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Milky Way has four spiral arms: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:36

Researchers have said that a 12-year-old study of massive stars has reaffirmed that Milky Way has four spiral arms.

300-yr-old riddle about which direction centre of Earth spins solved

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:50

Researchers at the University of Leeds have been able to solve a 300-year-old riddle about which direction the centre of the Earth spins.

Mystery of Earth`s spinning core solved!

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:38

Scientists claim to have solved a 300-year-old riddle about which direction the centre of the Earth spins.

How objects from space could have kindled life on Earth

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 14:05

While it is generally accepted that some important ingredients for life came from meteorites bombarding the early Earth, scientists have not been able to explain how that lifeless rock transformed into the building blocks of life.

Kolkata among most flood vulnerable cities in the world

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 14:21

A new study of nine coastal cities around the world has rated Shanghai as the most vulnerable city to serious flooding, while Kolkata and Dhaka stand midway due to their large populations and degree of expose to storms.