Water found for first time on potentially habitable exoplanet. To know more watch the videoSep 13, 2019, 23:10 PM IST
NASA and International Astronomical Union's official stand state Pluto is a dwarf planet.
Aug 30, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
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
Scientists have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting it, the first time that so many massive worlds have been detected in such a system. The star, CI Tau, is located about 500 light years away in a highly-productive stellar 'nursery' region of the galaxy, said researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK.Oct 17, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
TESS is NASA`s latest satellite to search for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.
The astronomers spotted the new moons when they were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system.Jul 18, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
An asteroid containing large diamonds that hit the Earth in 2008 came from a "lost" planet in our solar system that existed billions of years ago, says a new study.Apr 19, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) may help us to predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a study.Apr 04, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
K2-229b is 20 percent larger than Earth but has a mass 2.6 times greater -- and a dayside temperature of over 2000 degrees Celsius.Mar 28, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
The problem is the sunscreen (titanium oxide) precipitation only happens on the planet's permanent nighttime side.Oct 27, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
Scientists have discovered glowing water molecules in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system.Aug 03, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Three space-based observatories Astrosat, Chandra, Hubble Space Telescope and a ground-based observatory HARPS have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri', a top scientist revealed here on Wednesday.Jul 20, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Brown dwarfs are objects intermediate in mass between stars and planets, with masses too low to sustain stable hydrogen fusion in their core, the hallmark of stars like the Sun.Jul 06, 2017, 16:03 PM IST
Did a new planet just reveal itself? Scientists discover Mars-sized object at the edge of the solar system!
In other words, something unknown is warping the average orbital plane of the outer solar system.Jun 25, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Data from the Cassini mission has shown that Cassini Regio on Iapetus is covered in a layer of dark, dusty material creating a stark contrast to the much brighter region that surrounds it, which leads to the moon's distinctive, two-toned appearance.Jun 13, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Sahithi Pingali, a class 12 student from Bangalore’s Inventure Academy, joins an elite group of people having their names named after stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.Jun 08, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned governments that unless they overcome short-term territorial and resource interests, the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate.Jun 06, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
The KELT-9b planet was found using one of the two telescopes called KELT, or Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope.Jun 06, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
World Environment Day (WED), which occurs on 5 June every year, is all about taking action and getting yourself involved physically to do something to help preserve nature and ecosystems.Jun 05, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
World Environment Day 2017 will be observed today across the world and the theme of this year is `Connecting People to Nature`.Jun 05, 2017, 09:33 AM IST