Category: Science

NASA replaces astronaut for 1st Boeing mission to ISS

Washington: The US space agency has replaced one of the astronauts assigned to fly on the first crewed test launch…

Climate change causing Greenland ice sheets to melt faster: Study

Washington: Climate change is causing Greenland's massive ice sheets to melt much faster than previously thought and maybe it is…

Space Kidz India plans to build satellite to do biological experiment in space

Chennai: Chennai-based Space Kidz India plans to build a satellite - Vikramsat - to do some biological experiment in space,…

‘Super blood moon’ thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red

Washington: Stargazers were in for a treat as they enjoyed a rare "super blood moon" as it turned a stunning…

Here’s what warmer oceans mean for the planet

Washington: A new study now finds that our oceans are much warmer than previously thought. Driven by climate changes caused…

NASA and China collaborate on Moon exploration

Washington: The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday, as…

Water, not temperature, limits global forest growth as climate warms

Washington: Lack of water is playing a major role in limiting global forest growth as the climate warms, a recent…

Earth hit by more asteroids since time of dinosaurs, say scientists

Washington: According to a new study, the number of asteroids colliding with the Earth and Moon has increased by up…

Now, scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy

Washington: Eliminating carbon dioxide, which is the main contributor to global warming has become a priority with scientists across the…

Novel technology cleans water using bacteria

New York: Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technology that can clean water twice as fast…

NASA’s Cassini reveals new details on Saturn’s rings

Washington: The rings of Saturn may may have formed much later than the planet itself, according to a new analysis…

Two new species of fungi identified in retreating Arctic glacier

Washington: Two new species of fungi have made an appearance in a rapidly melting glacier on Ellesmere Island in the…

Asteroids pummelled Earth, Moon beginning 290 mn years ago: Study

London: The number of asteroids colliding with the Moon and the Earth was about two to three times higher in…

Here’s why honey bee colonies are in danger

Washington: Pesticides, diseases, poor nutrition and habitat loss are threatening honey bee colonies around the world. But according to a…

US shutdown delays space missions but NASA not grounded: Report

San Francisco: The partial shutdown of the US federal government has had a serious impact on the country's space agency…

ISRO opens new year launching satellite for DRDO and a student satellite

Chennai: India will open its 2019 space programme account on January 24 launching imaging satellite Microsat-R for Defence Research Development…

India to launch imaging satellite Microsat-R on Jan 24

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an imaging satellite Microsat-R along with a student payload 'Kalamsat' from…

Newly discovered super-Earth exoplanet may harbour alien life

New York: The recently discovered cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system…

NASA to use Blockchain technology for air traffic management

Washington: US space agency NASA is planning to advance its technology by adding Blockchain to secure air traffic services and…

China’s lunar probe sees first cotton-seed sprout

Beijing: A cotton seed carried to the Moon by China's recent Chang'e-4 probe has sprouted, the first for any biological…