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wtop.com — A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding their fleets of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. Full Article >>
13.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Archeologists in China have discovered a 2,000-year-old bronze pot that contains a yellow liquid once-believed to be an “elixir of immortality. The mysterious pot was discovered in the Henan Province of central China at an archeological site near the modern-day city of Luoyang, Xinhua state news ag…
06.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
news18.com — As much as 82 percent of green cover seen in India is because of intensive cultivation of food crops. You might be surprised to hear this, but there is now more green cover on earth than it was, 20 years ago. This is according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which says ther…
01.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — China's Academy of Space Technology is working on an orbital power plant that would capture solar energy in space and beam it back to Earth.  The plant would be able to harness solar power even when it's cloudy back on Earth, since its photovoltaic array would be floating high above any terrestrial…
17.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
npr.org — Microsoft says its search engine is no longer accessible in China. The country is known for blocking electronic access to information deemed harmful to the state. The Microsoft search engine, Bing, appears to have been blocked in China since Wednesday. Bing was one of the last well-known foreign sea…
24.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — The moon is a lifeless world once again. The cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead, done in by the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night, GBTimes reported today (Jan. 16). These photosynthesizing pioneers were part of Chang'e 4's biological ex…
17.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
news.sky.com — Cotton, rapeseed and potato seeds being grown on the far side of the moon could begin the era of lunar colonisation. Seeds taken to the far side of the moon as part of China's lunar exploration mission have sprouted in a first for growing biological matter on the satellite. The lunar atmosphere is…
15.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
bbc.com — The robotic space mission is the first landing on the side of the Moon that never faces Earth. China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing. At 10:26 Beijing time (02:26 GMT), the un-crewed Chang'e-4 probe touched d…
03.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
nasaspaceflight.com — China launched its fourth and most ambitious lunar exploration mission on December 7, 2018. Liftoff of the Chang’e-4 probe with latest lunar rover took place at 18:24 UTC from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center using a Long March-3B/G3Z launch vehicle thundering from the LC2 Launch Complex. If succ…
08.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
stuff.co.nz — If Christmas travel chaos does your head in, best not look at this timelapse map of the flights set to take to the skies this festive season.  Nearly 70 million people around the world will catch nearly half a million flights between December 21 and 25, according to the map, created by the UK's Buy…
06.12.2018 0 comments From Alex