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Science

Ice giant Planet Nine a reality: NASA

Konstantin Batygin says there are now five different lines of observational evidence pointing to the existence of Planet Nine.

16 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

Antarctic penguin chicks face mass die-off alarm researchers

Sea ice extent in the polar regions varies each year, but climate change has made the fluctuation more extreme.

16 Oct 2017 8:52 AM

Octopus skin inspires programmable camouflaging material

The pneumatically-activated material developed by researchers takes a cue from the 3D bumps, or papillae for dynamic camouflage.

15 Oct 2017 12:59 PM

Choking smoke over San Francisco causes delays, closures

The region has endured days of choking smoke and claimed at least 31 lives and demolished thousands of homes and businesses.

14 Oct 2017 11:34 AM

Russia launches European atmosphere monitoring satellite

The mission will contribute to volcanic ash monitoring for aviation safety and for services that warn of high levels of UV radiation.

14 Oct 2017 11:07 AM

Scientists discover sun-like twin stars 350 light years from Earth

The twin star was named after Kronos' lesser-known brother Krios. Their official designations are HD 240430 and HD 240429.

14 Oct 2017 8:41 AM

Cassini's last show was a spectacular one, suggests NASA

The Cassini spacecraft went into Saturn’s atmosphere on 15 September after spending 20 years in deep space.

13 Oct 2017 2:32 PM

'RING OF FIRE' Volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril

More than 1,40,000 people fled Mount Agung on the Indonesian Island of Bali after its alert status was raised to the highest level.

13 Oct 2017 2:26 PM

El Nino has contributed to higher Carbon Dioxide levels

The super-sized El Nino a couple of years ago led to an increase of 3 billion tons of carbon in the air.

13 Oct 2017 12:44 PM

NASA using asteroid’s flyby to test global warning attack

The exercise will continue for another week, as observatories keep tracking the asteroid as it departs Earth's neighbourhood.

13 Oct 2017 12:12 PM