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Meteorites unlock secrets of Mars` early atmosphere

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:23

Geologists, who analyzed 40 meteorites that fell to Earth from Mars, have managed to unlock secrets of the Martian atmosphere hidden in the chemical signatures of these ancient rocks.

Mars` thin atmosphere may have led to its cold, dry conditions

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:31

Researchers suggest that Mars` thin atmosphere might have led to its cold, dry conditions.

NASA probe set to meet death on moon!

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:53

A NASA spacecraft that was launched last September to collect scientific data from the lunar surface is set for a natural death on the moon later this month.

Mechanism behind solar flares revealed

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 12:27

Scientists have for the first time witnessed the mechanism behind explosive energy releases in the Sun`s atmosphere, which has in turn confirmed new theories about how solar flares are created.

Art masterpieces helping map pollution levels in Earth`s past atmosphere

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 17:34

Researchers have shown the colours of sunsets painted by famous artists can be used to estimate pollution levels in the Earth `s past atmosphere.

Aerosols in atmosphere tend to weaken hurricanes and cyclones

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:18

A new study has shown that aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities tend to weaken hurricane or tropical cyclones.

Moon has a dusty atmosphere

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:43

Scientists have claimed that moon does have an atmosphere.

Four new ozone-depleting gases found in atmosphere

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 11:23

A new study has found four new man-made gases in the atmosphere which are destroying the ozone layer.

New ozone-depleting gases found in atmosphere

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 01:53

Worried scientists said on Sunday they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.

Source of climate-active organic aerosol particles discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:33

Researchers have discovered source of climate-active organic aerosol particles, which are extremely low-volatile organic compounds consisting of relatively large molecules which contain an almost equal number of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms.

NASA`s LADEE sends its first images of moon to Earth

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 14:57

US space agency NASA`s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) has beamed back view of the lunar surface back to Earth for the first time.

NASA`s LADEE lunar exploration mission gets extension

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 21:09

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) will get more time to explore the Moon than primitively planned after getting approval for a 28-day extension from the US space agency, NASA.