Category: Science

Robots left unsecured on Internet may pose danger: study

New York: Robots, when left unsecured on the Internet, can expose users across the web, thereby allowing hackers to control…

Materials that could make batteries charge faster identified

London: Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries charge…

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive ‘park’

Sidon: Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armoured vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in…

Clouds hinder Delhi’s view as skygrazers revel in ‘blood moon’

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Tens of thousands of skywatchers across the country burned the midnight oil on Friday night for the longest…

World witnesses longest-ever ‘blood moon’ eclipse

New Delhi: The world is witnessing Blood Moon or total lunar eclipse, the longest of the 21st Century. The rare…

At 60, NASA shoots for revival of moon glory days

Tampa: Sixty years ago, spurred by competition with the Soviet Union, the United States created NASA, launching a journey that…

Karnataka braces to watch longest lunar eclipse on Friday

Bengaluru: Hundreds of enthusiastic skywatchers in Karnataka brace to witness the longest lunar eclipse of the century which begins on…

Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Tampa: A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water --…

NASA to name crew of first Boeing, SpaceX flights on August 3

Washington: NASA is set to announce the names of the astronauts assigned to the new commercial crew capsules from Boeing…

There is no scientific proof to superstition ‘no eating during eclipses’- Astronomers

New Delhi: The Astronomical Society of India (ASI) have finally decided to look into one of the famous superstitions regarding…

Red planet and ‘blood moon’ pair up to dazzle skygazers

Paris: The longest "blood moon" eclipse this century will coincide with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to offer skygazers…

Scientists discover first-ever liquid water lake on Mars

Washington: In a tantalising find, a team of Italian researchers on Wednesday announced they have discovered a large saltwater lake…

Moon may have harboured life 4 bn years ago

Washington: While the Moon is presently unsuitable for habitation, there could have been life on its surface about four billion…

Kilauea volcano may spew lava for months

Hawaii: The Kilauea volcano may continue to spew lava for a long time, say the geologists monitoring the eruption of…

This artificial intelligence model mimics human brain

New York: A team of US researchers has developed an "artificial synapse" that does not process information like a digital…

Kashmiri students make solar boat for Dal Lake

Srinagar: In a bid to encourage tourism in Kashmir, a team of Kashmiri students, studying engineering in Chandigarh's Aryans Group…

Countdown begins to longest-ever lunar eclipse

Washington: Friday will turn into a day to remember, as the world will witness the longest lunar eclipse to date,…

Scientists decode possible origin of human speech

New York: Researchers have discovered neural circuits in the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys that could represent a common origin…

Neil Armstrong’s family to auction his personal collection

Washington: The personal collection of US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon 49 years…

NASA to launch car-size spacecraft to study Sun

Washington: US space agency NASA is preparing to launch a probe in August to study the Sun closer than any…