01 Jun 2020
As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker
As hundreds of people gathered outside White House on Friday night, to raise their voice against the brutal killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, United States President Donald Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker, reports said on Monday.
31 May 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more
This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.
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.
08 May 2020
Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs
Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
05 May 2020
Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report
Tom Cruise is leaving the planet, but for a very good reason.
02 May 2020
SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander
By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.
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.
13 Apr 2020
#LockdownRecommendations: Shah Rukh Khan's all-time best 'Swades'
Swades is heartfelt and optimistic. But it only progresses into becoming so.
21 Mar 2020
NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak
After hitting the big tech companies, the novel coronavirus disease has deterred NASA from moving ahead with its mission to the Moon.
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.
01 Mar 2020
Astronomers just detected biggest known explosion in the universe
Astronomers have detected the biggest known cosmic explosion since the Big Bang - the event that kick-started our ever-expanding universe about 13.8 billion years ago.
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
#ComicBytes: Five reasons Captain Marvel's body is weird
Carol Danvers was a hero long before she stepped into the suit of Captain Marvel.
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.
20 Jan 2020
SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk
Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.
20 Jan 2020
European Space Agency plans to extract oxygen from Moon's surface
NASA plans to take humans back to the Moon.
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.
03 Jan 2020
Rolls-Royce is developing world's fastest electric plane: See pictures
As NASA continues with the vision of building the X-59 quiet supersonic jet, Rolls-Royce is setting its eyes on mastering the field of electric flight.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech
2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.
18 Dec 2019
NASA's 'low-boom' supersonic X-plane will take off soon
Despite having the technology for supersonic travel for decades, we don't have a single plane that could fly passengers at speeds exceeding that of sound (343 m/sec).
13 Dec 2019
Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet
For decades, scientists have wondered what lies beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica. Well, as per new findings, the White continent has been hiding a whole lot from us.
13 Dec 2019
Speaking in Sanskrit can cure diabetes: BJP MP
As the Bharatiya Janata Party government pushes for a Bill to convert three Sanskrit deemed universities into Central Sanskrit Universities, a legislator of the ruling party has made absurd claims about the "Language of the Gods."
08 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more
In the first week of December, we saw some big developments in consumer tech, thanks to the launch of a Nokia-branded TV and Amazon's first wireless Echo smart speaker.
03 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site
Earlier today, NASA announced it has located the crash site and debris of India's long-lost Vikram Lander.
03 Dec 2019
Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon
On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.
03 Dec 2019
NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help
Almost three months after the Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander crashed on the moon, NASA has found the lander's debris on the lunar surface.
28 Nov 2019
Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying
After using Russia's Soyuz to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for years, NASA is inching closer to using home-built crafts, thanks to SpaceX and Boeing.
25 Nov 2019
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, mapped for the first time ever
In a major development, astronomers have mapped the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, for the first time ever.
15 Nov 2019
Turns out, Space travel can reverse your blood flow
Elon Musk wants to make humans a 'multi-planetary' species and so does NASA!
08 Nov 2019
Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why
Last week, a dozen bottles of red wine were blasted off from a NASA launchpad in Virginia. The Bordeaux wines have already made their way to the International Space Station (ISS).
06 Nov 2019
NASA Voyager 2 just found a weird interstellar boundary
Last year, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft crossed into interstellar space and became the second-ever man-made object to enter the realm between the Sun and stars (first being Voyager 1).
30 Oct 2019
By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research
As global warming continues, polar ice will melt faster and coastal regions worldwide will be swallowed by the swelling seas.
23 Oct 2019
NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again
NASA's second attempt to locate India's Vikram Lander on the Moon's surface has gone in vain.
18 Oct 2019
Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in full glow: Pics here
Just a few days after taking a close look at lunar craters, Chandrayaan-2 has released another mind-blowing shot of the Moon.
17 Oct 2019
NASA changes the schedule of first all-female spacewalk's schedule
NASA has changed the schedule of the first-ever all-female spacewalk, again!
16 Oct 2019
NASA unveils 'futuristic' spacesuits for Moon, Mars missions
In a major development, NASA has taken the wraps off the next-generation spacesuits for its astronauts.