China's Tianhe-2 computer has vaulted to the top ranking among the world’s fastest computers.
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The aircraft is propelled by energy collected from 12,000 solar cells in its wings that simultaneously recharge batteries for night use.
Istanbul has hosted 600 participants from 97 countries within the scope of Climate Reality Project.
Project Loon involves releasing balloons into the stratosphere that reflect internet signals back down to earth thus enabling access to the internet by anyone in the coverage of the balloon.
Russia, Belarus and Ukraine blocked one strand of two-week climate talks in Bonn ending on Friday, by insisting on clearer rules for decision-making.
All the top tobacco companies are now placing bets on e-smokes, which some analysts predict may outsell conventional cigarettes in 10 years, raising the counter-intuitive prospect that Big Tobacco could actually help people quit smoking.
An unmanned Russian space freighter successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday evening despite a malfunctioning antenna, Russia’s Mission Control said.
Google was reported to have snapped up the Waze GPS application for a rumored $1.1 billion or $1.3 billion.
The Shenzhou 10 spacecraft was launched from a remote site in the Gobi desert in China's far west at 5:38 p.m.
Engineers believe a micrometeoroid hit a solar wing panel on the GOES-13 spacecraft on May 22, knocking it off balance and triggering its instruments to shut down, NOAA wrote on its website.
Worldwide CO2 emissions rose by 1.4 percent to 31.6 billion tonnes, according to estimates from the Paris-based IEA.
Shenzhou 10 mission will be the latest show of China's growing prowess in space and comes while budget restraints and shifting priorities have held back U.S. manned space launches.
"The United States and China will work together and with other countries to use the expertise and institutions of the Montreal Protocol to phase down the consumption and production of hydrofluorocarbons," the White House said.
An asteroid the size of a small truck zoomed past Earth four times closer than the moon on Saturday.
Rhinitis and throat infection are not uncommon while other symptoms of the pollen allergy include sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, fever and cold.
While facing a number of destructive and costly natural disasters every year, the US falls short of taking action on the threat of rising global warming, arguably affecting the strength of natural disasters.
Instead of heading directly to Mount Sharp, scientists wanted to explore an area in the opposite direction where images from orbit showed three different types of rocks coming together.
Attempts to monitor the volcano's activity have been dangerously curtailed by the M23 rebel group which has controlled its lush, forested slopes for the past year.
The 6,100 kg satellite will enable the delivery of next generation broadcast services, including HD video distribution and mobile services, to customers in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Atlantic Ocean.
"With industrialisation, urbanisation and the modernisation of agriculture, the situation for the rural environment has become grim," the Ministry of Environmental Protection said in its annual report for last year.
The Santa Ana and the San Francisco, carrying more than 300 men, sunk in 1615 after Dutch naval officer and pirate Joris Van Spilbergen attacked them during the Eighty Years' War between Spain and revolting Dutch subjects.