Pythons, like other snakes, and like all reptiles in general, are thought to not care for their children, who are left to fend for themselves from the moment they are born.
Homo sapiens were making children with not just the Neanderthals, but also with another extinct human species called Denisovans, whose discovery was first announced in 2010.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a newly televised interview the country was preparing to launch a series of crewed and uncrewed space missions, including to the moon and Mars.
The Kepler spacecraft lived through a mechanical failure in 2013, which ended its primary mission, but there is no way to replenish its depleting fuel, NASA said Wednesday.
The recall announced by Ford Motor Company on Wednesday affects its Fusion, Lincoln MKZ and Focus models in North America, with the majority of affected vehicles sold in the United States.
The experiment by Russian scientists was to simulate the effect a nuclear weapon would have on an asteroid that was headed on a collision course with Earth.
Tiangong-1 is set to crash to Earth, currently expected in the first week of April. But China’s plans for Tiangong, its space station, are moving ahead despite that failure.
The listing of Saudi Aramco, earlier expected in late 2018, could value the Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant at an estimated $2 trillion, making it the most valuable publicly traded company in the world.
The James Webb Space Telescope will be NASA’s successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, and the project is a partnership with the European Space Agency and Canadian Space Agency.
President Donald Trump announced tariffs Thursday on import of aluminum and steel from all countries, leaving out Canada and Mexico temporarily, pending NAFTA renegotiation.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences said it was starting work on the enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry (eXTP) satellite, a space observatory to study black holes, neutron stars and quarks.
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology found human users of Twitter shared falsehoods faster and more widely than they shared facts.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency temporarily halted operations of two cryptocurrency exchanges, and asked five others, including the recently hacked Coincheck, to improve business practices.
The diamond from the Cullinan Mine in South Africa contained perovskite, the fourth-most abundant mineral on Earth which is never found on the surface.
Tiangong-1 was the first module of China’s planned space station, but it failed early in 2016. Currently in an erratic orbit around Earth, it is predicted to crash to the surface soon.
HR 4796A is located about 237 light-years away, and is merely 8 million years old. The star, which has been observed by Hubble earlier too, is in its planet-forming phase.
The Elon Musk company launched the Falcon 9 rocket early Tuesday, carrying a payload of the Hispasat 30W-6 telecommunications satellite, marking the 50th launch of the SpaceX rocket.
Landings on the moon and Mars, its own space station, and two crewed space flights every year are all part of China’s highly ambitious space program, which has advanced rapidly in the last two decades.
Replying to someone on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the new navigation system, which he previously touted as “light-years ahead of current system,” was “almost done.”
If you ask Stephen Hawking, the answer is a simple “nothing,” except it isn’t quite all that simple, what with the mention of a singularity at the time of the Big Bang.