Japanese scientists claim to have found the lost city of Atlantis the seabed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, at least if you believe the Japanese media.
BBC One has announced the development of a new fantasy serial set in the legendary sunken city.
NASA might not be looking ahead to launching anything new into space these days, but some innovative hydrogen fuel cell technology lit up operations on the ground at the 135th and final mission for the Space Shuttle Program.
The last ever space shuttle flight ended safely early this morning, bringing to an end a thirty-year career that included the delivery of the Hubble Space Telescope and the building of the International Space Station.
John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, once famously declared that "no nation which expects to be the leader of other nations can expect to stay behind in this race for space."
NASA's given the green light to the July 8 launch of its last-ever shuttle mission.
When the Atlantis space shuttle makes its final flight later this year, it will carry two iPhone 4s - not so that the four astronauts can chat with friends and family at home, but as the basis for several experiments.
A - for once - reputable team of scientists believes it may have found the fabled lost city of Atlantis, saying it appears to have been destroyed by a tsunami.
NASA is pressing ahead, its fingers crossed, for a third and final shuttle flight this year.