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NASA celebrates 20 years of SOHO in space with stunning video – Watch

SOHO also found an unexpected role as the greatest comet hunter of all time - reaching 3,000 comet discoveries in September 2015.

Dec 01, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole

Mitra, a distinguished alumnus of Mumbai University, said NASA's observation of giant X-ray flares from black hole can be most naturally explained by this MECO paradigm.

Nov 24, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

First image of planet in making captured

LkCa15 is a young star with a transition disk around it, a cosmic whirling dervish, a birthplace for planets.

Nov 23, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

This `magnetic powerhouse` star is too stormy for alien life

The star's extraordinary magnetic field is potentially associated with a constant flurry of solar-flare-like eruptions.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO captures swirling magnetic loops on the sun!

This video was taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on November 11-12, 2015. 

Nov 19, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Chhath ends with offering of 'argaya' to rising sun

Lakhs of devotees thronged the banks of Ganga early in the morning to offer 'argaya' to the rising Sun god.

Nov 18, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Lasers can make materials hotter than Sun

Lasers could heat materials to temperatures hotter than the centre of the Sun in only 20 quadrillionths of a second, according to a new research.

Nov 15, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

Lounge in the sun to be `hearty`

The best way to determine one's vitamin D level is by getting a blood test.

Nov 15, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO sees active region outbursts on the sun!

 Th close-up video was taken from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) from Nov. 3-5, 2015.  

Nov 11, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

Watch: NASA unveils stunning Ultra-HD video of the sun!

NASA posted the video of the sun on their YouTube channel.

Nov 02, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Huge solar storms dodging detection systems on Earth

The Tihany Magnetic Observatory registered a solar storm similar to the largest one ever recorded in 2003 while other observatories were completely unaware of the event.

Oct 19, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO captures hefty prominence eruption on sun

Though invisible to our eyes, these wavelengths are typically colorized in bronze and red, respectively, says NASA.

Oct 19, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

NASA spacecraft spots giant 'hole' in Sun

NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory has mapped an enormous coronal hole - a gap in the Sun's outer layer and magnetic field - which is the size of 50 Earths and is releasing an extra-fast solar wind in Earth's direction.

Oct 18, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory reveals large 'coronal hole' on sun's surface

Coronal holes are magnetically open areas that are one source of high-speed solar wind. 

Oct 15, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Some dinosaur drew heat from the Sun to make that kill

The team examined fossilised dinosaur eggshells from Argentina and Mongolia.

Oct 14, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures image of mid-class solar flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured an image of a mid-class solar flare on Monday.

Sep 29, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Watch: World's first 7-mile scale model of Solar System built in Nevada!

Do you have a clue as to how huge our Solar System is? Here's a great attempt at showing how amazingly massive and beautiful this universe is.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Watch: NASA sheds light on rare September 27 supermoon lunar eclipse

For the first time in over 30 years, people will be able to will see a rare celestial event this month– a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse.

Sep 15, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO captures tornado-like phenomenon on sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observator (SDO) has recently captured a breathtaking video of the sun.

Sep 11, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Picture: When NASA confused the moon with sun!

The photo, which is now the cover picture of NASA's official Twitter account, was taken by astronaut and current year-long Space Station resident Scott Kelly.

Sep 09, 2015, 14:07 PM IST