03 Jan 2015
Washington: NASA has called for designs of an airship that can fly at altitudes higher than the current 65,000-foot limit for weather balloons and for longer than the existing ones.
03 Jun 2016
Washington: Scientists have pushed the limits of radio astronomy to detect a faint signal emitted by hydrogen gas in a galaxy more than five billion light years away - almost double the previous record.
16 Nov 2012
Eighteen students from a private school in Kashmir valley have been invited to visit the US space agency National Aeronautical Space Agency (NASA).
03 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Astrology is like astronomy, claimed a BJP member in the ayurveda, drawing protests from some opposition members.
31 Jul 2015
Paris: Astronomers yesterday said they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star -- one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
08 Sep 2016
Washington: Bolted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will lift off on Thursday to study an asteroid and return to Earth seven years later with a sample for first-hand analysis.
06 Jun 2016
Washington: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Pluto, showing sunlight filtering through and illuminating the icy dwarf planet's complex atmospheric haze layers.
07 Sep 2016
Cape Canaveral (US): NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before. It's launching a spacecraft to the exotic black rock named Bennu, vacuuming up handfuls of gravel from the surface, and then in a grand finale, delivering the pay dirt all the way back to Earth.
21 May 2011
A team of planetary scientists have captured what they call is the best-ever most detailed snapshots of particle jets erupting from a super massive black hole in a nearby galaxy.
13 Aug 2016
New York: Today's Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour, but for up to two billion years of its early history, the planet could have hosted life, a NASA study says.