Science I Tech

Diplomats worried over alarming pollution in New Delhi - 11/17/2017

New Delhi - Upset and worried over New Delhi's toxic air, foreign missions have taken up the issue of hazardous pollution and demanded answers from the Indian government, diplomats said Friday....

New digital library of Picasso's 'Guernica' opens - 11/13/2017

Madrid - The Queen Sofia Museum in Madrid has launched an online open-access library of more than 2,000 documents relating to Pablo Picasso's renowned anti-war painting "Guernica."   The new...

Bosch must face US auto dealers' case in VW emissions scandal - 10/30/2017

San Francisco - Bosch's request for a dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed by hundreds of US Volkswagen dealers for alleged complicity in the emissions-cheating scandal was rejected by a US...

Cambridge website crashes after Hawking fans devour free thesis - 10/30/2017

London - A Cambrige website crashed because so many people wanted to read an online doctoral thesis by British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, the university said late on Monday.   The site went...

Five years after Sandy: What has New York learned from the hurricane? - 10/26/2017

Harvey, Irma, Maria, – this year's onslaught of Atlantic hurricanes reawakened memories in New York of the Superstorm Sandy, which ravaged the city exactly five years ago this Sunday. The city isn’t...

Elon Musk outlines 'aspirational' plan to colonize Mars from 2024 - 10/18/2017

SYDNEY, Subel Bhandari - If all goes according to the plans of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, humans will begin the colonization of Mars as early as 2024. ​Musk outlined his plan at the...

Cyberattack on Danish ministry after minister posts Mohammed cartoon - 09/29/2017

STOCKHOLM (dpa)- The website of the Danish Ministry for Immigration and Integration was unavailable Thursday after a cyberattack, Danish media reported. It comes days after Inger Stojberg, the...

Australia to get its own space agency, government says - 09/25/2017

SYDNEY (dpa)- Australia will have its own national space agency, joining the growing global space industry, a government minister announced on Monday. Australia is the only OECD country, and one of...

Cheers, tears as scientists mark end of "a perfect spacecraft" - 09/18/2017

WASHINGTON, Frank Fuhrig (dpa)- The scientists who devoted their careers to the Cassini mission's exploration of Saturn celebrated and mourned as the space probe met its demise. Cassini was an...

Apple introduces new iPhone that can be unlocked with a glance - 09/15/2017

LOS ANGELES, Antje Weser (dpa) - Tech giant Apple introduced on Tuesday the iPhone X, the company's first mobile phone that does not feature the iconic home button, but can be unlocked with a glance...
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