PTI | January 22, 2018 6:20 PM
The orbits of planets in our solar system are expanding as the Sun ages and loses its gravitational grip, say scientists who have observed changes in the trajectory of Mercury to measure the mass loss of our star.
PTI | January 22, 2018 5:23 PM
Last year was the second warmest on record, according to a NASA analysis which shows a continuing long-term warming trend.
IANS | January 22, 2018 10:45 AM
Space transport services company SpaceX won’t be able to test fire its three-core Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Centre (KSC) on Monday owing to the US government shutdown, media reported.
PTI | January 21, 2018 7:25 PM
Water may have been brought to our planet by meteorites during the first two million years of after the birth of the solar system, a study has found.
PTI | January 20, 2018 3:56 PM
Scientists have revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in remote tropical forests.
IANS | January 20, 2018 12:52 PM
For those who missed the full moon treat on January 1, a rare celestial treat awaits you on January 31, marking the last in a trilogy of supermoons. The first happened on December 3, 2017, NASA said in a report.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:43 PM
Microsoft researchers are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) enabled ‘drawing bot’ that can create images from text descriptions of an object.
PTI | January 19, 2018 12:48 PM
The temperature of oceans in 2017 reached a record high, putting the marine ecosystems in jeopardy, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.
Reuters | January 19, 2018 1:19 AM
Officials from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and U.S. Department of Energy, at a news conference in Las Vegas, detailed the development of the nuclear fission system under NASA’s Kilopower project.
PTI | January 18, 2018 12:51 PM
Scientists have developed a simple, paper-based device that can be used to test if a water sample is contaminated, providing a low-cost way for developing countries to limit the spread of water-borne diseases.
PTI | January 17, 2018 1:18 PM
The first day image captured by India’s recently launched weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite shows a part of Indore city in Madhya Pradesh with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre.
PTI | January 16, 2018 3:50 PM
The Indian Space Research Organisation can do things at a much faster pace if given more resources, says the agency’s former Chairman A S Kiran Kumar.
IANS | January 15, 2018 10:46 PM
Lampreys are jawless, eel-like fish that shared a common ancestor with humans about 550 million years ago. The fish specie can fully recover from a severed spinal cord without medication or other treatment.
FE Online | January 15, 2018 9:21 PM
It is a long-debated topic, whether aliens exist. There have been many movies that are dedicated to the extra-terrestrial beings. Also, there have been instances when people from across the world have claimed to see UFO.
PTI | January 15, 2018 12:03 PM
Scientists, using data from NASA space telescopes, have created a 3D fly-through view of the Orion Nebula, allowing viewers to peek into the picturesque star-forming region.
PTI | January 14, 2018 3:49 PM
NASA scientists have spotted the farthest known galaxy in the universe, a primitive cluster of stars just 500 million years old.
IANS | January 14, 2018 4:50 AM
SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday after nearly four weeks in space.
PTI | January 13, 2018 1:07 PM
Scientists have developed a tissue-based soft robot that mimics the biomechanics of a stingray, which could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics, regenerative medicine and medical diagnostics.
IANS | January 13, 2018 11:38 AM
Carrying approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft was set to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday.
PTI | January 12, 2018 5:03 PM
Scientists, using a NASA spacecraft, have discovered thick deposits of ice beneath the surface of Mars.
PTI | January 12, 2018 4:22 PM
Scientists have designed a wearable robot that will help older people with weakened muscles and mobility issues by supporting their hip joints while walking.
PTI | January 12, 2018 4:11 PM
Global warming will put millions more people at the risk of severe river flooding in the next 20 years, particularly in the US and parts of India, Africa and central Europe, a study has warned.
PTI | January 12, 2018 3:53 PM
The Indian Space Research Organisation today said the Chandrayaan-2 mission is on schedule and flight models are going through various tests.
PTI | January 12, 2018 2:06 PM
China today successfully launched two BeiDou-3 satellites to provide navigation and positioning services to countries along the Belt and Road initiative of the Communist giant by the end of 2018.
PTI | January 11, 2018 4:50 PM
Mysterious repeated fast radio bursts possibly originate from near a massive black hole or within a nebula of unprecedented power, say scientists -including one of Indian origin.
PTI | January 10, 2018 1:17 PM
Exoplanets orbiting the same star tend to have similar sizes and a regular orbital spacing, according to a study.
PTI | January 9, 2018 5:03 PM
India will launch ISRO’s 100th satellite along with 30 others in a single mission on January 12 from Sriharikota, in a milestone event in the country’s space history.
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