Taking a global average of the land and sea surface temperatures for the entire year, NOAA found the data for "2016 was the highest since record keeping began in 1880," said the announcement.
Scientists have named a species of moth after President-elect Donald Trump just days before he joins office as the 45th US President
Scientists have developed an efficient alternative material used in traditional LEDs, which could reduce power costs.
NASA flights then flew the eight volunteers one by one on steep up-and-down maneuvers that created 20-second intervals of weightlessness.
Methane-producing microbes, the simplest and most ancient organisms on Earth could survive the extremely thin air of Mars, say scientists.
The results of the study are based on the measurements of the number of observed galaxies at different epochs.
Stanford scientists have found a novel way to introduce flame retardants into lithium ion batteries to prevent fires from occurring in smartphones and other devices.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium reopened with a hybrid projector system for a breath-taking view of the universe.
The proposed LIGO-India project aims to move one Advanced LIGO detector from Hanford to India.
Hyperloop One transport system has been proposed for 5 routes in India among 30 others across the world, showcase on February 28 in Delhi
Australian Astrophysicists have almost solved a galactic murder mystery on Tuesday when they studied the effects of dark matter in 11,000 galaxies.
Gene Cernan, who died Monday, was the 11th man to set foot on the moon.
More than half of the first 30 astronauts NASA hired have died.
Jupiter which is the biggest in the solar system, appears as a deep red orb surrounded by layers of pale yellow, orange and white.
Researchers developed a way to braid multiple molecular strands, enabling tighter and more complex knots to be made than has previously been possible.
Recent technology from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory can also do this, but the equipment and process are both extremely expensive and time-consuming.
It is far too deep to investigate directly, so scientists study how seismic waves pass through this region to tell them something of its make-up.
SpaceX founder and entrepreneur Elon Musk's ambitious flight plans had been grounded since the September 1 explosion
The SS-520 rocket, which stands around the size of a power pole, lifted off at 8:33 am into a clear sky at the Uchinoura Space Centre in southern Kagoshima Prefecture.
SpaceX has succeeded six times previously with landings on a barge or ashore
Various countries maintain bases in Antarctica, a shared space for scientific research under a 1959 international treaty.
The American SpaceX rocket company faces a crucial test on Saturday with its latest rocket launch.
Scientists now report India was by no means as isolated as we thought during its journey.
China begins construction of the world's highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet to detect faintest echoes resonating from Universe,
The Moon is at least 4.51 billion years old - up to 140 million years older than previously thought.
The US Army is planning to use biodegradable bullets loaded with special seeds that sprout into plants and eliminate ammunition debris.
new study suggests that the origins of human language could reach back as much as 25 million years.
Satya Tapas of Scidogma Research, Bengaluru, has designed an automated, POC, AI-enabled microscope that can diagnose malaria in remote areas.
Moerner, Varmus, and Haroche were in Delhi Thursday to attend the Nobel Prize Series—India Programme 2017, a conference organised by Nobel Media AB, Sweden, in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Almost 95 per cent of the planet-mass objects will leave the galaxy entirely due to their speeds of about 10,000 km per second.
ISRO plans to maximise its return on investments on rocket launches by optimally using their capacity
Stanford engineers have built an ultra-low-cost, human-powered centrifuge that can separate blood to its components in 1.5 minutes.
ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile will be modified in order to allow it to search for potential habitable planets in Alpha Centauri.
ISRO, which is currently conducting experiments for its second moon mission said another mission to Mars, Venus and Jupiter are on the horizon.
When Charon is positioned between the Sun and Pluto, the research indicates that the moon can significantly reduce atmospheric loss.
Small 'moonlets' may have collided to form the Moon as we see it today, according to a new study.