Science News

NASA's planet-hunter finds first 'Earth-size habitable world'

NASA's planet-hunter finds first 'Earth-size habitable world'

TESS, NASA`s planet-hunting wing finally announced during the 235th edition of American Astronomical Society`s meeting in Honolulu that the planet is orbiting around a star (TOI 700) not more than

Jan 08, 2020, 17:32 PM IST
Aromas help tea plants resist cold weather: Study

Aromas help tea plants resist cold weather: Study

Cold weather is an environmental stress factor that can limit the distribution, survival and growth of various plants.

Jan 05, 2020, 19:57 PM IST
ISRO’s success lay in taking space technology to society: Former Chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar

ISRO’s success lay in taking space technology to society: Former Chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar

Dr Kumar said that true to Dr Vikram Sarabhai’s vision we have made great progress in utilizing space technology for rapidly developing communication technologies, broadcast capabilities, weather

Jan 03, 2020, 22:40 PM IST
India to launch communication satellite on January 17

India to launch communication satellite on January 17

The Paris-based Arianespace launched the space agency`s Gsat-31 on February 6, 2019, with 1-2K bus structure to provide communication services from geo-stationary orbit in Ku-band for 15 years.

Jan 01, 2020, 23:33 PM IST
40 million-year-old star with massive gas disk discovered

40 million-year-old star with massive gas disk discovered

The star, called 49 Ceti, is 40 million years old and conventional theories of planet formation predict that the gas should have disappeared by that age.

Dec 24, 2019, 13:38 PM IST
NASA selects sample collection site on asteroid Bennu

NASA selects sample collection site on asteroid Bennu

After grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu`s surface, the US space agency has finally selected a sample collection site on asteroid Bennu.

Dec 13, 2019, 14:47 PM IST
India to launch spy satellite, nine others on December 11

India to launch spy satellite, nine others on December 11

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the rocket numbered as PSLV-C48 will lift off at 3.25 p.m. with RISAT-2BR1, a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628

Dec 08, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
ISRO gets ready to launch RISAT-2BR1 surveillance satellite on December 11

ISRO gets ready to launch RISAT-2BR1 surveillance satellite on December 11

The RISAT-2BR1 is the second satellite in the RISAT-2B series and the launch of this satellite by ISRO will boost the capability of Indian security agencies to carry out the surveillance of earth

Dec 04, 2019, 19:55 PM IST
NASA finds Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander on moon's surface, releases images of impact site

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander on moon's surface, releases images of impact site

The NASA posted images clicked by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera, showing the site`s changes on the Moon and the impact point before and after the spacecraft had made a hard-landing on

Dec 03, 2019, 06:46 AM IST
Scientists find monster black hole that 'should not exist' in Milky Way

Scientists find monster black hole that 'should not exist' in Milky Way

A team of Chinese astronomers have discovered a black hole so gigantic in the Milky Way galaxy, that it has contradicted the existing models of star evolution.

Nov 28, 2019, 10:32 AM IST
ISRO successfully injects Cartosat-3 spacecraft, 13 other satellites into respective orbits

ISRO successfully injects Cartosat-3 spacecraft, 13 other satellites into respective orbits

The 13 other satellites were also successfully placed in their designated orbits. "PSLV-C47 successfully injects Cartosat-3 spacecraft into orbit. 13 commercial satellites from USA successfully

Nov 27, 2019, 09:28 AM IST
PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled to be launched on Wednesday at 9.28 am

PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled to be launched on Wednesday at 9.28 am

ISRO will launch the Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites of the US on the rescheduled date from the second launch pad of the space centre. PSLV-C47 will launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial

Nov 26, 2019, 22:38 PM IST
ISRO tweets pictures of PSLV-C47 chronicling its journey towards launchpad

ISRO tweets pictures of PSLV-C47 chronicling its journey towards launchpad

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday took to microblogging site Twitter to post pictures of India`s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47, mapping its journey from the vehicle

Nov 25, 2019, 20:07 PM IST
Launch of Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites rescheduled to November 27: ISRO

Launch of Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites rescheduled to November 27: ISRO

The launch of cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun-synchronous orbit has been rescheduled, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday. According

Nov 21, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
NASA showcases its first all-electric aircraft

NASA showcases its first all-electric aircraft

NASA took delivery of its first all-electric experimental aircraft from Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) of San Luis Obispo, California on October 2. NASA will share the aircraft`s electric

Nov 09, 2019, 15:44 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST
Fifth earth bound orbit raising manoeuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft completed: ISRO

Fifth earth bound orbit raising manoeuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft completed: ISRO

ISRO said that all spacecraft parameters are normal. The next maneuver is Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI), is scheduled on August 14 between 3am and 4 am (IST).

Aug 06, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Scientists create new technique to 3D print heart scaffold

Scientists create new technique to 3D print heart scaffold

The study published on Thursday in the journal Science reported the first-of-its-kind technique that could print tissue scaffolds out of a major structural protein in the human body.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
NASA scientist charged with possessing child porn

NASA scientist charged with possessing child porn

According to the investigation, Messenger possessed child porn and shared hundreds of child porn images from his computer.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France

India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France

The biggest fusion machine in history, counting at least one million pieces of equipment, aims to complete through first plasma in 2025 -- the first stage of operation for ITER as a functional

Jul 22, 2019, 17:16 PM IST