Last night, the third stage of a spent Chinese rocket returned into the atmosphere in grand fashion, sparking a family of spectacular fireballs as it incinerated over the western part of North America.
Things are looking up for the world's rarest cat, whose population has doubled in number over the past decade.
China's coming lunar new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one.
Our earliest animal ancestors were a tiny but tough group, reveals newly discovered remains of the world's first tree-dwelling and subterranean mammal ancestors. Continue reading →
According to Mongolian historians, much of the series' plot plays fast and loose with the facts.
It's a long-range plan -- like 50 years long! -- but China has begun making serious noises about mining the moon for a form of helium that's rare here but not so rare on our little lunar buddy.
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
This nation surrounded by water patrols its coastal seas with a defense force and is strong relative to its geographic neighborhood, but it's a bit more modestly powerful in global terms. Trace explains.
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