Russia is to send an unmanned probe to the moon

Russia are planning to send an unmanned probe to the moon in 2015. The craft, called Luna-Glob, or Moon-Globe, will be carried by the first rocket to blast off from a new facility that Russia is building in its far eastern Amur region. It will consist of an orbital module and a probe that would … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1969

In August 1969, the massive, three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair had proved that hundreds of thousands of young people could gather peacefully even in a seemingly chaotic environment rich with sex, drugs and rock and roll. Four months later, it would become clear that Woodstock owed its success not to the inherent peacefulness of … [Read the full story]