Which planets other than Earth are habitable?
11 December 2021 | 5:17 pm
This week’s viewer question comes from Young Silenter.
29 Jun 2019
The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth safely.
17 Nov 2019
A trip to Middle Earth: New Paris exhibition explores Tolkien's magical world
3 Jan 2020
Yakutsk, Russia, can be found in the province of Siberia, nearly 300 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Records show that the lowest temperature ever recorded there was -83 degrees Fahrenheit.
6 Feb 2020
NASA's Christina Koch returns to Earth safely after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station. of the three astronauts outside their capsule.
26 Feb 2020
The magnetic north pole is moving faster and further than before. Generated over three thousand kilometers beneath the surface of the earth, changes there can impact our GPS systems. Geomagnetic field modeler for the British Geological Survey Dr William James Brown tells us about the movement and how we can adapt to it.
18 Apr 2020
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, three astronauts have returned to Earth. Their replacements spent a month in quarantine, unable to see their families, before traveling to the space station.
26 Apr 2020
"Protect the earth together," "Bring your own utensils and straws," "Switch off un-needed lights and conserve energy" - some of the slogans lit up on the facade of the Taipei 101 building as Taiwan celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
4 May 2020
In this week’s edition of Tech 24, we tell you how an asteroid dubbed 1998 OR2 came within 3.9 million miles of our planet, prompting scientists to qualify it as a near-Earth object.
13 May 2020
Scientists now say they may understand why the North Magnetic Pole is moving, according to a new study.
16 Oct 2020
With the month of September officially the hottest month recorded in recent history, we talk to the director of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programmes about a project to create Earth's digital twin. It's set to help find innovative solutions to solve a variety of problems, from food security to coastal monitoring.
27 Oct 2020
Some 24 years ago, American alternative rock band The Eels released the song "Novocaine For The Soul", leading them into music charts across the world and making them hot favourites among indie lovers. Over the years they've continued to craft beautiful, sensitive pop songs and rock out on tour. Although live shows may be on hold for now because of Covid-19, the band are this week releasing "Earth To Dora": a thirteenth studio album which features their trademark melancholy pop tones as well as cheerleading bangers. We caught up with frontman Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, to find out more.
24 Apr 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in an interview with AFP that US President Biden must show he is serious and committed to re-engaging the US in the fight against climate change, ahead of a virtual climate summit hosted by Biden on April 22 for Earth Day.
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Houthi rebels in Yemen have blamed the Saudi-led coalition for an airstrike that hit a detention center. The strike comes days after three people were killed in a drone attack on the UAE claimed by the rebels.
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In a major operation to push back against gangs, about 1,200 Brazilian military police were deployed to a neighborhood as part of a project to "change the lives of the people."
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With prices at the pump surging and a showdown looming with major gas supplier Russia, the French president addressed the European Parliament to mark France's rotating presidency of the bloc. We ask about what Emmanuel Macron said and didn't say about the highest fuel prices in seven years with some of Paris's petrol stations asking two euros a litre at the pump.
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...but he liked to party before the pandemic too! Some misleading videos have been circulating online in the midst of the scandal about parties at 10 Downing Street. We take a closer look. Also, there has been a lot of criticism online of the state of the pitches in Cameroon during the Africa Cup of Nations. Some false images are circulating. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The rollout of 5G service may seem like a great thing to device lovers, but for some international airlines it's a major worry. This week, American phone carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to a partial delay in activating their 5G networks in the US over safety concerns. For more, we speak to technology policy expert Roslyn Layton.