111-foot asteroid to zoom past Earth on Tuesday morning at over 22,000 miles per hour

A 111-foot huge asteroid is zooming towards Earth at a gut-wrenching speed of 22,000 miles per hour and will be 50 times closer to Earth than the closest neighbouring planet Mercury, according to the space agency’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS)

Oct 14, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Two gigantic asteroids to fly safely by Earth over weekend: NASA

Two gigantic asteroids, slated in the medium-sized category, will fly right past the Earth over the weekend, said National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). However, NASA assured that the orbit calculations eliminate any threats of them hitting the Earth.

Sep 14, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

DNA Analysis of Water Vapour found on Exoplanet

Water found for first time on potentially habitable exoplanet. To know more watch the video

Sep 13, 2019, 23:10 PM IST

Scientists discover how Earth might appear to aliens – see pic

Over 10,000 images, obtained through the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite of NASA, were analysed by a group of scientists.

Aug 19, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

Scientists and engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center are developing a way to make use of the mass on board the Orion spacecraft to protect the crew who venture into deep space.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth

The first study to demonstrate that astronauts do not experience dizziness or fainting during routine activity after landing, as long as they participate in certain types of exercise training while in flight and receive IV fluids when they return to earth.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

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 machine.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

How a headset transmitted those famous words from Neil Armstrong

The "MS50" aviation headset was first released by Plantronics in 1962, the same technology which was used in Neil Armstrong's headsets as well as the headsets used within mission control facilities around the globe.

Jul 19, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Space exploration critical for our survival: Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos envisions creating enormous space colonies in close proximity to Earth, as a way of expanding humanity to a trillion people.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

Red wine can help astronauts stay strong on Mars trip

 Astronauts who wish to undertake the nine-month journey from Earth to Mars in the future would be better off sipping red wine during the trip.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Google to mark the 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

Ahead of the upcoming 50th anniversary of mankind's first successful trip to the moon, Google has recreated the Apollo 11 rocket's command module with Augmented Reality (AR).

Jul 11, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon

India's heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up for their historic flight to the Moon on July 15.

Jul 11, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Earth's largest radio telescope to search for 'new worlds'

Radio detection of exoplanets aims at the physical characterization of exoplanets and comparative studies with solar system planets.

Jul 11, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Earth is special: NASA shares breathtaking images of home planet clicked from outer space

'Earth is special. It's the only place in the universe that we know contains life,' said NASA.

Jun 20, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

Two planets that could support life discovered

Images captured at the Calar Alto Observatory in Almeria, southern Spain, and two other Spanish telescopes allowed researchers to analyse, in great detail, the Teegarden star a cold red dwarf only around 12.5 light years away from our solar system, Efe news reported.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

NASA's Mars 2020 rover to explore ancient life

The goal of the Mars 2020 rover is to look for signs of ancient life. It will be the first spacecraft to collect samples of the Martian surface, caching them in tubes that could be returned to Earth on a future mission, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

Jun 14, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

NASA study confirms global warming quicker than expected

AIRS (Atmospheric Infra-Red Sounder) shows Earth's surface has been warming up 'more quickly than previously thought' in the past 15 years.

Apr 17, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

NASA's planet-hunting probe discovers Earth-size world outside solar system

Located outside of our solar system, the new 'Earth' size world is likely rocky and circles very close to its star, completing one orbit in just under eight days, says NASA.

Apr 16, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Earth may not appear as blue in another 80 years: Study

The findings showed that climate change has been significantly affecting phytoplankton -- the tiny sea creatures -- in the world`s oceans, which will lead to the change in colour -- intensifying its blue and green regions. 

Feb 07, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

MIT study claims that earth may not appear as blue by 2100. Here's why

The findings showed that phytoplanktons in the oceans across the world are significantly affected by the climate change.

Feb 05, 2019, 20:09 PM IST