Stories about Research

Jul 28 2018

Evidence of Water on Mars?

After seeing what possibly could be dark streaks of salty water that flowed down the Martian dune during warm seasons, the planetary scientists were certainly delighted. ...

Jul 28 2018

Discovery is beyond wildest imagination — MARTIAN SECRET

Astronomers used radar data from the orbiting European spacecraft Mars Express to find the water. With surface temperatures as low as minus 68C, it would not exist as a...

Jul 28 2018

Scientists Definitely Have Not Found Life on the Moon

The Moon will also spend a longer time in darkness than normal because its current path takes it right through the middle of Earth's shadow. "If liquid water and a s...

Jul 28 2018

Blood moon: Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming this week

This means it will be passing through space at a point where the cone of Earth's shadow is wider, making the eclipse last longer. Experts explain this by the fact that ...

Jul 28 2018

Don't miss tonight's lunar eclipse

The total eclipse lasted one hour and 43 minutes, with the entire event lasting closer to four hours. Watch the lunar eclipse livestream in the video above starting a...

Jul 28 2018

Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this century

The event is co-organised by the Survey Department of the Ministry of Development, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali and the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam. "...

Jul 27 2018

How To Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century

The good news is that millions of people around the world - from nearly all of Africa to the vast majority of Asia - will be able to see the moon gradually turn a deep...

Jul 27 2018

Skywatchers Looking Forward To Complete Lunar Eclipse

The period of totality during this eclipse , when Earth's shadow is directly across the moon and it is at its reddest, will last 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds,...

Jul 27 2018

SpaceX launched a cargo rocket with ten satellites

Upon activation of all 10 new satellites, orbital plane five will become the fourth Iridium orbital plane to be comprised exclusively of Iridium NEXT satellites. Minu...

Jul 27 2018

US won't see upcoming lunar eclipse

This year's conditions weren't quite as extraordinary, but Mars would still only appear four per cent smaller than that spectacle. Just how red it will be will depend...

Jul 27 2018

French skies mostly clear for Friday's lunar eclipse

The moon will rise from the horizon tinged a deep, rusty red as it is totally eclipsed by the Earth. Today marks what astronomers refer to as the "opposition" of Mar...

Jul 27 2018

Life on Mars? Liquid water lake found on the Red Planet

Since water's permittivity is much higher than that of rock or ice, the scientists concluded that they must have found a liquid lake beneath Mars' southern ice cap. "...

Jul 26 2018

Longest-ever lunar eclipse in the 21st century - explainer

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth lines up between the sun and the moon, blocking out the sun's light and casting a shadow on the lunar surface. "This red tint come...

Jul 26 2018

Scientists find mystery galaxy related to Milky Way

To investigate how Andromeda accumulated its mass, the authors of the new study ran cosmological simulations of galaxy formation to show that Andromeda's observed prope...

Jul 26 2018

California red wine may contain radioactive particles

Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident , radioactive waste leaked into surrounding areas and contaminated waters and food. Eighteen bottles of rose ...

Jul 26 2018

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years

A massive dust storm at Mars, however, is obscuring normally visible surface details. "It's magnificent. It's as bright as an airplane landing light", Augensen said. On...

Jul 26 2018

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

The researchers concluded that temperature increases could lead to a 1.4 percent increase in suicides in the United States and a 2.3 percent increase in Mexico by 2050....

Jul 26 2018

Heavy rain in NYC may bring street flooding

The upper-level low which prompted several rounds of strong thunderstorms over the weekend is spinning around just to our west this morning and it will meander close by f...

Jul 26 2018

Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

During the eclipse, weather permitting; you may also be able to see four other planets in the sky. The next total lunar eclipse visible in the US will be on January 2...

Jul 26 2018

Scientists discover underground lake on Mars

Over the past couple of decades, robotic missions have found ample evidence that liquid water existed on Mars billions of years ago. Artistic impression of the Mars ...