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  • Big Ben asteroid is heading towards Earth, NASA warns
    SpaceBig Ben asteroid is heading towards Earth, NASA warns

    Life on the Earth is at risk as an asteroid the size of Big Ben is heading towards our planet, NASA warns. Dubbed as 2013 MD8, the space rock will make a ‘close approach’ to our planet tomorrow afternoon, at which point it will be travel at a staggering speed of 30,422 miles/hour.

    10 months ago
  • Super snow moon on Feb 19: This full moon is biggest in 2019
    SpaceSuper snow moon on Feb 19: This full moon is biggest in 2019

    After watching Super Blood Moon in January, sky watchers are all set for another stunning sight tonight as a Super Snow Moon. Dubbed as Hunger Moon, it will be February's full moon which is going to be the biggest Super Moon of the year. Today, the Moon will be just 356,846 km away from the Earth, in contrast, this year's farthest full moon on September 14, 2019 will be at 406,248 km away from our planet. This February full moon is important after a Black Moon in February last year.

    10 months ago
  • First Israeli Spacecraft, to launch Moon mission this week
    SpaceFirst Israeli Spacecraft, to launch Moon mission this week

    Israel is all set to launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organisers said Monday.

    10 months ago
  • These Earth-like planets could be our new homes
    SpaceThese Earth-like planets could be our new homes

    Imagine a life outside the blue planet, Earth, where there is no sunrise, no sunset! Well, we cannot but astronomers have some different words to say. They believe that most of the planets in our galaxy that have Earth-like temperatures may be suitable for humanity. Because their orbital period is the same as their period of rotation, these planets will always present the same face to their sun, just like we see the moon as it orbits the Earth.

    10 months ago
  • Oldest human fossil found outside Africa: Details revealed
    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.

    10 months ago
  • New dinosaur species, Titanosaur has its heart on tail: Discovered
    EnvironmentNew dinosaur species, Titanosaur has its heart on tail: Discovered

    Imagine an animal's heart on its back? Yes, scientists have discovered a new dinosaur species which used have heart in its tail. Palaeontologists say that this enormous beast had heart-shaped tail bones.

    10 months ago
  • These artificial leaves can convert carbon dioxide into fuel
    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.

    10 months ago
  • NASA sends astronauts to Moon again; long stay this time
    SpaceNASA sends astronauts to Moon again; long stay this time

    The moon mission begins, yet again! Jim Bridenstine, the chief administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced that the space agency is sending astronauts to Moon again and this time they are going to stay there for long time. The bold statement has been made by him through an essay published in a website.

    10 months ago
  • SpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?
    SpaceSpaceX Elon Musk reveals price for ticket to Mars. Are you ready?

    So now, let's get set for a trip to Mars. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to send humans to the red planet within the next decade and the cost of ticket to Mars will be affordable for 'most people in advanced economies", as revealed on Monday. The tech entrepreneur claims that the ticket fare will be feasible enough to allow people to give up their Earth-bound dwellings and move to Mars.

    10 months ago
  • ISRO's GSAT 31 successfully launched from French Guiana
    SpaceISRO's GSAT 31 successfully launched from French Guiana

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully launched its 40th Communication Satellite GSAT 31 from the European spaceport in French Guiana at 2:31 AM.

    10 months ago