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Curiosity places ‘UFO’ zooming across Mars’ horizon

Curiosity places ‘UFO’ zooming across Mars’ horizon

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured a strange white light dancing across the horizon of Mars and four blobs hovering in the sky, which UFO hunters claim are alien ships monitoring…

US-based e-commerce firm Amazon launches Kindle store in India

US-based e-commerce firm Amazon launches Kindle store in India

S-based e-commerce firm Amazon on Wednesday launched its Kindle store, which offers over one million e-books in India. The company also launched its bestselling e-reader Kindle in the country at…

Western Ghats expert panel report under review

Western Ghats expert panel report under review

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has set up a committee under the chairmanship of Planning Commission member K Kasturirangan to review the controversial Western Ghats ecology experts…

Recent launches: Toshiba Satellite Series

Recent launches: Toshiba Satellite Series

Toshiba India has introduced a new stylish range of laptops under its C, L, M and U series. Powered by Intel’s 3rd generation Core processors, the highlight features of the…

Exoplanet-hosting stars give key insights on planet formation

Exoplanet-hosting stars give key insights on planet formation

An international team of researchers has proposed that metals like magnesium might have an important role in the formation of low mass planets. The team, lead by EXOEarths researcher (Centro…

NASA’s Scientists warned Earth might face More Heat Waves

NASA’s Scientists warned Earth might face More Heat Waves

Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) warned that most of Earth’s land areas might face an extreme summer heat wave than they did between 1951 to 1980.…

Zuckerberg admits Facebook stock plunge ‘painful’ to watch

Zuckerberg admits Facebook stock plunge ‘painful’ to watch

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly admitted that the firm’s stock market tumble has been “painful” to watch, while addressing a meeting to boost the morale of his staff. He…

Mars mission to boost India’s credentials for global ventures

Mars mission to boost India’s credentials for global ventures

India’s proposed Mars mission in November next year would boost its credentials to take part in possible international collaborative ventures on exploring the Red Planet. “Besides doing it on its…

Ganga water contamination exceeds permissible limit

Ganga water contamination exceeds permissible limit

Bacterial contamination in the Ganges has exceeded the maximum permissible limit at a number of locations even as 80 per cent of pollution in the river is due to discharge…

Curiosity’s site for first drive pinpointed by team NASA

Curiosity’s site for first drive pinpointed by team NASA

Researchers and engineers of NASA’s Curiosity rover mission have selected the first destination for their one-ton, six-wheeled mobile Mars laboratory, it has been revealed. The target area, named Glenelg, is…