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Are we alone in the universe? Search closes in on alien life

February 23, 2017 6:19 pm

"This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life"

With an eye on Venus and Mars, ISRO attempts mega world record

February 12, 2017 9:38 am

If all goes according to plan, ISRO will hurl into space using the PSLV three Indian satellites and a 101 small foreign satellites.

Magnetic field behind puzzling 'Rapid Burster' behaviour: Study

February 05, 2017 12:35 pm

Discovered in the 1970s, the Rapid Burster is a binary system comprising a low-mass star in its prime and a neutron star.

Dark, contorted sunspot centre twice the size of Earth spotted

January 22, 2017 10:33 am

The team observed an enormous sunspot at wavelengths of 1.25 millimetres and three millimetres using two of ALMA's receiver bands.

Moon saving Pluto's atmosphere from decay

January 11, 2017 2:49 pm

When Charon is positioned between the Sun and Pluto, the research indicates that the moon can significantly reduce atmospheric loss.

Hubble detects 'shadow play' caused by possible planet

January 10, 2017 2:15 pm

The planet is doing some heavy lifting by gravitationally pulling on material near the star and warping the inner part of the disk.

NASA's Mars orbiter captures stunning view of Earth, Moon

January 10, 2017 11:36 am

The moon is much darker than Earth and would barely be visible if shown at the same brightness scale as Earth.

Japan to use tether to clean up space junk

December 20, 2016 7:59 pm

The EDT spacecraft will target large pieces of space junk, ranging in size from a few hundred kilogrammes to a few tonnes, a JAXA representative said.

World's oldest water may hold clues to alien life

December 18, 2016 6:23 pm

Water exists far below the ground-water that has been isolated from the water table - unseen and untouched for billions of years.

NASA's cyclone-tracking satellite system to launch on December 14

December 13, 2016 4:16 pm

NASA reschedules the launch of its CYGNSS spacecraft on December 14, from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.


Francois Hollande's visit aims at strengthening relations: French Ambassador

January 22, 2016 11:02 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): France Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Friday said France President François Hollande's second visit to India would be a great occasion to strengthen India-France relations. He added that there were several agendas such as energy restoration, space projects that would be the prime agenda of the talk. On the Rafale deal, Richier said discussions are going on and the outcome was yet not known. He added that there would also be an internal meeting with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi. Regarding the threat received on Hollande's visit, Richier said it was being investigated and such threats are just to create disorder.