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Room with a view: New York architects plan skyscraper from orbit

Atlanta (CNN) Feeling too fancy for normal earth-bound existence? A new skyscraper concept would elevate your living situation -- literally. Clouds Architecture Office has unveiled plans for a futuri...

“Groundbreaking” technology restores movement in paralyzed man

After years of paralysis, a man was able to pick up a cup of coffee and take a sip, thanks to experimental technology that allowed brain signals to control his arm with the help of a computer. The re...

ESO: “Extreme Environments” of Supermassive Black Holes at Heart of Galaxies T...

Better known for their destructive powers, supermassive black holes may also help create new matter, besides swallowing up existing one. This is all according to a new research carried out by Europea...

The great escape! Eleven wild elephants including a baby are rescued from a mud-filled bom...

It is a great escape. One by one, 11 Asian elephants manage to drag themselves clear of a muddy hole. The drama took place in the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. The el...

Neanderthal artist revealed in a finely carved raven bone

The finding suggests that Neanderthals had aesthetic awareness involving a sense of consistency and regularity. Martha Henriques. By Martha Henriques. March 29, 2017 19:00 BST. Raven bone The raven b...

President shows disregard to environment with executive actions on climate change

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at rolling back a number of Obama-era climate policies. The action sets in motion an overhaul of President Barack Obama's landmark ru...

Famous discovery has ‘ruined my life’ claims Professor Higgs

You're in London to receive the 1851 Royal Commission medal for outstanding influence on science. Aren't you bored of medals and prizes by now? I think I shall have to clear some handkerchiefs and th...

Peter Higgs on knowledge, immortality and the future of physics

Professor Peter Higgs has said his life has been made hell by his discovery. Picture; Ian Georgeson. DIANE KING. 11:35 Wednesday 29 March 2017. 0. Have your say. God particle professor Peter Higgs ha...

Stunning Video Of What It Looks Like To Fly Through The Southern Lights

More than 100 people spent eight hours aboard a plane to witness something very few will ever see – the Aurora Australis. >> Read more trending news. The Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, i...

FactCheck: Pruitt on the Paris Accord

The gutting by Donald Trump of his predecessor's climate-change initiatives is stirring debate about whether Canadian governments should decelerate their own green agendas, particularly if they make ...

Astronomy: Western University prof, ex-Londoner on team that finds ‘wrong-way’...

IN REVERSE Jupiter's trip around the sun is accompanied by many asteroids (white), which travel in the same direction as the planet. But scientists have found one, Asteroid 2015 BZ509 (green), that o...

Jupiter’s Gravity Prevented Impact With a Captive Asteroid For the Past One-Million ...

IN REVERSE Jupiter's trip around the sun is accompanied by many asteroids (white), which travel in the same direction as the planet. But scientists have found one, Asteroid 2015 BZ509 (green), that o...

Studies of Two Reefs Reveal They May Be Damaged Beyond Recovery

Cyclone Debbie appears to have added another blow to the Great Barrier Reef, hammering a region that had escaped the worst of the coral bleaching over the past 15 months, a senior researcher says. Th...

ESA picks final two ExoMars landing site candidates

Two ancient sites on Mars that hosted an abundance of water in the planet's early history have been recommended as the final candidates for the landing site of the 2020 ExoMars rover and surface scie...

Blue Origin working towards making the Cape its Orbital Launch Site

Blue Origin showed off some pics of its new capsule, which will eventually send humans into suborbit. (Michael Craft Photography /). Marco SantanaOrlando Sentinel. Privacy Policy. Blue Origin has unv...

Astronomers Detect Planetary Waves on Sun

The earth's jet stream has a major influence on weather. Now, it seems like the sun has one, too. Richard A. Lovett reports. Share. Tweet. This NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image...

Bizarre dwarf galaxy named “Was 49b” found in galactic merger

Ever so often, the universe shows us something we just don't understand. And a supermassive black hole found inside a galaxy considered much too small to host it is only one such thing, but quite int...

ESA ExoMars, Russia’s Stationary Surface Science Platform Set For A Launch To Gain R...

The Mars Utah Rover Field Investigation, or MURFI, mission in 2016. Some test ExoMars instruments are carried by this rover, although the final rover will look very different. Photograph: Oxford Robo...

Sands in Saturn’s Largest Moon Are Electrically Charged

After planning for Jupiter's moon Europa in 2020, NASA like to explore another. The Saturn's largest moon Titan would be next target. According to Phys, the text target of NASA for a planned explorat...

NASA Plans A Mission To Saturn’s Largest Moon Titan

The laws of attraction rule Titan's sands. Static electricity clumping up sand could explain the strange dunes on Saturn's largest moon. Titan is a hazy moon with a thick, orange nitrogen atmosphere....