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Science

Russia says satellite launch failure due to programming error

Russian space agency Roscosmos said that it had lost contact with the newly-launched weather satellite.

01 Jan 2018 8:36 PM

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millions

From 2013 to 2014, Sea Star Wasting Syndrome hit sea stars from British Columbia to Mexico.

30 Dec 2017 9:57 AM

Russian space experts regain control of 1st Angola satellite

The Russian-built satellite successfully entered a designated orbit after launch from the Baikonur pad in Kazakhstan.

30 Dec 2017 9:43 AM

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

The DRDO termed the test a “brilliant” mission and a “success”.

29 Dec 2017 6:28 AM

SpaceX-launched Iridium satellites functioning normally

Some users also took to social media to suggest that the glow made the rocket look like a ‘UFO’, with hashtag #aliens trending on Twitter.

28 Dec 2017 8:42 AM

Science Says: Are poinsettias poisonous? Some holiday truths

Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Here’s what science says about some of them.

25 Dec 2017 5:37 PM

In South Africa, bees stop elephants from trampling trees

The humble bee is helping to keep elephants from destroying trees and wiping out crops in their quest for food.

25 Dec 2017 3:42 PM

Rocket lights sky as it carries satellites from California

The launch in the setting sun created a shining, billowing streak that was widely seen throughout Southern California.

25 Dec 2017 1:25 PM

NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth.

23 Dec 2017 12:15 PM

SpaceX launches 10 more satellites for Iridium

Some of the satellites are designed to help track ships and aircraft in real time.

23 Dec 2017 11:54 AM