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Huge UFO, 25 times the size of Earth spotted near Sun, claims UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring

Waring, analysed images from NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite to arrive at this conclusion.

Jul 10, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

Reiterate pledge to preserve biodiversity: PM Narendra Modi on World Environment Day

Prime Minister Modi urged people to preserve the planet`s biodiversity on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Jun 05, 2020, 10:31 AM IST

Deepshikha Deshmukh introduces her kids to organic farming amid lockdown

Film producer and the founder of 'Love Organically' brand, Deepshikha Deshmukh, wife of MLA Dhiraj Vilasrao Deshmukh, feels a deep connection with nature. She is all for organic stuff and bats for holistic living.

May 27, 2020, 18:24 PM IST

Earth’s weakening magnetic field impacts satellites, spacecraft: Report

The strength of the magnetic field in the area of anomaly has dropped by 8 per cent between the years 1970 and 2020.

May 24, 2020, 21:23 PM IST

Earth-like planet in ‘one in a million’ discovery by New Zealand astronomers

New Zealand's Antonio Martin, the paper’s lead author, describes the planet-finding discovery as incredibly rare. 

May 12, 2020, 00:04 AM IST

Scientists identify forces behind shifting of Earth’s north magnetic pole from Canada to Russia

The wandering pole is driven by unpredictable changes in liquid iron deep inside the Earth.

May 08, 2020, 11:51 AM IST

Big asteroid 1998 OR2 to fly by Earth on April 29 but it won't hit us

A big asteroid 1998 OR2 will fly by within 3.9 million miles (6.3 million kilometers) of planet Earth on Wednesday morning (April 29). But there is no need to panic as there is zero chance that the asteroid will hit Earth during the fly by. Though it seems like a close shave in the context of the visible universe but the distance is over 90 billion light years.

Apr 28, 2020, 12:22 PM IST

Earth’s core may be leaking heavy isotopes of iron, claims study

A new study conducted by geoscientists from Aarhus University and the University of California, Davis has found that the Earth's molten core may be leaking heavy isotopes of iron.

Apr 19, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Super Pink Moon on April 8: What is it and when to watch

Astronomers call the Super Pink Moon as a perigean full moon because of its close proximity to earth.

Apr 05, 2020, 19:33 PM IST

Super Pink Moon of 2020: Watch this celestial phenomenon on April 8

You will be able to watch a dramatic increase in the size of the Moon, which can appear 30 percent larger than on an average day. 

Apr 04, 2020, 00:46 AM IST

As huge asteroid nears earth, rumours claim April 2020 will be Armageddon; here's NASA's reply

Even as the coronavirus pandemic has gripped people resulting in the death of more than 11,000 people worldwide, there are people who are talking about the world coming to an end on April 29.

Mar 21, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Huge asteroid to safely pass earth on April 28, 2020, here's how to watch it

A huge asteroid is set to safely pass earth earth on April 29, 2020 and though the asteroid will not hit the earth excitement is building among both professional and amateur astronomers to catch a glimpse of this asteroid.

Mar 19, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

New Moon temporarily orbiting Earth for past 3 years discovered

The orbit of the newly discovered object, 2020 CD3, shows that it entered Earth`s orbit some three years ago, The Minor Planet Center (MPC) of the International Astronomical Union confirmed.

Feb 28, 2020, 07:46 AM IST

Scientists discover Earth's nearest known planet, call it 'Baby Giant Planet'

"The dim, cool object we found is very young and only 10 times the mass of Jupiter, which means we are likely looking at an infant planet, perhaps still in the midst of formation," said Annie Dickson-Vandervelde, lead author and astrophysical sciences and technology PhD student.

Feb 12, 2020, 13:05 PM IST

With help of NASA video, scientist reveals how Earth would look if oceans were drained

Planetary scientist and researcher James O'Donoghue, in a remake of a 12-year-old National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) video, explains how would the Earth looked if all the water was removed from its face.

Feb 04, 2020, 09:42 AM IST

DNA: How your emails are causing Global Warming?

In this segment of DNA learn how your emails are causing Global Warming?

Jan 17, 2020, 23:56 PM IST

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