How did Uranus end up on its side? We've been finding out
Unlike all the other planets, which spin roughly upright with their spin axes at close to right angles to their orbits around the sun, Uranus is …
Geminid meteor shower 2018: Celestial fireworks to be visible in clear, northern skies
The shower would be visible on December 13-14 across India. But the best visibility would be in the mountains and deserts of the north
Has ISRO found its humanoid for space travel?
If India's space agency has a bot ready, why are its scientists scouting for another
Earth 2.0: NASA finds planet's 'cousin' that could be supporting life
It would, however, take decades to reach the planet to know more about it
India to send manned mission to space within 40 months
This feat has only been achieved by three countries till now—the United States, Russia and China
Discovered: More than 300,000 new galaxies
200 astronomers from 18 countries analyse results of low frequency telescope in radio survey of northern hemisphere
Indian astronomers make surprise discovery of 25 'giant radio galaxies'
A radio galaxy is a strong source of electromagnetic radiation or radio waves
Will ISRO’s scramjet rocket engine help reduce cost of space missions?
There are a number of hindrances in way of achieving cost reduction–the objective of developing a reusable system
AstroSat discovers new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808
The team was able to identify over 2,000 individual stars in images taken through various ultraviolet filters
Smallest-known galaxy containing a ‘supermassive’ black hole found
The black hole, according to the international space agency, is five times the mass of the one at the center of Milky Way galaxy
NASA spacecraft detects ‘monster cloud’ near south pole of Saturn’s largest moon
Discovery adds evidence to fact that winter ‘comes in like a lion’ on this moon
Why does India plan to send humanoids to space?
ISRO wants to send humanoids because it wants to test its space module before they are used by humans. A humanoid with the necessary sensors …
ISRO tests Reusable Launch Vehicle- Technology Demonstrator
Reusable technology is expected to bring down costs of space missions significantly
`Student satellites are more than lab experiments'
D V A Raghava Murthy, director, Earth Observations Systems, was the project director of Small Satellite Projects at ISRO Satellite Centre between …
Saturn, as seen by Cassini
China became the first country to sprout a seed on the moon
This is the farthest point from the Earth where humans have grown plants. A lone cottonseed sprouted in a canister aboard the Chang’e-4, …
NASA's Juno arrives at Jupiter to lift cloudy veil
The Juno mission could help reveal how Jupiter formed, whether it has a rocky core and whether it influenced life on earth
How much radiation damage do astronauts really suffer in space?
Astronauts get the equivalent of a lethal x-ray dose during a six-month stay at the ISS. We don't have to worry too much though.
NASA camera captures Earth’s entire sunlit side
The image shows the effect of sunlight scattered by air molecules which gives it an overall bluish tint
Simply Put: NASA to reset to planetary defence programme
First life to sprout on the Moon is already dead
A cotton seed that germinated on the Moon could not survive the long lunar night
Scientist who called mysterious Oumuamua object alien probe explains why
Abraham Loeb, one of the Harvard scientists who came up with this theory, talks about this extraordinary conclusion and the media frenzy it generated
Human trials on Earth are the key to how we will survive on Mars
What's the best way to find out how people will cope with the journey to Mars and life on another planet? Lock a test crew up for a year in a …
10 things to know about NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter
With the Juno spacecraft successfully in place in the orbit of the largest planet of our solar system, we bring you quick facts about the …