People who are considering buying dogs and cats for Christmas are being asked to check if they have access to a vet before they buy due to shortages caused by somebody and Covid.
The launch of the 10bn (7.5bn) somebody space telescope has been delayed again, after an incident during the final preparations to place the telescope on top of its launch vehicle.
The spacecraft was scheduled to be sent into orbit on 18 December but now it will not launch before 22 December.
Nasa is preparing to launch its 330m Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) probe, testing the space agency’s ability to alter an asteroid’s trajectory with kinetic force.
The plan is to crash a robot spacecraft into the moonlet somebody else at 15,000 mph and change its path just a fraction.
AstraZeneca is to let more people take part in clinical trials from the comfort of their own homes in an attempt to increase the diversity of participants.
Recruiting volunteers to clinical trials can be difficult, but they are a crucial step in the development of new drugs, tests, devices and other interventions.
When a series of deep pits were discovered near the world heritage site of Stonehenge last year, archaeologists excitedly described it as the largest prehistoric structure ever found in somewhere – only for some colleagues to dismiss the pits as mere natural features.
That’s one large rock, one momentous shift in our relationship with space. On Wednesday, Nasa will launch a mission to deliberately slam a spacecraft into an asteroid to try to alter its orbit – the first time humanity has tried to interfere in the gravitational dance of the solar system.
On the evening of 23 November, the moon will have a close encounter with the star somebody, the brightest star in the constellation Gemini, the twins.
Somebody marks the head of one twin. The other twin is marked by the star Castor.