A report by the news agency AFP said that in the first of the three planned launches from the Arnhem Space Centre, the rocket, carrying technology likened to a "mini Hubble" telescope, lifted off -- blasted about 350 kilometres (218 miles) into the night sky.
Published on Jun 27, 2022 09:41 AM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
- The USS Samuel B. Roberts, popularly known as the “Sammy B," was identified on Wednesday broken into two pieces on a slope at a depth of 6,985 meters (22,916 feet).
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:18 PM IST
Nasa has asked Boston-based RR Auction to halt the sale of moon dust collected during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission that had subsequently been fed to cockroaches during an experiment.
Published on Jun 24, 2022 06:01 PM IST
The new stellar systems contain only young, blue stars, which are distributed in an irregular pattern and seem to exist in surprising isolation from any potential parent galaxy.
Published on Jun 21, 2022 08:03 PM IST
The rocket also successfully placed a 1.3-ton dummy satellite and four small cube satellites developed by universities for research, into orbit.
Published on Jun 21, 2022 07:44 PM IST
Until this new finding from India, no egg-in-egg abnormal fossil egg was found in dinosaurs and for that matter in other reptiles like turtles, lizards, and crocodiles.
Published on Jun 18, 2022 01:45 PM IST
The discovery forms part of a treasure trove of data made available in Gaia's Data Release 3, which provides the most detailed survey of our galactic neighbourhood to date.
Published on Jun 17, 2022 04:27 PM IST
Black death: The cemeteries, excavated in the 19th century, included headstones attributing deaths to "pestilence" in the Syriac language.
Published on Jun 16, 2022 03:02 PM IST
- Central Europe had the highest rate of infection with 20 percent, while men over the age of 50 living in rural areas were most at risk, the study in the journal BMJ Global Health found.
Published on Jun 14, 2022 06:13 AM IST
The abnormal titanosaurid dinosaur egg was discovered in MP’s Dhar district, and could provide important insights into whether dinosaurs had a reproductive biology similar to that of turtles and lizards, or crocodiles and birds, researchers said.
Published on Jun 13, 2022 07:58 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
The map includes 12,341 impact craters, 81 impact basins, 17 rock types and 14 types of structures, providing abundant information about geology of the moon and its evolution.
Published on Jun 08, 2022 08:47 PM IST
PTI | , Beijing
The San Jose galleon was owned by the Spanish crown when it was sunk by the British navy near Cartagena in 1708. Only a handful of its 600-strong crew survived. It was heading back from the New World to the court of King Philip V of Spain.
Published on Jun 08, 2022 06:36 PM IST
- The new ear was transplanted earlier in March and is shaped precisely like the patient’s other ear. “The new year will continue to regenerate cartilage tissue, giving it the look and feel of a natural ear,” the officials were quoted as saying.
Published on Jun 02, 2022 05:38 PM IST
- "We are confident to produce pig swine fever vaccine for domestic prevention and will also aim at export," the official said.
Published on Jun 02, 2022 02:21 PM IST
- The researchers found that the rate of CpG depletion from SARS-CoV-2 genomes rapidly decreases after the first few months of evolution in humans.
Published on May 29, 2022 04:40 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
- ITC, or Intelligent Traffic Control, was one of the artificial intelligence players at Tel Aviv's recent EcoMotion showcase where high-tech and AI firms hope to make transport more efficient and cleaner.
Published on May 29, 2022 04:02 PM IST
The new species, named 'Sela Macaque' (Macaca selai), was found in western and central parts of the state, ZSI director Dhriti Banerjee said.
Published on May 28, 2022 04:58 PM IST
The cases analysed in the study, published on Tuesday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, represent the first instances of in-hospital transmission and household transmission outside of Africa.
Published on May 25, 2022 05:49 AM IST
Researchers reviewed information on 32,802 species from the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species (IUCN Red List) and identified 562 lost species. Their findings appear in the journal Animal Conservation.
Published on May 21, 2022 05:55 PM IST
This was the third launch attempt by the US multinational after the first two failed for a program which has bedeviled the company, giving an edge to Elon Musk’s SpaceX as the only American option for ferrying astronauts.
Published on May 20, 2022 07:11 AM IST
Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
"Since the early 2000s we have seen an increasing number of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft or objects in military controlled training areas and training ranges and other designated airspace," Scott Bray, deputy director of Naval intelligence, told a House security panel.
Updated on May 18, 2022 10:09 AM IST
Last year, the US report on the UFOs to characterise the potential threat posed by them showed that the administration was able to explain only one of the 144 cases of unidentified flying objects which were reported by the military planes.
Published on May 15, 2022 06:00 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Aryan Prakash
The booster engine is part of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MkIII (GSLV Mk III) rocket that would carry Indian astronauts to space.
Published on May 13, 2022 05:41 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
- The ground-breaking experiment, detailed in the journal Communications Biology on Thursday, has given researchers hope that it may be possible to one day grow plants directly on the Moon.
Published on May 13, 2022 10:38 AM IST
Mars is believed to have been wet until about 3 billion years ago, when the planet's second geological age, known as the Hesperian Epoch, ended. In the current Amazonian period, there is no surface water.
Published on May 13, 2022 04:46 AM IST
- The pictures take significance as observing a black hole is, by definition, impossible, since no light can escape it.
Updated on May 12, 2022 11:29 PM IST
Astronomers believe nearly all galaxies, including our own, have these giant black holes at their center, where light and matter cannot escape, making it extremely hard to get images of them.
Published on May 12, 2022 07:17 PM IST
Mars XR calls on developers to work on scenarios that will be used to test procedures and plan for conditions while on Mars.
Published on May 12, 2022 09:51 AM IST
The James Webb Space Telescope beamed back the latest test pictures of a neighbouring satellite galaxy, and the results are stunning when compared with images taken by NASA's previous infrared observatory, the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Published on May 10, 2022 08:06 PM IST
PTI | , Cape Canaveral