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World 31 Jan 2019 | 2:23 PM

China's military-run space station in Argentina is a 'black box'

LAS LAJAS, Argentina - When China built a military-run space station in Argentina's Patagonian region it promised to include a visitors' centre to explain the purpose of its powerful 16-story antenna.

World 18 Jan 2019 | 11:46 PM

Ten-year old Chilean teaches star gazing to classmates

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Ten-year old Ricardo Barriga's backyard in Pirque, Chile is strewn with a blow-up unicorn, pool toys, a soccer ball and a $3,000 telescope that his parents mail-ordered from Germany.

World 18 Jan 2019 | 7:10 PM

'Super Blood Wolf Moon' to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Look up into the night sky on Sunday and - if it is clear - you may witness the so-called "Super Blood Wolf Moon" total lunar eclipse, which will take a star turn across the continental United States during prime time for viewing.

True Or Not 03 Jan 2019 | 9:24 AM

No, an asteroid will not hit Earth on Feb 1, says Angkasa

PETALING JAYA: An asteroid will not hit Earth on Feb 1, says the National Space Agency (Angkasa).

World 04 Oct 2018 | 2:24 AM

In a surprise, first alien moon discovered is big and gaseous

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have pinpointed what appears to be the first moon detected outside our solar system, a large gaseous world the size of Neptune that is unlike any other known moon and orbits a gas planet much more massive than Jupiter.

AseanPlus News 24 Sep 2018 | 9:00 AM

Google says partnering with China on talent ecosystem is key

Themed as “AI For Everyone”, the Shanghai forum touched on Google’s artificial intelligence research and applications in areas such as health care, astronomy and arts.

World 21 Sep 2018 | 8:20 AM

NASA telescope discovers two new planets five months after launch

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A planet-hunting orbital telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system discovered two distant planets this week five months after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, officials said on Thursday.

Nation 13 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shoot for the stars in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Things are looking up for the Land Below the Wind as it has been named as one of the must-go places for stargazers or astronomers.

World 26 Jul 2018 | 12:37 AM

Blood Moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A blood-red moon dazzled star gazers across much of the world on Friday when it moved into Earth's shadow for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century.

Nation 22 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Penang Hill and surrounding areas inch towards Unesco reserve status

GEORGE TOWN: Efforts to get Penang Hill and its surrounding areas de­clared a Unesco biosphere reserve are in the final stage, says Cheok Lay Leng (pic).