Tag Archives: Science

  • Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, successfully completes space flight

    Jeff Bezos fulfilled his longtime dream of going into space Tuesday and potentially opening a door to space tourism -- possibly the next mission for the man who built one of Earth's biggest business empires. ...

  • Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

    Swashbuckling entrepreneur Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday in his boldest adventure yet, beating out fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos. The brief, up-and-down flight took only about 15 minutes. ...

  • Millions of COVID-19 cases went undetected in India, research paper estimates

    Millions of coronavirus cases may have gone undetected in India earlier this year, a research paper estimates, saying that for every confirmed case in May, there were 82 to 130 infections that were not recorded. ...

  • Up to six billion Earth-like planets exist in our galaxy, according to new estimates

    There may be as many as one Earth-like planet for every five Sun-like stars in the Milky way Galaxy, according to new estimates by University of British Columbia astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission. ...

  • India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

    The business of putting commercial satellites into space for a fee is growing as phone, Internet and other companies, as well as countries, seek greater and more high-tech communications. ...

  • China to set up world’s highest altitude telescopes close to India border

    China is setting up the world's highest-altitude gravitational-wave telescopes to detect the faintest echoes from the universe which may reveal more about the Big Bang theory. ...

  • Thousands worldwide march against Monsanto and GM crops

    Thousands of people hit the streets in cities across the world Saturday to protest against the American biotechnology giant Monsanto and its genetically modified crops and pesticides. ...

  • Earth-sized planet found in habitable Zone

    Red sunshine, seas, and maybe aliens? Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope today report the closest thing yet to another Earth, a world in a habitable orbit. ...

  • Mobile data traffic is expected to explode 11-fold by 2018

    Networking experts are running out of superlatives to describe the coming tidal wave/explosion/cataclysm of mobile data traffic. ...

  • International Space Station celebrates 15th birthday in orbit

    The International Space Station celebrates its 15th birthday today (20 November), marking the day in 1998 when a Russian rocket lifted the first piece of what is now the largest manmade structure ever built in space. ...