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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Kids Space Camp lets local youngsters play among the stars

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... Programme aims to foster children's interest in space exploration and help them gain confidence by taking on new challenges. About 100 children aged seven to 11 have participated since ... Kong Space Museum curator Robert Leung Wai-ming said learning about space exploration could help children become more curious, stimulate their development, and widen their perspectives. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571560/kids-space-camp-lets-local-youngsters-play-among-stars
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Massive Chilean earthquake of 2010 ‘shook Antarctic ice sheet’

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:58pm by AFP

    ... and Antarctica- whose underlying rock is considered seismically peaceful- would respond to gigantic but distant quakes. Until a few years ago, there were no means to explore the idea. But some useful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571468/massive-chilean-earthquake-2010-shook-antarctic-ice-sheet
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... the power grid. The US space agency offered this sobering assessment of potential impact "Analysts believe that a direct hit … could cause widespread power blackouts, disabling everything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560409/solar-storm-could-have-pulled-plug-earth
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... of carbon grass. The tubes are spaced apart. When a light particle hits the material, it gets between the tubes and bounces around, is absorbed and converted to heat. Light goes in, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554903/vantablack-worlds-darkest-material-unveiled-uk-firm
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quantum computer not as fast as maker D-Wave Systems claims, study shows

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Quantum claims are a qubit much, study says Lockheed Martin bought the first one in 2011. Two years later, Google, Nasa and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association followed, pitching in together to launch a lab with their new US$10 million-plus toy. The machines in question are built by D-Wave Systems, the world's only commercial quantum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537096/quantum-computer-not-fast-maker-d-wave-systems-claims-study-shows
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Greenland hides secret ice world Scientists have discovered a frozen underworld beneath the ice sheet covering northern Greenland. The landscape, a vast expanse of warped shapes including some as tall as skyscrapers, was found using ice-penetrating radar loaded aboard survey flights by US space agency Nasa. The findings and the first images of the frozen world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534166/nasa-surveys-find-frozen-world-below-ice-sheet-greenland
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly subjects of scientific study

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral When one is on the space station, the other will be undergoing medical tests while on the ground Identical twin astronauts instudy of weightlessness Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly will take part in an unprecedented study of identical twins to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness by comparing the twin in space with the twin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521346/identical-twin-astronauts-scott-and-mark-kelly-subjects-scientific-study
  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... for space missions Three volunteers have chalked up another first for China's space programme. They have spent 105 days living in a sealed test laboratory in Beijing and proved that worms can be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517052/scientists-tackle-final-frontier-worms-space
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    You are most likely to choose a mate with similar DNA, scientist say

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... tend to choose spouses who have similar DNA, according to scientists who reported on Monday the results of a study exploring the genetic resemblance of married couples. The researchers examined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516318/you-are-most-likely-choose-mate-similar-dna-scientist-say
  10. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1511212/chinas-next-moon-mission-doubt-says-senior-space-programme

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