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China's Zhurong rover celebrates one month on Mars, snaps selfie with lander - See pics

China's Zhurong rover celebrates one month on Mars, snaps selfie with lander - See pics

China's first-ever rover to land on another planet, the Zhurong rover is celebrating its first month on Mars and China National Space Administration (CNSA) released a selfie. 

Jun 13, 2021, 15:55 PM IST
Chinese researchers find new batch of coronaviruses in bats, close to COVID-19: Report

Chinese researchers find new batch of coronaviruses in bats, close to COVID-19: Report

Chinese researchers claim to have discovered a new batch of coronaviruses in bats which includes one that maybe genetically the second-closest thing to COVID-19 virus. The new research surfaces even

Jun 12, 2021, 20:43 PM IST
NASA launches 2 new missions, DAVINCI+ and VERITAS to explore Venus

NASA launches 2 new missions, DAVINCI+ and VERITAS to explore Venus

The US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched two new missions, DAVINCI+ and VERITAS to explore the twin planet of the earth, Venus.

Jun 10, 2021, 16:19 PM IST
Southern Ocean - National Geographic officially recognises 'new' ocean, here's all you need to know

Southern Ocean - National Geographic officially recognises 'new' ocean, here's all you need to know

The National Geography in a report said that while other oceans are identified by the region they surround, the Southern Ocean is defined by its current.

Jun 09, 2021, 20:56 PM IST
Solar Eclipse 2021: Date, time and how to watch 'ring of fire' eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2021: Date, time and how to watch 'ring of fire' eclipse

People in parts of the Northern Hemisphere are in for a treat as they will get a chance to watch the celestial event of 'ring of fire' or the annular Solar Eclipse. 

Jun 09, 2021, 17:31 PM IST
Tiny worm comes back to life after freezing for 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

Tiny worm comes back to life after freezing for 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

Scientists discovered a specimen of a bdelloid rotifer that came back to life after being in a frozen state for around 24,000 years.  

Jun 09, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
Jeff Bezos to fly to space in July, Amazon's billionaire founder to use Blue Origin spacecraft

Jeff Bezos to fly to space in July, Amazon's billionaire founder to use Blue Origin spacecraft

"Ever since I was five years old, I`ve dreamed of traveling to space," Bezos said.

Jun 08, 2021, 11:35 AM IST
Solar Eclipse 2021, ‘Ring of Fire': Check date, timing and other details here

Solar Eclipse 2021, ‘Ring of Fire': Check date, timing and other details here

The first Solar Eclipse of 2021 will be visible on June 10, during a solar eclipse the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, and blocks the light of the Sun from reaching Earth. 

Jun 05, 2021, 22:06 PM IST
World Environment Day: Awareness and action are needed to restore the ecosystem

World Environment Day: Awareness and action are needed to restore the ecosystem

World Environment Day is globally celebrated every year on June 5.

Jun 05, 2021, 15:14 PM IST
NASA releases amazing picture of Milky Way's super-energised 'downtown'

NASA releases amazing picture of Milky Way's super-energised 'downtown'

The Image is a composite of 370 observations over the past two decades by the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Jun 04, 2021, 07:34 AM IST
Hyderabad witnesses rare '22 degree Sun's halo’ phenomenon, here's what it means

Hyderabad witnesses rare '22 degree Sun's halo’ phenomenon, here's what it means

The rare optical and atmospheric phenomenon takes place due to the dispersion of light is called ‘22 degree circular halo' as a ring with an apparent radius of approximately 22° around the Sun or

Jun 02, 2021, 17:14 PM IST
Big Bang: New study reveals astonishing facts related to evolution of universe

Big Bang: New study reveals astonishing facts related to evolution of universe

A new study performed by researchers from the University of Copenhagen reveals insights into the first microsecond of the Big Bang and explains about Quark-Gluon Plasma the only matter, which existed

May 27, 2021, 17:43 PM IST
NASA to design Earth System Observatory to mitigate climate change

NASA to design Earth System Observatory to mitigate climate change

The American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to design Earth System Observatory which would help in tackling the uncertainty in future projections of

May 25, 2021, 16:59 PM IST
Partial lunar eclipse to be visible from north-east India, check date, time

Partial lunar eclipse to be visible from north-east India, check date, time

A lunar eclipse occurs on a full moon day when the Earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon and when all the three objects are aligned. 

May 25, 2021, 06:45 AM IST
Stunning ring surrounding Sun in Bengaluru leaves people amazed, pics of solar halo go viral

Stunning ring surrounding Sun in Bengaluru leaves people amazed, pics of solar halo go viral

A solar halo, notably, occurs due to the interaction of light with ice crystals suspended in the troposphere (layer of the atmosphere).

May 24, 2021, 15:13 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse, Supermoon and red blood moon in India, check date, time and other details

Lunar Eclipse, Supermoon and red blood moon in India, check date, time and other details

The first lunar eclipse of 2021 will be on May 26, but it will be a super celestial event with three lunar events will coinciding all at once; an eclipse, a supermoon and a red blood moon.

May 23, 2021, 15:18 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2021: Super Blood Moon on May 26, here's all you need to know

Lunar eclipse 2021: Super Blood Moon on May 26, here's all you need to know

On May 26, 2021, the full moon will enter earth’s shadow — and, when the moon is not in on earth's shade, it will appear even bigger and brighter than usual. 

May 19, 2021, 22:21 PM IST
Scientists provide evidence of concourse of Milky Way

Scientists provide evidence of concourse of Milky Way

The results of research published in the journal Nature Astronomy reveals the most precise ages for a sample of about a hundred red giant stars in the galaxy. It also provides the latest evidence

May 18, 2021, 13:30 PM IST
Pfizer, Moderna vaccines effective against COVID-19 variants found in India, says study

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines effective against COVID-19 variants found in India, says study

Based on lab experiments involving cell cultures, the B.1.617 and B.1.618 variants seem to be partially resistant to the antibodies elicited by vaccination.

May 18, 2021, 06:43 AM IST
CUSAT: Chandigarh University launches North India's first Satellite Designing Program

CUSAT: Chandigarh University launches North India's first Satellite Designing Program

The virtual inauguration session of CUSAT was held on May 14 which was attended by distinguished Aerospace Engineering Scientists and Professionals.

May 14, 2021, 15:02 PM IST