This year marked the 10th anniversary of the event, which saw millions of people plunging into total darkness for an hour.
World Wildlife Fund started the initiative back in 2007 in Australia as a gesture against man-made carbon dioxide emissions
NASA is expected to schedule a third spacewalk once its next cargo ship arrives at the station with more items to install.
2017 marks the 10th annual Earth Hour - the world's biggest environment event. It will be held from 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 25.
Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of European Space Agency will prepare for its robotic move on March 30.
The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration will help NASA understand the best ways to operate laser communications systems
More than 500,000 children die each year from dehydration and complications of rotavirus, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO.
Extreme weather and climate conditions are expected to continue in 2017.
The clock will be smaller, lighter with magnitudes more precise than any atomic clock flown in space before, NASA said.
The biggest compliment that a biologist or palaeontologist can pay to another one is to name a fossil in his honour, said Attenborough.
According to a new NASA study, the last volcanic activity on Mars ceased about 50 million years ago, around the time when dinosaurs went extinct.
Still, Pluto "as everything going on on its surface that you associate with a planet. There is nothing non-planet about it".
Devas Multimedia is embroiled in a multi-billion dollar dispute with the Central government over cancellation of a 2005 deal with ISRO to launch satellites to deliver digital video broadcasting services for mobile phones.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX won its second-ever launch contract from the U.S. military by underbidding an alliance of defense industry giants.
A robot has successfully assisted in a risky surgery that involved placing a tiny hearing implant in the inner ear with unprecedented precision.
Scientists have developed a new, inexpensive sensor that could help develop tablets which can be folded and put away in your pocket.
“There is no plan to brew beer on the moon by any spacecraft to be made by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
A tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping scientists carry out experiments in the absence of gravity.
India is going to launch GSLV Mark-III, the country's most powerful launch vehicle, in another two months, said senior space scientist of ISRO Prof T G K Murthy
This feature makes it suited for foldable devices of the future, researchers said.
Experts have suggested that these “bendable” batteries, which are also light weight, have a wide range of applications that can be used in space.
First 3D structures of intact mammalian genomes determined from individual cells, showing how the DNA from all the chromosomes intricately folds to fit together inside the cell nuclei.
In a tightest orbital dance ever witnessed for a black hole and a companion star, the star whips around the black hole at an astonishing speed.
Until now, the oldest known red algae was 1.2 billion years old, said the paper in the journal PLOS Biology.
India, which has not squarely addressed the issue yet at the level of policy, is slated to begin a round of meetings to discuss the social and ethical dimensions of human genome editing next month.
Experts argue that there are so many aspects to living on Mars that it is nearly impossible to predict the effects using Earth simulations.
Japanese authorities sent a robot to the Fukushima nuclear plant to measure radiation levels and evaluate its condition ahead of a future dismantling of a reactor.
Scientists have pinpointed the start of the Sturtian snowball Earth event to about 717 million years ago.
Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has an underground ocean of liquid water that may be only a few kilometres beneath the surface.
Though it is native to Africa, several geologists and archaeologists have over the time found ostrich egg shell pieces in India, mostly in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Alastair Westgarth, former head of wireless antenna company Quintel, replaces Tom Moore, a satellite veteran who lead Google's Project Loon unit.
The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.
According to scientists associated with Chandrayaan-1, the finding reveals the development of radar technologies that can even protect the earth from being struck by objects like asteroids.
The spacecraft was successfully launched by ISRO on October 22, 2008 and barely a year after it was launched ISRO lost communication with the spacecraft on August 29, 2009.
Now, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California have successfully located the spacecraft still circling some 200 kilometres above the lunar surface.
The world's oldest known crocodile eggs laid some 152 million years ago have been discovered in the cliffs of Portugal.