This great blue-green ball.
We live on it, and it sustains us: The Earth. It's impressive and inspiring - and not without threats.
Czech scientists are offering people the chance to record an audio message to be transmitted back to Earth from the surface of Mars. A global competition is being launched to choose 11 recorded messages to be taken on board the joint European-Russian ExoMars mission, which is due for lift-off next year. One of the messages will be chosen to be beamed back to test the transmitting technology.
Siri vs. Alexa, US vs. China - the battle for all kinds of technology is on. But where on Earth is Germany? Damien McGuiness lets the robots do the hosting on the latest Stammtisch, while Michaela Kuefner debates why Artificial Intelligence matters and how it’s changing Germany with guests Rasmus Rothe and Aspen Istitute‘s Tyson Barker.
If planet Earth had just five pigs, three would be in China. So the spread of a deadly swine disease there is especially worrying. Will facial recognition software help stop African swine fever? We have asked a vet.
For most young Africans, Europe and Western countries hold the promise of a happy life. Among them was Kelechi Goodluck, a Nigerian now living in Spain. He ignorantly embarked on a dangerous journey from Nigeria to Europe through the Sahara and across the Mediterranean. Things didn’t end up as he thought. He has now written a book about his experiences called 'A Gamble With Death'.