Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:56
Astronomers exploring the disk of gas and dust around a nearby star have uncovered a compact cloud of poisonous gas formed by ongoing rapid-fire collisions among a swarm of icy, comet-like bodies.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 09:15
Astronomers today said they have witnessed the distant break-up of an asteroid, a rare event that was not caused by a violent space collision or a close encounter with the Sun.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 16:35
Astronomers have used NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ESA`s XMM-Newton to show a supermassive black hole six billion light-years from Earth is spinning extremely rapidly.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 16:24
NASA has successfully conducted a remote controlled test of new technologies that will empower future space robots to transfer hazardous oxidizer into the tanks of satellites in space.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 16:13
Researchers have clicked photos of a planet outside our solar system with an Earth-based telescope.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:48
Astronomers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help detect the telltale chemical signs of extraterrestrial life in the atmosphere of an alien world.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:18
Researchers have developed a new method of gauging the atmospheric pressure of exoplanets, or worlds beyond the solar system, by looking for a certain type of molecule.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:13
A giant asteroid, 100 feet wide, is set to fly past Earth early Wednesday evening, soaring fewer than 218,000 miles from our planet, which is slightly closer than the orbit of the moon itself.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 10:56
A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:33
Even as Alfonso Cuarón`s `Gravity` ruled the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony night with seven Oscar awards, NASA congratulated the filmmakers as well as honoured the film by releasing some breathtaking pictures resembling clips from the movie.
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