India today conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’, which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg, from a test range at Chandipur along the Odisha coast.
In a recent research, a group of scientists have found a new and effective method to acquire viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples, which could help researchers to collect and analyse samples from different study sites to conduct more centralized research.
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) spotted Comet 96P entering its field of view, the US space agency has said in a statement.
Scientists have discovered a ‘monster’ planet orbitting a small, distant star, a finding that defies theories which state that such a massive planetary body cannot form around a small stellar host.
Asteroids in our solar system photobombed deep images of thousands of galaxies in the universe captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, according to NASA.
NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft has successfully completed its eighth science flyby over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops, the US space agency said today.
The hole in Earth’s ozone layer that forms over Antarctica each September was the smallest observed since 1988, NASA satellite measurements from this year have revealed.
A hole in the Earth’s ozone layer that forms over Antarctica each September due to warm air was the smallest this year since 1988, scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Friday.
A passenger plane-sized “void” has been discovered in the middle of the Great Pyramid of Egypt, where it has lain secret and untouched for 4,500 years, scientists revealed today.
Hollywood films and science fiction literature have projected aliens as other-worldly, monster- like beings, but an Oxford study suggests that our extra- terrestrial neighbours may be more like us than we think.
NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will have more cameras than any rover before it – a grand total of 23 – to create sweeping panoramas, reveal obstacles and study the atmosphere of the red planet.
A NASA sounding rocket – launched to study the intergalactic medium pervading the dark voids between galaxies in our universe – failed to collect any data due to a possible glitch in its attitude control system.
SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a South Korean communications satellite to boost broadband coverage for southeast Asia and the Middle East, and stuck its 19th rocket landing in two years.
Scientists have discovered a 72- million-year old plant eating dinosaur with massive, scissor- like teeth that it used to tear through tough, fibrous leaves of ancient palm trees.
Winter on Mars – which causes carbon dioxide to freeze – alters the appearance of sand dunes, according to a study that explains how land features are formed on the red planet in the absence of large amounts of liquid water.
Just in time for Halloween NASA has released a playlist of spooky sounds from our solar system and it will make your skin crawl with fear.
Scientists have identified the date of the oldest recorded solar eclipse – an event that occurred on October 30 in 1207 BC and is even mentioned in the Bible.
US space firm SpaceX’s next cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS), scheduled to launch in December, will employ a preflown Dragon capsule, the media reported.
Small amounts of boiling water causes sand on Mars to ‘levitate’ and move around, according to a study that could solve the mystery of how features such as large dune flows and gullies are formed on the red planet.
In a first, NASA scientists have discovered an “interstellar object” – a small asteroid or comet that appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy.
In a first, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system which can evaluate the maturity of a preterm infant’s brain, an advance that will help plan the best possible care for the baby.
Cleaned, sterilised silk from Asian wild silkworms has the properties well suited for spinal cord repair following injury, according to a study.
In a first, a near- complete fossilised skeleton of a Jurassic ichthyosaur – large marine reptile which lived alongside dinosaurs – has been discovered in India, scientists said.
Scientists have developed ‘smart’ self-regulating nanoparticles which heat up to a temperature high enough to kill cancerous cells, while too low to harm the healthy tissue.
You may soon be able to charge your smartphone within seconds, thanks to a novel technology developed by researchers that can significantly improve energy-storage devices known as supercapacitors.
Space travel triggers genetic ‘fireworks’ – an increase in the process of turning genes on and off, a NASA study has found.
The researchers from Florida State University in the US developed a method that uses rainfall rates to mark the span of the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM) at any given location.