Category: Science

NASA balloon mission may help improve weather forecasting

Washington: The images of a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds on the cusp of our atmosphere captured by…

Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mn years ago

Canberra: A new study has revealed that the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record lived 558 million years ago.…

MHA signs MoU with ISRO to modernise Emergency Response

New Delhi: In a big push to modernise India's emergency response infrastructure, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Indian…

New multifunctional robotic ‘skins’ can assist in Mars exploration

New York: Researchers have developed a new "robotic skins" technology that allows users to turn everyday objects into robots as…

ESA’s Gaia detects unexpected disruption in Milky Way

Barcelona: The Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that likely took place sometime in…

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe sends back first images

Washington: Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has beamed back…

NASA’s new website shows how space tech impacts people’s day-to-day lives

Washington: NASA has launched a new interactive website that lets users explore how space technology impacts everyday life on Earth.…

Australian students use robotics to design room that changes shape

Sydney: Combining machine learning and kinetic architecture, a team of computational design students in Australia have developed a unique origami-style…

NASA’s newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image

Washington: NASA's newest planet hunter telescope, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has now shared the first science image that…

SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire as private passenger to the Moon

California: A Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first private passenger to fly aboard SpaceX's upcoming Big Falcon Rocket…

Refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear plant in Gujarat attains ‘criticality’

Mumbai: Two years after the shut down of the Kakrapur Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1&2) due to a leak at Surat…

Indian rocket lifts off with two earth observation satellites from UK

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully with two British satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4,…

Carbon from polluted air is reaching placenta: Study

Washington: Turns out, soot from polluted air can affect the placenta. According to a recent research, evidence of tiny particles…

Hubble’s new campaign to observe early galaxy formations

Washington: Hubble Space Telescope has embarked on a new campaign to help astronomers better understand the distribution of galaxies in…

Here’s how air pollution affects foetal development

Washington: For the first time, researchers have found evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels,…

BPA replacements in plastics may up reproductive problems

New York: The array of alternative bisphenols A (BPA) now used to replace the plastic chemical in bottles, cups, cages,…

Optimism trumps despair at climate summit

San Francisco: Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message Friday at the close of a climate…

Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth’s rainforests, resources

San Francisco: In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon…

India will fly its first small rocket next year: ISRO Chairman

Chennai: The Indian space agency expects to fly its first small rocket with a carrying capacity of about 500-700 kg…

NASA space lasers to reveal new depths of planet’s ice loss

Tampa: NASA is poised to launch Saturday its most advanced space laser ever, ICESat-2, a $1 billion dollar mission to…