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JERUSALEM, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Israel has launched a plan to establish science centers and science parks in peripheral regions, at a cost of 25 million shekels (about 7.3 million U.S. dollars), the Ministry for Development of the Negev and the Galilee said on Tuesday.
Stunning pictures of outer space and planets have contributed immensely to scientists' (and humankind's) understanding of the vast unknown.
PETALING JAYA: The partial solar eclipse on Sunday (June 21) was obscured by cloudy skies here, with many people viewing it “live” on social media instead.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The Brunei public will be able to witness a partial solar eclipse on June 21 from 3.10pm to 5.23pm. The partial solar eclipse is expected to last for two hours and 13 minutes at which time the moon will obscure a small fraction of the sun.
PETALING JAYA: Once again, Malaysia leaves its mark with a groundbreaking space research discovery.
GUIZHOU: The 500m Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), China’s mega science project and the world’s largest single-dish radio observatory, is embarking on a search for extraterrestrial intelligence, according to the Science and Technology Daily newspaper.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have gazed into what appears to be a planetary maternity ward, observing for the first time within a huge disk of dense gas and dust surrounding a newly formed star a planet in the process of being born.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have spotted the closest black hole to Earth ever discovered and are surprised about its living arrangements - residing harmoniously with two stars in a remarkable celestial marriage that may end in a nasty breakup.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have discovered that a comet called 2I/Borisov - only the second interstellar object ever detected passing through the solar system - is surprisingly different in its composition from comets hailing from our celestial neighborhood.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Astronomers in Chile using one of the world's largest telescopes have found a star "dancing" around a black hole in the Milky Way just as Albert Einstein might have predicted more than a century ago.