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    Israel’s first ever lunar lander launched

    Reuters . Cape Canaveral | Updated at 11:52am on February 22, 2019

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel’s first ever lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the...

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    Great white shark’s genetic secrets revealed

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:51am on February 19, 2019

    The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world’s oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature — right down to...

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    Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 07:07pm on February 04, 2019

    Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world’s ‘Third Pole’, could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced, scientists warned in a major new study...

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    China space mission lands on Moon's far side

    Reuters. Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on January 03, 2019

    A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, state media said, hailing it as an historic first...

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    Astronauts land from ISS stint marred by air leak, rocket failure

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:32pm on December 20, 2018

    Three astronauts landed back on Earth on Thursday after a troubled stint on the ISS marred by an air leak and the failure of a...

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    China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:28pm on December 08, 2018

    China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space programme, the...

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    CO2 emissions up 2.7pc, world 'off course' to curb warming: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:50am on December 06, 2018

    Global emissions of carbon dioxide mainly from fossil fuel burning will rise 2.7 per cent in 2018, scientists said Wednesday, signalling a world ‘completely off...

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    NASA mission to touch the Sun

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 01:20am on August 13, 2018

    NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms...