- EnvironmentWhat made Chennai beaches sparkle blue in night?
As per scientific explanation, the lights are produced with the chemical reactions in the presence of oxygen involving an enzyme called “luciferase”. Bioluminescence can also be noticed in the fireflies.SpaceIndian soil may have reached Moon on crashed Israeli lander
Nova Spivack, co-founder of AMF, told The Hindu that the Lunar Library contained a small sample from the Bodhi tree in India, along with material on learning Hindi, Urdu and information on music.SpaceISRO shares first pictures of Earth from Chandrayaan-2
Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) shared first pictures of Earth clicked from Chandrayaan-2 from the space.EnvironmentSpider with human like face on its back is a must watch
A viral video of a spider with human-like face structure on its back is buzzing the social media these days. The interesting species have been spotted in China. The arachnid has managed to leave a lot of netizens scared with its unrealistic body prints.SpaceNASA tweets thumbs up to ISRO after Chandrayaan 2 launch
Hours after India successfully launched Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch. Tweeting about it, NASA mentioned that they are looking forward to see the findings from the mission.SpaceChandrayaan 2: India's second moon mission launched successfully
After technical glitch on July 15, ISRO on Monday (July 22) launched India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on a powerful GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket from its spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover.SpaceApollo 11 original moonwalk tapes sell for $1.8 mn
A NASA intern who had paid $217.77 for the original videotapes of the Apollo 11 moonwalk turned into a millionaire by selling them for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s auction on Saturday. The amount happens t be 8,000 times what Gary George had paid for the 1,150 reels of tape in a government surplus auction at the Johnson Space Center in 1976.Science NewsISRO all set for Chandrayaan 2 lift off, countdown to launch time underway
With all glitches fixed, ISRO is all set for the lift off of Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota launch pad on Monday. The 20-hour countdown will end at 2:43PM when the rover will embark on its journey to explore new things on the moon.Science NewsChandrayaan 2 relaunch date set as July 22: ISRO
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Thursday said that it will launch the Chandrayaan-2 on July 22.