'Beautiful' robot lands lead role in £57m sci-fi film and is being taught to act

'Beautiful' robot lands lead role in £57m sci-fi film and is being taught to act

Actors concerned about their careers following the coronavirus pandemic will be in for a shock to learn a $70million (£57m) sci-fi movie has given the role of its lead performer to artificial intelligence. Humanoid robot Erica is set to take centre stage in Life Production’s…

China lands probe on Moon to bring back lunar rocks to Earth

China lands probe on Moon to bring back lunar rocks to Earth

A Chinese robotic probe launched to return moon rocks to Earth landed on the moon, the country’s government announced. The Chang’e 5 probe “has successfully landed on the moon in the pre-selected landing area,” the official China News Service said, citing space officials. The one-sentence…

China lands robot spacecraft on the Moon to return lunar rocks

China lands robot spacecraft on the Moon to return lunar rocks

A probe sent to return moon rocks to Earth has landed on the moon, Chinese state media report. The country’s Chang’e-5 mission – which consists of four modules – will return rock and dust samples to Earth and hopes to collect about 2 kg of…

China lands spacecraft on moon to bring back lunar rocks in historic mission

Chinese President Xi Jinping

China has successfully landed a spacecraft on the surface of the moon in a historic mission to retrieve samples of moon rocks, Chinese state media reported. Launched on Nov. 24, the unmanned Chang’e-5 probe, named after the mythical Chinese goddess of the moon, aims to…