Science & Health
SpaceX recorded a second successful at-sea rocket landing on 6 May, when its Falcon-9 booster touched down on a drone ship off the Florida coast. The rocket was used to launch a commercial communications satellite for SKY Perfect, a Japanese network.
May 6, 2016
Nasaâ€™s Hubble telescope has captured an unprecedented view of the galactic core, the rotational centre of the Milky Way galaxy. A new video released by the Hubble team on 3 May shows how the telescopeâ€™s infrared camera allowed scientists to peer into the heart of our Milky Way, revealing more than half a million stars.
May 5, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley paid tribute to Nasaâ€™s first female launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson in a video published on 4 May. Ridley described Nasaâ€™s female employees as â€œheroicâ€ and said they â€œcontinually inspire girls to enter the space programme.â€
May 5, 2016
- 'Loch Ness-type' sea creature found dead and decomposing on beach [Video]
- Watch: Deep-sea anglerfish caught mating in first ever video
- Dravidian language family is about 4,500 years old, finds new study
- 2 billion-year old salt reveals how ancient Earth evolved life-sustaining oxygen
- Sea level warning: France-sized Antarctic glacier found moving into ocean fast