Category: Science

China angry after US sails warships in South China Sea

Beijing: China on Monday chided the US for sailing two warships in the disputed South China Sea, a move that…

NASA exchanges tweets with Ariana Grande over her song

Washington: Pop star Ariana Grande's new song "NASA" has led to an exchange of tweets between the US space agency…

Melting ice sheets may cause ‘climate chaos’: study

Paris: Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost…

New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

Stevenage:A British-made rover that will set off for Mars next year in search for signs of life was named Thursday…

NASA seeks industry help for human lunar landers

Washington: With its eyes set on returning humans to the moon, NASA is inviting US-based companies to help design and…

Study investigatse fresh ways to help increase conservation impact

Washington: A study, led by researchers at the University of Southhampton, in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland, goes beyond…

Mosquitoes can hear up to 10 metres away

Washington: A new study, conducted by researchers at Cornell and Binghamton University now finds that mosquitoes can hear over distances…

The study investigates fresh ways to help increase conservation impact

Washington: A study, led by researchers at the University of Southhampton, in partnership with the Memorial University of Newfoundland, goes…

NASA’s first deep space mini spacecraft go silent

Washington: NASA's first interplanetary mission to use a class of mini-spacecraft has fallen silent in deep space and it is…

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products

Washington: According to the United Nations, more than 8 million tons of plastic flow into the oceans each year. However,…

Scientists discover flying squirrels that turn hot-pink

Wisconsin: Squirrels are cute, and it turns out that one flying type of squirrel also turns pink. A new study…

Chinese satellite sends image of moon’s captures rear side

Beijing: A Chinese lunar orbiter has taken a stunning image that shows the giant rear side of the moon with…

2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA

Washington: Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880 and the planet will warm further, especially…

Scientists discover flying squirrels that turn hot-pink

Wisconsin: Squirrels are cute, and it turns out that one flying type of squirrel also turns pink. A new study…

Milky Way galaxy is ‘warped, twisted’ not flat: Study

Sydney: The Milky Way's disk of stars is not stable or flat but instead becomes increasingly "warped" and twisted far…

Indian communication satellite GSAT-31 launched successfully

Chennai: India's 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully put into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket belonging to Arianespace on…

NASA faced cybersecurity threat daily during US government shutdown

Washington: NASA faced about one cybersecurity threat daily during the US government's 35-day partial shutdown in December which furloughed almost…

Earth may not appear as blue by 2100: MIT study

New York: Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change colour by end of 21st century leading our…

Global warming increases air pollution

Washington: A new University of California, Riverside study now finds that while climate change is warming the ocean, it's warming…

Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2100: Study

Kathmandu: Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's "Third Pole", could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced, scientists…