Category: Science

AI helps track down mysterious cosmic radio bursts

New York: Researchers have used machine learning to discover 72 new fast radio bursts from a mysterious source some 3…

China launches new marine satellite

Beijing: China on Friday launched a marine satellite to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change. A Long…

New exoplanet twice the size of Earth found

Toronto: Using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, an international team of scientists has discovered a new exoplanet twice the…

GSI inks MoU with NRSC-ISRO

Kolkata: Geological Survey of India (GSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Remote Sensing Centre-Indian Space Research…

‘Carnivore’ sharks have a stomach for greens: study

Paris: The bonnethead shark, a small member of the hammerhead family, was long thought to be a strict carnivore that…

How ancient farmers profoundly changed Earth’s climate

New York: Ancient farming practices led to a rise in the atmospheric emission of the heat-trapping gases carbon dioxide and…

Study: Pluto should be reclassified as a planet

Washington: The latest research has presented a case for reclassifying Pluto as a planet. According to new research, the reason…

NASA’s Dawn mission to asteroid belt nears end

Washington: After 11 years of gathering breathtaking imagery, and performing unprecedented feats of spacecraft engineering, Dawn -- NASA's space probe…

NASA launches rocket to test parachute for Mars lander

Washington: NASA has launched a sounding rocket from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to test a supersonic parachute…

First known ‘vegetarian’ shark discovered

New York: Scientists have identified the world's first known omnivorous shark species, which consumes upto 60 per cent of seagrass.…

Indian crew capsule star attraction at Bengaluru space expo

Bengaluru: The Indian space agency's crew module, that was used and recovered in a 2014 unmanned mission, has been a…

New six-sided jet stream spotted at Saturn’s north pole

Washington: Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have spotted a surprising feature emerging at Saturn's northern pole as it…

Planet hunting Kepler telescope wakes up again: NASA

Washington: NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has woken up from yet another slumber and begun collecting science data again, the…

France offers space medicine to India’s manned mission

Bengaluru: France has offered India its expertise in space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support and radiation protection for India's…

ISRO urges India Inc to invest in space business

Bengaluru: Indian space agency ISRO has urged the country's industry to invest in space business in a big way, an…

Chinese private space firm launches suborbital rocket

Beijing: A Chinese private company launched a suborbital rocket carrying three miniature satellites, for two Chinese commercial companies, into space…

Google launches new Search engine for scientific community

San Francisco: Google on Thursday launched a new search engine for the scientific community that will help them make sense…

NASA’s FOXSI mission to search sun with X-ray vision

Washington: NASA's Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager, or FOXSI -- a sounding rocket mission -- is soon set to stare…

NASA mulling product endorsements, selling naming rights

Washington: If everything goes as planned, you might see future astronauts wearing suits with Hershey's branding on them and heading…

Shared responsibility essential for conserving migratory species

Washington: Since migrating animals are shared heritage, a new study has noted that tracking marine migrations across geopolitical boundaries can…