NASA felt it required an onboard computer to handle all these functions in case the Soviets tried to jam radio communications.
12 Jul 2019 12:49 PM
The rocket loaded with water and antifreeze to simulate the weight of fuel, crashed as planned into the Mojave Desert as the jetliner.
11 Jul 2019 2:37 PM
The study was published in the journal, 'Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research.'
10 Jul 2019 1:25 PM
Earth's land could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover.
07 Jul 2019 12:31 PM
It was previously thought that such gigantism in birds only existed on the islands of Madagascar and New Zealand as well as Australia.
07 Jul 2019 12:15 PM
An additional 1 billion hectares of forest will be required to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050.
07 Jul 2019 11:26 AM
Scientists tracked the reddish-coloured ‘Oumuamua from Oct. 14, 2017, until Jan. 2, 2018.
03 Jul 2019 11:18 AM
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the planet into darkness.
03 Jul 2019 10:42 AM
Engineers intend for launch abort thrusters to be rarely needed, as they would be used only during a rocket failure in flight.
03 Jul 2019 7:38 AM
SpaceX is in talks with prospective customers, all telecom companies, for the maiden commercial launch.
30 Jun 2019 8:04 AM
It is the only celestial body besides our planet known to have liquid rivers, lakes and seas on its surface.
29 Jun 2019 3:34 PM
Since the first FRB was detected a little over a decade ago, a global hunt has found 85 bursts.
29 Jun 2019 3:04 PM
16 Psyche is a giant metal asteroid that comprises of iron and nickel and was first discovered on March 17, 1852.
28 Jun 2019 11:08 AM
Micro-ultrasound images also have the advantage of being better able to identify some types of cell change associated with cancer.
24 Jun 2019 12:50 PM
If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.
24 Jun 2019 12:17 PM
In the past five years, some two dozen Indian startups have grown into unicorns - companies with over USD 1 billion valuations.
24 Jun 2019 11:52 AM
The Asian mountain range, which includes Mount Everest, has been losing ice at a rate of about 1 per cent a year since 2000.
20 Jun 2019 5:44 PM
No engine, no fuel, and no solar panels, but instead harnessing the momentum of packets of light energy aka photons, in this case our Sun.
20 Jun 2019 5:27 PM
Not only will it help you when a fire breaks out, but it’s also a flower vase.
20 Jun 2019 4:31 PM
The US in 2018 shipped about 68,000 containers with plastic waste to some developing countries.
19 Jun 2019 12:54 PM