The navigation cameras of 'Curiosity' have already been activated, after its landing on Mars last Monday, and have provided a great self-portrait of the spacecraft and a 360-degree panorama (above) where the new home of the explorer is shown in the Gale crater.
Plants are blooming earlier than anticipated by controlled environmental warming experiments, according to an analysis of data from 1,558 plant species from four continents, collected over decades. The findings are published today in the journal Nature.
María Cruz Gálvez-Ortiz and Dr. John Barnes, astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire, have participated together with other European astronomers in the discovery of the youngest exoplanet known around a solar-type star, which has been baptized as BD + 20 1790b.
An ultra-slim television that offers three-dimensional images, a mobile phone with a 12-megapixel camera and the latest tablet are some of the winning teams at the 6th Edition of the Digital01 Awards, chosen by a jury of journalists specializing in technology.
At the Askania Nova research institute in Ukraine, there is a plaque commemorating biologist Ilya Ivanov's work there. This zoologist was one of the great experts in the artificial insemination of animals. But what doesn't count is that he was the first scientist who wanted to obtain a human-ape hybrid.