- ISRO 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.Science NewsDonald Trump asks NASA to shift focus from Moon to Mars
The United States (US) President Donald Trump, on Friday, suggested NASA to stop focusing on Moon and shift their efforts on much bigger things including Mars. Sharing his views in a tweet, Donald Trump said that the Moon is a part of Mars; Twitter users started sharing their reactions from all over the world.Science NewsNASA to open International Space Station for tourism from 2020
From 2020, the NASA will be opening the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as it aims to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab, read a official statement.Science NewsNASA images black layer taking over Odisha after Cyclone Fani
US space agency NASA on Thursday released some images showcasing the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst storms to hit India in two decades, over Odisha. With millions of people with no electricity, the state was covered under the dark layer visible from the skies.Science NewsNASA's 'terrible' review on ASAT gets no response from India
NASA has warned that anti-satellite weapon test has created 400 space debris which could collide with International Space Station (ISS), anytime. But, the India government refused to comment on the US space agency's assessment report. When media contact the spokesperson of Ministry of Defence, there was no response received.Science NewsThree mini frog species - tiny than a human nail - found in Madagascar
Three new mini frog species have been found in the Madagascar, they are believed to be the smallest frogs till date with a size smaller than a thumb nail. The researchers have given them names: Mini mum, Mini scule and Mini ature.Science NewsNASA offers Rs 12 lakh for 2 months if you do this
NASA is testing human bodies in the artificial gravity to ensure health of astronauts in the real space. And for this they need volunteers.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'.Science NewsLast Supermoon of 2019 on March 21: Here's how and when to watch in India
March 21, on the day of Holi 2019, India will witness the last Supermoon of the year. According to astronomy, the full moon on March is special and rare and will coincide with the Spring Equinox. The phenomenon is generally known as ‘Super Worm Equinox Moon’.Science NewsAntimicrobial coating to save Astronauts on ISS from superbugs
The scientists have developed an antimicrobial coating that will prevent them from superbugs aboard the International Space Station (ISS), also protect astronauts in their journey to planets like Moon and Mars.Science NewsMeet Nambi Narayanan, an ISRO scientist & Padma Bhushan Awardee
While we are all set for our Monday schedule, let's give kick-start our week by reading the story of Nambi Narayanan, who is an ISRO scientists and a Padma Bhushan Awardee. The brilliant scientist has played a significant role in developing Vikas Engine which was used for the first PSLV launched by India. This engine has also been used as core vehicle parts engineered for missions like Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan.Science NewsClosest planet to Earth, its Mercury, not Venus; say scientists
A very common general knowledge question ' What is the closest planet to Earth?' gets a new twist. While most of us may consider Venus as the answer but, actually, it may be Mercury.Science NewsQuantum physicists manage to 'reverse time', biggest human achievement ever
'Reverse time' a very popular scientific words has been used in many Sci-fi films and now scientists have really turned the impossible, possible. The researchers from Switzerland and the United States came up with the miracle news.Science NewsWorld oldest tattoo tool found in North America
The trend of tattoo has been there in the world since time immemorial. Lately, archeologists have discovered the oldest tattoo tool which dates back to nearly 2,000 years ago. Experts say that it is the ancient tool used in western North America.Science NewsAstronomy events to look in March 2019
March of the year marks the change of seasons. This 2019, the month will bring great opportunities to see some wintertime constellations and the last supermoon of 2019. If you are avid sky watchers then note down the three astronomy events to look forward in March.Science NewsOldest human fossil found outside Africa: Details revealed
Researchers have found earliest modern human fossil outside the continent of Africa. The evidences date back to the period when our ancestors left Africa.Science NewsThese artificial leaves can convert carbon dioxide into fuel
After much practice, scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have created artificial leaves that can convert atmospheric carbon dioxide to fuel ten times more efficiently than natural plants. Artificial leaves mimic the process whereby plants use water and carbon dioxide from the air to produce carbohydrates using energy from the Sun.Science NewsHeart-Shaped Meteorite up for sale this Valentine's Day
This Valentine's week, there will be a big sale of rare heart-shaped meteorite. Are you interested? Yes, Christie has announced the auction of 9-inch long meteorite between Feb. 6 and Feb. 14, just in time for Valentine's Day. The rare meteorite originated from one of the greatest meteorite showers in several thousand years.
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