• NASA's Cassini spacecraft: Scientists finally know how long a day is on Saturn: 10:23:38
    SpaceNASA's Cassini spacecraft: Scientists finally know how long a day is on Saturn: 10:23:38

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed that a day on Saturn is just over 10 and-a-half-hours-long, a finding that solved a long-standing mystery of solar system science.

  • Asteroids pummelled Earth, Moon beginning 290 mn years ago: Study
    Science NewsAsteroids pummelled Earth, Moon beginning 290 mn years ago: Study

    The number of asteroids colliding with the Moon and the Earth was about two to three times higher in the last 290 million years than in the previous 700 million years, finds a study that challenges previous understanding of Earth's history.

  • Indian Space Research Organisation launches Young Scientists programme
    SpaceIndian Space Research Organisation launches Young Scientists programme

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced a Young Scientists programme under which three school students will be selected from each state and union territory and will be given lectures on space and hands-on experience in building small satellites.

  • ISRO Gaganyaan mission: Astronauts will be chosen this year
    SpaceISRO Gaganyaan mission: Astronauts will be chosen this year

    India's first manned mission to space, Gaganyaan is scheduled to be launched on early 2022. A source close to the development confirms that astronauts to fly in the said space mission will be selected this year. And, the air force is getting ready to identify a pool of ace pilots who would undergo a battery of tests, including psychological assessments.

  • Gaganyaan to use 'made in Vadodara' space suit
    SpaceGaganyaan to use 'made in Vadodara' space suit

    India and the entire world are talking about the upcoming Gaganyaan space mission to be launched by Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO). While the people are excited to see the witness the grand spaceflight mission, ISRO scientists are at breakneck speed to accomplish the mission by Decemeber 2021 deadline. Sources confirmed that the space suit to be used in the mission include the tag ' Made in Vadodara', the third largest city in Gujarat. The suit is 20% lighter and one hundredth of the cost of its foreign competitors.

  • There is rainfall in Saturn's largest moon Titan: Details inside
    SpaceThere is rainfall in Saturn's largest moon Titan: Details inside

    The data collected from Cassini spacecraft reveals that there is methane rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. Scientists say that the rainfall may be the indication of the start of a summer season in Titan's northern hemisphere.

  • Cotton sprouts is growing on the Moon, China creates history
    SpaceCotton sprouts is growing on the Moon, China creates history

    The cotton seeds have been taken by Beijing's Chang'e-4 probe which has now emerged from a lattice-like structure inside a canister since the probe set down earlier this month. The big news has been noticed from a series of photos released by the Advanced Technology Research Institute at Chongqing University.

  • Historic claim: China confirms to growing first-ever plant on Moon
    SpaceHistoric claim: China confirms to growing first-ever plant on Moon

    According to the claims made by the China, seeds taken to the Moon by Beijing's Chang'e-4 probe have now sprouted, marking the first time any biological matter has grown on the moon.

  • These DNA tool can find your ancient people
    Science NewsThese DNA tool can find your ancient people

    While studying the DNA strands, scientists have created a DNA tool which can exactly identify ancient populations. The tool may be used to test an individual's similarity to ancient people who once existed on the earth. Meanwhile, researchers confirm that the ancient DNA study requires a lot of information to classify a skeleton to a population or find its bio-geographical origins.

  • First lunar eclipse of 2019: Superstitions linked with Blood Moon
    SpaceFirst lunar eclipse of 2019: Superstitions linked with Blood Moon

    The first total lunar eclipse of 2019 will take place on the night of Jan 20. The magical event will start at 6:36 pm and will end at 11:48 pm. Scientists say that if we were on the moon, we would see an orange ring around the earth. Along with the natural changes, the blood moon eclipse in January is associated with bizarre superstitions and beliefs.