Science & Technology

Stephen Hawking's final book entreats readers: 'Shape the future'

Seven months after his death, Stephen Hawking makes waves with the release of his final thoughts in the book, Brief Answers to Big Questions.

Space

Scientists find ice on moon, raising possibility for lunar base

Using NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, researchers determined ice is present in craters on the poles.

Scientists find ice on moon, raising possibility for lunar base

Al Jazeera World

Lessons from the Golden Era of Andalusia

A university teacher leads a group of students to Andalusia to explore cross-cultural and interfaith understanding.

Science & Technology

Underground lake with liquid salt water found on Mars

Finding liquid water on the red planet is seen as one of the most important aspects for life on Mars.

Environment

Why Google honours Mr Woodpecker

Heinz Sielmann, a German naturalist and documentary maker, would have celebrated his 101st birthday.

Heinz Sielmann: Why Google honours him on June 2

Earthrise

Antarctic sanctuary: The Weddell Sea quest

We join Greenpeace on their Antarctica expedition as they fight for the creation of the world's largest protected area.

Science

New African science journal aims to increase research

Currently, only two percent of all global scientific research comes from Africa.

The Scientific African launched to increase research output

Science

Best quotes by Stephen Hawking

Renowned physicist breached mainstream culture with his accessible lectures and memorable wit.

Stephen Hawking quotes: 'Occasionally, I find an answer'

Science

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world

Delight as rare lunar spectacle lights up the world.

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world

Kenya

Tributes flow for 'intellectual giant' Calestous Juma

The Kenyan academic passed away in the US at the age of 64, drawing emotional responses in Kenya and the world.

Tributes pour in for late Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma

Health

Nobel Prize recognises work on biological clock

Three US geneticists' discoveries identified genes that set 'circadian clock' which regulates sleep and eating patterns.

Nobel Medicine Prize goes to Hall, Rosbash and Young

Asia

Thousands march for science across India

People across 25 cities join scientists in demanding more funding for research and promotion of scientific temper.

Thousands march for science across India

Opinion

From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran's beautiful minds

Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Earthrise

Antarctica on the edge

earthrise sets off on a month-long journey around Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on the continent.

Climate SOS

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa

Balgis Osman-Elasha is renowned for studying climate change effects in the Horn of Africa and seeking solutions.

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa