US-Russia missile sabre-rattling in the Arctic sends threatening political messages but the bigger threat is its lasting environmental damage.
The plant, loaded with nuclear fuel, will replace a coal-fired power plant and an ageing nuclear power plant supplying more than 50,000 people with electricity. Rosatom says the plant is safe, but environmentalists voice concerns.
A team of Turkish researchers established the observation station in Antarctica, which will provide meteorological data such as wind speed, pressure and global solar radiation for two years.
The firm is also working on a bullet-proof vest manufactured with a cannabis composite.
A Long March 3B rocket carrying a lunar probe blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province in southwestern China.
What will it take for France to take responsibility for its extensive nuclear testing across its colonies and what are the effects of the radioactive legacy they left behind?
Hawaii State Governor David Ige said the new siren test will ensure the public knows what they should do in case of an imminent attack days after North Korea fired a powerful nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile.
Russian state weather service Roshydromet said it had found “extremely high pollution” of ruthenium 106 in samples from two meteorological stations in the southern Urals region in late September and early October.
Scientists unveiled the Parker Solar Probe at a laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, on Monday where the spacecraft is being prepared to make an unprecedented plunge into the sun's atmosphere.
The surface of Mars contains compounds that are too toxic to sustain the most basic form of life, according to a study by the University of Edinburgh's School of Physics and Astronomy.
In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in former Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown, ultimately killing and displacing thousands.
After travelling 6 billion kilometres across space over 12 years, Rosetta ends historic mission by crash-landing into the comet it orbited for two years.
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