Stories about Research

Nov 08 2018

Harvard Researchers: Space Object Was Alien Spacecraft

Scientists first discovered the mysterious interstellar object now known as "Oumuamua" in late 2017 when it was spotted by thePan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii. "'Oumuam...

Nov 07 2018

Elon Musk has plans to create a new vehicle

In February, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Tesla Roadster auto manned by Starman, a mannequin in an astronaut suit, into the sky. After initially claiming that T...

Nov 07 2018

Could there be a Brexit deal in November?

Talks with the European Union are stuck on the details of a "backstop" arrangement to avoid checks on goods crossing the Irish border until a new trade deal can be signed...

Nov 05 2018

NASA's Dawn Asteroid Mission Ends As Fuel Runs Out

The "astounding" images collected by Dawn are shedding light on the history and evolution of our solar system , said NASA's science mission chief, Thomas Zurbuchen ...

Nov 05 2018

The Kepler telescope has stopped its work

Kepler was originally positioned to watch 150,000 stars in a patch of sky within the constellation Cygnus. Launched in 2009, Kepler observed 530,506 stars and discovere...

Nov 04 2018

Delhi-NCR to observe `Clean Air Week`

This information was shared after the apex court expressed displeasure that orders passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and Supreme Court in 2015, banning more t...

Nov 03 2018

NASA probe gets closest to the sun

The Parker Solar Probe , launched last August, reportedly crossed the 26.55-million-mile threshold off the Sun's surface initially set by the Helios-2 probe back in 1976...

Nov 02 2018

NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope retires after running out of fuel

Later, these planets - and those found by Kepler - can be studied by the James Webb Space Telescope , which will be able to look closer at the atmospheres and possibly...

Nov 02 2018

World’s Last Wilderness Areas May Vanish Soon..

Researchers from the University of Queensland recently mapped ocean ecosystems that have remained unchanged, complementing a 2016 project charting remaining terrestrial...

Nov 02 2018

The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come

Borucki said his favorite exoplanet spotted by the telescope was Kepler 22B , located more than 600 light years from Earth. "Some of those, in fact, might be actual wate...

Nov 01 2018

Solar spacecraft smashes records for speed and proximity to the Sun

In all, the craft will travel almost 90 million miles, passing within Mercury's orbit and within 3.83 million miles of the sun's atmosphere, which is expected in 2024. Du...

Nov 01 2018

Russian Federation targets Dec 3 date for first manned ISS launch after accident

A failed Russian Soyuz rocket launch three weeks ago that aborted after just two minutes was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly, according to an offici...

Nov 01 2018

Food and drink firms pledge to reduce global plastic pollution

The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment . The foundati...

Nov 01 2018

Humans Wiping Out Wildlife at Breathtaking Rate — WWF

Eye-Opening Information A Bengal tiger named Boomerang rests in the bush in Ranthambhore National Park in Jaipur, India, on January 4, 2012. "That's true in Canada and ov...

Oct 30 2018

Tracking the Tropics: Oscar forms, could become a hurricane

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday morning that Oscar was centered about 815 miles (1,310 kilometers) east-southeast of Bermuda, and it was moving west ...

Oct 29 2018

UK Energy Minister Had 'Private' Meeting With Drillers Before Fracking Resumed

Energy firm Cuadrilla started drilling for shale gas last week, but the company called their second halt to proceedings in a week due to the " micro seismic event ". Cuad...

Oct 29 2018

Tropical Storm Oscar forms in Atlantic Ocean

Subtropical Storm Oscar formed late Friday over open waters. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially started June 1, and it will end on November 30, the NHC said...

Oct 27 2018

Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Species in Danger

Hurricane Walaka, which struck East Island earlier this month, has been recorded as the second-strongest tropical cyclone to wreak havoc on the central Pacific. It is al...

Oct 27 2018

Full moon moves in the shadow of the Shard in London

The moon kind of spoiled the Orionid meteor shower last weekend because it was almost full then. Hunter's Full Moon rising from southeast England via our friend. ...

Oct 26 2018

Trump space force - a real need but hazy planning

We will remind, earlier it was reported that trump has ordered the creation of space forces. According to Pence, about 60,000 people are now working on space security i...