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January 15, 2019 7:47 PM China GROWING COTTON on Moon in LANDMARK mission to cultivate LIFE in space

CHINA has started growing crops on the moon in a landmark mission, making it the first country to cultivate agriculture in space. The description reads: "After experimenting under the moon's high vacuum, large temperature difference, strong radiation and harsh conditions, mankind has grown the first plant sprout, realising man's first moon-based biological 401

January 3, 2019 4:05 AM Chinese spacecraft is first to land on far side of moon

The far side of the moon is relatively unexplored and the ambitious mission signals China's intention to become a space power. The lunar explorer Chang'e 4 touched down on Thursday morning Beijing time (just before 2.30am GMT), the official China Central Television said. Soon after landing, it transmitted the first "close range" images of the moon's 92

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 281

January 1, 2019 1:57 PM Blood Moon 2019: Three rare lunar events including Super Blood Moon to stun during January

THE MOON will put on a stellar show this January, with experts saying stargazers will be able to witness three spectacular lunar events to mark the New Year. Millions of people across America and western Europe will be able to see a rare super blood moon, with our satellite temporarily turning bright red, a total lunar eclipse and a Wolf Moon in January 82

December 23, 2018 1:36 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 MAPPED: Where did tsunami hit, where is the Ring of Fire?

INDONESIA was hit by a tsunami last night, which has injured at least 843 people and killed 222, including members of the popular Indonesian rock band, Seventeen. But where did the tsunami hit and where is the Ring of Fire? The tsunami wave destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes without any warning overnight. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman at Indonesia's 114

December 21, 2018 1:22 PM Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet

Earth's North Pole is famous for its snowy climes - and for hosting Santa's workshop, of course. But as these pictures reveal, it's not the only planet with snow scenes this holiday season. This is the Korolev crater, near the north pole of Mars, as captured by the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Mars Express mission. The crater is 82km (50 miles) across 78

December 14, 2018 8:20 AM Russia to launch military satellite IN WEEKS

RUSSIAN defence chiefs are preparing to boost their military capabilities with the launch of the new-generation Meridian satellite in the New Year. Officials said the satellite would be taken into orbit on a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the first quarter of 2019. A source said: "The spacecraft is expected to be brought to Plesetsk 108

December 10, 2018 10:36 AM John Barrowman eats an enormous penis on I’m A Celebrity

The Doctor Who and Arrow star had made it to the December 9 final of the ITV reality contest, but got a special surprise in his final Bushtucker Trial challenge. The actor was told he would be presented with five traditionally-gross jungle dishes to consume. He said of the trial: “There’s no question, I’ve come this far I’m not going to say no to anything 54

December 8, 2018 4:58 PM US Airman saw ’top-secret alien STRUCTURE on Moon’ during NASA project

A US Airman claims he was left terrified after viewing a photograph of the dark side of the Moon which exposed alien-built structures. During his endeavours, Wolfe was taken to a lab to work on the technology. However, it was during this time he claims another worker showed him a bombshell photo. “We walked over to one side of the lab and he said ‘by the way, we’ve 68

December 8, 2018 12:18 PM EARTHQUAKE WARNING: ‘VERY large’ earthquake predicted to strike TOMORROW

EARTH is at serious risk of being hit by a “very, very large earthquake” before Monday, December 10, due to the planet’s position, according to a self-styled planetary geometry analyst. The “major earthquake warning” was issued by the Ditrianum website on Thursday, telling people to be on alert for significant seismic activity between December 7 and 13. Netherlands-based 57