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The machine that made the Moon missions possible

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

Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch

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

Cheetahs be kept in zoological gardens recommend researchers

The study was published in the journal, 'Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research.'

10 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Reforestation most effective against climate change

Earth's land could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover.

07 Jul 2019 12:31 PM

3X larger birds than an Ostrich existed in Taurida Cave

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

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Here’s how to deal with climate change by planting more trees

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

Oumuamua is not an alien spaceship!

Scientists tracked the reddish-coloured ‘Oumuamua from Oct. 14, 2017, until Jan. 2, 2018.

03 Jul 2019 11:18 AM

Watch! Total eclipse causes Chile descend into darkness

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

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions

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 to launch first commercial Starship mission in 2021

SpaceX is in talks with prospective customers, all telecom companies, for the maiden commercial launch.

30 Jun 2019 8:04 AM

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NASA to search for life on Saturn’s moon Titan

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

Discovery of cosmic waves would unlock intergalactic space mysteries

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

NASA to explore giant asteroid that makes everyone on earth a billionaire

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

Its robotastic! Because undergoing an endoscopic examination just got easier

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

Oh no! Superflare may destroy Earth one day

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

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Indian space start-ups turn on investor interest

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

Himalayan glaciers are melting fast revealed by old spy images

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

Cruising nebula with nothing but photons to power flight

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

In case of fire pick up and throw a vase!

Not only will it help you when a fire breaks out, but it’s also a flower vase.

20 Jun 2019 4:31 PM

How is unrecycled plastic affecting environment?

The US in 2018 shipped about 68,000 containers with plastic waste to some developing countries.

19 Jun 2019 12:54 PM

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