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Interstellar dust grains may explain origin of solar system

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:34

Scientists are hopeful that the interstellar dust grains gathered by the NASA Stardust spacecraft and brought back to Earth will help in better understanding the complexities of the solar system`s formation.

Alien on the moon is just dust: NASA scientist

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 11:18

A famous image showing an alien walking on the moon is simply "dust, an eyelash or scratch on the negative" of the film that took the image, NASA has said.

9/11 dust caused widespread pregnancy issues: Study

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 19:02

Pregnant women living near the World Trade Centre and who were exposed to the 9/11 dust were more likely to have given birth prematurely and delivered babies with low birth weight, says a study.

Huge asteroid set to wipe out life on Earth in 2880

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:44

A fast-spinning asteroid will pass close by earth in the year 2880 and an Armageddon-style blasting it into pieces may not be a good idea.

Vaccine for dust-mite allergies

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:11

If you are allergic to dust mites, here comes the help. Researchers have now developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by switching on the body`s immune response.

Store your luxury handbags with love

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:14

How do you store your handbags? Are they lovingly tucked away waiting to be worn out or are they stuffed under the bed gathering dust? It`s time to give equal importance to your handbags like the way you give to your wardrobe.

Moon pits can protect astronauts from radiation, dust

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:08

For astronauts exploring the lunar surface, there are some habitable places where they can hide to rescue themselves from radiation, micrometeorites, dust and wild day-night temperature swings.

Two killed as dust storm lashes Barabanki in UP

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 20:38

Two persons were killed in separate incidents of uprooting of trees in Barabanki district as severe dust storm hit parts of Uttar Pradesh.

New type of dust discovered on Mars

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:28

A weird new kind of dust has been discovered in the Martian atmosphere by scientists using ultraviolet and infrared imaging techniques.

Orbiter shoots Martian dust devil in action!

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:51

NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter camera has detected images of dust devils in action in the atmosphere of Mars.

Dust storm likely in Delhi on Sunday night

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 21:09

Another dust storm is likely to hit Delhi later tonight, the weather department has said, two days after a massive storm left nine people dead in the city and surrounding areas.

Delhi reels under power and water shortage, Congress announces stir

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 20:33

Several areas in Delhi continued to reel under massive power outage and water scarcity for third consecutive day following Friday`s powerful storm even as Congress on Sunday decided to launch an agitation demanding uninterrupted electricity and water supply in the city.