Science & Environment

Exploding star shines brighter than any supernova seen
Exploding star shines brighter than any supernova seen

Astronomers report they've found the brightest such explosion ever observed. The supernova is almost twice as powerful as the last record breaking explosion and some 200 times more powerful than a typical supernova.

US approves GM salmon for human consumption
US approves GM salmon for human consumption

AquAdvantage Salmon, dubbed "Frankenfish" will not require any labelling stating that it is genetically modified

Going Dutch to help conquer the rising seas
Going Dutch to help conquer the rising seas
Google creates new company 'Alphabet'
Google creates new company 'Alphabet'
Earth's next door neighbour 21 light yrs away...
Earth's next door neighbour 21 light yrs away...
Experts warn over 'killer robots'
Experts warn over 'killer robots'

Hundreds of experts sign letter demanding militaries ban development of autonomous weapons

New Horizons finds frozen plains, icy mountains on Pluto
New Horizons finds frozen plains, icy mountains on Pluto

New images and data changes our understanding of the distant dwarf planet

New Horizons craft nears Pluto, captures photos
New Horizons craft nears Pluto, captures photos