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'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole

Black holes are monstrous celestial entities exerting gravitational fields so vicious that no matter or light can escape.

11 Apr 2019 10:32 AM

Researchers try to track the sources of plastic pollution

‘The 100 Plastic Rivers’ project is engaging with scientists in more than 60 locations worldwide.

10 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

Scientists find a way that may yield earth-friendly plastics

Combining natural rubber with bio-plastic in a novel way results in a much stronger replacement for plastic.

10 Apr 2019 2:56 PM

Disease-causing germs on ISS a concern for NASA

NASA explained that the biofilms' ability to cause microbial-induced corrosion on Earth could also damage the ISS infrastructure.

09 Apr 2019 11:33 AM

Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

The Progress freighter blasted off Thursday from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

08 Apr 2019 10:34 AM


A-SAT debris will decay within 45 days, says DRDO chief

India’s recent test of anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile has been termed as “a terrible, terrible thing” by NASA.

07 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

Mission Shakti: Debris will decay within 45 days, says DRDO chief

India’s recent test of anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile has been termed as “a terrible, terrible thing” by NASA.

06 Apr 2019 5:49 PM

The first picture of a black hole to be revealed soon

It's a lot farther from Earth, but distance and size balance out, making it roughly as easy (or difficult) to pinpoint.

06 Apr 2019 10:28 AM

India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere: Pentagon

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said 400+ pieces of orbital debris from the test had been identified.

06 Apr 2019 10:14 AM

BYU researchers invent quieter airplane toilet

The BYU researchers have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet after two years of trial.

05 Apr 2019 12:47 PM


AI 'Stork' can help scan IVF embryos for faster implantation

Five different embryologists scored 394 embryos based on images taken from different labs.

05 Apr 2019 12:27 PM

Play Skrillex to prevent mosquito bites

Playing dubstep music, particularly Scary Monsters, and Nice Sprites by Skrillex, reduced mosquito attacks.

04 Apr 2019 10:54 AM

Researchers develop new material that changes colours like neon tetra fish

The material relies on the use of a magnetic field which changes the orientation of a formation of nanocolumns.

03 Apr 2019 11:22 AM

India's Mission Shakti a terrible thing, says NASA chief

The anti-satellite missile test could “endanger astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

03 Apr 2019 11:02 AM

ISRO launches electronic intelligence satellite with 28 others

PSLVC-45 successfully injected EMISAT into sun-synchronous polar orbit on Monday after its launch from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

01 Apr 2019 4:50 PM


ISRO to launch PSLVC-46 followed by PSLVC-47, Chandrayaan 2 in May: K Sivan

ISRO’s PSLVC-45 successfully injected electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 international customer satellites.

01 Apr 2019 2:12 PM

Watch: ISRO successfully injects EMISAT satellite, 28 others being ejected

PSLV was launched with India’s EMISAT defence satellite, along with 28 other satellites from around the world.

01 Apr 2019 10:01 AM

Here’s how you earn Rs 13.2 lakhs just for sleeping

A whopping US $19,000 will be paid for a bed rest study.

30 Mar 2019 1:22 PM

Aerion designing supersonic jet to run completely on biofuels

Aerion’s business jet AS2, with a USD 120 million list price per jet, would be capable of running on synthetic paraffinic kerosene biofuel.

29 Mar 2019 2:15 PM

US sees India space debris from weapons test eventually burning up

The comments came a day after India said it used an indigenously developed ballistic missile interceptor to destroy its own satellites.

29 Mar 2019 11:11 AM