PTI | November 24, 2017 3:02 PM
Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, including India, a study has found.
PTI | November 24, 2017 12:07 PM
Climate change caused by humans is rapidly melting ice in volcanically active regions, which could lead to increased volcano eruptions, a study has found.
PTI | November 23, 2017 3:04 PM
An expert human pilot was successfully able to beat flying drones controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) systems in a race organised by NASA.
PTI | November 22, 2017 5:15 PM
Dark features on Mars, that were thought to be evidence of liquid water flowing on the red planet, were created by moving sand and dust, a study suggests.
Man builds rocket from scrap; ode to passion is a steam-powered projectile! Oh yes, he thinks earth is flatFE Online | November 21, 2017 2:24 PM
Mike Hughes is a self-taught rocket scientist, who spent the last few years making a steam-powered rocket from scrap parts in his garage.
PTI | November 21, 2017 11:51 AM
NASA has successfully tested a supersonic landing parachute that will be deployed in its Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020.
IANS | November 21, 2017 7:12 AM
NASA has completed the first test of its Mars 2020 mission’s parachute-testing series, the Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE), the US space agency announced.
IANS | November 20, 2017 6:00 PM
To meet the sky-rocketing domestic technology and knowledge-based demands, India’s space agency needs to at least double the number of operational satellites in the coming days, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Monday.
PTI | November 20, 2017 3:22 PM
With the aim of contacting alien life, astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system – one of the closest known to contain a potentially habitable planet.
IANS | November 20, 2017 2:44 PM
Treated excrement from chickens, turkeys and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace coal as a renewable energy source, says a study.
PTI | November 19, 2017 12:06 PM
NASA scientists have compiled a captivating video that maps how the Earth’s surface has changed over a span of 20 years, using data from various satellites.
FE Online | November 19, 2017 11:07 AM
The doomsday conspiracy theorists have predicted that Planet X which is also known as Nibiru is likely to trigger a series of apocalyptic earthquakes on November 19 which will lead to the destruction of our planet.
AFP | November 18, 2017 6:19 PM
NASA today launched a next- generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts.
PTI | November 18, 2017 5:55 PM
A cost-effective catalyst has been developed to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change – carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).
FE Bureau | November 18, 2017 4:11 AM
S Ramadorai, chairman of the Indian National Association Club of Rome (India), said on Friday that the planet is witnessing unsustainable pressure. “We are putting unsustainable pressure on our planet.
PTI | November 17, 2017 10:39 PM
Kumar said there is a visible change in the relationship between space agencies of India and Japan, which are both working together for looking at possible future cooperative mission.
PTI | November 17, 2017 5:59 PM
Data captured by a ‘lost’ satellite mission has provided scientists with vital information about gases in a galaxy cluster 240 million light years from Earth.
FE Online | November 17, 2017 12:35 PM
In what will come as a big shock for the residents of both Mumbai and Mangaluru, their beloved cities are in big danger and they should be aware of what is likely to happen, sooner rather than later.
AFP | November 17, 2017 11:00 AM
SpaceX has postponed the launch of a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature — and the agency behind it — is a mystery.
PTI | November 16, 2017 5:29 PM
NASA has developed a new forecasting tool that can predict which cities will be affected as different portions of ice sheets melt due to global warming.
PTI | November 16, 2017 1:12 PM
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet with ‘mild’ climate and peaceful parent star just 11 light years away, which may be the closest known comfortable abode for possible life.
PTI | November 14, 2017 2:44 PM
Time is running out to save the Earth, according to the largest ever group of scientists globally who warned today that urgent action must be taken to avoid substantial and irreversible harm to the planet.
PTI | November 14, 2017 1:25 PM
In a major breakthrough, astronomers have uncovered the never-before-seen close encounter between two astoundingly bright and spectacularly massive galaxies in the early universe.
PTI | November 13, 2017 5:52 PM
NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere – showing the swirling colourful clouds and one of the eight massive rotating storms on the gas giant.
PTI | November 13, 2017 2:16 PM
A new biometric-based authentication approach that uses your body sweat may securely help you unlock your smartphone and other wearable devices, scientists say.
PTI | November 12, 2017 3:25 PM
More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to the red planet next year.
PTI | November 11, 2017 1:15 PM
Scientists have developed a new type of flexible lithium-ion battery that is not hazardous and can withstand extreme conditions including submersion and ballistic impact.
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