Science

China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

January 15, 2019

However, cultivating the crop won’t be easy as temperatures on the lunar surface can go over 100 degrees Celsius (202 degrees Fahrenheit) in the day and drop to minus 100 degrees at night. CHINA hopes to be growing potatoes on the dark side of the Moon within the next 100 days, it’s been revealed. When […]

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Nasa finds strange alien planet hiding outside our solar system

Nasa finds strange alien planet hiding outside our solar system

January 8, 2019

Nasa has found a strange alien planet sitting outside of our solar system. The world is cool and small: two characteristics that make it a very strange thing indeed for scientists to find. The little planet known as HD 21749b is the third planet to be found by TESS, Nasa’s new planet-hunting telescope. It goes around its star on a […]

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Our Milky Way Will Crash Into a Neighbor Galaxy Sooner Than You Think

Our Milky Way Will Crash Into a Neighbor Galaxy Sooner Than You Think

January 6, 2019

Our Milky Way galaxy will endure more than one dramatic collision in the foreseeable future, new research suggests. You may be aware that the huge and beautiful spiral galaxy Andromeda will plow into the Milky Way about 5 billion years from now, livening up the night skies of any Earth creatures who are still around to look […]

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Chinese scientist: Allegedly first genetically engineered babies creator detained

Chinese scientist: Allegedly first genetically engineered babies creator detained

January 1, 2019

The Chinese scientist who shocked the world with claims of creating the first genetically engineered babies is being detained in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, according to a report in The New York Times.   He Jiankui, a Chinese research scientist at the Southern University of Science and Technology and an entrepreneur involved in two […]

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Moody photo from Mars shows a giant crater loaded with ice

Moody photo from Mars shows a giant crater loaded with ice

December 22, 2018

Flying over the frigid northern reaches of Mars, the orbiting Mars Express satellite captured images of the 50-mile wide Korolev crater filled with ice. Korolev is an especially alluring sight, not just because it’s a well-preserved impact crater but because it’s loaded with ice over a mile deep year round. Launched 15 years ago by […]

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