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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

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