Robin Verachtert

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Nasa finds strange, shiny mountain on Ceres

A strange, four-mile tall limpet-like mountain on dwarf planet Ceres has been photographed in unprecedented detail by Nasa's Dawn spacecraft.<p>The …

Astronomy

Mother Nature's fury as seen from space (pictures)

Asus launches flagship ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA Android tablet for $299

The folks at Asus look to get past cheap Android tablet syndrome with the premium flagship ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA.<p>Cheap Android tablets are everywhere, …

Mobile Technology

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

Photos: Incredible images of the red planet from India’s Mars mission

India’s Mangalyaan—the world’s cheapest Mars mission—has sent back some stunning images of the red planet’s surface.<p>On July 19, the mission snapped images of Ophir Chasma, a massive canyon that is some 317 kilometres long and 62 metres wide. It is part of the Valles Marineris, a system of canyons …

Mars Mission

DARPA's XS-1 spacecraft could hit speeds of Mach 10

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” buzz has already kicked off, but in the real world, the US military has taken a step closer to making advanced spacecraft a reality.<p>The XS-1 is airplane-like space vehicle that can fly to space and rapidly launch small satellites, space weapons, and more into orbit at …

Meet the New Dinosaur That Scientists Just Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur that they’ve named <i>Sefapanosaurus</i>.<p>On Wednesday, researchers announced that palaeontologists discovered a new …

Dinosaurs

Beyond dinosaurs, what would we need to create a Jurassic World?

Pleistocene Parks may be a realistic possibility, but whatever you do, don’t forget the dung beetles

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea, but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

NEEMO is the only undersea research station in the world, and astronaut crews have been training with it ever since the facility was first established in 2001.<p>Resting on the Atlantic ocean's seafloor, 62 feet below the surface and 3.5 miles off the coastlines of Key Largo, Florida, NEEMO offers …