What is interesting to note is that the asteroid was discovered by astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona very recently – on February 4.Feb 08, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Ozone in the lower stratosphere is slowly disintegrating, an international team of two dozen researchers warned.Feb 07, 2018, 14:42 PM IST
It is the first NASA science mission to fly an instrument as a commercially hosted payload.Jan 25, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
The space rock has been dubbed 2002 AJ129 and it's bigger than the half-mile tall Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai.Jan 19, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
The big announcement was made on Monday by the National Astronomical Observations (NAOC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.Jan 16, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
In previous studies, researchers imagined early life using the same molecules for the citric acid cycle as life uses today.Jan 08, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
Researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK and Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in China studied projections from 27 global climate models.Jan 02, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
The study showed that high-energy particles from exploded stars knock electrons out of air molecules. This produces ions -- positive and negative molecules in the atmosphere.Dec 20, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
The amount of phosphorus transferred could have been very large under the ancient atmospheric conditions, but fungi had the power to dramatically alter the ancient atmosphere, the researchers said.
The team led by two NASA scientists will begin their two- to three-week traverse in an arc around the South Pole on December 21, NASA said.
The new research, published in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science, suggests that Earth's atmosphere is a better shield from meteoroids than previously thought.Dec 12, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
While looking at the planet's data, the same researchers also discovered for the first time that the planet has a neighbour.Dec 06, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Experiments showed that the fatty acids were more resistant to chemical attack by ozone, and therefore can survive longer and travel further in the atmosphere.Nov 26, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
From 2012 to 2016, Earth’s artificially lit outdoor area grew by 2.2% per year, with a total radiance growth of 1.8% per year.Nov 23, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
NASA detected the asteroid in 2004 and has been observing the celestial body for the past 13 years, finally concluding that the deadly strike may occur in 2036.Nov 20, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
The space-based view of life allows scientists to monitor crop, forest and fisheries health around the globe, NASA said.
Due to the intense heat from its host star and its inability to maintain liquid water, the exoplanet doesn't have the potential to support lifeNov 17, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
The research centred on the impact solar geoengineering methods may have on the frequency of tropical cyclones.Nov 15, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
In relation to climate change, these invisible thresholds are a point-of-no-return beyond which lies a world that could fall rapidly and seriously out of balance.Nov 15, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
The figures point to China as the main cause of the renewed growth in fossil emissions -- with a projected growth of 3.5 percent.Nov 14, 2017, 19:27 PM IST