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Aliens have already decided we`re stupid, says astrophysicist

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 10:41

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson has said that alien contact, which is the next frontier - may have already come and gone.

Magnetic fingerprint of our galaxy revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 11:29

Researchers have created a map using data from the Planck Space Telescope.

Geckos in space: Novel robot takes a step to cosmos

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 23:56

A wall-crawling robot inspired by the gecko has taken a small but important step towards a future in space, scientists said on Thursday.

Relativistic jets from black holes may be `heavy ones`

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:32

A new study has claimed that atomic nuclei`s present in the relativistic jets shooting out from the black hole binary system 4U 1630-47.

How exploding stars and black holes sowed early cosmos with iron

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 15:34

Astrophysicists by detecting an even distribution of iron throughout a massive galaxy cluster can reveal how exploding stars and black holes sowed the early cosmos with heavy elements.

Once `extinct` Pinnochio lizard rediscovered!

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 14:46

The long-nosed Pinocchio lizard, believed to be extinct for 50 years, has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador.

Giant radio telescope reaches full power

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 14:43

A giant radio telescope in Chile has received the last piece of its 66-antenna array, marking the beginning of a new era of discoveries in deep space.

Hyper-black hole may have formed the universe

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 18:10

The universe was created from the debris ejected when a star collapsed into a black hole - a theory that can explain why the cosmos seems to be so uniform in all directions, scientists say.

Indian astronomers help get peek into ancient cosmos

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:25

Four astronomers of the Raman Research Institute (RRI) in Bangalore participated in building a new radio telescope in Australia to track and receive signals from distant stars and galaxies.

Astrophotographers create cosmological masterpiece

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 16:52

Astrophotographer Robert Gendler has taken science data from the Hubble Space Telescope archive and combined it with his own ground-based observations to assemble a photo illustration of the magnificent spiral galaxy M106.

Russia to launch three military satellites

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 23:24

Russia will Tuesday launch three Cosmos series military-purpose satellites, the defence ministry said Monday.

Russia launches cluster of four satellites

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 14:04

Russia Saturday launched a rocket with a Cosmos class military satellite and three civilian satellites on board.