In a latest announcement, The European Space Agency announced plans to launch a new space mission called PLATO with an aim to discover Earth like worlds in the neighborhood of the Sun.
Astronomers are getting closer to finding a rocky, water-rich planet like earth after proving new technology that can spot minute changes to starlight.
The study claims that viewing activity videos before carrying them out helps in boosting the brain’s structure or plasticity and enhances increases the motor skills.
After a five-week visit to the International Space Station, the Cygnus spacecraft has been released today by NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins and it will burn as it rips through the Earth’s atmosphere tomorrow.
Designed by the NASA’s Ames Research Center, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer was launched in September with a mission to orbit the moon and gather specific information. The probe's first pictures were taken and sent back to NASA last week.
NASA revealed that the orbit of the Mars Odyssey spacecraft has been modified in order to help scientists make systematic observations of the morning fogs, clouds and surface frost that develop on the Martian surface in different seasons.
A Potentially hazardous asteroid dubbed 2000 EM26, travelling at 12.37 km/s, is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on February 17th.
The defunct Russian satellite Kosmos-1220 satellite, is expected to crash back to the Earth at high speeds, posing a real threat to the densely populated locations.
On the eve of Valentine’s Day, NASA released a breath taking image of a young star cluster with heart shaped features, captured by one of its most powerful space telescope.
About 25% of Americans don't know that the Earth rotates the sun. A poll from the National Science Foundation was the bearer of the bad news.
The space agency NASA finally solves the mystery of the jelly doughnut rock discovered on the Martian surface, claiming it to be rock rolled over by the rover’s wheel.
NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) first discovered this mysterious energy ribbon at the edge of the solar system back in 2009, but it wasn’t discovered until this week that it appears to serve as a “roadmap in the sky” for the interstellar magnetic field.