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Science

Paris climate summit a chance for real progress: World Bank

Among those in attendance will be former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg

10 Dec 2017 9:24 AM

For civilisations in outer space

Students from Sri Chaitanya Techno School have designed unique projects for NASA’s space settlement contest.

10 Dec 2017 12:25 AM

Mere seconds of solar gazing leaves woman with permanent eye injuries

Even during a solar eclipse, it’s not safe to look directly at the sun without proper eye-gear. One woman learned it the hard way.

08 Dec 2017 12:28 PM

Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Adding to the danger is the lack of historical data that could help scientists predict the volcano's behavior.

08 Dec 2017 8:55 AM

Police Dashcam catches meteor streaking through the sky

The American Meteor Society confirms that the fireball was indeed a meteor. The society says it received multiple reports about it.

08 Dec 2017 8:28 AM

Nuclear fusion project hails halfway construction milestone

Construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, or ITER, in southern France has been dogged by delays.

07 Dec 2017 11:25 AM

Farthest ever super big black hole from early universe found

The black hole lies in a quasar dating to 690 million years of the Big Bang meaning the light from it has been travelling for 13 bn years.

07 Dec 2017 10:06 AM

A dinosaur that looks like an odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich and swan discovered

The tiny creature, only about 18 inches (45 centimeters) tall, roamed 75 million years ago in what is now Mongolia.

07 Dec 2017 9:52 AM

Rare human ancestor skeleton from 3.6 million years ago found

The researchers say it has taken 20 years to excavate, clean, reconstruct and analyse the fragile skeleton.

07 Dec 2017 9:30 AM

2 Kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

Red List of endangered species, mostly reported grave threats to animals and plants due to loss of habitat and human practices.

06 Dec 2017 9:15 AM