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‘Early Mars not as habitable as thought’

‘Early Mars not as habitable as thought’

Contrary to what many scientists believe, a new study has argued that early Mars may have been a hostile and volatile place with frequent volcanic outbursts. Earlier research had theorised…

Microsoft Launches TV Campaign to Challenge Google

Microsoft Launches TV Campaign to Challenge Google

Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called “Bing It On” in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine is better than Google’s. The…

Enhanced noise pollution ensures Mumbai never sleeps

Enhanced noise pollution ensures Mumbai never sleeps

Mumbai is among the noisiest cities in the world, which perhaps explains why this city never sleeps. Quality of life in the city has taken a severe beating in the…

Clinton backs project planning to put humans on new star

Clinton backs project planning to put humans on new star

A dramatic plan to put humans on another star within 100 years received the backing of former President Bill Clinton on Thursday. The ‘100 year Starship project’, which was set…

Climate change is not a hoax, says Barack Obama

Climate change is not a hoax, says Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said “climate change is not a hoax” on Thursday and recommitted himself to reining in carbon pollution in a rebuttal of taunts from his Republican rival.…

Curiosity rover ‘sniffs’ Martian air to measure its composition

Curiosity rover ‘sniffs’ Martian air to measure its composition

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has sucked Martian air into its big Sample Analysis at Mars (Sam) instrument to reveal the concentration of different gases. This is the first time that…

Apple gears up to release next iPhone, rival phone makers struggle

Apple gears up to release next iPhone, rival phone makers struggle

It’s shaping up to be a cold fall for smartphone makers other than Apple, as the trendsetter of the phone industry gears up to release the next iPhone. Nokia and…

IFA: Move over 3D, it’s time for 4K UHDTV

IFA: Move over 3D, it’s time for 4K UHDTV

  After five years of trying to convince us that 3D TVs are the future, it seems TV makers are finally ready to move on — to 4K UHDTV. At…

Uranium content in groundwater not alarming in Himachal

Uranium content in groundwater not alarming in Himachal

The uranium content in groundwater in Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels and maximum concentration of the yellow metal in the state was recorded at 37.40 ppb (particles per…

China to launch 8 satellites for land, ocean surveillance

China to launch 8 satellites for land, ocean surveillance

China plans to send as many as eight satellites into the space before 2020 to provide ocean and land data and supervise the marine environment, a senior official has said.…