Category: Science

Portugal: Centuries-old shipwreck found near Lisbon

Washington: Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, a local authority said on Saturday. Aboard the…

First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut

Ottawa: Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control…

Tiger population doubles in Nepal

Kathmandu: While the number of tigers in many countries is witnessing a decline, a recent survey led by the Government…

Ocean acidification may reduce sea scallop fisheries

Washington: Turns out, each year, fishermen harvest more than USD 500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters…

Arctic observations may help in predicting tropical cyclones

Washington: Researchers have found that additional weather observations in the Arctic can help predict the track and intensity of tropical…

Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroid’s surface

Tokyo: The Japanese space agency said that it has made history by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.…

NASA to conduct contest to name next Mars rover in 2019

Washington: NASA is on the look out for a partner to conduct a contest among students to name the agency's…

Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket all set for 100th launch on Sep 25

Chennai: Arianespace SA's heavy lift rocket Ariane 5's 100th launch slated for September 25 has been cleared for liftoff from…

Shy octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human

Washington : In an interesting new research, scientists found that just like humans, MDMA - the drug popularly known as…

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…