Sunday, May 19, 2013
Mountaineering officials say 64 climbers, including a Saudi Arabian woman, have successfully scaled Mount Everest from Nepal's side of the mountain.
Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of light, NASA scientists said on Friday.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say. The research published in the journal Nature relies on decades-old data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft — and may help scientists understand the atmospheric dynamics of alien gas-giant exoplanets beyond our solar system.
An impromptu spacewalk over the weekend seems to have fixed a big ammonia leak at the International Space Station, NASA said Thursday.
Westerners' fascination with the way laborers in Thailand toil under the hot sun with faces and bodies completely covered finds fresh expression in a photo exhibition that's spread around Ratchaburi.
In a parking lot near the East River in Manhattan, Adriana Alltari gathers her courage, lifts her feet off the ground and wobbles away on New York's latest mode of public transport: a bicycle.
The weather pattern is likely to be unstable over the next few days, with heavy rains expected across the country until next Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said yesterday.
Friday, May 17, 2013
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system.
Australia on Thursday said it was pushing for a ban of any commercial use of a pioneering technique to reduce the impact of climate change by “fertilizing” the world's oceans with iron, warning of significant risks.