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NPR: India Announces Plans For Its First Human Space Mission

India's space agency says that four astronaut candidates have been selected for its first human mission, targeted to launch by 2022, but...

CNN: Nanobots, ape chauffeurs and flights to Pluto. The predictions for 2020 we got horribly wrong

London (CNN Business)You're late for work because you forgot to set the alarm clock embedded in your forearm. Rushing out of bed,...

BBC: Chinese start-up Mobike loses more than 200,000 bikes

Chinese start-up Mobike has announced that it lost more than 200,000 bikes in 2019.  The company said in a blog that...

BBC: World’s oldest fossil trees uncovered in New York

The earliest fossilised trees, dating back 386 million years, have been found at an abandoned quarry in New York.

NPR: In Uncrewed Test, Boeing’s Starliner Capsule Fails To Reach Space Station

Boeing's new Starliner capsule, on its maiden uncrewed flight to the International Space Station, has failed to attain its proper orbit after...

AP: Toyota unveils upgraded version of its humanoid robot

Toyota Motor Corp. has unveiled an upgraded version of its human-shaped T-HR3 robot. The robot, which is controlled remotely by a person...

CNN: The science of Star Wars: How filmmakers made alien creatures believable

When director Rian Johnson visited Ireland's Skellig Michael, where Luke Skywalker made his self-imposed exile in "The Last Jedi," the craggy island...

AP: Archaeologists in Greece find 3,500-year-old royal tombs

American archaeologists have discovered two monumental royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.