This handout photograph taken on January 12, 2019 and received from Chongqing University on January 15 shows a cotton sprout (left) growing in an experiment inside the Chang'e-4 moon probe on the far side of the moon. The later is carrying a handful of experiments to conduct on the Moon, according to The Verge. Images sent by the probe showed that a cotton sprout had started to grow, though no other plants were found growing.
China's bold moon-exploration plans don't stop with the pioneering Chang'e 4 mission, which made the first-ever soft landing on the lunar far side on January 2.
Along with a number of sophisticated scientific instruments, the mission's lunar lander carried a sealed container, the lunar mini biosphere experiment. The development could be significant for future long-term space missions.
"Learning about these plants' growth in a low-gravity environment would allow us to lay the foundation for our future establishment of a space base", he said.
The plants will make oxygen and food which is used to sustain the flies, while the... The rover will be reactivated after 14 days when the moon's far side enters daytime. Liu Hanlong, chief of the first biological growth experiments on the moon, said rapeseed and potato seeds have also sprouted, but cotton was first.
In a tweet, the USA military said: "We are still gathering information and will share additional details at a later time". It is located near areas held by Russian-backed Syrian government forces and anti-Assad fighters backed by Turkey.
The 2019 North American International Auto Show is underway in Detroit , and Hyundai is this year's big victor . Kona was the first Hyundai compact utility vehicle model to win in the utility vehicle of the year category.
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., called the votes "political theater" and said the legislation will not pass the Senate. Democrats, he argued, were partying on a beach rather than negotiating - though Pelosi and Schumer were not on the trip.
Supermac's asked the European Union Intellectual Property Office to cancel McDonald's use of the trademarks in certain fields. Now the EUIPO said that McDonald's had not proven genuine use of the contested trademark as a burger or as a restaurant name.
Volkswagen yesterday said it would invest $800m to fit out its auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee to make electric vehicles. The two CEOs did not discuss in detail alliances in specific markets including Latin America, where Ford is losing money.
A line of them, standing behind smoke wafting up from their grills, recites " boys will be boys will be boys will be boys". The first organisation they picked is a quintessential institution of American childhood-The Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Verizon's Unlimited customers have had access to a six-month free Apple Music trial for quite some time now. Verizon's unlimited plans come with unlimited voice and text messages, as well as unlimited data.
Corbyn dismissed her offer as too little, too late. "Whatever option you put to the House of Commons it would be voted down". A general election would "deepen divisions when we need unity, it would bring chaos when we need certainty", Mrs May said.
Ren said there is no law in China that requires any company to install a mandatory back door to telecommunications equipment. Ren said that he misses his daughter very much but is optimistic that justice will prevail in the end.
Mr Kenyatta said 14 civilians were confirmed killed and over 700 others had been evacuated to safety by security forces. In an addition to the American victim, eleven Kenyans and a Briton were among the casualties, local officials said.
See China Moon Mission's Far-Side Landing Site from Above
A heavy-lift carrier rocket, with a takeoff weight of about 4,000 tonnes and a diameter of 10 meters, is a goal for 2030. It would help realize the aim of bringing Mars samples back to Earth and sending Chinese astronauts to the moon.
Africa by Toto to play on eternal loop 'down in Africa'
Somewhere amid the sand dunes of the world's oldest desert croons a soft voice: "It's gonna take a lot to take me away from you". Weezer famously made a cover of the song past year , and Pitbull's sampling of the song was featured on the Aquaman soundtrack.
FA Cup third round wrap 15 January 2019
We lost again over the weekend to Chelsea, pushing us back into the relegation zone, and now we've got another hard game against Blackburn Rovers to contend with.
Matt Nagy doesn't rule out pursuing Kareem Hunt
The former Kansas City Chiefs running back is beginning to receive support from his former offensive coordinator Matt Nagy. He was arrested 62 days later on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment, and was immediately cut.
Euro MPs back Brexit delay in letter to Britain
It will take place just hours before the UK Parliament votes on Theresa May's draft European Union withdrawal deal. Labour has tabled a no confidence motion in the government but the DUP has said it will support Mrs May.
Comedy :: Lists :: Donald Trump
In the past, several athletes have passed on their invitations to visit President Donald Trump at the White House . The White House didn't release the cost of the meal, but some news outlets tried to estimate the expense.
Shocking video captures child falling out of moving auto
The auto the child had been travelling in fails to stop, and continues off down the street as Mock comes to the child's aid. Dashcam video of the incident was recorded Monday morning by Chad Mock, who was driving behind the vehicle.