Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 13:33
Researchers have claimed to have resolved decades of scientific controversy over the origin of the extremely energetic particles known as ultra-relativistic electrons in the Earth`s near-space environment.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 10:53
Earth`s upper atmosphere is still so saturated with ozone-eating chlorine that it will take about another decade for evidence that a nearly 25-year-old ban on such destructive chemicals is working, scientists said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 19:36
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have devised a new technique to boil water in less than a trillionth of a second.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:08
Comet ISON, once called the comet of the century, couldn`t survive the close brush with the sun, it has been revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:57
Japan is planning to earmark USD 970 million for a storage facility for tens of thousands of tonnes of soil contaminated with radiation from the Fukushima disaster.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 11:22
Scientists have established from the radiation measurements received from the Radiation Assessment Detector on NASA`s Curiosity rover that even though manned missions to Mars could be risky, the radiation hazards are more manageable than originally believed.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 10:07
Six people tested for possible radiation exposure have been released from hospital but remain under detention as suspects in the theft of a truck carrying highly radioactive cobalt-60, officials have said.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:36
Researchers have showed that reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the planet`s surface by geoengineering may not undo climate change after all.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 10:15
India is not forthcoming in informing the people that mobile phones and towers pose no threat to health and they do not cause brain cancer, WHO`s Radiation and Environmental Health Unit`s first coordinator Michael Repacholi said today.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 12:25
Researchers are unravelling the longstanding mysteries surrounding the Van Allen radiation belts that circle Earth.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 10:19
Scientists have published comprehensive findings on space-based radiation as measured by a University of New Hampshire led detector aboard NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:42
NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured Sun emitting an X1.1 class flare in the early hours last Sunday.
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