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Solar Eclipse: Will the last Surya Grahan of 2021 be visible in India today?

Solar Eclipse: Will the last Surya Grahan of 2021 be visible in India today?

A Solar Eclipse takes place when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow on Earth, fully or partially blocking the Sun's light in some areas. 

Dec 04, 2021, 07:05 AM IST
Gaganyaan an example of International cooperation in Space, India working with over 6 countries: ISRO chief Dr K Sivan

Gaganyaan an example of International cooperation in Space, India working with over 6 countries: ISRO chief Dr K Sivan

Speaking at the Sydney Dialogue, an initiative by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, he added that Gaganyaan project was a stepping stone for sustained Indian presence in outer space.

Nov 25, 2021, 17:01 PM IST
Albert Einstein's relativity theory notes sold at Paris auction, do you know how much they fetched?

Albert Einstein's relativity theory notes sold at Paris auction, do you know how much they fetched?

Christie`s said on its website that the 54-page working manuscript, co-written by Einstein and Michele Besso between June 1913 and early 1914, was a crucial stage in the development of the General

Nov 24, 2021, 08:59 AM IST
How India’s Lunar Orbiter Chandrayaan-2 avoided collision with NASA’s LRO- Explained

How India’s Lunar Orbiter Chandrayaan-2 avoided collision with NASA’s LRO- Explained

The calculations by both ISRO and NASA showed that the radial operation between the spacecraft would be less than 100 meters and the closest approach distance would be 3km, at a certain time. 

Nov 17, 2021, 12:58 PM IST
Longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years on November 19, will it be visible from India?

Longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years on November 19, will it be visible from India?

The duration of this 'Chandra Grahan' is said to be 3 hours and 28 minutes.

Nov 16, 2021, 11:06 AM IST
'Museum of Earth' showcasing India's unique geological history and heritage to come up in UP

'Museum of Earth' showcasing India's unique geological history and heritage to come up in UP

A rich collection of legendary palaeobotanist late Prof Birbal Sahni and others that includes million years old insect in fossil, earliest record of fossil banana from Maastrichtian Danian of Madhya

Nov 14, 2021, 15:11 PM IST
NASA’s spacecraft on way to sun bombarded with dust, debris in space

NASA’s spacecraft on way to sun bombarded with dust, debris in space

Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2018 and has completed nine full orbits of the sun. Before its prime mission ends in 2025, it will complete another 15 orbits.

Nov 11, 2021, 18:55 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse 2021: Longest eclipse of the century on November 19, when and where to watch

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Longest eclipse of the century on November 19, when and where to watch

A partial lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is caught between the Sun and the full moon but the Earth's shadow falls on only a part of the Moon's visible surface. 

Nov 11, 2021, 14:12 PM IST
NASA to launch spacecraft to deflect asteroid's path, its first mission in planetary defence

NASA to launch spacecraft to deflect asteroid's path, its first mission in planetary defence

The DART mission is planned to take off on November 23 to hit Dimorphos, a moonlet asteroid. Currently, it doesn't pose a threat to Earth.

Nov 06, 2021, 15:50 PM IST
NASA's new lunar mission: Ice-mining experiment to be launched in 2022

NASA's new lunar mission: Ice-mining experiment to be launched in 2022

The NASA aircraft will land on a ridge on the lunar South Pole and data from spacecraft orbiting the Moon indicate this location, referred to as the "Shackleton connecting ridge", could have ice

Nov 05, 2021, 17:35 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse: Last 'Chandra grahan' of 2021 in India, check date, timings and other details

Lunar Eclipse: Last 'Chandra grahan' of 2021 in India, check date, timings and other details

A partial lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is caught between the Sun and the full moon but only a part of the Moon's visible surface darkens due to the Earth's shadow. 

Nov 03, 2021, 16:23 PM IST
Significant solar flare likely to hit earth on Saturday, could disrupt GPS signals: NASA

Significant solar flare likely to hit earth on Saturday, could disrupt GPS signals: NASA

A geomagnetic storm is set to hit Earth after NASA warned of a "significant" flare eruption from the Sun.

Oct 29, 2021, 15:36 PM IST
In a first, NASA finds evidence of possible planet outside of Milky Way galaxy

In a first, NASA finds evidence of possible planet outside of Milky Way galaxy

The possible planet candidate is located in the spiral galaxy Messier 51 (M51), researchers estimates the exoplanet candidate would be roughly the size of Saturn.

Oct 27, 2021, 15:48 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse 2021: Date, timings and which Indian cities will witness grahan, all you need to know

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Date, timings and which Indian cities will witness grahan, all you need to know

Lunar Eclipse of 2021: It will be the second and final moon eclipse of the year and will be a partial lunar eclipse. 

Oct 24, 2021, 16:43 PM IST
After wrapping up shoot for first film in space, Russian crew prepares to travel back to Earth

After wrapping up shoot for first film in space, Russian crew prepares to travel back to Earth

A space capsule with Oleg Novitskiy, Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko will land in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Oct 17, 2021, 09:05 AM IST
NASA to launch first space probe on 12-year mission to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids

NASA to launch first space probe on 12-year mission to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids

NASA is set on Saturday to launch a first-of-its kind mission, dubbed Lucy, to study Jupiter`s Trojan asteroids, two large clusters of space rocks that scientists believe are remnants of primordial

Oct 16, 2021, 11:49 AM IST
Calling planet earth: Mysterious radio signals from outside Solar System baffle scientists

Calling planet earth: Mysterious radio signals from outside Solar System baffle scientists

Earth received radio signals from outside the solar system which might lead to major revelations or even the presence of an unknown stellar object.

Oct 14, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
Benjamin List and David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Benjamin List and David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The German-Scottish duo bagged the prestigious award for the development of ‘asymmetric organocatalysis’.

Oct 06, 2021, 15:39 PM IST
Greater collaboration in India’s space industry needed for balanced growth: Experts

Greater collaboration in India’s space industry needed for balanced growth: Experts

Speaking at a virtual event organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), veterans of ISRO and Indian space-sector entrepreneurs touched upon how India could evolve its space ecosystem for

Oct 06, 2021, 15:24 PM IST
Climate change has caused Earth brightness to dim: Study

Climate change has caused Earth brightness to dim: Study

Warming ocean waters have caused a drop in the brightness of the Earth, according to a study which found that our planet is now reflecting about half a watt less light per square metre than it was 20

Oct 01, 2021, 17:38 PM IST