The Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Gulf Coast at sunset is shown in this image from the International Space Station and posted to social media on December 14, 2014. The space station and its crew orbit Earth from an altitude of 220 miles, traveling at a speed of approximately 17,500 miles per hour. Because the station completes each trip around the globe in about 92 minutes, the crew experiences 16 sunrises and sunsets each day. REUTERS/Terry Virts/NASA/Handout (OUTER SPACE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Scientists Teleport A Photon From Earth To Orbit For The First Time

In what is a world first, scientists have managed to teleport an object from Earth to orbit using a process called quantum entanglement. The team, from the University of Science and Technology of Chin...