Scientists have developed a new paint that can be applied to clothes, paper, glass and steel to make resilient surfaces that can clean themselves.
By mapping the distribution of water and 'semi-heavy water' over the Martian surface, scientists have revealed that the red planet had an ancient ocean covering nearly 20 percent of its landmass.
The US space agency's Dawn satellite is set to go into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope and a naturally occurring cosmic magnifying lens captured surprising multiple images of the same exploded ancient star, research published on Thursday shows.
The star, known as US 708, is traveling at about 746 miles (1,200 km) per second, fast enough to actually leave the Milky Way galaxy in about 25 million years, said astronomer Stephan Geier with Germany-based European Southern Observatory, which operates three telescopes in Chile. US 708 is not the first star astronomers have found that is moving fast enough to escape the galaxy, but it is the onl