Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) NASA is turning 60 in 2018 and the agency is looking forward to launching a slew of important missions in the coming year, including one to "touch" the Sun.
New York, Dec 31 (IANS) Boys tend to outperform girls in high-stakes science tests, but it is not because they are better students, according to researchers.
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) NASA has said its flying observatory Sofia is preparing for its 2018 campaign, which will include, among others, observations of celestial magnetic fields, star-forming regions, comets and Saturn's giant moon Titan.
Bengaluru, Dec 30 (IANS) India will launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an official said on Saturday.
Bengaluru, Dec 30 (IANS) India will launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a space official on Saturday.
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) NASA said it is collaborating with American Girl, a doll and book company, to inspire children to dream big and reach for the stars.
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) As the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) orbit Earth once every 90 minutes, they will experience New Year's Eve 16 times, NASA pointed out.
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China is building a village in its northwest Qinghai province simulating the environmental conditions on Mars.
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) A computer-based optical method, developed by Indian scientists, can pin-point precancerous cervical cells and healthy cells, thereby providing early indications of cervical cancer.
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) To mark Kwanzaa, an African-American festival based on ancient harvest celebrations that takes place each year from December 26 to January 1, NASA has released images of a small mountain named after the event on the dwarf planet Ceres.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) One year passes in the blink of an eye in terms of the age of our universe, but 2017 has made significant contributions towards unravelling the deep mysteries hidden in its vast expanse, giving the search for alien life a big boost.
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) The year 2017 could be said to be one of mixed fortunes for the Indian space agency as it launched the much-awaited four-tonne rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mk III (GSLV-Mk III); put into orbit 104 satellites in a single mission; sent up the South Asia Satellite; and also crossed the double century mark of launching foreign satellites.
New York, Dec 26 (IANS) The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Air Act has played a vital role in reducing the exposure of people to harmful pollutants and have saved more lives than initially reported, finds a study by MIT researchers.
New York, Dec 26 (IANS) Floating a new theory about the birth of our solar system, a new study says that it could have formed in the bubbles produced by a giant, long-dead star which was more than 40 to 50 times the size of our own Sun.