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02 Nov 2022Black Hole
Black holes can have 'wildly different masses,' reveals study
Physicists at the University of Queensland were dumbfounded by their discovery that black holes exhibited certain quantum properties.
01 Nov 2022Asteroid
Scientists discover the largest 'potentially hazardous' asteroid in eight years
A team of astronomers at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile recently discovered three new near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) via the Victor M Blanco telescope.
01 Nov 2022Artemis 1
NASA's Artemis 1 spacecraft on track for November 14 launch
After several hurdles, NASA's Artemis 1 is finally on track to be rolled out to the launch pad.
01 Nov 2022European Space Agency
This is what the Earth's magnetic field sounds like!
If you thought the concept of Earth's magnetic field existed only in theory, then you are in for a big surprise.
31 Oct 2022James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's James Webb telescope snaps distant pair of colliding galaxies
The $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to deliver bang for the buck.
30 Oct 2022NASA
Asteroid alert! This space rock can cause serious damage today
NASA has confirmed that a small but potentially dangerous asteroid, dubbed 2022 UU8, is hurtling toward Earth on Sunday, i.e. October 30.
29 Oct 2022Asteroid
This 2,500ft wide asteroid heading toward Earth is 'potentially hazardous'
A 2,500 feet wide asteroid, dubbed 2022 RM4, is set to make its closest approach to the Earth on November 1, 2022.
29 Oct 2022Lunar Eclipse
Lunar eclipse on November 8: How to watch 'Blood Moon'
After witnessing the last partial solar eclipse of the year, we will now see the final lunar eclipse of the year on November 8. The event will take place from 8:02 to 13:50 (UTC).
28 Oct 2022NASA
NASA's InSight Lander detects enormous crater left by meteoroid impact
NASA's InSight Lander has explored the aftermath of a massive meteoroid attack on Mars.
27 Oct 2022James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's James Webb telescope reveals 'cosmic knot' in early universe
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a new image that points to a cluster of galaxies forming around a bright red quasar. The discovery will likely help us understand how galaxy clusters in the early universe came together.
26 Oct 2022Asteroid
Asteroid 2022 UU1 will cross Earth today; no harm likely
Asteroids appear to be in the best of moods lately. Just yesterday, a space rock whizzed past us and now another celestial object is headed our way.
25 Oct 2022Solar Eclipse
India witnessed this year's last solar eclipse today: Details here
India on Tuesday witnessed the year's last solar eclipse, which reportedly began in the country at Leh and Hanle in Ladakh, per the Indian Institute of Astrophysics.
25 Oct 2022NASA
NASA's panel begins 9-month long study on unexplainable UFO sightings
Have you wondered about the veracity of stories regarding unidentified flying saucers? We may soon get an answer to our doubts.
25 Oct 2022SpaceX
SpaceX readies Falcon Heavy for first launch in 40 months
Falcon Heavy, the world's most powerful rocket, is ready to get back in the game after a three-year-long sabbatical.
25 Oct 2022NASA
'Taste of Space' to get more star-studded with celebrity chefs
NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is not alien to stars. However, at this year's "Taste of Space" event, the KSC will play host to some different stars: celebrity chefs!
23 Oct 2022Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
ISRO's commercial launch for LVM-3 successful; 36 OneWeb satellites deployed
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has added yet another feather to its cap.
21 Oct 2022Technology
How to watch the Orionid meteor shower tonight in India
October is certainly a happening month for stargazers. After the Draconid meteor shower, we will now witness a similar celestial event.
21 Oct 2022NASA
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover finally arrives at special 'salty region'
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover recently celebrated a decade on the red planet. Now, the Rover has finally made its way to the mineral-rich salty region on Mount Sharp and successfully drilled out its 36th rock sample named "Canaima."
21 Oct 2022James Webb Space Telescope
NASA's James Webb captures extraordinary details of 'Pillars of Creation'
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) does it again! The space observatory has captured a stunning image, revealing intricate details of the historic 'Pillars of Creation,' which lies 6,500 light-years from Earth.
19 Oct 2022NASA
NASA greenlights spacewalks outside ISS again; next one in mid-November
NASA has resumed spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) after a hiatus of seven months. The next one will occur in mid-November.
17 Oct 2022Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
ISRO's LVM3 will carry 36 satellites on debut commercial launch
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is ready to launch 36 broadband satellites of British start-up OneWeb via its heaviest rocket, the LVM3.
14 Oct 2022Asteroid
This house-sized asteroid can potentially destroy our homes
Asteroids are special. Can you believe that these space rocks with no particular direction or destination could be where water originated?
14 Oct 2022United Kingdom
UK company's first space launch attempt ends in Icelandic waters
Skyrora's hopes of launching a rocket into space took a hit as its first attempt ended in the icy waters of the Norwegian Sea.
13 Oct 2022Amazon
Amazon changes rockets for its Kuiper satellites: Here's what happened
It won't be much longer before we get a glimpse of Amazon's internet-from-space. The first two satellites of the space-based Kuiper constellation will be launched early next year.
13 Oct 2022Artemis 1
Will Artemis 1 be third time lucky on November 14?
It's time for take three of Artemis 1 mission. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that it is targeting November 14 for the third launch attempt of the Space Launch System rocket and the Orion capsule.
13 Oct 2022SpaceX
First space tourist Dennis Tito books a ride on Starship
How would you like to go on a weeklong trip around the Moon aboard a spacecraft on your next holiday? Does that sound too far-fetched?
13 Oct 2022NASA
NASA's Venus aerobot prototype excels test flights in Nevada
If the environment on Venus is not conducive for spacecrafts, can we try something else? Like a robotic balloon?
12 Oct 2022NASA
NASA's Dragonfly spacecraft will land at Titan's Selk Crater
NASA's Dragonfly is an Ocean Worlds Exploration Program (OWEP) equipped to probe Titan—Saturn's largest moon—for hints of chemical building blocks of life.
11 Oct 2022James Webb Space Telescope
James Webb telescope reveals distant galaxy with a bone-like structure
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to amaze us with incredible pictures of the unseen realm.
10 Oct 2022Chandrayaan
Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter reveals the Moon has abundance of sodium
For the first time, Chandrayaan-2's X-ray spectrometer has found an abundance of sodium on the Moon.
08 Oct 2022Solar System
Uranus' odd tilt: Scientists might have solved the puzzle
Uranus has remarkable differences from its 'planetary twin' Neptune.
07 Oct 2022China
Everything to know about China's first dedicated solar observatory
China is preparing for the launch of the Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) on October 9 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
06 Oct 2022Technology
200,000-kilometer-long magnetic solar filament might hurl severe flares toward Earth
Lately, the Sun appears to be excessively active. Warnings of X-class solar flares were rampant only a few days ago.
03 Oct 2022Technology
How and when to watch the spectacular Orionid meteor shower
The Orionid meteors are one of the brightest and fastest around. They put on a spectacular celestial display when Earth intersects the orbit of Halley's Comet.
29 Sep 2022International Space Station (ISS)
Exercising taken to new heights: Astronaut performs yoga in ISS
How does it feel to do yoga in microgravity? Well, we have no idea, but we do know someone who knows a thing or two about it.
28 Sep 2022Asteroid
LICIACube delivers first images of DART's wild asteroid crash
NASA's DART mission was destined to die from the moment it was envisaged. On September 26 (September 27 for some), it met its fate after crashing into an asteroid.
27 Sep 2022Perseverance Rover
Over 7,000kg of trash: Mars has already become junkyard planet
Fifty years, 14 missions, and 18 man-made objects—that's what humanity's relationship with Mars looks like in the fewest of words.
27 Sep 2022Asteroid
This bus-sized asteroid will come very close to Earth today
Earlier today, NASA flexed its planetary defense muscles by crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid. It seems that other asteroids did not receive the message yet.
27 Sep 2022NASA
NASA's DART crashes into asteroid; completes first-ever planetary defense test
A $344 million spacecraft just crashed into a distant asteroid and changed its trajectory. No, this is not the story of a Hollywood movie about someone saving Earth from doomsday.