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Those who don't perform surya namaskar should 'live in a dark room': Yogi Adityanath

"The sun has never discriminated against anyone. The intelligence of those opposed to surya namaskar is laughable."

Jun 09, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Mars missions to rest as Red Planet hides behind Sun

 From June 7 to June 21, NASA's Mars Missions will not beam any new data to the Earth as the Red Planet goes behind the Sun and the spacecraft and rovers take their biennial rest.

Jun 08, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Spanish woman sues eBay over right to sell the sun

A 54-year-old Spanish woman banned from selling plots on the Sun on eBay has filed a lawsuit against the internet ecommerce giant.

Jun 08, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

Muslim leaders oppose Yoga, say Suryanamaskar against the basic teaching of Islam-Part 2

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that Maharashtra government, which has decided to celebrate the International Yoga day in educational institutes on June 21, was forcing the Muslims

Jun 05, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Muslim leaders oppose Yoga, say Suryanamaskar against the basic teaching of Islam

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that Maharashtra government, which has decided to celebrate the International Yoga day in educational institutes on June 21, was forcing the Muslims

Jun 05, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Here's what our Milky Way may staggeringly weigh

A team of researchers has now developed a new method to give our Milky Way a more precise physical checkup, giving an idea of how much it may staggeringly weigh.

Jun 03, 2015, 23:10 PM IST

Scientists inch closer to precisely weighing Milky Way

Researchers in the US have determined the mass of the Milky Way to be 210 billion times the mass of the Sun with an uncertainty of only 20 percent.

Jun 03, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Young solar system around nearby star discovered

An international team has discovered a young planetary system that shares remarkable similarities to our own early solar system.

Jun 03, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

Solar Impulse pilot pledges to continue flight after Japan stop

The pilot of record-breaking Solar Impulse 2 pledged Tuesday to continue his adventure after the high-tech aircraft made an unexpected stop in Japan to avoid bad weather.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

How our solar system looked like as a 'toddler'

Scientists have found a young planetary system which may enable them to understand what our own solar system looked like as 'toddler' billions of years ago.

May 28, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

Say hello to 'nastiest' star ever

NASA`s Hubble space telescope has spotted a weird star in our galaxy and has been nicknamed "nasty" owing to its behaviour never seen before.

May 23, 2015, 11:51 AM IST

'Sun' crime reporter found guilty of paying for story tips

 Rupert Murdoch owned 'Sun' tabloid's crime reporter has been found guilty of paying a Heathrow Airport police officer for 38 scoops.

May 22, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Scientists to decode the mystery of night-time thunderstorms

Armed with more than 100 scientific instruments, researchers from across North America are set to spend six weeks this summer probing night-time thunderstorms that mysteriously form without a prod from the sun's heat.

May 21, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Drought face-lift: California paints lawns green

The heat is stifling, the soil dry as a bone, and a new law in drought-stricken California restricts sprinklers.

May 18, 2015, 08:37 AM IST

New tech to capture the energy of Sun

Researchers are developing molecules capable of harvesting and holding substantial amounts of solar energy, storing it for significant amounts of time and releasing it on demand.

May 08, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

Danish student in sun harvest breakthrough

A student from the University of Copenhagen has researched his way to a breakthrough that may prove pivotal for technologies trying to capture the energy of the sun and saving it for a rainy day.

May 08, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Dead NASA probe reveals Mercury's magnetic field secrets

Mercury's magnetic field is almost four billion years old, data from NASA's Messenger probe has revealed. It orbited Mercury for four years before crashing into the planet last week.

May 08, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

Here's how 'sunless tanning' can lead to 'skin cancer'

A new study has revealed that artificial tanning can lead to Melanoma.

May 03, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

NASA mission to decode Earth and Sun's explosive interplay

While NASA has achieved the impossible by flying four identically equipped spacecraft together to capture 3D views of subtle magnetic interactions in space, the $1.1 billion mission is set to beam back valuable data beginning September this year.

Apr 29, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

This summer protect yourself from 'six skin sins'

A lot has been said and written on what is to be done to have glorious looking skin and to look your best. However, it is equally important to know factors which destroy your skin and cause it to look dull, lead to an uneven skin tone and make one look tired and older than the actual age.

Apr 23, 2015, 16:25 PM IST