Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) The next flyby target of NASA's New Horizons mission which is an icy world billion kilometres past Pluto might have a small moon as orbital company, new data suggests.
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Far from being a dead world, the dwarf planet Ceres is an active and evolving world, indicate hundreds of bright areas that stand out in images NASA's Dawn spacecraft has returned, say scientists.
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) When a meteor comes hurtling toward Earth, the high-pressure air in front of it seeps into its pores and cracks, pushing its body apart and causing it to explode, say scientists.
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Jupiter's famous storm, the Great Red Spot, penetrates well below the clouds -- about 300 kilometres into the planet's atmosphere, suggest data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) expressed grief over the death of its former director Lalji Singh, the father of DNA fingerprinting in India.
Prof. Lalji Singh, who died after suffering a massive heart attack late on Monday night, worked single-handedly, without mincing any words, to present his vision of Indian biological sciences.
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) NASA has revealed how it plans to bring back Martian samples to Earth for the first time with the help of its next rover mission to the Red Planet, Mars 2020.
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) NASA has said its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope made its latest discovery using machine learning from Google.
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Eminent scientist and 'Father of DNA finger printing in India', Lalji Singh has passed away after suffering a massive heart attack at the Varanasi airport, an official said. Singh was 70.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Google Doodle on Monday celebrated the 135th birth anniversary of German physicist and mathematician Max Born who was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contribution to the field of quantum mechanics.
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Scientists are moving towards unravelling why otherwise healthy dolphins, whales and porpoises get stranded along coasts worldwide.
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The annual Geminid meteor shower has arrived and it will put on a dazzling show for skywatchers when it peaks overnight on December 13-14, NASA has said.
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) As collection of space data increases, NASA is exploring the infusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into space communications networks to meet demand and increase efficiency.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 (IANS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Jack David Fischer on Friday said space gives a sense of humbleness and spirituality.
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Researchers have unearthed what they believe to be the "oldest eye" in a 530-million-year-old fossil of an extinct sea creature.