The month of August brings with it two full moons. The first one visible on 1 August and then followed on 31 august. When two full moons occur within a calendar month, the second full moon is called a "Blue Moon."
China attempts to land an exploratory craft on the moon for the first time in the second half of next year. This is the next step in an ambitious space program that includes building a space station.
The field of robotics never fails to astonish us with their incredible creation. Most often they draw inspiration from the real world. And this time it the team from China's School of Chemical Engineering and Technology who have developed a microrobot being inspired by insects.
A team of British and Australian scientists has discovered an important method of how carbon is drawn down from the surface of the Southern Ocean to the deep waters beneath.
Huge landslides or avalanche are rare occurrences in the solar system but very common phenomenon on Saturn's third largest moon Lapetus. These are helping geologists in understanding landslides and earthquakes in other parts of the solar system.
A 34-year-old South Korean artist is the first individual to send a homemade satellite into orbit, after securing contact with French Technology Company to get his device launched into space.
The world's smallest semiconductor laser that is a breakthrough for emerging photonic technology with applications from computing to medicine is being created by the physicists at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with colleagues in Taiwan and China.
With the help of some ingenious data analysis methods, researchers dug a very special gamma-ray pulsar out of data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. The pulsar J1838-0537 is radio-quiet, very young, and, during the observation period, experienced the strongest rotation glitch ever observed f...
An unmanned Japanese freighter successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS). Expedition 32 Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide used the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm to install the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer vehicle, or HTV-3 to its dockin...
Japanese engineers from Osaka University have developed a new robot Affetto, designed to make a limited number of realistic human facial expressions. This allows humans to interact with the robot in more natural way.
The latest finding that could be serious threat is the depletion of ozone layer. A team of Harvard scientists announced the discovery of a serious and wholly unexpected risk of ozone loss over the United States.
Every year young scientist from all over the globe participate in Google Science Fair, that serves as an excellent platform for young minds to showcase their talent which aims at making a bigger impact on the world.