FE Online | March 15, 2018 12:54 PM
A solar storm is all set to batter Earth this evening. The geomagnetic storm is said to be of minor nature and is placed in the G1 category.
PTI | March 15, 2018 12:21 PM
Stephen Hawking was a brilliant cosmologist, who inspired generations around the world, making some of the most complicated physics of our time accessible to the masses, NASA said in honour of the space agency’s ‘long time friend’.
Progress against TB in SE Asian region, including India to have major impact globally, says WHO ChiefPTI | March 15, 2018 10:14 AM
The fight against tuberculosis in WHO’s South East Asian Region, which includes India, will have a major impact on combating the disease globally, the world health body said, as its member nations pledged to ramp up efforts to eradicate the disease by 2030.
IANS | March 14, 2018 12:11 PM
The study confirms that the storm has been decreasing in length overall since 1878 and is big enough to accommodate just over one Earth at this point.
PTI | March 13, 2018 12:48 PM
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is set on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover a rare ancient “relic galaxy” hidden in our cosmic backyard that has remained unchanged for the past 10 billion years.
AFP | March 12, 2018 12:02 PM
Bases on the moon and Mars could help preserve human civilization and hasten its regeneration on earth in the event of a third world war, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has said.
IANS | March 12, 2018 10:11 AM
Billionaire businessman Elon Musk has said that his company SpaceX will be ready to fly its Mars rocket in 2019, the media reported.
IANS | March 12, 2018 10:05 AM
Scientists have discovered 15 new planets — including one ‘super-Earth’ that could harbour liquid water — orbiting small, cool stars near our solar system.
IANS | March 10, 2018 4:28 PM
Scientists have combined data from three NASA satellites to develop a 3D model that simulates how shocks following coronal mass ejections (CMEs) propagate from the Sun.
NASA is calling you to come aboard for its 1st mission to touch the Sun – Check last date to submit applicationFE Online | March 8, 2018 8:47 PM
You may have heard about the expression ‘a place in the sun’ but have you ever considered it actually happening? Can you imagine your name on the Sun? Now you can!
IANS | March 8, 2018 1:22 PM
The atmospheric winds of Jupiter run deep into its atmosphere and last longer than similar atmospheric processes found here on Earth, data collected by NASA’s Juno mission to the gas-giant planet shows.
IANS | March 7, 2018 11:53 AM
NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard its historic solar probe launching this summer.
PTI | March 7, 2018 11:28 AM
Scientists have developed a new audio based system that makes existing racing video games accessible to visually impaired people, allowing them to get the same experience as sighted players.
IANS | March 6, 2018 1:27 PM
Permafrost in the coldest northern Arctic — formerly thought to be at least temporarily shielded from global warming by its extreme environment — could thaw enough to become a permanent source of carbon to the atmosphere in a few decades, warns a NASA-led study.
China’s heavy lift Long March-5B rocket, capable of carrying payload of 25,000 kg, to be launched in 2019PTI | March 5, 2018 8:02 PM
China’s heavy lift Long March-5B carrier rocket, which is capable of carrying a payload of 25,000 kg in low earth orbit, will be launched into space in 2019, a top space official has said.
AFP | March 2, 2018 5:10 PM
Sea ice cover in Antarctica has dropped to its second-lowest on record, Australian authorities said today, adding that it was not yet clear what was driving the reduction after several years of record-highs.
Elon Musk’s red Tesla car in space may have carried largest load of bacteria from Earth, say scientistsPTI | February 28, 2018 12:51 PM
NASA’s Office of Planetary Protection makes sure that spacecraft planning to land on other planets are sterile, said researchers at Purdue University in the US.
AFP | February 28, 2018 11:27 AM
Both NASA astronauts were active on Twitter while aboard the ISS, while Misurkin eschewed the micro-blogging platform.
IANS | February 27, 2018 2:00 PM
Elon Musk’s prestigious SpaceX project could accelerate time to help man walk on Mars in just another 20 years or so by 2040, said Tim Peake, a British astronaut, the media reported.
PTI | February 27, 2018 1:24 PM
For the first time, researchers have observed specialised bacteria in the world’s driest desert, that can rebound after lying dormant for decades, a finding that points towards the possibility of alien life lurking in the soils of Mars.
PTI | February 26, 2018 3:27 PM
Turtle’s proposal for a rotorcraft to investigate Titan was recently selected by NASA as one of two finalists for the US space agency’s next New Frontiers mission, the researchers said.
FE Online | February 26, 2018 10:51 AM
The Indian Space Agency ISRO has already started to work on building a ‘lunar habitat’. The scientists have already designed five prototypes of the lunar habitat. ISRO has constantly been setting benchmarks with its achievements in recent years.
PTI | February 25, 2018 4:10 PM
The water appears to be present day and night, though it is not necessarily easily accessible, they said. The findings may help understand the origin of the Moon’s water and how easy it would be to use as a resource.
IANS | February 24, 2018 12:53 PM
A new analysis of data from India’s Chandrayaan-1 mission and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests that Moon’s water may be widely distributed across the surface, not confined to a particular region or type of terrain.
IANS | February 23, 2018 1:21 AM
US private flight company SpaceX on Thursday launched its first two test satellites for its global broadband internet in space project.
PTI | February 21, 2018 11:50 PM
India today successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km, from a test range in Odisha.
IANS | February 21, 2018 12:45 PM
Astronauts on NASA’s next-generation human spacecraft, Orion, may have the option of avoiding a visit to the toilet during their deep space trip as engineers at the space agency are working on a new spacesuit with a long-term waste-disposal system.
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