It’s 15 years since disaster struck as the Columbia returned to Earth following a research mission.
Image copyright ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM Image caption A wide range of changes were observed on Comet 67P The comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft is constantly being re-shaped, sometimes in dramatic fashion. It witnessed the collapse of entire cliffs at two locations on Comet 67P, events that were probably driven by exposure to sunlight. The European probe […]
Image copyright SPL Image caption The Moon appears red in a lunar eclipse as sunlight is filtered through Earth’s atmosphere The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday 31 January, with a lunar event being called the “Super blue blood moon”. For Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe, […]
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety. Rhino poaching has reached a crisis point after a white rhino was killed for its horn at a zoo in France in early March. Dehorning is not painful to the rhino as there’s […]