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A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said on July 2.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft passed "the point of no return" on June 29 after it left Japan bound for Hawaii, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
Google's updated Android mobile software seeks to make the smartphone smarter, while keeping the search titan relevant in a world where people rely on apps on the go
Belgin Akaltan / Ines Bensalem
A polygraph machine adapted for Turkish culture is currently under development at Istanbul’s Üsküdar University.
'That which can be considered a ‘lie’ by regular polygraphs used in the West may not be considered a lie by Turkish people,' says Professor Nevzat Tarhan.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
NASA said May 26 it has chosen a trove of instruments to send to Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, as it press forward with its search for evidence the orb could support life.
The new head of the country’s top science body has been assigned after a reshuffling process within the institution
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife in New Jersey in a car crash, police said May 24
NASA launched a giant balloon June 8 carrying a kind of "flying saucer" that will test technologies for landing on Mars, but its outsized parachute only partly deployed
The opening of the country’s first space system integration and satellite testing center constitutes Turkey’s first step towards space, making it an assertive country on space studies, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 21
SAN FRANCISCO - The Associated Press
Apple announced a major new foray into streaming music on June 8 as it showed off a host of new software features for its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey is to open its first satellite assembly and test center on May 21, according to a statement from the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI).
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Scientists had a heck of a time getting the remarkable fossil of a dinosaur they dubbed “Hellboy” out of the hard limestone along a Canadian river bank where it was entombed for 68 million years, but the diabolic task proved gratifying.
Months after ending its tradition of CD sales, coffee giant Starbucks on May 18 confirmed the rapid growth of music streaming as it announced a partnership with Spotify.
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