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Mar 01, 2018
Greenpeace warns of 'dangerously' high radiation levels in two towns near disaster-hit nuclear plant in FukushimaGreenpeace, on Thursday, said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation, almost 100 times greater than safe levels.
Feb 15, 2018
Scientists directly observe for the first time a shower of electrons bouncing across Earth’s magnetic fieldEvidence of electron scattering could not be seen before because typical electron sensors cannot distinguish the precipitating electrons from others.
Jan 20, 2018
Fukushima operator TEPCO releases fresh images of reactor wreckage; broken parts, debris that could be melted fuel seenThe operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris
Dec 20, 2017
NASA claims round-trip mission to Mars could last three years; to explore how it might affect human bodyCombined with ongoing NASA studies, the new research could enable safer and more effective travel to destinations beyond low-Earth orbit.
Dec 10, 2017
Mars atmosphere safe from solar wind despite absence of magnetic dipole: StudyPresent-day Mars is a cold and dry planet with less than one per of Earth's atmospheric pressure at the surface. However many geological features indicate the planet had an active hydrological cycle about 3-4 billion years ago.
Oct 28, 2017
Dubbed DEUCE, NASA to conduct an experiment to study the dark void in the skyThe Dual-channel Extreme Ultraviolet Continuum Experiment, or DEUCE for short, plans to measure starlight from a pair of nearby hot stars in the constellation Canis Major, aiming to help researchers understand how the IGM got to its current state, NASA said.
Oct 15, 2017
NASA is developing technologies to shield humans from radiation during pioneering missions to MarsSpace radiation is quite different and more dangerous than radiation on Earth.
Oct 13, 2017
Europe launches its sixth Sentinel Earth observation satellite to monitor volcanic ash and ultraviolet radiationThe Sentinel-5P satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to monitor Earth, blasted off in Russia’s north-western Arkhangelsk region at 0927 GMT.
Oct 12, 2017
Europe set to launch satellite for monitoring Earth's atmosphere on 13 OctoberThe Sentinel-5P orbiter will form part of Europe's Copernicus Earth monitoring project to track environmental damage and aid disaster relief operations.
Oct 02, 2017
Stanford researchers develop "radiative sky cooling" solution to cool buildings to save electricity used for air conditioningThe researchers tested a system, with panels coated with the specialised material laid atop pipes of running water, on the roof of a Stanford building.