NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, Calif., to launch the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Jason-3 spacecraft in December 2014 aboard a Falcon 9 v1.0 rocket from Complex 4 at Vandenberg Air Force Basein California.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft that has been orbiting around Saturn has produced some images of lightning flashes that was observed during the huge storm on Saturn that occurred last year encircling the northern hemisphere.
The astronomers have stumbled upon a strange spiral galaxy that appears to have been formed a billion years before other spirals. What makes this discovery strange is that this spiral galaxy is 10.5 billion light years from Earth, which places it at a time when the Universe was only three billion ye...
A study that is being published in the Journal Radiology claims that, "A buildup of sodium in the brain detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be a biomarker for the degeneration of nerve cells that occurs in patients with multiple sclerosis."
A new discovery made by the astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope claim that they have detected an exoplanet that is two thirds size of the planet Earth. The newly detected exoplanet known as UF-1.01, is located a mere 33 light years away making it much smaller than the nearest worlds to ...
A recent study done by a team of international experts suggest that, depositing the iron dust in the seas can help to transfer the carbon from the atmosphere and embed it on the ocean floor for centuries in order to deal with the changing climate.
The U.S. Scientists have genetically modified a benign bacteria residing in the mosquitoes guts in order to kill the parasite that causes malaria before it infects humans. This study was published in the Proceedings of the national Hopkins Bloomberg School of Academy of Sciences.
The United States National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has successfully fired the most powerful laser beam ever recorded.
A huge chunk of iceberg twice the size of Manhattan parted from Greenland's Petermann glacier signifying another dramatic change in the environment due to global warming or climate change and rise in ocean temperatures.
NASA unveiled a new video game Monday to mark the landing of its huge Curiosity Mars Rover on August 5. This game takes the players through spacecraft's seven minutes of terror of a landing.
The Russian spacecraft Soyuz TMA carries the record setting American astronaut Sunita Williams and two others, docked with the International Space Station early Tuesday for a four month mission Known as "Expedition 32".