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Feb 08, 2017 10:31am


The American SpaceX rocket company has resumed flights, launching a Falcon 9 vehicle from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast.

It is the first mission by the company since one of its vehicles…

Feb 08, 2017 10:24am
Source:Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

The 11 farthest known stars in our galaxy are located about 300,000 light-years from Earth, well outside the Milky Way's spiral disk. New research by Harvard…

Nov 30, 2016 08:29pm


The President and Vice Chancellor of Central University, Professor Kwesi Yankah was on Thursday July 7 honored for his exceptional and continuous administration and academic contribution to education.

The award was…

Nov 30, 2016 08:33pm

By Royal Society

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to announce a long term commitment to research and innovation in a speech to the CBI today.

It is expected to include ‘substantial real terms increases in government…

Nov 30, 2016 08:37pm


National Academy of Sciences President Emeritus Ralph J. Cicerone – a leader of science and world-renowned authority on atmospheric chemistry and climate change – died at his home in New Jersey today. He was 73.

Nov 30, 2016 08:40pm


The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) elected Prof Jonathan Jansen as its new President for the next four years. He succeeds Prof Daya Reddy.

New Office-bearers were also elected. They are Professors Brenda…