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The exoplanet has a mass 70 per cent and size of about 1.4 times that of Jupiter, the Indian Space Research Organisation said.
Published on Nov 17, 2021 04:39 PM IST
PTI | , Bengaluru
- This particular partial lunar eclipse will be 3 hours 28 minutes and 24 seconds long, making it the longest in 580 years
Published on Nov 17, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Rhesus macaque monkeys, used worldwide in medical research, are believed to be the best non-human primates for such studies.
Published on Nov 14, 2021 07:45 PM IST
- India has managed only two launches in 2021 -- the commercial PSLV mission in February which was a success, and GSLV launch in August, which failed as the third cryogenic stage of the launch vehicle did not start.
Published on Nov 13, 2021 05:59 AM IST
Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves through the outer part of the earth’s shadow, blocking a part of the sunlight from reaching the moon and causing it to appear larger than normal.
Published on Nov 12, 2021 06:45 PM IST
- As of late Tuesday night the crew, their spacecraft and ground-based launch teams were all ready for liftoff, and "the weather is go for launch," NASA commercial crew manager Steve Stich told reporters during a pre-flight briefing.
Published on Nov 10, 2021 05:11 PM IST
Reuters | , Hindustan Times, New Delhi
They said the new vaccine design, described in the PNAS journal, could help fill global vaccination gaps and could be applied to vaccines against other diseases.
Published on Nov 08, 2021 02:49 PM IST
PTI | , Boston
- The little room with three beds, a ceramic pot and a wooden chest was discovered during a dig at the Villa of Civita Giuliana, a suburban villa just a few hundred metres from the rest of the ancient city of Pompeii.
Published on Nov 06, 2021 09:00 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The authors cautioned that the gene cannot be used as a sole explanation as many other factors, such as socioeconomic conditions, play a role.
Published on Nov 05, 2021 12:20 PM IST
- NASA plans to crash a spacecraft traveling at a speed of 15,000 miles per hour (24,000 kph) into an asteroid next year in a test of "planetary defense."
Updated on Nov 05, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Researchers are growing silflower at nine solar installations in the Minneapolis area, testing its potential as an oilseed crop.
Published on Nov 04, 2021 01:56 PM IST
- A new compound has been found that can boost lung function and subsequently reduce Covid-19 symptoms, researchers said.
Published on Nov 02, 2021 06:14 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
- The trial results, published by the New England Journal of Medicine in June, showed that deploying mosquitoes with Wolbachia reduced dengue cases by as much as 77% and hospitalisations by up to 86%.
Updated on Nov 01, 2021 11:45 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shubhangi Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Astronaut Megan McArthur tweeted she made the best space tacos on Friday with peppers grown in the International Space Station.
Published on Oct 31, 2021 08:13 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
- Should a launch on that date be impossible, "a backup opportunity" is available on November 4, SpaceX said on its website.
Published on Oct 31, 2021 05:28 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Shubhangi Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
In 2019, Bianca gave birth to the first jaguar cub ever born from artificial insemination. Now, the 8-year-old could once again advance the cause of preserving her species. That is, if all goes according to plan and she becomes pregnant using semen that is frozen.
Published on Oct 30, 2021 06:20 AM IST
AP | , Jundiai, Brazil
When the solar flare— powerful bursts of radiation—erupted on Thursday, it caused a strong radio blackout storm, which can disrupt some high-frequency radio broadcasts and low-frequency navigation.
Published on Oct 30, 2021 05:50 AM IST
- The first exoplanet discovered was in 1992 and, since then, most exoplanets found have been less than 3,000 light-years from Earth.
Published on Oct 26, 2021 08:55 AM IST
Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
According to plans unveiled by Blue Origin, the ‘Orbital Reef’ space station will operate as a “mixed-use business park” in the frontiers of the cosmos. It will ideally provide the infrastructure needed to scale up economic activity and open new markets in space.
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The real disaster scenario begins with the triggering of invisible climate tripwires known as tipping points.
Published on Oct 25, 2021 03:38 PM IST
- The platform created by NASA uses satellite imagery to show how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soil and other surfaces.
Published on Oct 22, 2021 01:44 PM IST
AP | , Denver
“We are very concerned by what China has been doing on the hypersonic front,” said Ambassador Robert Wood, the US permanent representative to the Conference on Disarmament.
Published on Oct 22, 2021 06:29 AM IST
- China's robotic spacecraft that went to the Moon last year brought back Moon rocks that have provided a new insight into lunar volcanic activity more recent than earlier thought.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 05:06 PM IST
AP | , Beijing
- The visual sensory thalamus is a key region that connects the eyes with the cerebral cortex.
Published on Oct 17, 2021 09:47 PM IST
ANI | , Hindustan Times, New Delhi
According to Nasa, the trojan asteroids near Jupiter are “time capsules” from the birth of our solar system more than four billion years ago. These primitive bodies hold vital clues to deciphering the history of the solar system.
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 05:49 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The satellite was launched aboard a Long March-2D rocket and entered its planned orbit successfully.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 05:41 PM IST
PTI | , Beijing
As the amount of carbon in the atmosphere rises, this eat-and-be-eaten cycle increases to keep up. Metabolically, trees are running just to stand still. In the course of all this cycling, forests are locking up the major part of the 33% of human-caused emissions removed from the atmosphere.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 01:37 PM IST
Pluto takes 248 Earth years to complete one full orbit around the Sun, and its distance varies from its closest point, about 30 astronomical units from the Sun (1 AU is the distance from the Earth to the Sun), to 50 AU from the Sun.
Published on Oct 12, 2021 07:47 AM IST
hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Here, in the Ramon Crater in the desert of southern Israel, a team of six - five men and one woman - have begun simulating what it will be like to live for about a month on the red planet.
Published on Oct 11, 2021 12:09 PM IST
Reuters | , Ramon Crater