A rare rush-hour solar eclipse will throw Briton into darkness this week as the moon’s orbit will roam across the face of the sun. Experts have issued warnings about the “serious risks” of staring directly at the spectacle.
Slovak company AeroMobil has been developing a futuristic vision of real flying cars. Now, for the first time, its CEO put a proper timeline on the idea: the expensive toys are to hit the super-rich market by 2017, but quickly improve on specs and price.
Fifty years since Soviet cosmonaut Alexey Leonov made the historic first step into space, RT is bringing you special coverage – and a chance to have your question answered by the pioneer spacewalker himself.
NASA’s top water scientist says California only has about one year’s worth of water left in storage, and its groundwater – often used as a backup for reservoirs and other reserves – is rapidly depleting. He suggests immediately rationing water.
Lockheed Martin isn’t settling for simply resupplying the International Space Station (ISS) with its new spacecraft proposal – it also wants to host commercial payloads and support future missions into deep space.
Water, methane and carbon monoxide have been detected in the atmosphere of exoplanet HR 8799 b, the structure of which surprised scientists when it was discovered a few years ago, as its parameters contradicted all previous theories.
A new two-legged robot is stepping over obstacles and keeping its balance in check – even when it's being kicked. Though funded by the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), engineers hope the design will have civilian applications.
Lomonosov Moscow State University has grabbed 25th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of the world’s top educational institutions for 2015. St. Petersburg State University also made it into the top 100.
Japanese scientists have made a breakthrough step towards developing new energy source for humans in the future by for the first time transmitting electric power wirelessly to a pinpoint target using microwaves.
Though one might assume an ever-increasing torrent of studies promotes knowledge, it actually seems to have the opposite effect. US and Finnish researchers have found that science could be in decay, as scholars can’t keep pace with scientific literature.