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Cassini reveals Saturn's moon 'Iapetus' is a world of contrast – See pic

Cassini reveals Saturn's moon 'Iapetus' is a world of contrast – See pic

Data from the Cassini mission has shown that Cassini Regio on Iapetus is covered in a layer of dark, dusty material creating a stark contrast to the much brighter region that surrounds it, which leads to the moon's distinctive, two-toned appearance. 

16-year-old Bengaluru girl to have a minor planet named after her

16-year-old Bengaluru girl to have a minor planet named after her

Sahithi Pingali, a class 12 student from Bangalore’s Inventure Academy, joins an elite group of people having their names named after stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned governments that unless they overcome short-term territorial and resource interests, the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate.

A Jupiter-like world: Astronomers discover hottest gas giant planet

A Jupiter-like world: Astronomers discover hottest gas giant planet

The KELT-9b planet was found using one of the two telescopes called KELT, or Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope.

World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day (WED), which occurs on 5 June every year, is all about taking action and getting yourself involved physically to do something to help preserve nature and ecosystems.

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

World Environment Day 2017 will be observed today across the world and the theme of this year is `Connecting People to Nature`.

Spotted - Potentially habitable 'Super-Earth' planet found orbiting nearby star

Spotted - Potentially habitable 'Super-Earth' planet found orbiting nearby star

Scientists say the planet thought to be a rocky world is roughly three times more massive than the Earth, and resides at the edge of the habitable zone of its host star GJ625 (Gliese 625).

New planet alert! Scientists discover 'puffy planet' 320 light years from Earth – See pic

New planet alert! Scientists discover 'puffy planet' 320 light years from Earth – See pic

This “puffy planet” outside our solar system may hold opportunities for testing atmospheres that will be useful when assessing future planets for signs of life, researchers said.

Humans must leave Earth within next 100 years to survive, warns Stephen Hawking

Humans must leave Earth within next 100 years to survive, warns Stephen Hawking

British physicist Stephen Hawking claims that time is running out for the Earth and humanity will need to leave the planet for its survival.

Earth Day: Students, environmentalists, MNCs join chorus to save planet

Earth Day: Students, environmentalists, MNCs join chorus to save planet

He hoped that this year`s theme of "Environmental and Climate Literacy" would help in creating awareness about protecting nature and natural resources.
 

Close shave- Giant asteroid passes within one million miles of Earth

Close shave- Giant asteroid passes within one million miles of Earth

The asteroid, known as 2014 JO25, was about 1.1 million miles away from Earth - about 4.6 times the distance between Earth and the moon - when it passed by at about 8:30 a.m. E.S.T.

NASA scientists creates 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in space

NASA scientists creates 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in space

NASA scientists are creating a metal fabrics that could one day be used in space.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots auroras on Uranus

The US space agency NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured auroras on the Uranus.

Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'

Australian astronomers launch public search for mysterious 'Planet 9'

The researchers at Australian National University (ANU) called on amateur astronomers to help them find the so called 'Planet 9' 

Pluto should regain its planet status: Experts

Pluto should regain its planet status: Experts

The definition approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 2006, demoted Pluto to "non-planet," dropping the number of planets in our solar system from nine to eight.

'Pluto a planet, and so are over 100 celestial bodies'

'Pluto a planet, and so are over 100 celestial bodies'

The definition approved by the International Astronomical Union in 2006 demoted Pluto to "non-planet," thus dropping the consensus number of planets in our solar system from nine to eight. 
 

Is Star Wars' Tatooine real? Astronomers find binary star system similar to the fictional planet!

Is Star Wars' Tatooine real? Astronomers find binary star system similar to the fictional planet!

The debris appears to be rocky and suggests that terrestrial planets like Tatooine might exist in the system, according to the researchers.

White dwarf star with ''ingredients for life'' discovered

White dwarf star with ''ingredients for life'' discovered

Scientists claim to have discovered a white dwarf star which possess 'ingredients for life''.

Is Wolf 1061c exoplanet next Earth?

Is Wolf 1061c exoplanet next Earth?

In an attempt to search for life outside Earth, an astronomer has studied an exoplanet called Wolf 1061 and found the celestial body could be habitable in the future.

This is how Earth, our home planet, is changing – Take a look (Pics inside)

This is how Earth, our home planet, is changing – Take a look (Pics inside)

These NASA images demonstrate how the face of the world has changed over time, with periods ranging from centuries to years.