India’s space agency delights stargazers with new lunar PHOTOS on International Observe the Moon Night

Encouraging space enthusiasts around the world to celebrate lunar science and exploration, the Indian and US space agencies offered fresh views of our satellite through a trove of photos and a visualization of the Moon's surface. The International Observe the Moon Night event is held annually, around the anniversary of...

China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon

China’s Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the “colored mysterious substance” it discovered in a small crater on the dark side of the moon, which has captivated the scientific community since July. The team behind China’s Chang’e-4 mission, which operates the Yutu-2 rover, claimed the unusual “gel-like” material’s “shape and...

There’s a galaxy hurtling towards our Milky Way that could wipe out life on Earth

A nearby galaxy is set to slam into the Milky Way and the “catastrophic event” could knock our solar system into disarray, according to startling scientific calculations. Astrophysicists at Durham University conducted a computer simulation to find out more about the movement of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite...

Pakistan to send its 1st astronaut to space by 2022, says country’s tech minister

Pakistan’s technology minister has confirmed that the country will be sending its first astronaut to space within the next three years, with the assistance of China. In an interview Sunday, Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the selection process will begin in 2020 as Pakistan and its partner China commence preparations...

Messages from other worlds? Mysterious radio signal detected by high-tech Chinese telescope

Chinese astronomers remain puzzled over a strange signal that was picked up by one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes. The rare phenomenon cannot be explained and scientists say they don’t want to jump to conclusions. China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has detected a repeating fast radio...

Vikram located but soft landing wasn’t successful : ISRO chairman K. Sivan

According to some space experts, Vikram suffering huge damage in the hard-landing cannot be ruled out. A senior ISRO official said that time was running out and possibility of re-establishing communication looks 'less and less probable'. ISRO chairman K. Sivan declaired on sunday that Vikram module of Chandrayaan-2 has been...

Lost Indian lander found on Moon’s surface as team tries to re-establish contact

The Indian Space Research Organisation says it has found the lander lost during Saturday’s failed attempt to land it on the Moon. Communication with the spacecraft was lost in the final moments before touching down. High-spec equipment on board the Chandrayaan 2 lunar orbiter captured a thermal image of the...

Chandrayaan-2: India’s moon mission setback by technical snag

India's space agency Indian Space and Reseach Organization lost connection with moon lander Vikram module was about to touchdown at the lunar south pole and apparently crashed. The ISTRAC mission control in Bangalore had just announced that the lander, dubbed Vikram, had it successfully completed the hard braking maneuver and...

India Completes First Level of Astronaut Selection for Manned Space Mission

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday, announced that Moscow would provide advance training to three Indian astronauts for New Delhi’s manned space mission – Gaganyaan. he Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced the completion of the first level of selection of astronauts for...

Discovery of Bharat Radiation by M.A.Padmanabha Rao, a native Indian Scientist.

In 2008, a Swedish News Agency Slashdot predicted Bharat Radiation could be one of the candidates to get NOBEL PRIZE, after the announcement of Nobel Prize for medicine was made.  http://science.slashdot.org/poll/1651/which-discovery-deserves-the-nobel-prize-for-physics-this-year Which discovery deserves the Nobel Prize for Physics this year? Displaying poll results. Graphene 166 votes / 16% Dark Matter 175 votes /...

Indian authorities left red-faced after ‘Moonwalk’ VIDEO goes viral

As India’s space agency prepares to make history by landing on the Moon later this week, many of the country’s citizens have been left in stitches after footage of an apparent moonwalk went viral. Just days before India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 touches down on the Moon’s south pole on September...

One step closer to the Moon: Indian lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan-2 spaceship

India’s Vikram Lander has cleared one of its final hurdles ahead of touching down on the Moon after successfully separating from the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. The lander began slowly spinning towards the surface of the Moon after splitting off from the spaceship without a hitch on Monday. The history-making machine will execute...

Astronomers discover enormous exoplanet with wild, slingshot-like orbit

Astronomers have discovered a gigantic exoplanet with a truly bizarre and extreme orbit that flings it around its star like a slingshot. Exoplanet HR 5183-b doesn’t have the usual circular orbit that most planets have. Instead, the planet, which has three times the mass of Jupiter, has a long, oval...

‘Like magic’: Scientists find way to make old human cells young again

Scientists have discovered how to make old human cells young again through rejuvenation. It’s an exciting discovery that could change the way humans age. Researchers at the University of Exeter and University of Brighton found they could rejuvenate senescent cells, cells that had stopped their natural growth cycle,causing them to start to...
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‘The sky was falling’: Perth residents shocked by BOOM of ‘bloody huge’ meteor

A “bloody huge” meteor that sounded like a “plane crashing” and made dogs go “psycho” dazzled onlookers as it streaked across the Perth night sky on Tuesday. Scientists say it most likely hit Earth. Firefighters received numerous calls at around 7:40 pm, on Tuesday, from frantic locals who had caught...

LATEST RESEARCH REVEAL OZONE LAYER DOES NOT EXIST

LATEST RESEARCH REVEAL OZONE LAYER DOES NOT EXIST M.A.Padmanabha Rao, PhD (AIIMS)   Summary Ozone layer does not exist at all Ozone hole is a false belief Greenhouse effect and formation ozone hole causing ill health to people became serious global issues of this century since depletion of ozone was felt in Earth’s atmosphere in...
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Bright fireball flies across Siberian sky

A dazzling fireball has streaked over several towns in Western Siberia. Stunned locals managed to film the object as it sped by glowing yellow and green. The event was recorded in the towns of Yugansk and Surgut on Saturday night. People gazing at the fireball and watching the videos have been...

Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electromagnetic energy – study

New research from an international team of physicists has revealed that the Great Pyramid of Giza may be able to focus electromagnetic energy through its hidden chambers and under its base. Scientists at Itmo University in Russia and Germany’s Laser Zentrum Hannover applied methods of theoretical physics to investigate the electromagnetic response...

‘You’re probably doing business with aliens now’: 50yo communist time capsule opened in Siberia

Siberian communists back in 1967 dreamed big, believing that by now we would have landed on Mars and established contacts with alien civilizations, a time capsule opened in Novosibirsk revealed. The retro-futuristic time capsule was placed in the city’s culture center 50 years ago to be opened in 2017 to...

Moon landing PHOTOS reignite conspiracy theories… again

A UFO conspiracist has uncovered what he believes is proof that the moon landings were fake, although his detective work has drawn criticism. “Does Astronaut's visor reflection show a stagehand on the Apollo fake Moon set?" is the question posed by Streetcap1, who shared his recent discovery on YouTube. The photo in question is...

Most Russians believe NASA’s lunar missions were fake

Over a half of all Russians believe that US astronauts have never been on the Moon and that the US authorities and NASA covered up this fact by forging proof of moon landings, a new poll shows. In the recent survey titled “Science and society: authority and trust” experts of...
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HomeWorld News Blood Moon rising: Longest lunar eclipse of the century burns dark red

Avid astronomers and amateur stargazers the world over were treated to an incredible lunar light show when the moon transformed from its usual bright color to an orb of burned orange and red for nearly two hours. The quirky color change was part of the longest lunar eclipse of the...

The sound of sunshine: NASA releases mesmerizing recording of the sun’s song

If you’ve ever wondered what the sun sounds like, today’s your lucky day – NASA has released a recording taken from our very own star. The European Space Agency along with NASA’s solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has been recording the sun’s movement for more than two decades. While some...

Bloody lunar eclipse prompts end-is-nigh prophecies – here’s all you need to know

The longest –and creepiest– lunar eclipse of the century will take place Friday and Saturday, prompting renewed fear among those who think that this weekend’s blood moon spells the end of days. What is a blood moon? The lunar eclipse will see the Moon turn a red shade, thanks to the...

Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground ‘lake’ at south pole

Scientists have discovered what they believe is a lake hidden below a mile of ice at the south pole of Mars. The water was detected by radar and is situated below the southern polar ice cap of the red planet. The discovery was unveiled in a study conducted by the...

Space race-ism! Have Russians banned black astronauts from Soyuz missions?

Space is one of the few areas of Russia-US cooperation that remains relatively unmarred by the politics. Or is it? Have the pesky Russians been quietly sidelining black NASA astronauts from space missions? During a Monday aerospace conference hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, moderator Todd Harrison...
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Astronaut rocks synth from International Space Station during Kraftwerk gig

Kraftwerk gave fans an out of this world music experience when they commanded the synth skills of astronaut Alexander Gerst, who banged out futuristic tunes live from the International Space Station. The incredibly in synch earth-to-space collaboration was put into action at the Jazz Open Festival in Stuttgart, Germany. Footage...

‘Planet X & the ‘rogue star’: Can new astronomy theory explain world beyond Solar System?

A mysterious star hurtling past the Solar System may have sparked chaos throughout great expanse, sending objects deep into corners of space that are now captivating scientists searching for distant exoplanets. The celestial theory is the product of researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Radio Astronomy in Germany and...
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Earth-based telescope takes super-sharp image of Neptune

An incredible super-sharp image of planet Neptune has shown just how far earthbound telescope technology has come, producing an image quality that rivals that of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The crisp, clear photo was made possible because of a new system of lasers installed in the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO)...
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Planet-gobbling star observed by NASA for first time

Scientists believe episodes of shimmering light 450 light years away from Earth are actually a destructive star “devouring” parts of an alien planet. Fluctuating light levels around a young star known as RW Aur A have puzzled astronomers for decades, with the celestial body appearing to dim before brightening again....
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Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming: What you need to know

The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century and the chance to see Mars up close is almost upon us, here’s everything you need to know to catch the mesmerizing event. On Friday July 27 the lunar eclipse will stretch across most of Europe and Asia, Australia, Africa and part...
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Israel wants to send landing craft to the Moon by year’s end

Israel aims to be the fourth country in the world to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon, the SpaceIL nonprofit organization announced. If the December launch goes well, the Israeli flag may grace the Moon by next February. “We will put the Israeli flag on the Moon,” said Ido Anteby, CEO...

Report reveals outdated NASA policy poses contamination risk for Earth, universe

As humans boldly go where no one has been before, the guidelines on how to prevent contamination of these destinations with earthly microbes and vice versa do not meet the reality, according to a new report. The National Academies of Sciences report shows that NASA's so-called planetary protection policies form...

Earth must strengthen its defenses against mutant space bacteria – Russian scientists

Terrestrial bacteria that were sent to space and returned changed now pose a threat to the existence of life on Earth, and measures must be taken planetside to contain them, Russian scientists said. A Russian experiment called 'Biorisk' has revealed that various microorganisms from Earth were able to survive in...

Americans ask Russians to fix their space-toilet

When you want a job done right, send in the Russians. NASA has renewed a contract with Russian firm Energia to maintain and repair toilets on board the US segment of the International Space Station. Why does the US segment use Russian toilets? In 2007, NASA bought the Russian-designed commodes...

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