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Indian researchers discover 3 black holes from 3 galaxies merging together to form a triple active galactic nucleus

Indian researchers discover 3 black holes from 3 galaxies merging together to form a triple active galactic nucleus

Supermassive black holes are difficult to detect because they do not emit any light, but they can reveal their presence by interacting with their surroundings. 

Aug 27, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
On 9th anniversary of Curiosity rover on Mars NASA shares stunning image - Check here

On 9th anniversary of Curiosity rover on Mars NASA shares stunning image - Check here

To mark the occasion of 9 years of Mars exploration NASA posted a new panorama image from the Curiosity rover.

Aug 26, 2021, 11:48 AM IST
Diksha Shinde will not work for NASA, her selection based on ‘false information’: Report

Diksha Shinde will not work for NASA, her selection based on ‘false information’: Report

NASA said the organisation's Inspector General will investigate the matter.

Aug 20, 2021, 14:36 PM IST
NASA halts work on lunar lander by SpaceX after Blue Origin files suit

NASA halts work on lunar lander by SpaceX after Blue Origin files suit

Billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos`s Blue Origin sued the US government on the 'flawed acquisition process found in NASA`s Human Landing System' following which the US space agency halted work on a $

Aug 20, 2021, 06:26 AM IST
Rare 'seasonal blue moon' to light up the sky this weekend, know more here

Rare 'seasonal blue moon' to light up the sky this weekend, know more here

The rare 'seasonal full moon' will be visible in the sky for two successive evenings over the weekend do not miss the rare celestial event cause as the saying goes they only come around once in a

Aug 19, 2021, 07:00 AM IST
'Water on lunar surface': Chandrayaan 2 validates its predecessor's breakthrough finding

'Water on lunar surface': Chandrayaan 2 validates its predecessor's breakthrough finding

According to ISRO scientists who were associated with both Lunar projects, the data from the Chandrayaan-2 would be used to build a lunar water map, which would further aid upcoming missions to the

Aug 16, 2021, 19:05 PM IST
ISRO Gisat failure: What does anomaly in Cryogenic Engine mean, all you need to know

ISRO Gisat failure: What does anomaly in Cryogenic Engine mean, all you need to know

ISRO’s launch of Earth Observation Satellite -3 or GISAT-1 failed due to technical anomaly in cryogenic stage after the rocket entered the lower reaches of space, here's what happened minutes after

Aug 12, 2021, 08:38 AM IST
Mission failed: ISRO fails to put GISAT-1 EOS-03 satellite into orbit

Mission failed: ISRO fails to put GISAT-1 EOS-03 satellite into orbit

ISRO's mission to launch Geo Imaging Satellite (Gisat-1) earth observation satellite into orbit was declared 'unsuccessful'.

Aug 12, 2021, 06:47 AM IST
Countdown begins for ISRO's launch of GISAT-1 EOS-03 satellite

Countdown begins for ISRO's launch of GISAT-1 EOS-03 satellite

ISRO began countdown for the launch of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F10 rocket carrying India's first earth observation satellite, EOS-03.

Aug 11, 2021, 11:04 AM IST
Witness brightest Perseid meteor shower from earth on THIS date

Witness brightest Perseid meteor shower from earth on THIS date

The Perseid bits were shed long ago by Comet Swift-Tuttle and are distributed all along the comet`s orbital path around the Sun. Earth passes through this tenuous "river of rubble" every year in mid-

Aug 10, 2021, 16:18 PM IST
Global warming dangerously close to spiralling out of control, says UN climate change report

Global warming dangerously close to spiralling out of control, says UN climate change report

UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the report as a "code red for humanity".

Aug 10, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Calling all Martians! NASA is recruiting for its Mars mission, here are all details

Calling all Martians! NASA is recruiting for its Mars mission, here are all details

NASA announced that it is recruiting for a year-long Mars mission and is looking for four applicants to live in a simulated Martian exploration habitat. Check details here

Aug 08, 2021, 18:32 PM IST
Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic reopens ticket sales, know how much it will cost you

Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic reopens ticket sales, know how much it will cost you

Richard Branson's space tourism firm Virgin Galactic has reopened ticket sales for its SpaceShipTwo spaceplane, here's how much it can cost you. 

Aug 07, 2021, 19:13 PM IST
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover fails to retrieve rock in search of extraterrestrial life

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover fails to retrieve rock in search of extraterrestrial life

The rover carries 43 titanium sample tubes and is exploring Jezero Crater, where it will be gathering samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and dust) for future analysis on Earth.

Aug 07, 2021, 09:48 AM IST
R Aravamudan, one of ISRO’s early pioneers captured in this iconic photo, no more

R Aravamudan, one of ISRO’s early pioneers captured in this iconic photo, no more

One of the most popular pictures that captured ISRO’s early days is that of a vest-clad Aravamudan working on an experimental rocket payload, while APJ Abdul Kalam assisted him. 

Aug 05, 2021, 21:36 PM IST
Earth observation satellite GISAT-1 slated for August 12 launch, says ISRO

Earth observation satellite GISAT-1 slated for August 12 launch, says ISRO

According to ISRO, GISAT-1 is meant to provide near-real time imaging of large region of interest at frequent intervals, quick monitoring of natural disasters, episodic events and also obtain

Aug 05, 2021, 16:06 PM IST
Water on mars turns out to be mud, scientists reveal secret of mysterious radar signals

Water on mars turns out to be mud, scientists reveal secret of mysterious radar signals

New research disproves the presence of liquid water on Mars and reveals that what scientists supposed to be water for years is nothing but mud.

Aug 04, 2021, 20:48 PM IST
Sky in Turkey turns green like Sci-fi movie, was it UFO or some satellite? Watch

Sky in Turkey turns green like Sci-fi movie, was it UFO or some satellite? Watch

An object that streaked over the city of Izmir and disappeared leaving a green flare behind sparked speculations of the object being a falling satellite or an Unidentified flying object (UFO) among

Aug 03, 2021, 11:12 AM IST
Saturn to come very close to Earth today, will be visible to naked eye from India

Saturn to come very close to Earth today, will be visible to naked eye from India

Once every year, Earth and Saturn come close to each other while revolving in their orbital path.

Aug 02, 2021, 09:31 AM IST
International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian module: NASA

International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian module: NASA

The Russian module`s jets inexplicably restarted causing the entire International Space Station to pitch out of its normal flight position, briefly, NASA officials said.

Jul 30, 2021, 08:23 AM IST