Hassen Nabilah from Curepipe, Mauritius
Western science worships cycles. And to some there's no clearer indication of our obsession than the approaching total eclipse on August 21. DW talks to eclipses chaser and astronomer Professor Anthony Aveni.
China is planning to make a soft landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. It's a chance for the newly-emerging space power to flex some extraterrestrial muscle, and look even further into space.
The Earth does what it wants: Its real rotation just doesn't take into account what our calendar says. Indeed, the planet is revolving more and more slowly. That's why we have to give in to reality, and add one second.
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