NASA's Kepler Mission discovers nearly 100 new exoplanets
An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets. The discovery was based on the data from the second mission of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope or K2 released in 2014.


Swedish researchers find new tool to fight cancer
According to a new study by Swedish scientists, small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may become an important tool to fight cancer.

The researchers revealed the same after effectively More..

Progress MS-08: Unmanned Russian Cargo Ship launched to Space Station
Russian space agency Roskosmos has successfully launched Progress MS-08, an unmanned cargo spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS). It was launched onboard of Soyuz-2.1a rocket from Russian-leased Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan. More..

Scientists for first time grow human eggs to full maturity in laboratory
Scientists from Britain and United States for first time have succeeded in growing human eggs in laboratory from earliest stages in ovarian tissue all way to full maturity. This is the first time human eggs have been developed outside the human body More..

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, the world's most powerful rocket carrying car into space
US space flight company SpaceX on February 6, 2018  launched the world's most powerful operational rocket 'Falcon Heavy' into the space. The Falcon Heavy blasted off from the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States.

Google launches ‘#SecurityCheckKiya’ campaign
Search engine giant Google has launched ‘#SecurityCheckKiya’ campaign in India to create awareness around Internet safety. It was launched on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (6 February).

The campaign aims to protect first-time web More..

Space Department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites by next fiscal
In the presentation of Budget 2018-19, the Union Government allocated Rs 10,783 crore to the Department of Space for various space-related projects.

The Department has been tasked with achieving high targets including delivering three More..

Japan launches smallest rocket ever to carry tiny satellite into orbit
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on February 3, 2018 launched the world’s smallest rocket with the ability to put a tiny satellite into orbit. The rocket lifted off from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima prefecture, south-western J More..

Long-lost IMAGE satellite discovered by amateur astronomer: NASA
An amateur astronomer on January 20, 2018 recorded observations of a satellite in high Earth orbit. This satellite was a long-lost NASA satellite- Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) satellite.

The amateur astr More..

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