Burning of fossil fuels worldwide is set to hit a record high in 2017, following three years of flat growth that raised hopes that a peak in global emissions had been reached, the Global Carbon Budget report published on Monday revealed.
To study microgravity’s effect on bacterial antibiotic resistance, scientists are set to send E. coli, a common bacterial pathogen linked to urinary tract infections and foodborne illnesses, to the International Space Station (ISS).
Astronomers have detected the second most distant dusty, star-forming galaxy ever found in the universe -- born 12.8 billion years ago. The findings showed that the galaxy was born in the first one billion years after the Big Bang.
NASA is preparing for the launch of its much-awaited InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission on May 5, 2018. The organisation has already received over 2 million requests of booking ticket to Mars, out of which more than 1 lakh requests belong to people of India.
A 20-year-old Russian boy has shaken the scientific community by claiming that he was Martian in past life. Boriska Kipriyanovich, who has been baffling scientists since birth, claims he lived on Mars before he was reborn on Earth.
A team of astronomers from Sweden has for the first time observed the clearest and sharpest view yet of the surface of a red giant, an ageing star, with the same mass as the Sun, demonstrating a glimpse of the Sun's future.