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India aiming for international synergy in space missions:ISRO

India aiming for international synergy in space missions:ISRO

India is aiming for more international synergy to assuage the huge costs and enormous human resources involved in taking up space missions, ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said today. “India is…

Largest ever Cherenkov telescope sees first light on 26th July

Largest ever Cherenkov telescope sees first light on 26th July

H.E.S.S. II, the largest Cherenkov telescope ever built, started its operation in Namibia on 26 July 2012. With its 28-meter-sized mirror, the telescope is dedicated to observing the most violent…

Mysteries of icy comets solved

Mysteries of icy comets solved

Scientists have solved two solar system puzzles – explaining how did icy comets obtain particles that formed at high temperatures, and how did these refractory particles acquire rims with different…

Einstein was right… higher you live, faster you age!

Einstein was right… higher you live, faster you age!

The true nature of Albert Einstein’s theory that time is a relative concept and the higher you live above sea level, the faster you should age, has been demonstrated with…

Curiosity, NASA’s Mars rover scheduled for launch this week

Curiosity, NASA’s Mars rover scheduled for launch this week

NASA’s ambitious trip to the red planet to check for itself if life sustainance is possible, will now see the light of the day with the launch scheduled for this…