By Rene Ciria-Cruz
So NASA released a video entitled “Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday.” But if NASA is so confident, why did it release the film 10 days ahead of December 21, 2012? Deep down, even NASA isn’t so sure. It’s the same reason why not a single business establishment is giving away Mayan calendars for Christmas. Really, it’s time we discussed end-of-life issues.
South Korea plans to make its third attempt to join the exclusive club of countries capable of placing a satellite in space on Friday with a rocket launch from the Naro Space Center on the south coast.
North Korea admitted Friday its long-range rocket launch had failed, disintegrating mid-air and plunging into the sea soon after liftoff in a major embarrassment for the reclusive state.
By Tarra Quismundo
Should one stay indoors for almost a week because of the North Korean rocket launch? Not really, says the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute.
International astronomers said on Thursday they have found the fourth potentially habitable planet outside our solar system with temperatures that could support water and life about 22 light-years from Earth.
By Amy Coopes
Australian scientists who modeled conditions on Mars to examine how much of the red planet was habitable said Monday that “large regions” could sustain life.
By Tarra Quismundo
Neptune will appear in the sky as a faint light early Tuesday as the planet completes its orbit around the sun for the first time since its discovery in 1846, according to a bulletin of the government-run weather bureau.
SYDNEY—The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, giving stargazers around the world a rare visual treat. The first eclipse of the year—when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon — was seen in parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Often the moon turns brown [...]