News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Northern Arizona University

Most-distant solar system object ever discovered, nicknamed Farout

2018 VG18, nicknamed "Farout" is at about 120 astronomical units away, where 1 AU is defined as the distance between the Earth and the Sun.

Dec 18, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

One shot dead, three wounded in US university 'confrontation'

A student armed with a handgun killed a fellow student in a "confrontation" at an Arizona university on Friday that also left three others with multiple gunshot wounds, police said, in the latest shooting at a US college.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Secret behind salamander`s `gravity-defying jump` revealed

A graduate researcher has shed light on salamander`s "unique" jump that defies laws of gravity and the fact that humans can develop entirely new ways of getting off the ground based on the new study.

Jan 26, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

New type of impact craters found on Mars

Scientists are trying to study how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:13 PM IST