NASA Gateway construction, NASA lunar space station, Lunar Orbiter Platform Gateway, International Space Station, deep space missions, lunar platform, low Earth orbit
April 25, 2018 5:44:00 pm

NASA will soon build a space station for the moon, which is being dubbed 'Gateway'.

Self folding material, 3D printing technology, Carnegie Mellon University, flat thermoplastics, heat guns, emergency shelters, curved folding theory, furniture, molds
April 25, 2018 5:06:17 pm

Researchers have created a 3D printer that produces self-folding material, an invention that could flat-pack furniture, and hep create emergency shelters.

Lakes on Mars, NASA Curiosity Rover, California Institute of Technology, Gale Crater, Mars geology, NASA Mars rovers, Old Soaker
April 24, 2018 11:15:20 pm

Scientists have confirmed that Mars may have had water till 3.5 billion years ago, when lakes were estimated to have dried up.

Smart walls, Carnegie Mellon University, conducive paint, Disney Research, Internet of Things, electromagnetic sensors, gesture based controls, electrostatic fields, capacitive sensing
April 24, 2018 6:49:04 pm

A new paint has been developed by scientists, that can be sprayed onto walls to make them 'smart'.

Uranus smells like farts
April 24, 2018 7:02:21 pm

In a study published on Monday, scientists revealed that the atmosphere around Uranus contains a gas that makes the planet smell like rotten eggs — or a fart-like smell.

Wearable devices, University of Texas at San Antonio, Google Glass, smartwatches, VR headsets, Apple Watch 3, voice activated controls, head mounted displays
April 23, 2018 8:25:08 pm

Researchers have found that operating wearable devices while driving could be as dangerous as operating smartphones.

Lyrid meteor shower 2018, Lyrid meteor shower time in India, Lyrid meteor shower how to watch, Lyrid meteor shower speed, Lyrid meteor shower moonset, Lyrid meteor shower Northern Hemisphere
April 21, 2018 7:59:14 pm

Lyrid meteor shower 2018: Here's a quick guide on what to expect, when to watch and more about this meteor shower.

Bendable diamonds, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, stretchable diamonds, Nanyang Technological University, diamond based material, Chinese University of Hong Kong, nanotechnology, MRI scans, nano-needles
April 20, 2018 9:56:58 pm

An international research team has been able to bend and stretch diamond at a nano scale, with the possibility of use in future electronics and drug delivery.

Artificial intelligence, road maps, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aerial surveys, Google Maps, global roadways, RodTracer, self-driving cars, neural network
April 19, 2018 6:13:33 pm

Researchers have developed a new method based on artificial intelligence, that will draw out road maps more accurately from aerial surveys.

TESS spacecraft, nasa, exoplanets, new planets discovery, NASA new planets, life beyond earth, satellite, spacex, stars, planets
April 19, 2018 2:20:17 pm

Tess is the successor to NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, on its last legs after discovering a few thousand exoplanets over the past nine years.

DARKNESS superconductor camera, NASA exoplanet tools, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, planet detection, University of California Santa Barbara, newer telescopes
April 18, 2018 10:09:58 pm

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has developed a superconductor camera, called DARKNESS, that can improve detection of exoplanets.

NASA Tess spacecraft, habitable exoplanets, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, Kepler Space telescope, SpaceX Falcon 9, dwarf star, Hubble telescope, terrestrial planets
April 17, 2018 9:24:14 pm

The launch NASA's latest planet-hunting satellite, TESS, was delayed until April 18. The problem was reported as SpaceX looked to fix any errors with the launch.

Asteroid fly-by, asteroid lunar distance, 2018 asteroid fly-bys, Earth asteroid impact, space rocks, asteroid observatories, impact of asteroids, asteroid belt
April 17, 2018 7:03:59 pm

An asteroid almost flew by the Earth unnoticed, as space agencies got wind of the football field-sized body only hours before its fly-by.

NASA Tess spacecraft, habitable exoplanets, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, Kepler Space telescope, SpaceX Falcon 9, dwarf star, Hubble telescope, terrestrial planets
April 16, 2018 9:38:09 pm

NASA is ready to launch its new planet hunter, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess), as it seeks to expand the search for habitable exoplanets.

Black hole collisions, gravitational wave detectors, Monash University, LIGO Scientific Consultation, Big Bang, neutron stars, Einstein theory of relativity, computer simulations, data analysis
April 16, 2018 8:20:51 pm

Scientists believe that deep space holds many more black holes compared to earlier estimates, which can now be 'heard'.

ISRO navigation satellite, IRNSS 1I launch, NavIC satellite constellation, PSLV, atomic clocks, orbit raising operations, IRNSS 1H failed launch, navigation systems
April 16, 2018 7:22:11 pm

Space agency ISRO has announced the success of its final orbit raising operations on the IRNSS-1I, part of India's NavIC satellite constellation.

Bird hits, Smithsonian Museum, airports, Miracle on the Hudson, Smithsonian Feather Identification Lab, bird strikes, US civil aviation industry, Hudson river, air traffic
April 16, 2018 5:32:49 pm

The Smithsonian Feather Identification Lab tracks all incidences of bird hits in the US, and maintains a database of the battle between bird and aircraft for the skies.

China smart road, electric cars, autonomous technology, Qilu Transportation, car charging systems, transportation business, global EV sales, road infrastructure
April 13, 2018 8:07:36 pm

A stretch of highway in China's eastern city of Jinan has the potential to transform the transport business: it is capable of charging cars.

Zero-waste smartphones, University of British Columbia, fiberglass, electronic waste, resin, circuit boards, precious metals, ewaste recycling, cellphone manufacturing
April 13, 2018 5:32:16 pm

Researchers have developed a way to make zero-waste smartphones a reality, as they have successfully created modified versions of fiberglass and resin, which are commonly disposed.

ISRO navigation satellite, IRNSS 1I launch, NavIC satellite constellation, PSLV, atomic clocks, orbit raising operations, IRNSS 1H failed launch, navigation systems
April 13, 2018 4:52:55 am

PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre. It was a normal lift-off, ISRO officials said.

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