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Meet the boffins and buccaneers drilling for hydrogen

Published on Apr 15, 2024 08:00 AM IST

The search is on for a clean fuel that could one day replace oil

A woman searches for chrome from the scrap in Bulqiza, a city with one of the largest chromium reserves in Albania where a large amount of Hydrogen was recently discovered, in Bulqiza, Albania, March 31, 2024. REUTERS/Florion Goga(REUTERS)
The Economist

All you wanted to know about NASA’s Europa Clipper, soon to be bound for Jupiter

Here is all you wanted to know about NASA's Europa Clipper that is set to head toward Jupiter.

NASA's Europa Clipper will be bound for Jupiter and also do flybys of its moon Europa.
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 05:50 PM IST

Why it is so rare to see a total solar eclipse

The Great North American eclipse should be cherished, because total eclipses will not happen for ever

A total solar eclipse is seen from Arlington, Texas, April 8, 2024. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)(AP)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 08:00 AM IST
The Economist

Asteroid 2024 GV3 set to get very close to Earth today, says NASA!

Asteroid 2024 GV3 will get less than 350,000 miles of Earth today, says NASA.

An asteroid is all set to come very close to Earth today, revealed NASA.(Photo credit: Pixabay)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 06:21 PM IST

When NASA launched its first Space Shuttle - the amazing Columbia Space Shuttle

NASA’s Columbia Space Shuttle was a huge success and provided humanity with its first reusable spacecraft that could make multiple trips to space and back.

NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia seen during its first launch way back on April 12, 1981.
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 05:37 PM IST

Flowers may be more ancient than dinosaurs, say scientists

The timing of flowers’ evolution is still a matter of debate between scientists, but most scientists are in one of two camps: Jurassic or Cretaceous.

The timing of flowers’ evolution is still a matter of debate between scientists, but most scientists are in one of two camps: Jurassic or Cretaceous.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 05:05 PM IST
PTI |

NASA-ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope snaps a hidden galaxy 100 mn light years away

NASA-ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken a stunning image of a galaxy far away.

NASA-ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope continues to surprise with its amazing performance and the same can be seen in this image it snapped of a hidden galaxy.(NASA)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 02:56 PM IST

Now, play on Epic Games’ Fortnite, ESA’s Lunar Horizons Moon mission game

If you are a gaming fan and love to play Fortnite and are also fascinated by space, then this new game is just for you.

On Epic Games’ Fortnite, the European Space Agency (ESA) has just launched the Lunar Horizons Moon game.(ESA)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:14 PM IST

Stunning reason that stripped away water from Venus revealed?

Venus lost its water due to stunning interactions of the solar wind with its atmosphere. Now, the planet is simply the “evil” twin of Earth.

A recent flyby of the planet Venus may have revealed why Venus lost its water.( NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS. )
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 12:39 PM IST

Shock finding reveals no gold, platinum created by brightest-ever explosion

A huge supernova explosion was recorded in 2022, but shockingly, study shows it produced no gold or platinum.

A supernova is widely expected to create heavy metals like gold and platinum - the source of all such metals. (This composite image is of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant.)(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 07:13 PM IST

Who is Gopi Thotakura, the first Indian ‘space tourist’ to fly with Blue Origin?

The aerospace company Blue Origin unveiled the crew members' names for the New Shepard-25 mission on April 4.

Gopichand Thotakura, an entrepreneur and pilot.
Published on Apr 12, 2024 01:56 PM IST
By | Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari

NASA unveils probe bound for Jupiter's possibly life-sustaining moon

NASA unveils probe bound for Jupiter's possibly life-sustaining moon

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Published on Apr 12, 2024 05:59 AM IST
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Solar flare explosion during solar eclipse? What people really saw was this

Was there really a solar flare explosion on the Sun during the total solar eclipse? Not really, but something really impressive was there.

The total solar eclipse was awe-inspiring, but there was no solar flare explosion during the event.(AP)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 01:14 AM IST

Weird Science | Understanding the science behind "killer" bee attacks

What makes a bee attack fatal? Why do some people get away with inflammation, while others are affected a lot worse?

For the most part, bees are innocuous winged insects that perform the vital role of pollination and thus ensure food security and ecological balance for the rest of us.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Apr 11, 2024 10:48 PM IST
ByNandita Jayaraj

NASA’s solar sail to fly in space - no engines, no fuel required

This unique solar sail is set to be launched above Earth and from a tiny space, it will turn into a 80-mtr giant up in the sky.

NASA's solar sail is all set for launch and it will not require engines and fuel for propulsion. Simply photons will do.(Credit: NASA/Aero Animation/Ben Schweighart)
Updated on Apr 11, 2024 09:44 PM IST

Space horror! This asteroid set to get as close as 18700 km to Earth, says NASA

9.2-foot Asteroid 2024 GJ2 is all set to get uncomfortably close to Earth today, NASA revealed.

NASA says an asteroid that is under 10 feet is set to make a close approach to Earth today.
Updated on Apr 11, 2024 10:51 AM IST

Chandrayaan-3 team honoured with US award for space exploration: ‘Inspiration’

Last year in August, Chandrayaan-3's lander (Vikram) successfully landed on the Moon's south pole, marking India as the first country to achieve this feat.

 PM Modi on August 26 declared that the landing site of Chandrayaan 3's moon lander would be named Shiv Shakti.(ISRO Twitter)
Published on Apr 10, 2024 11:49 AM IST

Total solar eclipse: Some bad news and some good ahead of live event

Total solar eclipse is coming and the weatherman has some bad news and some good news ahead of live event.

A visitor poses for a photograph in front of a solar eclipse themed display in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. A total solar eclipse will occur across North America on Monday.(Bloomberg)
Published on Apr 08, 2024 09:35 PM IST

First case of ultrasonic 'distress call' by Brazilian frog species documented in new study

First case of ultrasonic 'distress call' by Brazilian frog species documented in new study

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Published on Apr 08, 2024 07:04 PM IST
PTI |

Total solar eclipse 2024: ISRO's Aditya L1 won't catch a glimpse, here's why

ISRO's solar probe Aditya L1 won't catch a glimpse of the Total Solar Eclipse today despite being no disfunctions since its launch.

A graphic representation of ISRO’s Aditya L1 mission.
Published on Apr 08, 2024 11:49 AM IST

Total solar eclipse today: ISRO's Aditya-L1 to track Sun during ‘darkness’

Total solar eclipse on April 8: ISRO's Aditya-L1 will track the Sun on Monday as it gets completely cloaked by the Moon during the Total Solar Eclipse.

A graphic representation of ISRO’s Aditya L1 mission.
Published on Apr 08, 2024 06:46 AM IST

This massive, 370-foot asteroid set to come within 3.8 mn miles of Earth today

Dubbed as Asteroid 2024 FH2, this space rock will get as close as 3.8 million miles to Earth.

Asteroid 2024 FH2 will come close to Earth today, says NASA.(Pixabay)
Updated on Apr 08, 2024 12:12 AM IST

Scientists await huge star explosion in constellation Corona Borealis

The binary star system in the constellation Corona Borealis -- "northern crown" -- is normally too dim to see with the naked eye.

Sometime between now and September, a massive explosion 3,000 light years from Earth will flare up in the night sky, giving amateur astronomers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness this space oddity. (Representational picture)
Published on Apr 07, 2024 05:46 PM IST
AFP |

Solar eclipse 2024 livestreaming: Know when and where to watch Surya Grahan live

Total solar eclipse 2024 livestreaming: Surya Grahan is set to happen on April 8. If you are in India, know here when and where to watch Surya Grahan live.

Solar eclipse 2024 livestreaming: Know when and where you can watch Surya Grahan live In India on April 8.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 08, 2024 12:19 AM IST

After 6-month trip to ISS, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara, others back on Earth

After a six-month research mission aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara and others are back on Earth.

International Space Station (ISS) crew member, NASA astronaut Loral O'Hara rests after landing in a remote area near Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan,(via REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 07, 2024 01:28 AM IST

Scary 170-foot asteroid set to fly close to Earth; NASA has all the details

An asteroid that is as big as an aeroplane is set to pass Earth tomorrow on April 7, 2024, reveals NASA.

A humongous asteroid is on its way to making a close approach to Earth, reveals NASA.(NASA)
Published on Apr 06, 2024 11:40 PM IST

During this ‘total solar eclipse’, Sun will be in a period of ‘solar maximum’

NASA said that the total solar eclipse on April 8 is occurring during the period of ‘solar maximum’, which increases the possibility of a ‘solar eruption’.

Solar activity has reportedly surged significantly in the past two months. Immense sunspots, frequent X-class solar flares (the most potent type of solar explosion), and towering plasma plumes have been observed.(NASA)
Published on Apr 06, 2024 10:52 PM IST

This solar storm scarred trees on Earth - check out the Carrington event impact

A most dangerous solar storm, known as the Carrington event, caused fires to break out in telegraph offices.

Carrington event: This solar storm is known as one of the strongest to ever hit Earth.(Photo credit: Pexels)
Published on Apr 06, 2024 05:51 PM IST

The Devil Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks and the Total Solar Eclipse-what you should know

The Devil Comet is heading toward the Sun and as the total solar eclipse is coming soon too, know what you can do vis a vis both.

The Devil Comet or the total solar eclipse? Two of the most beautiful spectacles will be on view. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 06, 2024 05:11 PM IST

4 asteroids set to get very close to Earth, says NASA; know how big they are

NASA has revealed that there are 4 asteroids set to come close to Earth today.

NASA says 4 asteroids that are between bus and house-sized will buzz Earth today.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Apr 05, 2024 05:53 PM IST
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