Chinese rover makes tracks on moon's 'dark' side

The rover Chang'e-4, which is named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology, landed at 10:26 a.m. Beijing time in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, which is an impact crater, state news agency Xinhua reported. With Chang'e 4 mission, China bec... More..

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'Snowman' shape of distant Ultima Thule revealed
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

'Snowman' shape of distant Ultima Thule revealed

For quite some time, this model has relied heavily on the theory that small pieces of dust in the protoplanetary nebula surrounding the Sun after its birth collided with each other and stuck together to form la...More..

Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

This was all made possible through Richard Branson's - Virgin Galactic, a company that is striving to make it possible for anyone to become an astronaut. "Overall the goal of this flight is to fly higher and ...More..

Cosmonauts check with ISS-outdoor use mysterious hole
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Cosmonauts check with ISS-outdoor use mysterious hole

Russian Mission Control outside Moscow urged the men to take their time and to rest, even though they were running behind. The capsule leak caused a flap between the US and Russian space agencies, followin...More..

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space - 11 billion miles from earth
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space - 11 billion miles from earth

Today NASA announced that on November 5, researchers saw a steep drop-off in the speeds of solar winds around the probe. According to Nasa, the Voyagers are still technically in our solar system . The ...More..

Geminid Showers Promise A Stellar Show This Week
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Geminid Showers Promise A Stellar Show This Week

The asteroid 3200 Phaethon is responsible for this meteor shower , which is unusual because comets usually create meteor showers with icy debris. The Geminid meteor shower occurs every December and is kn...More..

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

A rocket carrying the probe took off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2.33 am local time (2.03 am Indian Standard Time) on Saturday, Xinhua news agency repor...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Misses Barge, Makes Water Landing
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Misses Barge, Makes Water Landing

SpaceX attempted to recovered the reusable first stage of Falcon 9 on land but it lost control and made a water landing in Atlantic Ocean about eight minutes after the liftoff. The rocket is carrying the Dragon...More..

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge

Another experiment will calculate Mars' wobble to reveal the makeup of the planet's core. Like every mission to Mars, InSight would not have been possible without a high level of meticulously planned global...More..

Everything you need to know: NASA lands 8th rover on Mars
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Everything you need to know: NASA lands 8th rover on Mars

The vehicle appeared to be in good shape, according to the first communications received from the Martian surface. United States space agency Nasa's £633 million two-year mission aims to shine new light on ho...More..

Human Consumption to Blame for Declining Wildlife Populations — WWF
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Human Consumption to Blame for Declining Wildlife Populations — WWF

WWF is collaborating with a consortium of nearly 40 universities and organisations to launch a research initiative that will explore the critical work of putting together the best ways to save the planet. The ...More..

Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad

Delhi on Sunday recorded season's worst air quality at 381 which falls under the category of "very poor". According to Faridabad's pollution monitoring station, the PM2.5 or particles with diameter less than ...More..

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land National News
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land National News

Oscar is the 15th named storm of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season that ends November 30. Additional strengthening is expected, and Oscar could become a hurricane after transitioning to a tropical storm...More..

Operation IceBridge Spots 2 Strangely Shaped Icebergs
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Operation IceBridge Spots 2 Strangely Shaped Icebergs

The mission is designed to provide accurate 3D views of the ice created in the Arctic and Antarctic while delivering up-to-date information on changes in the ice shelves. A huge crack has been spreading across ...More..

Climate change may result in adverse shortage and double price of beer
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Climate change may result in adverse shortage and double price of beer

In our study , we took beer as one such example, to highlight the ways climate change will affect our lives. The United Kingdom may decrease its beer consumption by between 0.37 billion and 1.33 billion lite...More..

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

I mean, we're up USD10.7 (trillion) - USD11.7 trillion, since I got elected. That is sort of progress, right? Maintaining that climate will " change back again ", he accused scientists of having a "very big p...More..

NASA reboots Hubble into safe mode
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

NASA reboots Hubble into safe mode

Right now HST is in safe mode while we figure out what to do. It's been used to date the galaxy and study black holes but now NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is taking a break from activities due to a mec...More..

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

For the first time, astronauts previous year thought they may have found a moon outside our solar system , and recent observations lend credence to the existence of this exomoon. This would be the first moo...More..

Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC

Unlike other countries such as Barbados, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines, no tropical storm Warnings or Watches has been issued for the BVI. The minimum pressure is 1,002 mb. "This disturbance is ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Underwater noise may have sent beluga whale off course

A beluga whale spotted in London's River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday near the British capital, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat. "The Thames beluga is back feeding in its favoured spot ...More..