Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lunar eclipse 2019 in India: How to watch the amazing partial eclipse in India...

An eclipse of the Moon will dazzle sky gazers across India when it peaks on the night of Tuesday, July 16, and Wednesday,...

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Best deals on laptops

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Best deals on laptopsBy Candace Amos For...

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food

Commercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is...

It's Prime Day! Amazon slashes the prices of hundreds of items across its website...

It's Prime Day! Amazon slashes the prices of hundreds of items...

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11

While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 half a century ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and...

Lunar eclipse 2019: The next eclipse of the Moon is tomorrow – Look out...

A beautiful alignment of the Moon, the Sun and the Earth will result in a partial lunar eclipse tomorrow. A partial eclipse occurs...

Can you solve it? Cheese cube nibbles

Today’s puzzles all concern cubes of cheese. You’ll need to be as sharp as a cocktail stick to skewer them. 1. You have a...

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO

FILE PHOTO - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists work on various modules of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at ISRO Satellite Integration and Test...

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch

India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a...

Moon landing: How radio went dead when Apollo 11 was on dark side of...

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were alone in space preparing to enter the Moon’s orbit, a process called Lunar Orbit Insertion...

Buzz Aldrin's heartbreaking Neil Armstrong admission about 50th anniversary revealed

Mr Armstrong and Mr Aldrin were the first men to go to the Moon in 1969, exactly 50 years and one day ago....

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis

A cure for coral Last week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when...

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik

In 1978, two skulls were discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now, a new...

Bring on the tartan blankets and half a shandy, I’m happy to embrace later...

The psychological challenges that arrive with your 50th birthday are rarely addressed in debates about Scotland’s health. To be honest, they’d all been...

Cleaning up: the truth about living with nannies and cleaners

The first time I paid another woman to clean my apartment, it felt like an experiment. I was 24, and I’d recently started...

Margaret Hamilton: ‘They worried that the men might rebel. They didn’t’

Computer pioneer Margaret Hamilton was critical to landing astronauts on the moon for the first time on 20 July 1969 and returning them...

Einstein’s ‘spooky’ phenomenon of Quantum entanglement captured on camera in world first

The picture shows a strong form of quantum entanglement, whereby two particles interact and, for an instant, share their physical states. "Spooky action”...

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus

They were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics...

Fast radio burst breakthrough: Are bizarre FRBs evidence of alien life?

Fast radio bursts are among the strangest and powerful events in the universe. Despite thousands reportedly occurring every day only a couple dozen...

Shadow land: ‘Alien life can exist in 2D universe' – shock claim

The intuitive way to understand the universe uses what is known as the anthropic principle – that observations of the world must be...

Moon landing anniversary: NASA's Apollo 11 is proof climate change can be tackled

NASA landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, with less computing power than the average smartphone today. The monumental achievement came at...

Bible bombshell: Jesus Christ invented by Romans as ‘psychological warfare’

Joseph Atwill, author of ‘Caesar’s Messiah’, claims to have found ancient confessions from the Romans which states authorities created a ‘messiah’ to pacify...

China's manned space lab to re-enter atmosphere on Friday

FILE PHOTO: A model of Tiangong 2 space laboratory by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is displayed at China Beijing International High-tech...

Antarctica scientists make ‘astonishing’ find after drilling 1,200 metres below ice

The frozen desert, which is home to more than 1,000 scientists and reaches blistering temperatures of -90C, has played a pivotal role in...