NASA has finally launched the CYGNSS 8-satellite mission that will study hurricanes after a hydraulic pump glitch and flight software patch caused a series of delay.
A team of astronomers has recently discovered a new gas giant exoplanet that is three times bigger than Jupiter. The new extrasolar world was detected through the gravitational microlensing method.
NASA has released new realistic 3-D simulations of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth’s atmosphere. The visualization will help scientists tackle the rise of CO2 emissions.
Scientists have devised a way to provide air conditioning by beaming heat from the Earth’s surface into outer space.
The population in sub-Saharan Africa is continuously growing, and this might put a strain on the region’s food supply. According to scientists, Africa will need to maximize yields of cereal crops if it wants to provide food to its growing population by 2050.
NASA’s first asteroid return mission OSIRIS-REx will be multitasking during its journey to asteroid Bennu and search for rare and elusive Trojan asteroids.
Japan recently launched a “space junk” collector made of fishing net. The spacecraft will collect millions of trash left by satellites and rockets in space.
Scientists have found that Proxima b, a potentially habitable exoplanet nearest to Earth, may frequently experience massive superflares from its star, making it less habitable than believed.
A group of researchers found that a new way of regulating genes could play an important role in the activity of the whole nervous system.
Global methane emissions are growing rapidly, and according to international experts, the surge is threatening the world’s efforts to fight climate change.
A recent study suggests that nitrogen in billion-year-old rocks could potentially become bio-signature of life on Mars.
The government of Myanmar is planning to provide electricity to thousands of villages through off-grid solar energy.
Two companies are now using satellite imagery to provide homeowners with more accurate estimates for roof construction work.
The Japanese space agency’s Hayabusa 2 gears up for a trip to asteroid Ryugu to bring back asteroid samples to Earth for further studies.