a tiny asteroid shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought. Scientists released the first...