Category Archives: Science-Technology

Aditya L-1, India’s first ever mission to study sun

Earlier this week, NASA launched its Solar Probe mission to study the atmosphere the sun and first ever human attempt to such a deadliest space mission. And now it seems like, India’s ISRO is all set to answer NASA’s solar mission with Aditya L-1 mission. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been working on […]

Partial Solar eclipse visible from most Asia parts on Saturday

  Earth witnessed a partial solar eclipse on Saturday from 1:32 pm to 5:02 pm (IST). Thought the solar eclipse was not visible in India, eclipse-chasers or sky gazer witnessed the event through live-streams of space agencies and certain observatories. The eclipse was visible from most of Asia, Iceland, far northern Europe, and Greenland. Some […]

NASA’s spacecraft set to probe the Sun

US’s space agency NASA is all set to launch a spacecraft, Parker Solar Probe on early Saturday morning to achieve the new ambitious aim to touch the Sun. The spacecraft will explore the sun more closely than ever before. The spacecraft will be launched from Cape Canaveral and will fly to the Sun through extremely […]

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to board in spacecraft

NASA has announced the final name of astronauts who will be a part of the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules and Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine. The spacecraft is originally developed by Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Crew Dragon and global aviation firm Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, as part […]

Red Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse today

This Friday evening is going to be extra magnificent as red blood moon will rise in the sky, marking the beginning of the longest full lunar eclipse of the century. If cloudy sky and inclement weather don’t bother, the lunar eclipse will be visible in India too and people can see the eclipse with their […]

Aliens might once lived on the moon, Scientists say

A life might have existed once on the moon, claims the new research study. The atmosphere over the moon might have been far different from what it is there today, ready to support life, if only briefly. Two senior planetary researchers found that the Moon might have had conditions to support simple life forms some […]

New “Meghalayan Age” discovered by Scientists in Earth’s history

LONDON: Geologist have classified a new geological time scale called the ‘Meghalayan Age’, a period which starts from 4,200 years ago and observed an abrupt mega-drought and cooling around the globe. The evidence of the 4,200-year climate event has been found in seven countries, namely Egypt, Greece, Syria, Palestine, Mesopotamia the Indus Valley, and the […]

Alyssa might be the first person to step on Mars

The 17-year-old, Alyssa Carson from Louisiana, US may become the first youngest human to step on the surface of Red Planet. She is currently undergoing training sessions to become an astronaut and if she successfully completes the session, she would be eligible to step on Mars in 2033. Although she is not eligible to apply […]

ISRO Scientists test ‘Vikas Engine’ successfully

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) has successfully conducted the ground test of high thrust version of the Vikas Engine for a duration of 195 seconds at ISRO propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu on Sunday The key point of the testing was to validate the performance capability of the Vikas Engine for its use […]

‘Spiders’ on Mars Surface? NASA reveals in recent pictures

Image Courtesy: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of NASA acquired an image on May 13, 2018 featuring some spider-like objects crawling over the Mar’s surface during winter at the South Pole. But, it actually shows a unique phenomenon where a carbon dioxide ice cap covers the region and as the sun returns in spring season, ‘spiders’ […]