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Soyuz MS-05 to carry three Expedition 52/53 crew to International Space Center (ISS) today

The joining of three fresh crew members will boost the International Space Center (ISS) lab’s crew back to six and research with four crew including three NASA astronauts and a European flier...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 28, 2017 02:54 PM

The Orion Nebula: OmegaCAM mounted on ESO's VLT Survey Telescope captures stunning view

The Orion Nebula is an enormous star-forming region located about 1,350 light-years from Earth. The stars formed as the clouds of gas is collasped within and when the ultraviolet radiation from these...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 28, 2017 12:53 PM

China to build Mars simulation base on Tibetan plateau

China is all set to mirror the living conditions on red planet as the country will build a Mars simulation base in northwest Qinghai province, a part of the Tibetan plateau.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 28, 2017 09:00 AM

Water found on Moon in form of glass beads, human colonies next?

In an interesting finding, researchers have claimed that there may be huge reservoirs of water trapped deep inside the dusty surface of the moon. According to scientists, this water is in the form of...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 27, 2017 10:05 PM

NASA’s WB-57F research jets to chase 'Total Solar Eclipse'

In an attempt to capture one of the rare marvels of nature: a total solar eclipse, NASA-funded scientists at Southwest Research Institute in the U.S. are planning to chase the shadow of the moon using...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 27, 2017 02:14 PM

Humans might be made up of 'extra-galactic matter', along with everything else in the Milky Way

In a atypical study, astrophysicists have discovered that humans might be made up of 'extra-galactic matter', changing the earlier understandings of how galaxies are formed.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM

Humans will spend all resource budget for 2017 by next week; will live on ‘credit’ for rest of the year: Report

Humans on Earth will spend their 2017 budget for resources like soil, clean air, and water by next week, a report has said. Hence, we will be living on ‘credit’ for rest of the year.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 02:53 PM

NASA Cassini mission: No tilt on Saturn's magnetic field, length ringed-planet's day remains unknown

The observation is one of the several insights made earlier based on the data from NASA's Cassini mission’s final phase. This means that the true length of Saturn’s day is still unknown, NASA...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 02:47 PM

Humpback whales learn songs like humans acquire language skills: Study

Humpback whales learn songs in segments, in a similar way to how humans acquire language skills, and can even remix them, a study has found.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 02:19 PM

Albert Einstein's iconic photograph expected to fetch $100,000 at auction in US, was clicked on his 72nd birthday

German physicist Albert Einstein’s iconic photograph that shows him playfully sticking his tongue out is up for grabs at an auction in the US. The rare picture, which is a signed copy, is expected...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 01:11 PM

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Everything you need to know!

United States is set to witness one of biggest marvels of nature: a total solar eclipse, on August 21, 2017. During this rare historic phenomenon you will see the sun completely disappear behind the...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 10:54 AM

New species of gigantic sunfish discovered by scientists

Scientists have discovered a new species of gigantic ocean sunfish, that could weigh up to two tonnes.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 26, 2017 09:05 AM

Moon may have huge reservoirs of water in form of volcanic 'glass beads': scientists

According to a latest study led by a group of scientists from US, a huge reservoirs of water may exist under the surface of the Moon. The gallons of water have been reserved in the form of volcanic...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 25, 2017 05:28 PM

Eminent scientist Yash Pal dies at 90: 10 facts to know about academician Padma Vibhushan Professor

Yash Pal is known for regular appearances on the science programme Turning Point telecast on Doordarshan and for explaining scientific concepts in layman's language, along with participation on...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 25, 2017 10:22 AM

Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao, who played key role in building India's first satellite Aryabhata passes away; 10 facts to know

The internationally renowned space scientist had a heart ailment and was recovering at home after he was recently discharged from a private hospital. The nation and the space community from across the...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 25, 2017 10:18 AM