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`Mars One` vows to defy fatwa by sending people to space

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:24

A space exploration company is planning to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars to fight against the fatwa issued by Islamic authorities which mentions that the trip was akin to suicide.

Scientists count whales from above the sky

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 19:15

In a breakthrough that could revolutionise the way marine mammal populations are estimated, scientists have demonstrated a new method for counting the whales from above the sky.

Two Dutch candidates selected for Mars One project

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 10:37

Two Dutch candidates emerged winners in the second round selection for a single trip to Mars that would take place in 2025.

Sanjay Suri now on Instagram

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 13:51

After much resistance, actor Sanjay Suri has finally entered the world of photo sharing website Instagram.

Monchengladbach, Wolfsburg share points in German Bundesliga

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:51

Bas Doost secured Wolfsburg a late two-all draw bringing Monchengladbach`s home winning streak to an end, at the last game in the German Bundesliga round 17.

Number of people wanting one-way ticket to Mars hits 200,000 mark

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:45

Around 200,000 people have filled up the application for joining an ambitious private mission to send a group of four men and women to Mars in 2023 to establish a permanent space colony.

Bid to colonize Mars wins high-profile backing

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:52

A Dutch entrepreneur`s bold quest to colonize Mars won high-profile support Tuesday from a US aerospace giant, although the timetable for putting humans on the red planet has been pushed back two years.

8,000 Indians queue up for one-way trip to Mars

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 08:57

As the deadline for registration nears, over 8,000 Indians have so far signed up for the one-way trip to Mars and settle down on the red planet.

Mars colony project aims to preserve life forms on the red planet

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 14:29

The Netherlands-based nonprofit project Mars One plans to land four people on the Red Planet in 2023 as the vanguard of a permanent human colony on the red planet.

Recent Antarctic temperature rise `unusual but not unique`

Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 17:06

The Antarctic Peninsula, the rugged protrusion extending towards South America, is one of the most rapidly warming places on the planet.

How carbon gets stored in the Southern Ocean

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 17:48

Scientists have shed light on how carbon is drawn down from the surface of the Southern Ocean to the deep waters beneath.

Newly discovered underground Antarctic valley `speeding ice loss`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 17:23

Researchers have discovered a one mile deep rift valley hidden beneath the ice in West Antarctica, which they believe is contributing to ice loss from this part of the continent.