• Elon Musk faces lawsuits for 'paedo' remark, Tesla tweet
    Science NewsElon Musk faces lawsuits for 'paedo' remark, Tesla tweet

    There are egal problems galore for Elon Musk as a cave diver who the tech billionaire baselessly called a 'paedo guy' is not the only one who has threatened to sue him. A short-seller is also suing Musk for his August 7 "misleading" tweet about taking Tesla private, the media reported.

  • Extinct birds: First declared avian extinctions of 21st century
    EnvironmentExtinct birds: First declared avian extinctions of 21st century

    A latest report by scientists claims that eight species of birds is on the verge of extinction. It has been declared that it the first avian extinctions of the 21st century, according to a report in the British newspaper, The Guardian.

  • Solar system's planet nine is invisible in telescopes, claims astronomers
    SpaceSolar system's planet nine is invisible in telescopes, claims astronomers

    Our solar system holds a kitty of unexplained science. For long time scientists are perplexed about the existence of ninth planet which is located on the icy out edges of the solar system. In 2017, NASA scientists officially claimed that it is harder to imagine our solar system without a planet nine. Now again, the mysterious planet is back in the limelight.

  • India's ISRO space achievements till date
    SpaceIndia's ISRO space achievements till date

    Formed in 1969, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is a prestigious space agency of India. It aims to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration." The agency boasts the robust knowledge of Indian scientists in space technology. In this article, we will talk about the achievement of ISRO till date.

  • Decoded: Science behind soap bubbles
    Science NewsDecoded: Science behind soap bubbles

    Blowing soap bubbles is a popular childhood game. But, very few people know that this activity is a form of science experiment. In an attempt to find the reason behind the occurrence of the transparent bubbles, researchers have decoded the science behind it. The findings will definitely help to improve the production of products like sprays and foams.

  • NASA explores commercial endorsements, rocket naming rights
    SpaceNASA explores commercial endorsements, rocket naming rights

    Seems like, NASA is exploring the possibility of commercialising the agency's operations in low Earth orbit to lower its costs, while it is preparing for upcoming mission in Moon and Mars. NASA's administrator Jim Bridenstine has announced about the formation of "Advisory Council Committee" that will explore some of these plans, which could include product endorsements from astronauts and even selling the naming rights to rockets and other spacecraft.

  • Scientists find new way to convert solar power into fuel
    Science NewsScientists find new way to convert solar power into fuel

    It is known to all that solar power is an efficient alternative to all the non-renewable resources. Scientists, in the quest to dig out more, have come with new ways to turn sunlight into fuel. The discovery has been made after researchers successfully split water into hydrogen and oxygen by altering the photosynthetic machinery in plants.

  • NASA CO2 conversion challenge, win prize of up to $1 million
    Science NewsNASA CO2 conversion challenge, win prize of up to $1 million

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have announced 'CO2 Conversion Challenge', a competition for general public who are in the field of technology. The US based space agency attempts to seek solutions from the public to design and develop technology that uses carbon dioxide to generate molecules that can be useful for future astronauts to tolerate the harsh atmosphere on Mars.

  • Upcoming Moon mission needs no big budget, says NASA Chief
    SpaceUpcoming Moon mission needs no big budget, says NASA Chief

    In a meeting held, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that now sending human to the lunar space would not consume big money like the Apollo mission which was conducted in the mid-1960s. The Apollo programme gobbled up about 4.5 per cent of the federal budget, but the space agency's current budget share is around just 0.5 per cent. He believes that the estimated amount should be sufficient to conduct crewed lunar missions in the next 10 years.

  • BP Dakshayani: An Indian woman who cooked food, sent spacecraft to Mars Orbit
    Science NewsBP Dakshayani: An Indian woman who cooked food, sent spacecraft to Mars Orbit

    Four years ago a picture of women celebrating the successful entry of an Indian spacecraft into Mars orbit showed key role of women in the event. One of the women in the picture is BP Dakshayani.