Science

Oldest crater on Earth formed due to comet impact

A comet may have been responsible for creating one of the largest and oldest known impact...

NASA tests 3D-printed rocket engine parts

NASA has successfully tested 3D manufactured copper parts for rocket engines and found they could withstand...

Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow: European Space Agency

The good news is that the lander Philae is stable and in good health.

European Space Agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

A shadow was cast quite literally across Europe's historic mission to land on and explore a comet.

Space agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

Europe's comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels...

2nd mission to Mars may be by 2020: ISRO chief

The second mission to Mars could be between 2018-2020, but may not be similar to the Orbiter Mission...

European Space Agency’s Philae makes historic landing on a speeding comet: All you need to know

Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, European Space Agency’s lander, Philae, makes history by successfully landing on the icy surface of a comet.

European Space Agency spacecraft lands on comet

Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully...

Scientists set for historic comet landing attempt by European Space Agency’s Rosetta

Rosetta and the comet are flying in tandem at 41,000 mph between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, 311 mn miles from Earth.

New technique for generating electricity developed

Researchers have demonstrated a new technique for generating electricity by harvesting energy...

China unveils Mars rover after India’s successful Mangalyaan

Seeking to catch up with India's Mangalyaan mission, China has unveiled its Mars rover...

Brain’s taste secrets uncovered by US scientists

The brain has specialist neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour...

New batteries are safe for children to swallow

Scientists develop special coating for small batteries which can prevent against injuries and deaths stemming from accidental ingestion.

CERN may not have discovered elusive Higgs Boson: study

The elusive Higgs boson may not have been discovered despite claims of it being detected last year, according to a new study.

NASA tests aircraft with shape shifting wings

NASA has successfully flight tested a revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time...

Penguin bot helps study shy antarctic birds

Researchers have developed a remote-controlled baby penguin robot to observe and analyse the behaviour of penguins in the Antarctic.

Scientists create ‘ghosts’ in lab

In a first, Swiss researchers have succeeded in recreating a ghost illusion in the laboratory.

Sound-tracing cockroach cyborgs to aid rescue efforts in aftermath of disaster

Cyborg cockroaches, or biobots, can pick up sounds with small microphones and seek out the source of the sound.

Universe brighter than thought: NASA

Universe is brighter than thought, with a surprising surplus of infrared light in the dark space between galaxies.

Starstruck: Half of universe’s stars are orphans with no galaxy

So how did billions of stars become orphans? Violently, to say the least.

Virgin Galactic looks to resume tests in 2015, says CEO George Whitesides

The space tourism company that suffered a tragic setback when its experimental rocket-powered spaceship...

New spaceship restoring hope after Virgin Galactic crash

The original rocket-powered space plane, built to take paying passengers on short rides...

Spacesuit? Helmet? Life insurance? Space tourist loophole may end

While private pilots and skydivers have to take out extra life insurance to cover the added risk of their pursuits...

Mars rover Curiosity finds first mineral match

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered the first mineral match from the Martian surface, the US space agency has announced...

Pot-bellied dinosaur roamed Mongolia 90m years ago!

plant-eating dinosaur that lived more than 90 million years ago in Mongolia....

Mystery of bizarre object at the centre of our galaxy solved

A bizarre object in the centre of the Milky Way which has puzzled astronomers for years.....

Debris from downed spaceship found 35 miles away

Federal accident investigators say that tiny pieces of an experimental spaceship that broke up...

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