Aiming 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
NASA 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.
Ancient Mars had flowing water much longer than previously believed, suggests pale zones called "halos" with high concentration of silica on the Red Planet.
Scientists have solved the mystery behind how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.
NASA's 2004 Cassini spacecraft observes solstice arriving at Saturn and its moons for the first time
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has reached a new milestone as it observed Saturn's solstice arriving at the planet and its moons this week
Using 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.
Norway 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.
The fourth planet from the sun, Mars has geological features like the Earth and moon, such as craters and valleys
In 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.
Nasa scientists have designed an inflatable greenhouse that astronauts could one day use to grow fresh food and produce oxygen on Mars or Moon
An international team of scientists has discovered a vast wave of hot gas in the nearby Perseus galaxy cluster
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday inaugurated the state's first automatic weather station at Dongargaon in Nagpur.
A US scientist has developed a mathematical model for a viable time machine — an advance that could bring stuff of popular science-fiction closer to reality.
Wellington: After several unsuccessful attempts, Nasa finally launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, on Tuesday.
Scientists have developed a "sci-fi" outdoor laboratory in the UK to find out how forests will respond to the levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide expected by the middle of the 21st century.
Union Environment Minister Anil Dave rejected the State of Global Air report 2017 report stating that a "proud nation" always believes in its own data
Exoplanet discovery: Watch to know more about inside world of Trappist-1 star and its orbiting planets
Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found seven Earth like exoplanets in orbit around a single ultracool white dwarf star.
Exoplanet discovery: Seven Earth-like planets orbiting Trappist-1, but exactly what is an exoplanet?
Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our Galaxy called Trappist-1, revealed Wednesday, are the most recent — and arguably the most spectacular — in a string of exoplanet discoveries going back 20 years.
For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
India’s two main rivers — the Ganga and the Yamuna — cannot be cleaned without restoring the water quality of its tributaries including the Hindon that flows between the two rivers in Uttar Pradesh