- Science NewsPeggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record
Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to surpass Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams' record for the most spacewalks by a female astronaut when Whitson goes on her eighth spacewalk on Thursday, NASA said.Science NewsMeet Five NASA astronauts of upcoming International Space Station assignments
Five astronauts have been assigned to upcoming missions aboard the International Space Station, according to a NASA announcement on Wednesday.Science NewsGovernment's LED mission to cut CO2 emission by 80 mn tonnes per annum
The government's promotion of light emitting diodes (LED) will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80 million tonnes per annum and save around Rs 40,000 crore in power bills annually, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.Science NewsArchaeologists excavate world's largest capstone in Telangana
According to archaeologists, world's largest capstone has been discovered after excavating an ancient human burial site in Siddipet district, Telangana.Science NewsNASA develops 'sensory skin' that helps detect damages outside spacecraft
This new invention will use a series of several technologies to create circuits printed on thin layers, then will be embedded in a spacecraft's structure.Science NewsAustralian researchers ask amateur astronomers to help find 'Planet 9'
The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in the Solar System.Science NewsA Fluorescence-based drug that helps in fighting antibiotic resistance
Notably, Carbapenems are among the "antibiotics of last resort" and these help in fighting infections for which other drugs are of no use. But scientists feel that carbapenem-resistant pathogenic strains have emerged over the last decades and to find out the pattern they need to find a pathogen that contains carbapenem-cleaving enzymes, the carbapenemases.Science NewsGravitational waves boot monster black hole from galactic core
NASA's Hubble space telescope has detected a supermassive black hole that has been kicked out of the centre of a distant galaxy by what could be the awesome power of gravitational waves.Science News'Smart lights to take over world in next 5-10 years'
With cheaper and smarter lights fast replacing incandescent bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), smart connected lights will become one of the largest internet of things (IoT) devices in the next five to 10 years, Harshvardhan Chitale, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Philips Lighting India, has predicted.Science NewsFracture to split up Comet 67P, suggests European Space Agency's Rosetta mission
A large and growing crack on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko recorded by European Space Agency's Rosetta mission suggests that the comet might split up one day, says a new study.