• NASA's newest planet hunter TESS starts science operations
    SpaceNASA's newest planet hunter TESS starts science operations

    After a successful launch in April this year, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has now started its search for planets around nearby stars.

  • Lunar Eclipse 2018: Blood Moon takes over the skies as it happened
    SpaceLunar Eclipse 2018: Blood Moon takes over the skies as it happened

    Millions of people globally kept their eyes opened to watch the spectacular transition of bright moon to blood red moon. The celestial phenomenon knocked the world on July 27 at 11:45 pm and slowly wrapped off on July 28 at 4:58 am. The completely wholesome event consisting of heavenly bodies kept the whole world awestruck.

  • Lunar eclipse 2018 tonight: Time and channel to watch Blood Moon live stream
    SpaceLunar eclipse 2018 tonight: Time and channel to watch Blood Moon live stream

    The century longest lunar eclipse 2018 will occur tonight, marking last total lunar eclipse till 2123. People in India can enjoy a clear view of the eclipse only if cloudy sky and inclement weather do not stand as an obstacle. In Delhi and some metro cities, space enthusiasts may miss out on watching the moon being eclipsed due to rainfall and pollution.

  • SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites in "worst" conditions
    SpaceSpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites in "worst" conditions

    SpaceX, the private American aerospace company has launched Falcon 9 rocket from California on July 25, early morning, which carried 10 more next-generation satellites for Iridium Communications, and successfully landed the first stage on a drone ship in the “worst” weather conditions.

  • Scientists discovers underwater salt lake in Mars which may feature life
    Science NewsScientists discovers underwater salt lake in Mars which may feature life

    Lately, scientists have discovered sizable salt-laden lake under ice on the southern polar plain of Mars. They have used radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft and predict that the spots of water could be possible habitat for microbial life.

  • Mars to come closest to Earth on July 31
    SpaceMars to come closest to Earth on July 31

    Soon after the watching the century longest lunar eclipse to take place on July 27-28, be ready to enjoy a close view of the Mars. Yes, scientists have confirmed that next week, the red planet is making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. The two planets will be just 35.8 million miles (somewhat, 57.6 million kilometers) apart next Tuesday i.e on July 31.

  • Leech gut bacteria tells about drug resistance, says study
    Science NewsLeech gut bacteria tells about drug resistance, says study

    Ever wondered that the blood sucker ‘Leech’ can actually heal you? Yes, a recent development claims that there are certain leeches which sucks up blood and secrete anticoagulants, aiding tissue growth. These creatures are approved for medical use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help patients heal from reconstructive surgery.

  • Physics: World's fastest man-made spinning object, 60 billion rpm, created
    Science NewsPhysics: World's fastest man-made spinning object, 60 billion rpm, created

    In a recent development in the field of science, the fastest man-made rotor in the world has been developed, which could possibly help experts to study the insight of quantum mechanics. With more than 60 billion revolutions per minute, this machine is more than 100,000 times faster than a high-speed dental drill. The team of scientists have synthesised a tiny dumbbell from silica and levitated it in high vacuum using a laser.

  • Blood Moon 2018: Planetariums plan for longest lunar eclipse in India
    Science NewsBlood Moon 2018: Planetariums plan for longest lunar eclipse in India

    If the skies are clear, we will be setting up telescopes through which the general public can look at the eclipse. However, if it is cloudy, there's nothing that we can do,

  • Nameless Mars Rover 2020 needs a name: ESA announces contest
    Science NewsNameless Mars Rover 2020 needs a name: ESA announces contest

    The European Space Agency (ESA) Mars Rover needs a name, do you have any! Before its launch in 2020, the vehicle has to be named and as such, the agency has launched a competition for the crowd. By getting adequate source ideas for the vehicle and judging the competitions in Europe, the ESA will possibly give yet another Boaty McBoatface.