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Science

Hawaii volcano is pumping out ‘vog’

Higher sulphur dioxide emissions recorded at the volcano’s summit are creating the potential for heavier than usual vog, or volcanic smog.

28 May 2018 8:50 AM

Dino-killing asteroid caused Earth to heat up for 1,00,000 years

The monumental event is a rare case where Earth's systems were perturbed at a rate greater than what's occurring now from human activity.

27 May 2018 3:46 PM

The fourth moonwalker, Alan Bean, dies at 86,

Bean was the lunar module pilot for the second moon landing mission in November 1969.

27 May 2018 8:08 AM

NASA Curiosity rover drilling Mars rocks again

Curiosity tested percussive drilling this past weekend, penetrating about two inches into a target called "Duluth."

25 May 2018 2:39 PM

Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space

The president has signed a space policy directive asking the government to make it easier for private companies to get to and from space.

25 May 2018 11:59 AM

Study offers new look at why our brains evolved to be so big

In relation to body size, our brains are huge, about six times larger than one would expect from other mammals.

24 May 2018 9:01 AM

Oldest object in the solar system could be 'Alien asteroid'

The asteroid, called (514107) 2015 BZ509 or “BZ” for short, measures nearly 2 miles (3km) wide.

22 May 2018 8:14 PM

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

China aims to catch up with Russia and the United States to become a major space power by 2030.

21 May 2018 8:31 AM

NASA's planet-hunting probe completes lunar flyby

As part of camera commissioning, the science team snapped a two-second test exposure using one of the four TESS cameras.

20 May 2018 2:57 PM

Oxygen presence in distant galaxy sheds light on early universe

Astronomers provides insight into star formation in perhaps the most distant galaxy ever observed.

17 May 2018 8:41 PM