Sunday, Sep 21, 2014
September 21, 201412:49 am

Higgs, now 85, doesn’t own a television or use email or a cellphone. Not that he is uninformed about the world around him.

September 21, 201412:37 am

It was taken on September 7 with a CIVA camera on Philae, from a distance of 50 km from the comet.

September 21, 201412:36 am

Despite a 10-fold hike in budget, NASA is way behind on its mission to track asteroids dangerous to Earth.

September 21, 201412:03 am

At any given time, 60-70 people are at work on the mission. The peak period has been 11 am to 11 pm IST, when the Orbiter would be visible from ground station near Bangalore.

September 18, 20142:03 pm

The dwarf galaxy containing the black hole, called M60-UCD1, is the densest galaxy ever seen, researchers said.

September 18, 201411:30 am

The micro cold storage system has a capacity of 5 metric tonnes and a price varying between Rs 5 to 6 lakh.

September 16, 20149:08 pm

Colossal squid sometimes inhabit the world of fiction and imagination, but have rarely been seen in daylight.

September 14, 20141:42 am

To prove the hypothesis about how nutrients are transported in plants, a biologist is at work for 20 years.

September 14, 20141:40 am

Its rotary joints are extremely resilient; the smallest, at the wrist, can withstand up to six tonnes of pressure.

September 12, 20145:23 pm

The researchers at the Chalmers University in Sweden have succeeded in making acoustic waves couple to an artificial atom.

September 12, 201412:19 pm

The storm is moving medium fast, about 2.5 million mph meaning the soonest it could arrive is early Friday.

September 10, 20147:24 pm

The disposal of nuclear waste is very challenging, with very large volumes destined for burial deep underground.

September 10, 20146:25 pm

GEDI will provide crucial information about the impact that trees have on the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.

September 7, 20143:35 pm

The Higgs field is credited with giving other particles mass by slowing their movement.

September 7, 201412:46 am

Scientists looking across human, fly and worm genomes find shared choreography.

September 3, 20146:36 pm
Google starts quantum computing research project with NASA and USRA

The project aims to build new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics.

September 3, 20146:32 pm

Unlike malariachikungunya is a virus carried by the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito species.

September 2, 201412:49 pm

The project is expected to provide the scientific community better opportunities in planetary research.

August 26, 20146:32 pm

A small amount of fuel remains to conduct debris avoidance manoeuvres to ensure the satellite remains safe.

August 24, 20143:26 pm

Currently, there is no ground- or satellite-based global network monitoring soil moisture at a local level.

August 22, 20144:49 pm

While rodents have flown on space shuttle flights in the past, those missions have only lasted a week or two.

August 20, 20148:45 pm
You can also blame the Sun's activities for increasing global warming: study

Sun's variation influences the climate in a similar way regardless of whether the climate is extreme.

August 20, 20148:31 pm

The mission team is now exploring possible alternative routes that would take Curiosity north of the valley.

July 19, 201412:38 pm

The gene known as ASF1A is key to the making of stem cells.

July 17, 20143:37 pm

The TSS tool provides information to controllers about the speeds they should assign to aircraft.

July 13, 20144:19 pm

One-third received only text message queries about their drinking and one-third received no text messages.

July 12, 20143:41 pm

ISRO has planned another trajectory correction manoeuvre in August before the Mars Orbit Insertion in September.

July 12, 201411:31 am

The researchers also used gene therapy to "rescue" mice with RP due to MFRP mutations.

July 11, 20143:46 pm

Astronomers used a telescope made by stitching together telephoto lenses and discovered seven new galaxies.

July 6, 20142:59 pm

Research says that high carbon dioxide levels may hinder the ability of fish to recognise one another.

July 4, 20145:14 pm

The initial flight-test configuration will provide a 77-tonne capacity.

July 2, 201410:10 am

NASA said the countdown stopped because of the failure of the launch pad water suppression system.

July 1, 201411:32 am

Its field of view is about one square mile (three square kilometres), so even wispy clouds can obscure its measurements.

June 30, 201412:35 am

The space agency launched its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle Saturday from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility.

June 29, 201412:44 am

A 2012 study (involving 17 coma patients and 20 healthy ones) tracked 417 brain regions for changes in blood flow.

June 29, 201412:36 am

A start-up plans to create a space servicing system. But first, they’ll send a Japanese sports beverage to the moon.


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