- Science NewsFormer ISRO scientist calls 'Mission Shakti' a 'complete waste'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi proudly announced the success of India's first A-SAT missile test that took India to the elite group of space powers. Only China, United States and Russia were able to do so. But a former ISRO scientist claims that the mission is a 'complete waste'.SpaceDid you know Mercury is our closest neighbour? Here's how
If you are asked which planet is closest to Earth, then what would be your answer? Your common sense may say that it's Venus or Mars. And, you may be right theoretically. But, actually, you're answer is not entirely true. The answer is Mercury. Strange, isn't it!SpaceScientists find vast Jupiter-like exoplanet hanging 129 light years from Earth
Scientists have discovered a vast exoplanet which is located 129 light years from Earth. They have found a “super-Jupiter” like planet in the depth of space using a new technique for scanning the stars.SpaceLife on Mars: Scientists find ‘mushrooms’ in Mars photos
In a major breakthrough, scientists claim to have seen 'proof' of life on the surface of Mars. They say that they have seen 'growing algae, lichens and ‘Martian mushrooms’ in images taken by NASA rovers Opportunity and Curiosity. Meanwhile, the US space agency is yet to respond to the conclusion drawn by the Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science.SpaceUS wants astronauts to land on Moon, NASA accepts challenge
Regarding the development in space sector, the US Vice President Mike Pence has asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to accelerate the agency’s lunar exploration plans. He announced to speed up the mission to land astronauts within five years "by any means necessary,". The challenge was put forward during a National Space Council meeting held at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama on March 26.SpaceNASA cancels all women spacewalk due to lack of spacesuits
Sadly, NASA has scrapped the pre-planned spacewalk mission by two women astronauts, due to lack of spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station. The space agency has re-scheduled the task which is likely to be performed in coming Friday.SpaceISRO's Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA's laser probe
The much-talked about Chandrayaan 2 mission is all set to be launched in April, this year. It would be carrying a NASA science probe, a source close to the development reports. The second moon mission of ISRO will NASA-owned laser retroreflector arrays that will help scientists to make exact measurements of the distance to the Moon, the US space agency officials said.EnvironmentAncient sea creature discovered with 18 mouth tentacles
In a study of newly discovered fossil, scientists have found an ancient sea creature with 18 tentacles surrounding its mouth. The findings have solved a modern-day mystery about the origins of a gelatinous carnivore called a comb jelly. Scroll down the page to know interesting facts of the sea-creature which once lived 518 million years ago in Daihua sanqiong, now known as China.EnvironmentLargest dinosaur skeleton found in Canada: Details inside
A fresh report from paleontologists claims that it has found the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex which is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, nicknamed 'Scotty,' lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago.SpaceSolar storm heading towards Earth: Date and time
Our galaxy witnesses many big events each new day. This time, it’s the solar storm which is heading towards our planet Earth. But, nothing serious, as scientists say that it is a small storm and no big light show can be expected.