Ancient earth may have fetched water from beneath
Ancient earth may have fetched water from beneath

Did our planet make its own water through geologic processes or did it come to us via icy comets from the far reaches of the solar system? The answer is likely to be both.

NASA craft to probe Pluto after nine-year journey
NASA craft to probe Pluto after nine-year journey

An American probe that will explore Pluto woke up from its slumber Saturday, after a nine-year journey to take a close look at the distant body for the first time.

Rosetta's comet landing captured in 3D
Rosetta's comet landing captured in 3D

A 3D image generated from data collected by Rosetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS) aboard the European Space Agency`s Philae lander has been released.

Here's how our solar system may have evolved
Here's how our solar system may have evolved

 A new study explored the measurements of magnetic fields trapped in grains within a primitive meteorite that gave important hints to how the early solar system evolved.

Rosetta's Philae lander's new objectives defined post comet touchdown
Rosetta's Philae lander's new objectives defined post comet touchdown

 Rosetta spacecraft's robot probe Philae which recently made a historic touchdown on a comet has now lot of tasks up its sleeves.

Asteroid with a comet like tail found

 An active asteroid in our solar system's main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a comet like tail, a research says.

Comet flyby of Mars changed chemistry of atmosphere: NASA

Last month, an exotic deep space comet flew by Mars and unleashed an unexpectedly strong meteor shower that briefly changed the chemistry of the Red Planet`s upper atmosphere, NASA said Friday.

ALMA telescope captures amazing photo of planet's birth
ALMA telescope captures amazing photo of planet's birth

 In a feast for your eyes, scientists have captured a planet's birth ever taken with the help of ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) radio telescope.

Uranus like planet spotted far away
Uranus like planet spotted far away

A planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system has been spotted 25,000 light years away by astronomers.

First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system
First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system

 Astronomers recently found an "ice giant" planet in another solar system 25,000 light-years away that resembles like Earth's Uranus for the first time ever.

Don't miss this comet selfie

The European Space Agency’s Philae lander has snapped a “selfie” of one of the Rosetta spacecraft’s 16-metre solar arrays, with a comet hovering in the background some 16 km away.

NASA prepares Mars spacecraft for close brush with comet
NASA prepares Mars spacecraft for close brush with comet

NASA said on Thursday it secured its Mars probes in preparation for a rare, extremely close pass by a comet from the outer edge of the solar system.

Will Pluto be promoted to the status of a planet again ?
Will Pluto be promoted to the status of a planet again ?

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London: Pluto may get re-instated as a planet again! After much debate Harvard-Smithsonian Center recently came to a conclusion that it was indeed a planet.

Giant cold, toxic cloud hangs over Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'
Giant cold, toxic cloud hangs over Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'

A new study has found that following the dramatic cooling off of the atmosphere, there is a huge toxic cloud which is floating over Titan, the south pole of Saturn's largest moon.

Upto half of Earth's water is older than Sun: Study
Upto half of Earth's water is older than Sun: Study

Upto half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy, according to a study today.

Revealed: What sets tectonic plates in motion
Revealed: What sets tectonic plates in motion

The mystery of what kick-started the motion of our earth's massive tectonic plates across its surface has been solved by researchers at the University of Sydney.

Astronomers find 'first signs' of water ice clouds beyond solar system
Astronomers find 'first signs' of water ice clouds beyond solar system

Astronomers have recently discovered the first evidence of water ice clouds beyond the solar system.

Map of Rosetta's comet reveals its unique, multifaceted world

Map of Rosetta's Comet help scientist deciphers its unique and multifaceted world.

Is the Universe a 2D Hologram?
Is the Universe a 2D Hologram?

A new experiment has been recently launched that may soon be able to provide proof regarding whether the universe is a 2D Hologram or not.

Fluorine in toothpaste came from sun`s dead ancestors!

The fluorine in your toothpaste was likely formed billions of years ago in now dead stars of the same type as our sun, astronomers said.