Default Image

Summer is coming

Winter is over, and the famous winter season constellations that come with it have all but disappeared from our...

Default Image

Myth debunked: Do I need a telescope to take photos of the night sky?

Not really. In fact, this is one of the most common misconceptions about ob­serving and imaging the night...

Photo of the week - May 19, 2019

The Lagoon and Trifid nebulae, imaged by Maltese astrophotographer Michael Galea.

Synergix Group marks 25th anniversary

Synergix Group celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event at Giardini Lambrosa in Rabat, during which guests...

Race to the moon

Apollo 10 served as a dress rehearsal to landing on the moon 50 years ago, recalls Gordon Caruana Dingli.

New laws of robotics needed to tackle AI

Decades after Isaac Asimov first wrote his laws for robots, their ever-expanding role in our lives requires a...

Wandering Earth: rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet

Scale of power needed would be overwhelming - but perhaps possible

Is a war coming between the US and Iran?

Both countries say no, but it could come by default

Plastic warms the planet twice as much as aviation

They account for 3.8% of greenhouse gas emissions

Scientists unearth 'most bird-like' dinosaur ever found

Researchers in Germany have unearthed a new species of flying dinosaur that flapped its wings like a raven and...

Artists’ dialogue leads to multimedia exhibition

A shared interest in ‘objectness’ or the state of being an object was the starting point of an...

Of islands and privilege

Gozo is known for a number of things – among others – the lush green fields, the crystal clear...

Saint John Baptist De La Salle: pioneer of modern education

John Baptist De La Salle is a source of inspiration for many educators around the world, providing them with...

The Bible’s irrelevance in Malta at the time of the Knights

There is, so far, absolutely no confirmation in Maltese records that the Holy Scriptures were ever printed or...

Default Image

Unbearable silliness of being racist

There has been no bigger blemish in modern European history than World War II. The suffering that was endured by...

East meets West

First ever Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine Forum in Malta

Rivers of ice

Our planet earth is made up of a myriad of landscapes from lush green areas to barren deserts. One of the most...

Myth debunked: Antibiotics kill a virus

A virus is a microscopic parasite that is generally much smaller than bacteria and is not able to survive or...

Photo of the week - May 12, 2019

Seen here is the Perito Moreno glacier, one of the only glaciers in the world that is growing instead of...

Golf in the sun

It was a perfectly sunny day for the seventh edition of the Homes of Quality Golf Tournament, organised in...