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World 08 Oct 2019 | 6:07 PM

Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for revealing the wonder of the evolution of the universe and discovering planets orbiting distant suns.

World 18 Jul 2019 | 10:51 AM

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk

PARKES, Australia (Reuters) - It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago.

World 03 Jul 2019 | 5:50 AM

Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total eclipse of the sun viewed from beneath the world's clearest skies.

Education 21 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Black hole just the beginning

THE world can expect to see more images of the galaxy, thanks to the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT).

Nation 11 Apr 2019 | 2:28 AM

UM astronomers were part of first black hole image success

PETALING JAYA: Astronomers from Universiti Malaya (UM) were part of the international team that made the first images of a black hole a reality.

World 10 Apr 2019 | 10:57 PM

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward by Albert Einstein more than a century ago.

Education 10 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Reaching the stars

IT’s not a man’s world anymore, especially in the sciences.

Nation 19 Feb 2019 | 2:17 PM

Don't miss tonight's 'supermoon'

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysians have another opportunity to catch a glimpse of the "supermoon", a phenomenon where the full moon will appear the largest and its distance is closer to earth, starting at 11.53pm on Tuesday (Feb 19).