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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Revealed: It wasn't a UFO, but China's rocket gathering atmospheric data

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The launch was aimed at gathering scientific data from various levels of the upper atmosphere and not a military experiment, space centre says Mainland ... in the evening sky across many provinces. Scientists conducted the test on Monday for research purposes, the Chinese Academy of Sciences' National Space Science Centre said yesterday in a statement ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa's Maven probe to study why Mars atmosphere changed over time

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... the atmosphere to try to understand how the planet morphed from warm and wet to cold and dry. "A maven is a trusted expert," said Nasa's space science chief, John Grunsfeld. Maven ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, US Nasa's newest Mars mission hopes to find out why the Martian atmosphere changed over time Probe to study atmosphere of Mars Nasa hopes its ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AGENCIES

    ... of five terapascals, equivalent to 50 million times the pressure of the atmosphere at earth's surface, or 14 times the pressure at its core. Scientists used the world's largest laser, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The bad science in city's incineration plan for househould waste

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams It's shameful that research into building an incinerator in Hong Kong does not properly address the hazards it may bring Bad science in rubbish plan may lay city ... and even halting landfill use, controversy swirls over ideas for heavy reliance on incineration. Arguments span issues such as location, aesthetics and costs. But what does science say? Using ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Bar review: The Diner is good for food and atmosphere, but get cocktails elsewhere

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Text: Charley Lanyon The Diner 4 Arbuthnot Road, Central   The vibe: in a word, American. American music plays, and diners cosy up in booths that were hand-crafted in the States. You can even reserve a spot in a booth made from an honest-to-god Cadillac. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Music festival cancelled amid 'tense' atmosphere

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Music festival cancelled amid 'tense' atmosphere A music festival planned for the end of this month has been called off amid fears about ... matters very seriously and the atmosphere in Hong Kong has been tense. The timing is not right." On July 2, police arrested 511 demonstrators staging a sit-in on Chater Road, Central, after ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 4, 2014

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... methane and propane, the bacteria prevent the gases reaching the atmosphere, Britain's University of East Anglia said of the report written by two of its scientists in the journal Nature. That means the microbes "could help mitigate the effects of the release of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere from both natural gas seeps in the environment and those arising from man-made ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Rising CO2 levels in atmosphere causes space jam, scientists warn

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Orbiting junk running out of space A build-up of carbon dioxide in the upper levels of the earth's atmosphere risks causing a faster accumulation of man-made space junk, which could cause more collisions, scientists warn. While on earth it causes warming, CO 2 conversely cools down the atmosphere and contracts its outermost layer- ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, August 31, 2014

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 01:22am by AGENCIES

    ... Backing to stop research misconduct Japan's science ministry plans to next year set up a section to support institutions in preventing research misconduct as seen in the so-called ... A long-gone group of people known as Paleo-Eskimos lived in isolation in the North American Arctic for more than 4,000 years. A study published in the US journal Science said they had trekked from ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AFP

    ... Iran's reformist science minister is sacked Iran's conservative-dominated parliament has voted to sack the science minister for wanting to recruit people accused of involvement ... had a hand in American Indian deaths prior to the influx of European diseases", said the US National Science Foundation, which co-funded the study. AFP   US drought causing earth's ...




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