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ISRO launches Earth imaging satellite Cartosat-3, 13 other nano satellites

PSLV-C47 on its 49th mission would carry CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellites from the United States.

27 Nov 2019 9:39 AM

Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago

Dust spawned by a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter 400 million years earlier triggered an ice age.

20 Sep 2019 9:04 AM

Life on Moon is now possible

Studies reveal that life on the moon is now possible, but only for Earth's toughest creatures who can survive extreme conditions.

09 Aug 2019 12:19 PM

Oh no! Superflare may destroy Earth one day

If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.

24 Jun 2019 12:17 PM

Microsoft's Minecraft Earth is a fitting rival to Pokemon GO

Minecraft Earth is currently limited to beta and users are required to sign up for a chance to play.

19 May 2019 11:33 AM

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What if an Asteroid was about to hit Earth? Scientists intrigued

Astronomers estimate a one percent risk the space rock will collide with our planet on April 27, 2027. What should we do?

30 Apr 2019 12:16 PM

Boldly questioning the climate status quo

The Arctic, Russia, the Nordic countries and Canada would be temperate, safe havens, which survivors would fight to access.

31 Mar 2019 4:38 AM

NASA releases interactive book that shows beauty of Earth from space

The book covers the Earth in 69 images, highlighting all the elements of our home planet’s atmosphere.

22 Feb 2019 10:33 AM

YouTube to blame for those who believe Earth is flat

Google acknowledged in the past that more needs to be done when it comes to combating misinformation.

19 Feb 2019 12:29 PM

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Findings say that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago.

19 Jan 2019 11:07 AM

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NASA probe finds signs of water on nearby asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx, which flew last week within a scant 12 miles (19 km) of the asteroid Bennu.

11 Dec 2018 9:39 AM

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io

Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM

NASA probe nearing interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside our solar system, the US space agency said.

07 Oct 2018 5:21 PM

NASA satellite launched to measure Earth’s ice changes

The mission is a successor to the original Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite that operated from 2003 to 2009.

16 Sep 2018 11:02 AM

NASA set to launch space laser to track Earth's melting ice

NASA will measure the changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice in unprecedented detail.

31 Aug 2018 12:59 PM

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Earth risks tipping into 'hothouse' state: study

The risk of tipping cascades could be significant at a 2 C temperature rise, and could increase sharply beyond that point.

07 Aug 2018 7:29 PM

Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do

New study contradicts widely held scientific thinking that microbe taxa, because of their very large populations, rarely die off.

01 Aug 2018 12:42 PM

How you can protect nature

These simple habits to implement in your daily life which can make a huge difference in conserving the environment.

29 Jul 2018 10:13 AM

Life on Mars: Hopes rise

It has long been assumed that the Martian surface is inhospitable to life as we know it on Earth, and the search for life has gone subsurface now.

27 Jul 2018 12:11 AM

Huge diamond cache likely buried in Earth's interior: Study

Diamond is not perhaps this exotic mineral, but on the (geological) scale of things, it is relatively common.

16 Jul 2018 7:06 PM

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