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Fluorine in toothpaste came from sun`s dead ancestors!

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 19:03

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.

Electric Sparks may have changed nature of moon`s soil

Electric Sparks may have changed nature of moon`s soil

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:32

A new study has revealed that electric sparking might have altered the nature of lunar soil in its coldest craters.

West Bengal to install solar panels in schools, hospitals

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:13

The West Bengal government will start installing solar panels in 100 schools and hospitals across the state this November, state Environment Minister Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar said.

Transparent solar device that doesn`t block the view

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:47

Imagine a solar device that, when placed over a window, creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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.

Comet dust more complex in composition, structure

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:38

In the first analysis of space dust sent to earth by NASA`s Stardust mission, physicists suggest that the tiny specks, which likely originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.

Need more integration of renewable with grids: CEC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 22:47

There is a need for more integration of renewable energy with grid power, Chairman of the Central Electricity Commission Neeraja Mathur said today.

Radio waves may find exomoons

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 16:38

In renewed hope of finding life outside our solar system, physicists say that following a trail of radio wave emissions may lead them to discover exomoons harbouring life.

Delhi Metro station country`s first to get solar power plant

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 01:13

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday launched the operation of a solar power plant at its Dwarka Sector-21 Metro station.

`One-of-a-kind` meteorite unveils violent past of Earth`s solar system

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 12:17

A volcanic meteorite recovered in Western Australia has helped researchers uncover the fierce past Earth`s solar system.

Unraveling mystery of sun`s birth comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 10:48

Scientists have made progress in finding out how the sun was born.

Nasal hair-inspired material can manipulate water, light

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 17:41

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new material with micro human hairs that move in response to a magnetic field.