How Milky Way Different  From Other Galaxies

How Milky Way Different From Other Galaxies

22 Sep 2017

Our galaxy, which is home to Earth and its solar system, might not be as "typical" as previously thought, and therefore Milky Way-based models to unde

Fast spinning star confirms Indian Nobel Laureate's theory

Fast spinning star confirms Indian Nobel Laureate's theory

20 Sep 2017

​Over 70 years after Indian astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar predicted that rapidly rotating stars would emit polarised li

August 2017 was second hottest on record: NASA

August 2017 was second hottest on record: NASA

20 Sep 2017

​Back Month was the second warmest August in 137 years of new record -keeping according to an analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA.

Ancient Mars favored liquid water: study

Ancient Mars favored liquid water: study

19 Sep 2017

These deposits are observable with satellite images because they have undergone a process called “topographic inversion,” where the deposits fillin

Detection of fast spinning star affirms Indian Nobel laureate's thesis

Detection of fast spinning star affirms Indian Nobel laureate's thesis

19 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: In a first, scientists have observed rapidly rotating stars emitting polarised light which has confirmed Indian astrophysicist and Nobel l

190-Million-Year-Old Long-Necked Sea Monster Identified In Germany

190-Million-Year-Old Long-Necked Sea Monster Identified In Germany

18 Sep 2017

​BERLIN: A new species of 190 million-year-old giant sea monster has been identified by scientists, that may shed light on the evolution of 'super pr

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft ends 20-years long Glorious Journey

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft ends 20-years long Glorious Journey

16 Sep 2017

​NASA’s $3.9 billion Cassini spacecraft today Finished its 20-year-long groundbreaking journey with a fiery plunge into the Saturn’s crushing environ

NASA Captures Images Of Strong Solar Flares

NASA Captures Images Of Strong Solar Flares

07 Sep 2017

WASHINGTON: Two high-intensity solar flares were emitted Wednesday, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cyc

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

05 Sep 2017

Tokyo, Sep 5 (PTI) A huge blackhole - about 100,000 times more massive than our Sun - has been discovered lurking in a toxic gas cloud near the heart

First evidence of water found on TRAPPIST-1 planets

First evidence of water found on TRAPPIST-1 planets

05 Sep 2017

​The Earth-sized planets orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away may have substantial amounts of water and could be habitable

5.7 million-year-old footprints challenge human evolution theory

5.7 million-year-old footprints challenge human evolution theory

04 Sep 2017

​Scientists have discovered human-like footprints from Greece's largest island Crete - dating back to 5.7 million years - that may put the established

Strange signals were just spotted coming from a distant galaxy

Strange signals were just spotted coming from a distant galaxy

04 Sep 2017

This source of fast radio bursts was only discovered in November of 2012, and it was only shown to repeat in 2015. That’s not a whole lot of time to f

NASA’s asteroid-bound probe to slingshot past Earth for gravity assist

NASA’s asteroid-bound probe to slingshot past Earth for gravity assist

02 Sep 2017

NASA has said its spacecraft on first asteroid sample return mission will pass about 16,000 km above the Earth on September 22. Using the Earth as a s

The world's largest X-ray laser opens Friday in Germany, promising to shed new light onto very small things by letting scientists penetrate the inner workings of atoms, viruses and chemical reactions.

The world's largest X-ray laser opens Friday in Germany, promising to shed new light onto very small things by letting scientists penetrate the inner workings of atoms, viruses and chemical reactions.

02 Sep 2017

​The world's largest X-ray laser opens Friday in Germany, promising to shed new light onto very small things by letting scientists penetrate the inner

Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

02 Sep 2017

London: An extreme global warming event 56 million years ago was driven by massive carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from volcanoes, during the formation

NASA's spacecraft readies for fiery plunge into Saturn after 13-year mission

NASA's spacecraft readies for fiery plunge into Saturn after 13-year mission

31 Aug 2017

​The US space agency’s Cassini spacecraft will end its 13-year mission to Saturn in mid-September by transmitting data until the final moment before i

ISRO to lift up new navigational satellite IRNSS-1H with better atomic clocks from SDSC today

ISRO to lift up new navigational satellite IRNSS-1H with better atomic clocks from SDSC today

31 Aug 2017

I​ndian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to initiate the replacement of navigational satellite with the launch of new IRNSS-1H (Indian Re

Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft prepares to plunge into Saturn

Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft prepares to plunge into Saturn

30 Aug 2017

​Washington: Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft is closing in on the end of its epic 20-year-long journey in space, as it prepares to take the final plunge int

NASA's next Mars mission to probe red planet's deep interior

NASA's next Mars mission to probe red planet's deep interior

29 Aug 2017

​WASHINGTON: NASA's next mission to Mars, scheduled to launch next year, will focus on examining the deep interior of the red planet, according to the

Australia to launch beach-protecting, AI-powered shark drones

Australia to launch beach-protecting, AI-powered shark drones

28 Aug 2017

​Australia is popular for a couple of things: daylight, amazing shorelines and an enormous cluster of destructive creatures that will chomp/harm/sting