Science & Space

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper

American scientist Frances Arnold, who won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, has retracted her latest paper. Ms Arnold shared the
Another planet will appear in the solar system soon, astronomers say

Another planet will appear in the solar system soon, astronomers say

Using the SPHERE receiver of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Very Southern Telescope (VLT), astronomers noticed that the asteroid Hygea,
Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Astronomers are warning that their view of the Universe could be under threat. From next week, a campaign to launch
Tesla’s New Lithium-Ion Patent Brings Company Closer to Promised 1 Million-Mile Battery

Tesla’s New Lithium-Ion Patent Brings Company Closer to Promised 1 Million-Mile Battery

In an important New Year development, Tesla Motors, in partnership with physicists from Canada’s Dalhousie University, filed a patent on
Ancient piece of chewing gum offers surprising insights into the human genome

Ancient piece of chewing gum offers surprising insights into the human genome

Five thousand and seven hundred years ago, “Lola,” a blue-eyed woman with dark skin and hair, chewed on a slice
‘Ideal precursors’ of LIFE found on Saturn’s icy ocean moon, scientists say

‘Ideal precursors’ of LIFE found on Saturn’s icy ocean moon, scientists say

Deep under its frozen primordial oceans, Saturn’s moon Enceladus may conceal the building blocks for life, according to recent research.
Alien probes spying on Earth? Scientist warns of possible ‘lurkers’ in our solar system

Alien probes spying on Earth? Scientist warns of possible ‘lurkers’ in our solar system

Is Earth under the watchful eye of “lurking” extraterrestrial spy probes? One US physicist argues that while it’s a distant
Planet Nine could be a primordial black hole, new research suggests

Planet Nine could be a primordial black hole, new research suggests

The hypothetical Planet Nine, assumed to be lurking somewhere in the outskirts of our solar system, may not be a
Giant planet around tiny star ‘should not exist’

Giant planet around tiny star ‘should not exist’

Astronomers have discovered a giant planet that, they say, should not exist, according to current theories. The Jupiter-like world is
500 scientists made a declaration to the UN:  There is no climate emergency

500 scientists made a declaration to the UN: There is no climate emergency

500 scientists and eminent persons have made a public declaration to the UN stating that there is no climate emergency.
NASA’s IceSat space laser tracks water depths from orbit

NASA’s IceSat space laser tracks water depths from orbit

Scientists say one of the US space agency’s (Nasa) new Earth observers is going to have a transformative impact in
Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor – Cached Google NASA Paper

Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor – Cached Google NASA Paper

Eleanor G. Rieffel NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, California Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor Google AI Quantum
China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon

China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon

China’s Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the “colored mysterious substance” it discovered in a small crater
Arctic expedition to drift in sea-ice for a year

Arctic expedition to drift in sea-ice for a year

It’s being described as the biggest Arctic science expedition of all time. The German Research Vessel Polarstern is about to
Scientists create darkest-ever material by accident

Scientists create darkest-ever material by accident

Scientists have stumbled across the blackest material ever seen, which absorbs 99.995 percent of light and makes the previously known
Water detected in atmosphere of alien super-Earth planet orbiting in habitable zone

Water detected in atmosphere of alien super-Earth planet orbiting in habitable zone

Astronomers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet known as K2-18 b, which is twice the size
A Second Interstellar Object Has Almost Certainly Been Found In Our Solar System

A Second Interstellar Object Has Almost Certainly Been Found In Our Solar System

Break out the party hats. Astronomers have all but confirmed that the second known interstellar object is currently whizzing through
Lost Indian lander found on Moon’s surface as team tries to re-establish contact

Lost Indian lander found on Moon’s surface as team tries to re-establish contact

The Indian Space Research Organisation says it has found the lander lost during Saturday’s failed attempt to land it on