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Odisha students bag NASA prize in Space Settlement Design Contest

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:33

Students of KIIT International School from Odisha have bagged the second prize worldwide with a project `Zenith`s Labyrinth` in the Space Settlement Design Contest organised by the National Space Society of USA in association with NASA.

Automated Planet Finder finds two new planetary systems

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 11:16

Lick Observatory`s newest telescope, the Automated Planet Finder (APF), has discovered two new planetary systems, in its first months of operation.

Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 04:58

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off Tuesday from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on.

Closest `standard candle` supernova of nearby galaxy observed in decades

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:05

Less than 12 million light-years away, the Supernova 2014J in the nearby galaxy M82, which exploded on January 14, 2014, was the closest "standard candle" supernova in 42 years.

Space sunflower to find another earth!

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 14:32

A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower might one day be used to acquire images of earth-like planets around nearby stars, scientists say.

Turkey shoots down Syrian plane, saying it violated air space

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 20:25

Turkey`s armed forces shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday after it crossed into Turkish air space in a border region where Syrian rebels have been battling President Bashar al-Assad`s forces.

Office space demand to grow by 7% in 2014: DTZ

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:38

Office space absorption is likely to rise 7 percent this year to 29 million sq ft in India's 7 major cities as corporates look at expanding businesses, says global real estate consultant DTZ.

NASA telescope captures 360-degree glimpse of the Milky Way galaxy

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:48

Scientists at NASA have come up with an interactive map of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Students measure Earth on first day of spring

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:06

School students in the national capital marked vernal equinox or the first day of spring by measuring the dimensions of Earth at the astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar.

Scientists complete largest survey of cosmic dust in local galaxies

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:27

Scientists have used data from ESA `s Herschel space observatory to complete the largest census of dust in local galaxies.

Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 00:39

A news helicopter crashed into at least two cars in the northwest US city of Seattle on Tuesday, killing two people, officials said.

Power from space to light up our cities!

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 22:00

How about capturing the sun`s energy right in space and beaming the solar power back to earth that can power military installations and even cities!