Science

  • SpaceX launches spaceship with first-ever fully civilian crew on board
    Florida [US], September 16 : American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX on Thursday launched the Falcon 9 carrier rocket that placed the Crew Dragon spaceship into orbit. This was the first-ever fully civilian crew mission dubbed as Inspiration4. The launch took place at 00:03 GMT from Kennedy […]
  • Scientists find tiger sharks are social creatures
    Washington [US], September 11 : The findings of a recent study suggest that tiger sharks, which are often considered a solitary aquatic nomadic species, are social creatures, having preferences for one another.A first of its kind, the study by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School […]
  • UN urges immediate climate action to cool ‘season of fire and floods’ worldwide
    New York [US]: With extreme weather events increasingly impacting countries across the world, the United Nations (UN) on Monday underlined the importance of limiting temperature rise to the internationally agreed goal of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.The entire planet is going through a season […]
  • Study reveals extreme sea levels to become much more common worldwide as Earth warms
    Washington [US], September 1 : A new study has predicted that because of rising temperatures, extreme sea levels along coastlines the world over will become 100 times more frequent by the end of the century in about half of the 7,283 locations studied.The findings of […]
  • ISRO conducts first hot test System D Model
    New Delhi [India], August 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday successfully conducted the first hot test of the System Demonstration Model (SDM) of the Gaganyaan Service Module Propulsion System at the test facility of ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri in Tamil […]
  • Researchers explain depletion in mesospheric ozone layer
    Tokyo [Japan], August 23 : The same phenomenon that causes aurorae — the magical curtains of green light often visible from the polar regions of the Earth — causes mesospheric ozone layer depletion. This depletion could have significance for global climate change and therefore, understanding […]
  • ‘Jupiter closest to earth, appears now brightest and biggest’ : PSI
    Hyderabad, Aug 21: One of the exciting celestial phenomena of the year, “Jupiter coming close to earth’ occurred on Friday. Informing this Saturday, Planetary Society of India (PSI) Director N Sri Raghunandan Kumar said as a result of this, celestial phenomenon Planet Jupiter ( known […]
  • BRICS members to share data from Earth remote sensing satellites
    New Delhi [India]: Under India’s BRICS Chairship, the BRICS Space Agencies Heads have signed an agreement on Wednesday for cooperation in remote sensing satellite data sharing.This comes after a videoconference meeting of the heads of BRICS space agencies was held today. “Under India’s BRICS Chairship, […]
  • ICRISAT identified the need to study all different types of millets
    Telangana (India) : A study from ICRISAT identified a number of priority future research areas including the need to study all different types of millets, understand differences by variety alongside the different types of cooking and processing of millets and their impact on cardiovascular health. […]
  • Study finds new clues regarding the formation of the solar system
    Washington [US], August 17 : A study of the Ophiuchus star-forming complex has offered new insights into the conditions in which our own solar system was born.The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Nature Astronomy’. A region of active star formation in […]
  • Tourism in Space: Virgin Galactic ticket sales beginning at $450,000, Know the details
    By News Desk with Inputs from various agencies. Space tourism is now possible. Between 2005 and 2014, around 600 people had paid $200,000 to $250,000 for booking seats on Virgin’s spaceship. British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is restarting ticket sales beginning at $450,000 for space tourism. The company, to cash in […]
  • Senior planetarium official says Saturn to come closest to Earth at 11.30 am today
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: Saturn and Earth will be closest to each other in a year on August 2 at 11.30 am, said Dr Suvendu Pattnaik, Deputy Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium.People across the world that will be in their nighttime, will be able to see […]
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