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Nation 16 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Break your own limits

There are no competitors - that is the view of Dr Mohammad Nawar Ariffin, one of the 27 candidates shortlisted for the Malaysian Astronaut Programme.

World 18 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

CORRECTED - Smooth landing for NASA probe carrying comet dust

In the LOS ANGELES story headlined

World 02 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Possible new planet is larger than Pluto - research

LONDON (Reuters) - A distant object discovered in space last year which could be the 10th planet in our solar system is around a third bigger than Pluto, German astrophysicists said on Wednesday.

Community 04 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Learning all about stargazing

FANCY learning more about the universe and taking part in astronomy-related activities? Then come to the USM National Astronomy Convention 2006 which will be held at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang from March 10 to 12.

World 09 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Scientists detect most distant gamma ray burst

LONDON (Reuters) - Three international teams of astronomers said on Wednesday they have detected the most distant gamma ray burst ever observed in the early Universe.

Community 11 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Forum for astronomy enthusiasts

B>PENANG: /B>Astronomy buffs in the country now have a forum to discuss their observations and findings now that Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has launched an astronomy almanac on the Internet.

Community 15 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

An eye for beauty of the universe

B>A/BBUSLOAD of 44 students travelled all the way from Perlis to Penang for the opportunity to learn about astronomy.

Community 15 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Water rocket sport gaining momentum

B>I/B>T takes more than just a water bottle and plasticine to launch a water rocket.

Community 24 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Water rockets set to take off

It takes more than just a water bottle and plasticine to launch a water rocket.

Nation 02 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bringing the wonders of space to kids on Earth

The Smart Kids Aerospace Planet 2006 was launched at the Smart Kids Fair in Putra World Trade Centre on Friday.