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The fastest stars in the Milky Way might not actually be from this galaxy

A group of astronomers have shown that the fastest-moving stars in our galaxy are in fact runaways from a much smaller galaxy in orbit.

06 Jul 2017 10:38 AM

Uranus' magnetic field flips on and off like a light switch

The US made the discovery based on the data from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft that sped past Uranus in 1986.

28 Jun 2017 3:43 PM

NASA reveals new targets for exploration

Mission officials for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope announced some of the science targets the telescope will observe.

18 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Satellite calls Earth on the Quantum line

The results , which could improve the speed and security of global telecommunications, are published in the June 16 issue of Science.

18 Jun 2017 8:42 AM

Moon orbiting solar system's 3rd largest dwarf planet found

With this discovery, most of the known dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt larger than 965 kilometres across have companions.

20 May 2017 8:24 AM


NASA discovers new 'icy' planet

The newly-discovered ‘iceball’ planet has the same mass and orbit as Earth.

27 Apr 2017 5:12 PM

Researchers reveal map of Mars landing site for NASA’s 2020 rover

NASA hopes its mission will reveal whether alien life ever existed on Mars.

25 Apr 2017 1:13 PM

NASA sending 'futuristic' atomic clock to space

The clock will be smaller, lighter with magnitudes more precise than any atomic clock flown in space before

22 Mar 2017 2:38 PM

What caused 'snowball Earth'?

A perfect storm of fire and ice may have led to snowball Earth.

15 Mar 2017 2:18 PM

Intex to start selling Aqua handsets

The Delhi High Court has allowed major mobile phone maker 'Intex' to sell its Aqua brand handsets and accessories in the local market.

14 Mar 2017 8:44 AM


NASA invites public to search for new nearby worlds

NASA is inviting the public to help search for possible undiscovered worlds in the outer reaches of our solar system.

16 Feb 2017 1:14 PM

Push and pull: How the Milky Way flies

Astronomers said they had discovered a void in deep space that helps explain the direction in which we are headed, and our speed.

31 Jan 2017 8:13 AM

Scientists: Moon over the hill at 4.51 billion years old

The moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system.

12 Jan 2017 8:03 AM

Solar storms trigger sparks, melt soil on Moon: NASA

The Moon has almost no atmosphere, so its surface is exposed to the harsh space environment.

09 Jan 2017 7:51 AM