PTI | October 23, 2017 4:19 PM
Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to successfully predict earthquakes, an advance that may help prepare for natural disasters and potentially save lives.
IANS | October 23, 2017 4:05 PM
Recent studies show that new dreams driven by short-time achievements make us forget the real objective and purpose of long-term missions.
IANS | October 21, 2017 12:59 PM
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have completed a spacewalk to install a new camera system on the orbiting laboratory’s robotic arm, replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station.
IANS | October 20, 2017 11:41 AM
NASA has approved a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
S Chandrashekhar, India’s great astrophysicist: Why Google Doodle is celebrating the Nobel prize winnerFE Online | October 19, 2017 4:12 PM
It is S Chandrashekhar’s 107th birth anniversary, and Google is celebrating it with a cool Doodle.
PTI | October 18, 2017 12:52 PM
Scientists have developed a flexible sensor “skin” that can be stretched over any part of a robot’s body or prosthetic and lets them successfully grasp and manipulate objects.
PTI | October 18, 2017 12:46 PM
Water may have flowed on ancient Mars in peak summers, even though the red planet was generally frozen over, a study suggests.
PTI | October 17, 2017 12:30 PM
For the first time, scientists have detected the gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space and time – produced by the collision of two ancient remnants of neutron stars 120 million light years away.
Associated Press | October 16, 2017 9:34 PM
It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.
PTI | October 16, 2017 12:20 PM
The elusive ‘Planet Nine’ does exist, and may be 10 times the mass of the Earth and 20 times away from the Sun than Neptune, NASA scientists say.
PTI | October 15, 2017 5:28 PM
MRI brain scans can help identify children at high risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) much before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment.
IANS | October 14, 2017 4:46 PM
While it’s true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, NASA said it is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey to the red planet.
IANS | October 14, 2017 11:35 AM
Scientists have found that small solar flare could help explain why the Sun’s atmosphere, the corona, is so much hotter than the surface.
IANS | October 13, 2017 4:16 PM
Astronomers have discovered that a Sun-like star lurking around 350 light-years away consumed the rocky equivalent of 15 Earths.
PTI | October 13, 2017 3:29 PM
A mysterious and massive hole, with an area of 80,000 square kilometres, has been spotted in the winter sea ice cover around Antarctica, scientists say.
IANS | October 13, 2017 11:31 AM
Scientists have found that the impact of the 2015-16 El Nino-related heat and drought occurring in tropical regions of South America, Africa and Indonesia was responsible for the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
PTI | October 12, 2017 1:13 PM
Energy-saving Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) could replace WiFi technology for transmitting digital data, without compromising the quality of light or environmental benefits, a study has shown.
IANS | October 12, 2017 11:31 AM
The shortage of plutonium threatens NASA’s future mission to explore deep space, the US government has warned.
IANS | October 11, 2017 1:14 PM
NASA’s Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted one possible place where sand grains are being produced on Mars today.
PTI | October 11, 2017 12:47 PM
A small asteroid is scheduled to safely pass by Earth tomorrow at a distance of about 42,000 kilometres, allowing trackers around the world to test their ability to operate as an international asteroid warning network.
PTI | October 10, 2017 5:52 PM
While burning coal today causes Earth to overheat, about 300 million years ago, the formation of coal brought the planet close to global glaciation or a snowball like state, according to a study.
IANS | October 10, 2017 9:08 AM
Japan on Tuesday successfully launched the fourth and final satellite that makes up its terrestrial positioning network system, which will improve the current GPS services and help create a better communications system during a disaster.
IANS | October 9, 2017 12:37 PM
Astronomers have designed a low-cost technology that allows telescopes on Earth to observe planets beyond our solar system with greater precision.
IANS | October 8, 2017 12:31 PM
Scientists have discovered evidence of an ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits on Mars that identifies an area on the red planet that may offer clues about the origin of life on Earth.
IANS | October 6, 2017 12:28 PM
The Trump administration will direct NASA to land humans on the Moon and establish presence on the lunar surface before sending astronauts to the Red Planet and beyond, US Vice President Mike Pence has said.
PTI | October 4, 2017 2:21 PM
Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have identified five pairs of supermassive black holes, each millions of times the mass of the Sun, that could help better understand the phenomenon of gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space and time.
PTI | October 4, 2017 12:52 PM
The same instruments used in the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of gravitational waves caused by colliding black holes could help unlock the secrets of dark matter, scientists, including one of Indian origin, say.
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