A NASA spacecraft has started searching for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.
In an attempt to search for life outside Earth, an astronomer has studied an exoplanet called Wolf 1061 and found the celestial body could be habitable in the future.
Powerful solar storms can charge up the surface in frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the poles of the Moon and possibly produce "sparks" that vaporise and melt the lunar soil, a new Nasa study has found.
A massive ice block nearly 100 times the area of Manhattan (5910 km²) is poised to break off Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, scientists reported on Saturday.
China on Thursday launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite via a Long March-2D rocket, authorities said.
Using Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data, researchers have detected cumulative growth of erosion-carved troughs that may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian "spiders," which are radially patterned channels found only in the south polar region of the Red Planet.
The best way to respond to future disasters like Cyclone Vardah would be to build a strong line of defence for immediate disaster relief, evacuation and quick restoration of basic services in indian coastal areas
However, coral can recover if the water temperature drops and the algae are able to recolonise them.
India had 'observer' status till September this year, when the CERN Council adopted a resolution upgrading its position
Is destroying our stockpile of ivory, like Kenya did earlier this year, a solution to the problem of trade in the 'white gold' that results in several elephants dying slow, agonising deaths?
A globular, golf-ball-size object discovered by Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars has been confirmed as a rare iron-nickel meteorite fallen from the red planet's sky.
Indian space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is aiming for a world record by putting into orbit 83 satellites — two Indian and 81 foreign — on a single rocket in early 2017
Uranus may have two tiny, previously undiscovered moons orbiting near two of the planet's rings, researchers using data from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft have found.
European Space Agency's Mars lander may have exploded on impact with the red planet, scientists suggest after preliminary analysis of new images taken by a Nasa probe
In a major achievement, the Giant Metre-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) at Khodad detected and tracked the landing of a European Space Agency's lost Schiaparelli Mars lander
Nasa's New Horizons space probe has spotted possible clouds hovering over Pluto, indicating that the weather on the icy dwarf planet is more complex than thought.
Scientists from Nasa's New Horizons mission claim to have identified some cloud candidates on Pluto after examining images taken during the spacecrafts July 2015 flight through the dwarf planet system
In Beijing's longest manned space mission Shenzhou 11, two astronauts will remain on board for 30 days to conduct tests on spacecraft-related technologies
Whatever maybe the challenges, human beings are likely to journey to Mars in the 2030s.