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How to live longer while saving the planet revealed

In a new study, scientists have shown that one could significantly reduce the environmental costs of agriculture and live longer if they made healthier food choices.

Nov 13, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

Extreme storms flare up on Uranus for first time ever

Astronomers have recently observed extreme storms on Uranus, with enormous cloud systems so bright that the details in the planet's hazy blue-green atmosphere can clearly be seen.

Nov 13, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

Comet flyby of Mars changed chemistry of atmosphere: NASA

Last month, an exotic deep space comet flew by Mars and unleashed an unexpectedly strong meteor shower that briefly changed the chemistry of the Red Planet`s upper atmosphere, NASA said Friday.

Nov 08, 2014, 03:19 AM IST

Low-density planet with punctuality problem discovered

A new research has revealed about the discovery of a new planet with low mass and density that has a punctuality problem.

Nov 02, 2014, 12:48 PM IST

Program planet hunters reveal new planet with unusual planetary motion

 Scientists have confirmed that a low-mass, low-density planet called PH3c has a highly inconsistent orbit time around its sun.

Nov 01, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

A planet that never sticks to schedule found

Astronomers have discovered a new planet that has a highly inconsistent orbit time around its Sun.

Oct 31, 2014, 17:54 PM IST

Oceans may have arisen on Earth billions of years earlier than believed

A new study researched on evidence of water on Earth and in the inner solar system saying that the oceans arrived early to Earth than expected.

Oct 31, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

Clearer pictures from Mars Orbiter soon: Official

India's Mars Orbiter is expected to send clearer pictures in two months' time, said a senior official of the Indian space agency Friday.

Oct 24, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

Uranus like planet spotted far away

A planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system has been spotted 25,000 light years away by astronomers.

Oct 16, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

Antarctica's ice loss changed Earth's gravity: Study

Antarctica has lost so much ice that it has caused a shift in Earth's gravity, according to a new study.

Oct 12, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Will Pluto be promoted to the status of a planet again ?

Zee Media Bureau/Ritu Singh

Oct 03, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Pluto declared as a 'planet' by popular vote

Pluto was recently declared as a "planet" again by a popular vote of the audience, it has been reported.

Sep 23, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Last Supermoon of 2014 to be visible tonight

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

London: The last Supermoon of the year 2014 will be visible to the human eye on Tuesday, September 9.

Sep 09, 2014, 09:29 AM IST

400 asteroids could destroy life in next century: NASA

 'Life on Earth' as we know it may be destroyed within a century. Scientists now believe that life on earth could get destroyed with impacts from around 400 asteroids between 2017 and 2113, as per a new data revealed by NASA.

Sep 06, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Pebble-sized particles behind planet formation?

Astronomers have discovered that filaments of star-forming gas near the Orion Nebula may be brimming with pebble-sized particles.

Aug 29, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

India`s Mars orbiter to reach red planet in 33 days: ISRO

India`s ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission was just nine million kilometres away from the red planet, Indian Space Research Organisation said today.

Aug 23, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

`City-killer` asteroid heading towards Earth at `impossible` rate may wipe out planet

Asteroid 1950 DA is heading towards Earth at a very fast rate and the collision might end the life on the planet, it has been reported.

Aug 17, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency`s Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.

Jul 29, 2014, 06:40 AM IST

Researchers practice living on Mars - without leaving Earth

For the past four months, a team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet.

Jul 25, 2014, 10:15 AM IST

NASA probe to reveal Pluto in historic fly-by

Pluto is almost largely unknown to us and it is so far away that even the powerful Hubble Space Telescope strains itself to see it.

Jul 23, 2014, 13:27 PM IST