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…

NASA growing mutant plants and set to take plum tree on manned mission to Mars

NASA growing mutant plants and set to take plum tree on manned mission to Mars

NASA grows mutant plants and wants to take plum trees on manned missions to Mars, a scientist has revealed. Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul said vegetables have proved “amazingly” better than the growth on Earth on the International Space Station. And claimed that in theory we could…

Weird new creature shaped like 'party balloon' found on deep underwater mission

The comb jelly slides through the water

A strange-looking animal that researchers have described as a “party balloon with hanging pieces” has turned out to be a new kind of comb jelly. The see-through beast, which is likely hermaphrodite – with both male and female sex organs – was first captured on…

Mission Hills a familiar place in a familiar spot on LPGA schedule

Mission Hills a familiar place in a familiar spot on LPGA schedule

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. >> From the backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains to the top of 50-foot palms waving gently in the wind, Mission Hills looks like it does every spring when it hosts the best women in the world for the first major of…