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A simpler step to curb pollution from power plants

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 08:48

Researchers in the US have found a new way to cut down pollution caused by carbon dioxide emitted by power plants.

Earth`s biggest-ever deep earthquake puzzles scientists

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 15:45

The largest deep earthquake ever - of the magnitude of 8.3 - occurred off the coast of Russia on May 24 this year, scientists have confirmed.

Saturn`s moon, Titan, may be rigid, weathered ice

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 16:23

An analysis of gravity and topography data from Saturn`s largest moon, Titan, has revealed that its ice shell is rigid.

Milky Way galaxy lighter than previously presumed

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 12:58

Milky Way`s dark matter mass suggests that the galaxy weighs just 25 - 33 percent of the amount that was previously estimated, according to a study.

Brown bears `descendants` of ancient polar bears, not modern

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 12:24

Brown bears on an Alaskan archipelago are the descendants of an ancient polar bear population rather than being the ancestors of modern polar bears, a new study has found.