Science

NASA picks the spot on asteroid Bennu

Engineers picked the Nightingale site from four final candidate spots on Bennu, arguing it could be the best place to find organic material and water on the asteroid that may hail from the earliest days of the Solar System.

Water on planet Mars just a shovel away

The polar ice is the most well-known because the orbiters have imaged it. Meteors even helped increase understanding of the polar ice because they impact it, allowing the orbiter to take pictures of the disturbed ice.

Tiger in India on ‘longest walk ever’

T1C1 is known to have walked 1300kms from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district to become the first tiger to reach Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra, India

COP25: climate change close to ‘point of no return’

“What is still lacking is political will,” said United Nations' Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. “Political will to put a price on carbon. Political will to stop subsidies on fossil fuels. Political will to stop building coal power plants from 2020 onwards. Political will to shift taxation from income to carbon. Taxing pollution instead of people.”