Organic molecules detected on comet Organic molecules detected on comet

The Philae lander has detected organic molecules on the surface of its comet, scientists have confirmed.

18. 11. 2014 18:48
Geckos inspire 'Spider-Man' gloves Geckos inspire 'Spider-Man' gloves

The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.

19. 11. 2014 18:39
UK 'to lead moon landing in 10 years' UK 'to lead moon landing in 10 years'

A British-led consortium outlines its plans to land a robotic probe, paid for by public donations, on the Moon in 10 years' time.

19. 11. 2014 4:17
Largest ever study into the gay gene 'erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice' Largest ever study into the gay gene 'erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice'

A new scientific study of 409 pairs of gay brothers could put to rest decades of debate over the existence of the so-called ‘gay gene’.

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VIDEO: A timelapse tour of UK airspace VIDEO: A timelapse tour of UK airspace

A timelapse video showing thousands of planes coming in and out of the UK has been released by National Air Traffic Services.

19. 11. 2014 3:52
Embrace the arts, engineers told Embrace the arts, engineers told

Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.

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Amazing Nasa simulation shows a year's worth of carbon emissions swirling round the world Amazing Nasa simulation shows a year's worth of carbon emissions swirling round the world

It’s often hard to imagine quite how complex and far-reaching a phenomenon like global warming is, but this visualisation from Nasa does the job, showing continent-size swirls of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide streaming over nations. 

19. 11. 2014 15:27
China’s 7,000-strong Terracotta Army all modelled on individual soldiers, 3D imaging reveals China’s 7,000-strong Terracotta Army all modelled on individual soldiers, 3D imaging reveals

When it was unearthed by a man digging a well in rural China almost exactly 40 years ago, the Terracotta Army took the world by storm to become one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time.

20. 11. 2014 14:05
Europe signs on to Orion venture Europe signs on to Orion venture

The European Space Agency and Airbus sign a contract that will see the aerospace giant build the "back end" of America's new manned spaceship.

18. 11. 2014 15:08
World's biggest work ship sets sail World's biggest work ship sets sail

The world's largest work ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, has set sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.

včera, 15:47