Sci/Tech

President Trump Sending Astronauts Back To Moon

US President Donald Trump has directed Nasa to plan a crewed mission to the Moon for the first time since 1972, it will focus on long-term explorations and use of the Moon’s surface, in partnership with the private sector. Mr

Bacteria Found On ISS May Be Alien In Origin

Bacteria found on the outside of the International Space station could be alien life, according to a cosmonaut who has visited the satellite. Spacewalkers regularly take samples and materials from the outside of the station when they head outside for

DARPA Brain Implants To Change Moods

Devices plugged into people’s skulls are being developed by boffins funded by the US military’s research division DARPA. These implants will use electronic pulses to alter the chemicals in people’s brains in a process called “deep brain stimulation”. This will

Japanese Residents Shaken Over Meteor

Police stations were receiving panicked phone calls, residents were frantically uploading photos and videos to their social media pages as a “blue flash in the sky” left many shaken up in Japan. The heavenly body flew over Saitama Prefecture on

Robots Will Use Facial Recognition Before Killing People

Killer robots capable of using facial recognition before slaughtering people will be devastating to humankind, a top professor warned. Professor Stuart Russell, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) expert at the University of California, said allowing machines to kill humans would

Earthbound Antimatter Mystery Deepens

More antimatter particles stream toward Earth than scientists can explain, and new research from a mountaintop observatory in central Mexico deepens the mystery by crossing off one possible source. The Earth is constantly showered by high-energy particles from a variety