British astronaut Tim Peake to test drive robot on Earth from ISS!

British astronaut Tim Peake to test drive robot on Earth from ISS!

British astronaut Tim Peake, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), will test drive a robot on Earth from space.

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

Here are some amazing things you must know about our solar system this week.

Alert! Planetary disaster to strike earth in next 68 days? - Watch video

Alert! Planetary disaster to strike earth in next 68 days? - Watch video

The year 2016, worldwide, saw many natural calamities. But when will these sufferings end?

Comets, asteroids made Mars habitable

Comets, asteroids made Mars habitable

Turns out, massive bombardment that occurred some four billion years ago by comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia may have made Mars more likely to support life.

Four Indian teams to compete in NASA's rover challenge

Four Indian teams to compete in NASA's rover challenge

The rover challenge requires student teams to design, construct, test and race human-powered rovers through an obstacle course that simulates the terrain potentially found on distant planets, asteroids or moons.

Gypsum formation may tell us about water on Mars

Gypsum formation may tell us about water on Mars

A new explanation of how gypsum is formed may change the way we process this important building material, as well as allow us to interpret past water availability on other planets such as Mars, scientists say.

How wind created mile-high mounds on Mars

How wind created mile-high mounds on Mars

 Wind carved massive mounds of more than a mile high on Mars over billions of years, say researchers, suggesting that their location can help pin down when water on the Red Planet dried up during a global climate change event.

NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

The US space agency and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to create "Destination: Mars", a guided tour of Mars using the same Hololens headset technology that helps scientists plan the Curiosity rover's activities on Red Planet.

New Mars gravity map reveals chilling details – Watch!

New Mars gravity map reveals chilling details – Watch!

Gravity maps allow us to see inside a planet, just as a doctor uses an X-ray to see inside a patient, says scientist.

10 Indian companies in 25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia

10 Indian companies in 25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia

India offices of MNCs like DHL, Google and Marriott ranked among the top workplaces in Asia, while as many as 10 Indian companies including Lupin, M&M and InterGlobe Enterprises made it to the list under the '25 Best Large Places to Work' category

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia`s Proton rocket carrying the spacecraft launched into an overcast sky at the Russian-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in the Kazakh steppe at 0931 GMT according to plan.

NASA's Mars rover spots sandstone nodule on Mount Sharp, Mars- See pic!

NASA's Mars rover spots sandstone nodule on Mount Sharp, Mars- See pic!

The US space agency NASA's Mars Curiosity Mars rover has spotted an individual grains of sand and laminations from the sandstone deposit in which the nodule formed on Mount Sharp, Mars.

Europe, Russia embark on search for life on Mars

Europe, Russia embark on search for life on Mars

Europe and Russia are set to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Monday to smell Mars' atmosphere for gassy evidence that life once existed on the Red Planet, or may do so still.

When comet flyby wreaked havoc around Mars!

When comet flyby wreaked havoc around Mars!

MAVEN’s sensitive magnetometer showed that the comet flyby threw Mars' magnetic field into chaos and the effect was profound although temporary.

NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

Doing so helps engineers understand how it would perform after exposure to handling, storage and deployment during a space flight mission.

New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

The MAVEN data, when fully analysed, will also help scientists look for organic molecules on the surface.

NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

This is of direct benefit be it for India or California where we see tectonic activity.

If there really is life on Mars, how would it be? NASA carries out life-detection drill!

If there really is life on Mars, how would it be? NASA carries out life-detection drill!

As per NASA, despite being considerably warmer than Mars, the extreme dryness the soil chemistry in the Atacama Desert are remarkably similar to that of the Red Planet.  

See pic: NASA's Mars rover Opportunity scales challenging terrains!

See pic: NASA's Mars rover Opportunity scales challenging terrains!

Opportunity is NASA's senior rover, which has been on Mars for 12 years now.

Plastic in Chocolate: Mars and Snickers bars recalled from 55 countries

Plastic in Chocolate: Mars and Snickers bars recalled from 55 countries

Millions of chocolate bars were deemed possibly unsafe for consumption in 55 countries after a customer in Germany found a piece of red plastic in his Snickers bar last month.