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Planet-warming methane from livestock underestimated: study

The concentration of methane in the air has climbed 10 times more quickly in the last decade.

29 Sep 2017 2:08 PM

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission completes 3 years in Martian orbit

India's low-cost Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed three years in its Martian orbit, says ISRO.

26 Sep 2017 8:52 AM

Cosmic rays striking Earth come from outside Milky Way: study

Fifty years ago, scientists discovered that the Earth is occasionally hit by cosmic rays of enormous energies.

24 Sep 2017 9:25 AM

Ancient Mars supported liquid water: study

Mars had a surface environment that supported liquid water about 3.5 billion years ago.

19 Sep 2017 3:34 PM

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest august, summer on record

The average temperature for June through August was 61.47 degrees (16.41 Celsius).

19 Sep 2017 9:38 AM


Will the world end on September 23?

Conspiracy theorists say Biblical prophecy of 'Rapture' predicts apocalypse will occur on day sun passes through Virgo.

15 Sep 2017 3:54 PM

Amazing Northern Light display illuminates Finnish sky

Green, purple, pink and yellow lights danced across the sky in striking aurora displays over northern Finland early on Friday.

10 Sep 2017 10:21 AM

NASA captures images of strong solar flares

Out of two solar falres emitted yesterday, the second recorded to be the 'most intense' since December 2018.

07 Sep 2017 3:27 PM

First evidence of water found on TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets

The Earth-sized planets orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away may have substantial amounts of water.

05 Sep 2017 11:51 AM

Record-shattering NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth

A record-shattering NASA astronaut Peegy Whitson, 57, touched down to Earth on Sunday, finishing a 288-day mission.

03 Sep 2017 9:29 AM


Conspiracy theorist claims Earth will end next month

Conspiracy theorist claims mysterious planet Nibiru is about to destroy Earth, and says the clues are written on the pyramids

30 Aug 2017 11:41 AM

Mars weather: 'Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm'

The new findindgs suggest that ice-water particles swirling in a storm hit the ground within minutes.

23 Aug 2017 7:35 AM

Moon trolls sun on solar eclipse

Millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century.

22 Aug 2017 8:11 AM

Should we keep looking for aliens?

Would we even know it if we did encounter an alien life form?

22 Aug 2017 3:49 AM

Google stationed volunteers to creat 'megamovie' on Aug 21 solar eclipse

The solar eclipse will begin at Oregon coast (at 9.36 pm IST on Sunday) and end at the South Carolina coast (at 1.36 am IST on Tuesday).

21 Aug 2017 3:13 PM


Solar eclipse to be streamed live for first time, from balloons

The eclipse shadow was expected to move at 2,000 miles per hour in Oregon and slow down to 1,500 miles per hour in South Carolina.

21 Aug 2017 8:25 AM

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

The Earth, moon and sun line up perfectly every one to three years, briefly turning day into night for a sliver of the planet.

21 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

The last time a total solar eclipse swept the whole width of the US was in 1918.

19 Aug 2017 8:46 AM

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

The satellite will "support critical space communication into the mid-2020s," NASA said in a statement.

19 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

There's a small group of people who have experienced it all before and they can't get enough of it.

18 Aug 2017 9:23 AM