Voyager 2 spacecraft launched in 1997 completed its 35th birthday, indicating a proud achievement for NASA as it is the longest operating spacecraft of all time. Currently, it is located at a distance of 15 billion kilometres from the earth.
Genetic mutations have been noticed in three generations of butterflies from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, scientists says.
Archaeologists using the Google Earth claimed to have discovered two clustered structures in Egypt that may include undiscovered pyramid. They noticed these structures have a large heap almost three times the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Researchers from IBM Research and the university ETH, both based in Zurich have revealed their first ever direct mapping of information of a persistent spin helix in a semiconductor with the aim of using electron spins for storing, transporting and processing information.
Recently astronomers at the University of Zurich and the ETH ZÃ¼rich, together with other international researchers, have found large amounts of invisible dark matter near the Sun.
NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission is set to send two spacecraft into harsh environment of our planet's radiation belt. They are set to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket Aug. 23. The 20-minute launch window for the twin probes at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's ...
After successful landing on Mars the Curiosity rover has been capturing images of regions we have never explored. The Curiosity will spend first weekend on Mars transitioning to software that is better suited for the task rover will venture for its mission. A few transitions it will undergo are driv...
Taking inspiration from nature once again, the researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a earthworm like robot called 'Meshworm' that is developed from soft materials into a meshlike tube that crawls across surfaces by contracting segments of its body, much like an ear...
After the successful landing of Mars rover about 150 million miles away, NASA is faces a failure when it's experimental 'green' lander crashed during its first free-flight test on August 9.
NASA's Curiosity rover vehicle has sent the first images captured from the color mast camera, or Mastacm. These images were received by the scientists at the NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
The largest ever three dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes produced by Sloan digital Sky Survey III (SDSS III), helps in investigating the mysterious "dark matter" and "dark energy" that make up 96 percent of the universe.
The scientists warn that by the next two years the world might have to face a major power failure due to the intense solar storm. Even the communication systems and the satellites would face a major setback due to this unexpected threat from the outer space that brings destruction along with it.