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European star survey reveals celestial treasure trove

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency released a trove of data Monday on almost 2 billion stars in the Milky Way, collected by its Gaia space observatory in an effort to create the most accurate and...

Photo of the Day: Thunderstorm over Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the heavy plum rains that have been pounding Taiwan over the past few weeks, well-known photographer Tseng Chin-fa (曾進發) had planned to photograph the Milky Way earli...

adidas Originals and Mars Reunite for Six Brand New Color Updates to the Forum Lo 84 Sneaker Inspired by M&M’S® Brand

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 May 2022 - Fresh off the heels of the successful launch of their collaborative endeavor, adidas Originals and Mars have returned with six distinctly playful color ...

Taiwan astronomers reveal 1st image of supermassive black hole in Milky Way

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Astronomers in Taiwan on Thursday (May 12) joined over a dozen teams across the globe in simultaneously revealing the first image of a supermassive black hole at the heart...

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's first image of the chaotic supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy doesn't portray a voracious cosmic destroyer but what astronomers Thursday called...

Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.

EXPLAINER: Veteran Hubble vs. new Webb space telescope

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Don’t ask astronomers to choose between the Hubble Space Telescope and the new kid on the cosmic block, the James Webb Space Telescope. “Comparing Hubble ...

Ode to Sports: A year when games and fans came off the bench

Essentially better, wouldn’t you say? Fans back in the stands and games back in play. Clearly more settled but far from routine: Some shots from t...

Hubble telescope's bigger, more powerful successor to soar

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope’s successor is a time-traveling wonder capable of peering back to within a hair’s breadth of the dawn of the universe. And it's finally on the br...

Big picture, big data: Swiss unveil VR software of universe

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The final frontier has rarely seemed closer than this — at least virtually. Researchers at one of Switzerland’s top universities are releasing open-sourc...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 4 The Philadelphia Inquirer on America’s founders and the right to debate critical race theory...

2021 Starry Taitung Night 2.0 towards Sustainable Economy

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 19 April 2021 - The Starry Taitung Night Concert has made huge strides this year. This event is now more than just beautiful, it's sustainably amazing. The Taitung C...

Milky Way, Clam City touted in Taiwan-Palau travel bubble

Tourist attractions in Palau such as the famed Milky Way and Clam City snorkeling spots will be among designated tour sites for visitors from Taiwan, in a "travel bubble" encompassing the tw...

Four Startups Win Inaugural Microsoft Emerge X Pitch Competition in APAC

The Emerge X Program sits within Microsoft’s Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative, which discovers and nurtures high potential technology startups & grows the ecosystem in emerging markets across ...

Shop for a Cause, Shop for H.O.P.E.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - The Covid-19 outbreak has affected everyone, including animals, to varying degrees. According to non-profit organisation Homeless & Orp...