The Australian government has said that it is seeking at least 120 million Australian dollars, or about $90 million, from the owners of a Chinese coal ship that allegedly damaged part of the Great Barrier Reef.
German auto giant Volkswagen is in talks with a Chinese partner to make electric cars in the country.
The world’s largest radio telescope will be completed and in use in late September, accompanied by regulations to protect the facility.
China has announced plans to launch a deep earth exploration program, which also includes deep sea exploration and space-borne earth observation.
When NASA’s Juno spacecraft first flew by Jupiter on August 27, all we got was a fuzzy image of the gas giant from a glancing angle. But now scientists behind the mission are starting to trickle out high-resolution photos and videos taken during the 130,000-mph maneuver, briefly making Juno the fastest human-made object ever launched.
I recently wrote an article for Scientific American called ‘Robots with Heart’. In the piece, I described our work into incorporating an ‘empathy module’ into robots in order for them to better serve the emotional and physical needs of humans.