Category: Science

NASA exoplanet hunter swings by Moon, clicks first image

Washington: On a mission to find thousands of new planets, NASA's next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS),…

Minister Harsh Vardhan’s ‘Green Good Deeds’ gets global recognition

Durban: Green Good Deeds, the societal movement launched by Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to protect…

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

Beijing: A suborbital rocket was launched into space Thursday by a start-up in China's burgeoning commercial aeronautics industry, as private…

NASA spots Pac-Man shaped crater on Mars

Washington: NASA and HiRise team from the University of Arizona have shared an image of a newly spotted crater on…

Is it possible to get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources?

Washington: The questions regarding renewable energy are never-ending. Is there enough space for all the wind turbines and solar panels…

Ozone-destroying chemical emissions on rise despite ban

Washington: Emissions of one of the chemicals that can cause hole in the ozone layer are on the rise, despite…

NASA should extend ISS life until at least 2028: US Senators

Washington: NASA should extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) until at least 2028, two US Senators said…

NASA study warns of freshwater decline in India

Washington: Availability of freshwater has declined in the northern and eastern parts of India, says a new study that combined…

Impact of climate change on river ecosystems

Washington: According to a recent study, climate change can impact fragile river ecosystems all over the world. Research undertaken in…

NASA shares CubeSat version of ‘pale blue dot’ image

Washington: NASA has just shared a new version of the famous "pale blue dot" image originally snapped on February 14,…

Musk hints at linking hyperloop project with SpeceX rockets

San Francisco: Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has hinted that he plans to link the hyperloop project under his start-up The…

Two astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk

Washington: Two flight engineers of the US space agency NASA completed the fifth spacewalk of this year out of the…

Old NASA spacecraft points to new evidence of watery plumes over Europa

Tampa: A fresh look at data from a 1997 flyby of Jupiter's moon, Europa, suggests that NASA's Galileo spacecraft flew…

Tiny NASA satellite maps global ice clouds

Washington: A bread loaf-sized satellite has captured the first global picture of the small frozen particles inside clouds, normally called…

World’s fastest water heater produces exotic state of liquid

London: In an experimental set-up that can be seen as the world's fastest water heater, scientists have used a powerful…

Do ‘Aliens’ exist? – Here’s what new study reveals

London [United Kingdom]: Radio astronomers from around the world have been glued to their sets for decades to listen to…

Multiverse could harbour life: Study

London: Scientists are yet to agree on the existence of a multiverse where our universe is only one of many,…

New device records minute temperature changes

Washington: A team of researchers has developed a new device to record minute temperature changes. The Tokyo Institute of Technology…

Time travellers invited to Stephen Hawking’s memorial service

London: Members of the public have been invited to apply for tickets to attend a celebration of Professor Stephen Hawking's…

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to flyby Earth on May 15: Report

Washington: Space rock "Asteroid 2010 WC9" will have a near-Earth encounter, about half the lunar distance, on Tuesday, media reports…