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Jul 09, 2017
NASA plans to save Earth by knocking asteroid off its orbitAiming to show how to protect Earth from a future killer asteroid strike, NASA plans to crash a refrigerator-sized spacecraft at a speed about nine times faster than a bullet into a space rock, forcing it to change its orbit
Jun 01, 2017
NASA's first mission to Sun renamed 'Parker Solar Probe' will be launched in 2018NASA on Wednesday announced that it has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft — humanity's first mission to a star, which will be launched in 2018 - as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.
May 31, 2017
Mars had flowing water for long time, reveals high-silica 'halos'Ancient Mars had flowing water much longer than previously believed, suggests pale zones called "halos" with high concentration of silica on the Red Planet.
May 26, 2017
Scientists finally crack source and formation of antimatter in the Milky WayScientists have solved the mystery behind how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.
May 25, 2017
NASA's 2004 Cassini spacecraft observes solstice arriving at Saturn and its moons for the first timeNASA's Cassini spacecraft has reached a new milestone as it observed Saturn's solstice arriving at the planet and its moons this week
May 23, 2017
Orbital details of TRAPPIST-1's outermost planet confirmedUsing NASA's Kepler space telescope, scientists have confirmed that the outermost and least understood planet in the TRAPPIST-1 system orbits its star every 19 days.
May 21, 2017
Svalbard global seed storage vault floods as permafrost melts; Norway says it will boost protectionNorway on Saturday said it would boost protection of a seed storage vault designed to protect the world's crops from disaster, after soaring temperatures caused water to leak into its entrance.
May 17, 2017
Heavy rainfall reshaped Mars' surface long ago: StudyThe fourth planet from the sun, Mars has geological features like the Earth and moon, such as craters and valleys
May 09, 2017
Indian scientists say don’t blame Nitrogen fertilizers for global warmingIn a twist to climate change debate, Indian scientists have shown that there is a need to take into account cooling effects of Nitrogen used in agriculture while assessing its overall "temperature change potential" and not just its warming effect.
May 03, 2017
Nasa's inflatable greenhouse could feed astronauts on Mars and MoonNasa scientists have designed an inflatable greenhouse that astronauts could one day use to grow fresh food and produce oxygen on Mars or Moon