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Gear yourself up for lethal heat even if Paris climate goals are met

Heat stress intensifies in many parts of the world especially in some of the major cities in India and even if we meet our Paris climate goals, nine major cities in the country including Delhi, Mumbai...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 29, 2017 08:12 AM

NASA stopwatch: This incredible timer made for ICESat-2 can measure fraction of billionth of second

NASA scientists have come up with an amazing stopwatch which is capable of measuring a fraction of a billionth of a second. This advance can work wonders in recording precise height measurements of...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 07:53 PM

Oh Fish! Rare 20-feet long sawfish weighing 700 kg caught by fisherman in Mumbai

A local fisherman near Vijaydurg in Sindhudurg district of Konkan region in Maharashtra caught a rare sawfish in his net. The monstrous sawfish is 20-feet long and weighs 700 kgs.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 06:59 PM

How about making sandcastles on Saturn's moon Titan? Particles covering it are 'electrically charged'

In a first, scientists have discovered that the sands or particles that are spread all over the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan are ‘electrically charged’. These particles can stick together for...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 05:56 PM

NASA JunoCam unveils close view of Jupiter's stunning swirling storms as Juno probe makes fifth flyby

NASA Juno spacecraft was closest to the gas giant at 4:52 am (0852 GMT) as it skimmed 2,700 miles over Jupiter’s cloud tops, travelling about 129,000 mph (208,000 km/h) relative to the planet, the...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 05:18 PM

Human-caused global warming creates extreme summers, says study

Extreme weather conditions such as unprecedented summer heat, flooding, drought and torrential rain, are an effect of human-caused global warming, according to a new study.

PTI | Mar 28, 2017 03:07 PM

World's first nanocar race: All you need to know about the Nanoscale grand prix

Scientists are gearing up to organise the first Nanocar Race in the world, which will take place next month in France. The race will witness tiny molecular machines giving a tough fight to each other....

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 03:02 PM

Planet 9: Awesome opportunity for citizen scientists to hunt for elusive cosmic body

Planet 9: In a rejoicing news for citizen scientists, they will get an opportunity to help researchers discover ‘Planet 9’, scientists have said. ‘Planet 9’ is an elusive cosmic body which...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 02:12 PM

Scientists unveil world's most diverse set of Dinosaur tracks in Australia's Jurassic Park

The world’s most diverse set of dinosaur tracks have been discovered in rocks that date back about 127 to 140 million years located on a remote coastline in Australia.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 04:34 PM

Equinox creates buzz on social media, people celebrate hydration week!

A viral message associated with equinox is being circulated on social media and the social media users have been responding to it with great concern as well as enthusiasm, greeting everyone with'Happy...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 03:58 PM

ISRO to flag off fully Indigenous Cryogenic Stage today for integration in Sriharikota

The development of a cryogenic stage has a unique design with liquid Hydrogen stored at -253 deg C and liquid Oxygen stored at -195 deg C in its tanks. To store these cryogenic fluids, special...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 10:07 AM

Pollution, climate change make iconic Jamaican beach disappear

One of the main attractions of Jamaica, Hellshire beach is a popular weekend getaway for people of Portmore and Kingston. What sets Hellshire apart from the other beaches in Jamaica is the quality and...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 09:50 AM

Restore Pluto: Scientists launches campaign to broaden astronomical classifications

A team of six scientists from institutions across the United States has argued that the Pluto deserves to be a full planet, along with some 110 other bodies in the solar system, including Earth's...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 26, 2017 09:09 AM

ISRO plans two more GSLV missions after record-breaking launch of 104 satellites

The world watched when Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO launched record number of 104 satellites using single rocket last month. And now, the space agency is preparing to add another feather in...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 26, 2017 08:26 AM

Nation observes Earth Hour with enthusiasm; Know all about world's biggest environmental movement

Earth Hour is a dedicated worldwide movement organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature. It aims to protect and conserve our environment.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 25, 2017 10:16 PM