05 Jul 2020
India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'
Like Earth has one, Mars hosts two elusive moons in its orbit - Phobos and its smaller, more distant sibling Deimos.
02 Jul 2020
A massive star just vanished in a distant galaxy. How?
In a strange development, a humongous (and turbulent) star sitting millions of light-years away from Earth appears to have vanished in thin air.
02 Jul 2020
Why NASA has delayed launch of its next Mars rover
In an unexpected turn of events, NASA has delayed the launch of its next Mars rover.
29 Jun 2020
NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh
NASA is going back to the Moon, with the hopes of landing the first woman and the next man there by 2024.
21 Jun 2020
India to witness annular solar eclipse today; details here
India will witness an annular solar eclipse on Sunday morning.
18 Jun 2020
SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions
We all know the ambitions of Elon Musk's SpaceX.
08 Jun 2020
New Earth-like planet found orbiting a Sun-like star: Details here
In a major development, a team of researchers has discovered an Earth-like exoplanet revolving around a Sun-like star.
07 Jun 2020
This place has the cleanest air on Earth
In urban regions, human activities have dealt a serious blow to the environment.
06 Jun 2020
A ginormous asteroid will zoom past Earth this weekend
A ginormous 'potentially hazardous' asteroid, nearly as big as the Empire State Building, is set to zoom past Earth this weekend.
31 May 2020
Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS
In the wee hours of Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the historic #LaunchAmerica mission to the International Space Station.
31 May 2020
#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission
After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.
26 May 2020
SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know
On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.
07 May 2020
Closest black hole to Earth discovered: Details here
Astronomers have discovered a new black hole, and it is not really far away.
01 May 2020
NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free
A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.
28 Apr 2020
A huge 'mask-wearing' asteroid will zoom past Earth this week
In a matter of days, a humongous space rock will zoom past Earth.
15 Apr 2020
GoT's Tormund Giantsbane, Kristofer Hivju, recovers from coronavirus
Game of Thrones fame Kristofer Hivju and his wife Gry Molvaer have now fully recovered from the novel coronavirus, the actor shared.
04 Apr 2020
Coronavirus lockdown has changed the way our planet moves
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, countries around the world have imposed lockdowns on their citizens.
17 Mar 2020
'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju tests positive for coronavirus
Kristofer Hivju, best known for playing the daunting Tormund Giantsbane in hit HBO series Game of Thrones, contracted the novel coronavirus.
07 Mar 2020
SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
05 Mar 2020
NASA rover just captured most detailed picture of Martian surface
Even though Earth and Mars are two very distant worlds, Earthlings are doing some incredible stuff on the neighboring planet.
27 Feb 2020
Earth has tiny second moon, and we almost missed it
Earth has a new friend in the darkness of space: a 'mini-moon'.
26 Feb 2020
Scientists found first-ever 'animal' that doesn't need oxygen to live
Our basic understanding of life revolves around the fact that every multi-cellular organism, including human beings, needs oxygen to live.
24 Feb 2020
Daredevil Flat Earther died after launching himself on home-made rocket
'Mad' Mike Hughes, the amateur astronaut who wanted to show that the Earth is flat, has died in an attempt to launch himself in a home-made rocket.
23 Feb 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Android 11, WhatsApp group leak, Google spying, and more
This week, we have witnessed a number of developments in the tech world, especially from Google.
21 Feb 2020
An AI flagged 11 asteroids capable of smashing into Earth
Asteroids pose a major threat to Earth and all of life.
18 Feb 2020
Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change
In order to tackle the problem of climate change, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has announced the plan to create a new 'Earth Fund' and invest $10 billion in it.
14 Feb 2020
In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes
A year ago, India watched shocking visuals from Pulwama, a small town in Jammu and Kashmir, where 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.
05 Feb 2020
#ComicBytes: Facts about Batman which movies haven't covered yet
Amid overpowered aliens, literal Gods, and meta-humans, one man stands out.
30 Jan 2020
Google is using AI to save killer whales: Here's how
Google is using the power of artificial intelligence to save orcas, an endangered species of killer whales, from going extinct.
25 Jan 2020
NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time
For the first time in the history of human spaceflight, astronauts have baked something in space - a batch of cookies.
23 Jan 2020
Aliens could be living with us, says an astrobiologist
A few weeks back, Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut, made the bold claim that aliens exist and could be living among us - completely undetected.
23 Jan 2020
#ComicBytes: Know about Nagraj, first-ever superhero of Raj Comics
Nagraj is arguably India's very first superhero to appear in Raj Comics.
20 Jan 2020
#ComicBytes: Five Raj Comics superheroes and their western counterparts
A lot of India's middle-class kids in the 90s grew up with superheroes.
13 Jan 2020
Japanese billionaire looking for a girlfriend for Moon trip
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who is SpaceX's first prospective customer for a round trip to the Moon, is looking for a girlfriend for his lunar voyage.
12 Jan 2020
Five DC Universe weapons comparable to Thor's Stormbreaker
Most people were introduced to Thor's majestic 'Thanos-killing-kind' weapon in Avengers: Infinity War.
11 Jan 2020
#ComicBytes: Five of the funniest Marvel Comics superheroes
When they are not fighting crime or saving the world, some superheroes find ample time to indulge in humor.
10 Jan 2020
2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know
We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.
05 Jan 2020
This scientist claims to know how to time travel
The concept of time travel has been the plot point of many sci-fi movies, but when it comes to the real world, it is nothing but an unfulfilled dream restricted by the hard laws of physics.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech
2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.
29 Dec 2019
#ComicBytes: DC Comics characters with the weirdest powers possible
DC Comics is home to some of the coolest superheroes ever created. From Superman to Batman and Wonder Woman, the list is impressive.