April 28, 2013
The 45-minute show takes viewers 14,000 years back in time. This is besides a ride through the dinosaur era. One can also travel around in time and traverse through Egypt and Sumeria and the ruins in southeastern Turkey that were discovered recently
April 13, 2013
A plan by California and Canadian universities to build the world’s largest telescope at the summit of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano received approval from the State.
The decision by the Boa...
December 11, 2012
British theoretical physicist says he will spend world’s most lucrative science prize, set up by a Russian billionaire, on a holiday home and his autistic grandson »
April 12, 2012
Students from nearly 80 Delhi schools will soon get an opportunity to explore the night skies in the US while sitting in India using internet telescope through a project in collaboration with IASC...
February 20, 2012
In a rather not-so-common astronomical occurrence, Venus and Jupiter will come very close to each other in the western part of the sky and be joined by a crescent moon, the three celestial bodies...
January 18, 2012
If you just care to look up, the sky's teeming with stars, constellations and planets that are waiting to be explored. »
January 8, 2012
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is not well enough to attend a conference held to celebrate his 70th birthday, a University of Cambridge official said on Sunday. Prof. Hawking’s remar...
January 6, 2012
The renowned physicist marks his 70th birthday this weekend.
December 29, 2011
Can you help make Stephen Hawking's voice heard? The famed British physicist is seeking an assistant to help develop and maintain the electronic speech system that allows him to communic...
December 6, 2011
Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of an Earth-like planet which they say could be a potential future home for mankind outside the solar system.The planet, Kepler 22-b, lies about 600...
April 17, 2013
The sun’s magnetic field, dubbed its “heartbeat,” evolves in a cycle, the most prominent of which is the reversal of its polarities which takes places every eleven years, which coincides with the s...
March 21, 2013
European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope looked back at the afterglow of the Big Bang, and those results have now added about 80 million years to the universe’s age, putting it at 13.81 billion years old. »
August 23, 2012
Renowned astronomer and Nobel laureate Brian P. Schmidt predicted a “dark” future for the universe which he says will eventually fade away throwing astronomers out of work.
March 8, 2012
A team of astronomers has discovered the most distant cluster of red galaxies ever observed using FourStar, a new and powerful near-infrared camera on the 6.5-metre Magellan Baade Telescope. ...
February 4, 2012
International astronomers said on Thursday they have found the fourth potentially habitable planet outside our solar system with temperatures that could support water and life about 22 light-years...
January 15, 2012
A Russian Mars probe trapped in a decaying orbit will most likely hit Argentina on Sunday, the Interfax news agency reported, citing an unnamed official at Russian national space agency Roscosmos.
January 8, 2012
Defying the odds of medicine, Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists, celebrated his 70th birthday on Sunday.The Lucasian professor of mathemati...
January 5, 2012
British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved — how he has managed to survive so long with such a crippling...
December 15, 2011
It was the brightest and closest stellar explosion seen from Earth in 25 years, dazzling professional and backyard astronomers alike.
Now, thanks to this rare discovery—which some have ca...
November 18, 2011
Through the Dynamical Casimir Effect, scientists have stimulated a vacuum to shed some of the myriad "virtual" particles that fleet in and out of existence, making them real and detectable. »