Category Archives: Science-Technology

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’ […]

Adobe to launch iPad Version of Photoshop

Adobe is planning to announce the release of the newer version of the Photoshop for the iPad in October this year and will launch the app next year. This new version is a change of strategy of Adobe, which is mainly looking to attract all iPad users as well as professionals. Scott Belsky, Company’s chief […]

Airbag Helmets: IIT students find a safer alternative over helmets

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, 150785 people were killed and another 494624 were injured in 480652 road crashes in India in 2016. The numbers explain that there are 1317 crashes and 413 deaths every day (or 55 crashes and 17 deaths every hour on an average). From 2007 to 2017, the […]

ISRO to train scientists under free Satellite training program

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is set to offer an eight-week free satellite training program for students from developing countries. Under the training program, the students will learn to build small satellites. Students from 45 developing countries are expected to participate in the program. ISRO had decided to provide training sessions to space scientists […]