According to experts working on the project, Beijing may expand the planetary defense system it is building in China to the moon and beyond to shield the Earth from asteroids that might conceivably wipe out a city or human civilization.
A 380-million-year-old fish heart found in a piece of Australian sediment is making scientists beat faster. Not only is this organ in remarkable condition, it may also hold clues to the evolution of jawed vertebrates, including you and me.
NASA’S VOYAGER 1 is on a fraught and unknowable journey into deep space. Some 14.6 billion miles from Earth, it and its sister craft, Voyager 2, are the furthest human-made objects from our planet, having made it beyond the edges of the Solar System and out into the interstellar medium.
Two skyscraper-size asteroids are zooming toward Earth this weekend, with one making its closest approach on Friday (29 July) and the second whizzing by on Saturday (30 July).\ The first asteroid, dubbed 2016 CZ31, will...
The more ponderous ripples generated by inspiralling and colliding supermassive black holes, in the range of millions to billions of times the mass of the Sun, are in a frequency range too low for our current observatories.
Launching decoys to distract and confuse inbound sensor-guided missiles, is a key tool in a frigate’s counter-measures armoury. During Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) HMNZS Te Kaha’s transit from Australia, the crew conducted a series of trials and had the opportunity to test their Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS) system.