China has successfully launched the first component to build its own space station, indicating that it is closing the gap with the big space powers such as the US and Russia.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's provocative work spotlights human rights and pushes government boundaries.
The famous Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei hasn’t been heard from since his arrest Sunday by Chinese authorities. The disappearance of Mr. Ai, who uses his art to express political dissent, is just one of a slew of recent arrests by the Chinese government in what seems to be a bid to prevent protests inspired by the Middle East uprisings to China. Ai has long been at odds with the Chinese government, and this isn’t the first confrontation. What has made Ai a marked man in China?
This NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico obtained on May 28, 2010 shows the extent of the oil released from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The oil can be seen as a sheen on the water surface. It is especially evident when the angle of the sun's light that is reflected off of the ocean surface is equal to the viewing angle of the satellite - called sunglint.
Peter Weir’s 'The Way back' is a harrowing escape story of a gulag survivor.
The discovery of a horned dinosaur in Hungary suggests that these types of dinosaurs, which were once thought to be limited to Asia and North America, might have island-hopped their way to Europe.
Not just devoted eclipse-chasers but millions of others were able to view the longest solar eclipse of the century as it passed over Asia Wednesday.