Washington, May 23
For the first time, NASA has released a ‘global selfie’ created by combining over 36,000 pictures clicked by individual people from more than 113 countries and regions. For Earth Day thi...
Washington, March 20
Earth’s inner radiation belt displays a persistent zebra striped pattern generated by our planet’s rotation, NASA’s twin Van Allen Probes spacecraft have found.The high-energy electrons in...
Hyderabad, Dec. 3
Theories abound on how life first formed on Earth. These range from a meteoroid carrying a life form crashing into Earth to the first biological cell evolving in a water body that sprang u...
Bangalore, Nov 22
Eminent Scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Prof CNR Rao has become the first Indian scientist to be elected as honorary foreign member of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS).“Prof Rao is the f...
Washington, Nov 15
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has provided the first visual evidence of the Milky Way’s formative years, suggesting that our home galaxy was a flat disk with a bulge in the middle. Resea...
Washington, Oct 18
A new image of the sunward plunging Comet ISON taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suggests that the comet is still intact despite predictions that it may disintegrate as the Sun warms it. »
Hyderabad, June 30
Expected to obliterate empirical use of antibiotics »
Kochi, March 23
A team of students from an engineering college in Kerala has been selected to compete, for the first time, in the University Rover Challenge in the US to design and build next generation of Mars r...
Hyderabad, Jan. 6
Lingaiah Nagarapu, Principal Scientist at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology has been honoured with the best scientist award of Science-Tech Foundation (STF), Bangalo...
Bangalore, Nov 29
If things go as planned by ISRO, India’s Mars orbiter craft would leave the Earth’s sphere of influence (SOI) shortly after midnight tomorrow on a nearly 300-day voyage in deep space to the red pl...
Washington, Nov 21
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has found compelling evidence that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is producing a jet of high-energy particles. Previous studi...
Moscow, Nov 7
The explosion caused by a meteor over the Russian region of Chelyabinsk in February released 30 times more energy than the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bomb, the science magazine Nature reported on Wedne...