The traditional definition of a blue moon is two full moons in a month.
NASA added musical selections from different cultures and eras, and spoken greetings from Earth-people in fifty-five languages, including Indian languages like Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and others.
Though no mission is currently scheduled to utilise windbots, the researchers hope their study will open new avenues for atmospheric science on gas giant planets using high-mobility robotic explorers.
The team responsible for the New Horizons flyby of Pluto last week released new pictures Friday of the previously unexplored world on the edge of the solar system.
Kepler 452b is the first of those 12 to be confirmed as a true planet, thanks to ground observations.
Mars never had oceans of water and could have looked more like an icy snowball than the warmer, wetter planet that many researchers have suggested
The Stephen Hawking funded Breakthrough Initiatives programme is characterised as the 'biggest scientific search ever undertaken for signs of intelligent life beyond Earth.'
Chia seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acid and alpha linolenic acid while quinoa is a pseudo-cereal with high protein content and can be used as a low-carb, high-protein substitute for rice.
The New Horizons spacecraft team revealed close-up photos of those plains, which they're already unofficially calling Sputnik Planum after the world's first man-made satellite.
Researchers said its wings- which are very short compared with other dinosaurs in the same family- consisted of multiple layers of large feathers.
The zoom-in of Pluto, showing an approximately 241-million kilometer swath of the dwarf planet, reveals a mountain range about 3,353 million meters high and tens of miles wide.
Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo sharing service, got the exclusive Pluto photograph from NASA before everyone else
After the Pluto success, NASA's scientists took to Reddit to hold an AMA on the New Horizons mission
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft's successful flyby of Pluto on Tuesday has seen jubilant reactions all over
The US is now the only nation to visit every planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons left Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 19, 2006
New Horizons is the first spacecraft to fly past Pluto, and its seven scientific instruments aim to reveal up-close details of the surface, geology and atmosphere of Pluto and its five moons.
The United States is now the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons departed Cape Canaveral, Florida, in 2006.
Pluto's newly estimated size means that its density is slightly lower than previously thought, and the fraction of ice in its interior is slightly higher
New Horizons will be at its closest to Pluto for about 24 hours before continuing on its journey to the outer solar system.
Mysterious Pluto looms large and turns out to be larger than expected as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft gets ready for flyby
A rundown on Pluto, a 20th-century discovery about to become the 21st-century darling of astronomers as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft closes for a flyby today.
A mini ice-age will take place in 2030 thanks to 60 per cent fall in solar activity between 2030 and 2040.
"The home page of the Antrix Corporation Limited website seems to have been hacked and we have already intimated this to the officials (of Antrix) who are dealing with the problem," a senior ISRO official told reporters.
The images were revealed as NASA spacecraft New Horizons hurtles toward Pluto on its way toward a historic flyby on July 14.
What is important in a study like this is that we should be able to ‘observe’ an event not just through the visible light, but also through ultraviolet light, X-rays, and gamma rays.
On Wednesday, mission scientists received the most detailed image yet returned by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard New Horizons.
The investigation into the anomaly that caused New Horizons to enter "safe mode" on July 4 has concluded that no hardware or software fault occurred on the spacecraft.
The researchers, led by astronomers at Durham University, UK, pointed NuSTAR at nine candidate hidden supermassive black holes that were thought to be extremely active at the centre of galaxies.
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will put in orbit five foreign satellites from the spaceport of Sriharikota
Eden Saig, a computer science student at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Israel, developed the computerised learning system
The research work suggests that there are far fewer faint galaxies than we once previously thought.
The findings are based on the Ocean 2015 Initiative, which examined the latest studies on how climate change is projected to affect oceans.
Facebook has rolled out its Ads Manager app which allows marketers to create and track campaigns on the move for Android.
Researchers successfully deciphered information after it travelled a record-breaking 12,000 km through fibre optic cables
From 1972, when leap seconds were first implemented, through 1999, leap seconds were added at a rate averaging close to one per year.
In 2014, Google the Contact lens that would be able to measure a wearer's glucose levels by analysing their tears.