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  • NASA spacecraft snaps asteroid Bennu's first picture
    SpaceNASA spacecraft snaps asteroid Bennu's first picture

    Launched two years back, NASA's spacecraft is marching towards asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx — Origins, has snapped the ancient asteroid for the very first time.

    1 year ago
  • Water Ice on Moon's surface, NASA confirms
    SpaceWater Ice on Moon's surface, NASA confirms

    NASA scientists have confirmed the presence of water ice on the moon both on its north and south poles. Scientists used Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument to find water in some form on the moon.

    1 year ago
  • Water-rich planets outside our solar system common: Study
    SourcesWater-rich planets outside our solar system common: Study

    Water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets which are between two to four times the size of Earth, suggests new research that may have implications for the search of life in our galaxy.

    1 year ago
  • Mars set to appear brighter tonight
    SourcesMars set to appear brighter tonight

    Don't forget to look up and catch a glimple of a brigher Mars tonight as the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth in 15 years on Tuesday when the two planets will be 57.6 million kilometres apart.

    1 year ago
  • Mars closest to Earth on July 31: Here's where and how to watch live in India
    SpaceMars closest to Earth on July 31: Here's where and how to watch live in India

    Tonight, Mars will be closest to the Earth in a decade and a half. The Earth on the night of July 31 2018 will face the Red Planet and the Sun on either side with the three celestial bodies in a straight line. Though the two planets will be at closest distances to each other, they will still maintain a distance of 57.6 million km from each other.

    1 year ago
  • 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.

    2 years ago
  • NASA brings online toolkit to boost satellite data use
    SpaceNASA brings online toolkit to boost satellite data use

    In an attempt to make best use of data collected from satellite, NASA space agency has launched an online toolkit which will certainly help users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for research, business projects or conservation purposes. The “Remote Sensing Toolkit” provides a simple system that quickly identifies relevant sources based on user input, NASA stated.

    2 years ago
  • All about Meghalayan Age, the new phase in Earth's history
    Science NewsAll about Meghalayan Age, the new phase in Earth's history

    Talk about the different eras of Earth’s history and you will find so many ages as per the Geological Time Scale. Lately, the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) tweeted the latest changes chronostratigraphic chart that highlights the ‘the Meghalayan Age’ as the newest phase of the of the lively planet.

    2 years ago
  • Dinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study
    EnvironmentDinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study

    Dinosaurs that lived 150 million years had become an interesting topic of research today. From their way of feeding to moving, this giant herbivore creature had unique style of leading their lives. A recent study claims that the vegetables consumed dinosaurs had a higher nutritional value than that is consumed today in the 21st century. Researchers have calculated the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in environmental conditions that existed million of years ago.

    2 years ago
  • NASA finds 'spiders' crawling on Mars
    SpaceNASA finds 'spiders' crawling on Mars

    Spiders on the Mars sound amazing. Isn’t it! NASA finds spiders crawling across the Mars landscape but don’t worry, they won’t bite you. This might have been David Bowie's backing band here on Earth, but the term has a total different meaning when we link it with the Red Planet.

    2 years ago