Category: Science

Huge amount of water dragged into Earth’s interior: Study

New York: The Earth is dragging about three times more sea water than previously estimated, according to a seismic study,…

GSAT-29 communication satellite orbit raised

Chennai: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29's orbit was successfully raised on Thursday by firing its motors for 4,875 seconds, said…

Waste not: South Africa makes world’s first human urine brick

Cape Town: One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down…

Carbon goes with the flow

Washington: Many people see the carbon cycle as vertical - Carbondioxide moving up and down between soil, plants and the…

ISRO to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite today

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch the GSLV Mark III rocket carrying the GSAT-29 communication…

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

Washington: Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must…

Surprise giant ‘corpse flower’ blooms at Indonesia farm

Indonesia: An Indonesian farmer was startled to discover a rare "corpse flower" blooming in his plantation on the island of…

Russian cosmonaut offers to share experience with Indian astronauts

Chennai: A Russian cosmonaut has offered to share his country's experience and best practices in the field of space exploration…

ESA-Roscosmos Mars rover’s landing spot revealed

Moscow: ExoMars rover, the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Roscosmos' joint venture to the Red Planet that will set…

India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite on Wednesday

Chennai: Subject to weather conditions, India's heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) is set to put into orbit…

Not just humans, pollution damages plants, insects too

Washington: Turns out, pollution in cities not only has a detrimental impact on humans but also affects plants and insects,…

Mummified cats, scarab beetles unearthed in Egypt

Saqqara [Egypt]: Archaeological excavations revealed a mass cat cemetery and rare mummified scarab beetles in an ancient burial ground of…

Scientists translate Martian sunrise image into music

London: Using the photo of the 5,000th sunrise on Mars captured by NASA's rover Opportunity, British scientists have created a…

Stone tools connected communities: Study

Washington : In a recent study, archeologists have pointed out that interaction between distant communities can be understood more clearly…

Pollution damages insects, ecosystem: Study

Washington: Heavy pollution in cities is causing serious damage to insects and ecosystem, a recent study suggests. The research revealed…

Galaxy ‘mega-merger’ 10 bn years ago forged Milky Way

Paris: The Milky Way's signature halo is mostly stellar rubble from a cosmic collision 10 billion years ago with another…

Coloured bird, dinosaur eggs in same evolutionary basket

Paris: Birds have more in common with dinosaurs than previously thought as new research showed Wednesday they inherited coloured eggs…

NASA to send organs-on-chips to space

Washington: NASA is planning to send small devices containing human cells in a 3D matrix -- known as tissue chips…

South African lions first cubs born through artificial insemination

Brits: Lion cubs born in South Africa have become the first two to have come into the world using artificial…

NASA Chief, Ambassador Antonov meet to discuss US-Russian space cooperation: Statement

Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator James Bridenstine said in a statement that he discussed US-Russia space cooperation…