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  • Global Warming: World's oceans were the warmest in 2019, says study

    Global Warming: World's oceans were the warmest in 2019, says study

    IANS | January 14, 2020 18:02 IST

    The world's oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in the recorded human history -- especially between the surface and a depth of 2,000 metres, an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes has revealed, with a warning that global ocean temperature is not only increasing but speeding up.

  • Oldest material on Earth found

    Scientists identify stardust - oldest material on Earth, contained inside meteorite

    India TV News Desk | January 14, 2020 12:29 IST

    According to the information, the town of Murchison in Victoria state witnessed oldest of 40 tiny dust grains, that were trapped inside the meteorite fragments about 7 billion years ago, about 2.5 billion years before the sun, Earth and rest of our solar system formed. 

  • New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week

    New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week

    PTI | January 14, 2020 11:03 IST

    With the study, the scientists showed that six of ten perfused poor-quality human livers, declined for transplantation by all centres in Europe, recovered to full function within one week of application of the machine.

  • NASA

    NASA to release annual assessment of global temperatures, climate trends. Here's how to watch LIVE

    India TV News Desk | January 13, 2020 10:25 IST

    NASA and NOAA are two keepers of the world's temperature data and independently produce a record of Earth's surface temperatures and changes based on historical observations over oceans and land.

  • 17-year-old helps NASA find planet in habitable zone

    17-year-old intern helps NASA find planet in habitable zone

    IANS | January 12, 2020 18:23 IST

    Just three days into his internship, little did 17-year-old Wolf Cukier realise that he is going to make history -- in helping NASA discover its first Earth-size planet resting in its star's habitable-zone -- the way our Earth rests in its Goldilocks zone.

  • Scientists discover 550-million year old fossilized digestive tract

    Scientists discover 550-million year old fossilized digestive tract

    IANS | January 11, 2020 19:29 IST

    Scientists have discovered oldest-known fossilized digestive tract -- 550 million-year-old -- in the Nevada desert in the US that could be a key find in understanding the early history of animals on Earth. 

  • Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari in programme with eye on Moon, Mars

    Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari in programme with eyes on Moon, Mars

    IANS | January 11, 2020 10:32 IST

    An Indian-American will be among astronauts who may get a chance to go to the moon or Mars following his graduation from NASA's programme to train astronauts for those missions and the International Space Station.

  • Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan Live Streaming: Watch Wolf

    Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan Live Streaming: Watch Wolf Moon Live in India

    India TV News Desk | January 11, 2020 1:41 IST

    Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan Live Streaming: Now is the time to catch a view of the lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan in India. The lunar eclipse taking place on January 10 is a penumbral lunar eclipse that happens when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are perfectly aligned. Catch Live Streaming of Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan.

  • ISRO and European space agency Arianespace get ready to launch India's GSAT-30 satellite

    ISRO and Arianespace get ready to launch India's GSAT-30 satellite

    IANS | January 10, 2020 22:10 IST

    India and the European Space Agency Arianespace are getting ready to open their 2020 space missions with the launch of communication satellite GSAT 30. The 3,357 kg GSAT 30 is an Indian communication satellite to be launched by Ariane 5 rocket on January 17.

  • Mars is losing water faster than we thought

    Mars losing water even faster than scientists thought

    IANS | January 10, 2020 19:04 IST

    Mars today is cold and dry – a desert world -- but dry river valleys and lakebeds suggest that water covered much of the Red Planet billions of years ago. Previous research has also found that Martian water mostly escaped into space.

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    Sunrise in Qatar during solar eclipse shows 'Red Devil Horns' | Photos

    India TV News Desk | January 10, 2020 14:12 IST

    The picture went viral on social media for its uncanny resemblance to a pair of red devil horns. Photographer and amateur astronomer Elias Chasiotis had snapped the picture, who initially posted the image to his Facebook page.

  • Not just humans, some birds may also voluntarily help peers

    Not just humans, some birds may also voluntarily help peers, reveals study

    PTI | January 10, 2020 13:10 IST

    Scientists have found for the first time that some birds may voluntarily and spontaneously help familiar others of their species achieve a goal without obvious, immediate benefit to themselves. The study, published in the journal Current Biology, is the first to reveal that a species other than great apes, including humans, can wilfully help others in need, even strangers.

  • Jupiter acting as a slingshot, flinging dangerous objects towards Earth: study

    Jupiter acting as a slingshot, flinging dangerous objects towards Earth: study

    India TV News Desk | January 10, 2020 11:08 IST

    A study has found that the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter - is slingshooting objectes into the inner solar system that could impact the Earth. It was earlier believed that Jupiter protects Earth from asteroids but new theory has suggested that it may be doing more harm.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson's aide cites IIT-M paper to revamp decision making

    UK PM Boris Johnson's aide cites IIT-M paper to revamp decision making

    IANS | January 09, 2020 21:55 IST

    A research conducted at IIT-Madras has been underlined by Dominic Cummings, Chief Special Adviser to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, for revamping the decision-making strategies there.

  • Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in India: All your questions

    Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in India on January 10: All your questions answered

    India TV News Desk | January 09, 2020 23:34 IST

    ​If you missed the last solar eclipse of the previous decade, there is no need to be disappointed. You will be able to watch the first lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of 2020 on January 10. All your questions will be answered including time and duration of January 10 lunar eclipse, visibility of the lunar eclipse, where can you catch the sight of the lunar eclipse and more.

  • Hubble Space Telescope helps in precise measurement of universe's expansion

    Hubble Space Telescope helps in precise measurement of universe's expansion

    PTI | January 09, 2020 13:49 IST

    Astronomers, using the Hubble Space Telescope, have measured the precise rate at which the universe is expanding, by employing a technique completely independent of any previous method. 

  • Stephen Hawkings

    Stephen Hawkings: 12 interesting facts about one of the greatest physicists ever

    Manu Kaushal | January 09, 2020 13:53 IST

    Stephen Hawking a name that is not only widely known for exemplary contributions to the world of science but also for being the true definition of hope and persistence as he never let his physical impairments be a hurdle in his way of life.

  • Lunar Eclipse 2020, Chandra Grahan, Wolf Moon Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse 2020 today: Where and how to watch Chandra Grahan live stream; India timings and more

    India TV News Desk | January 10, 2020 7:31 IST

    Lunar Eclipse 2020: The 'Wolf Moon Eclipse' is set to take over the world on today. Skygazers should read below to know about the timings of Chandra Grahan in India, how and where to watch lunar eclipse and the link to Chandra Grahan live streaming.

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    Aliens living with us on Earth?

    India TV News Desk | January 08, 2020 18:54 IST

    A British astronaut has claimed that aliens exist and it was possible they were already on Earth. Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut to go space, said: "Aliens exist, there are no two ways about it. There are so many billions of stars out there in the universe that there must be all sorts of different forms of life."  

  • New Milky Way map reveals huge wave of stellar nurseries

    New Milky Way map reveals huge wave of stellar nurseries

    IANS | January 08, 2020 18:34 IST

    Astronomers at Harvard University have discovered a wave-shaped gaseous structure -- the largest ever seen in our galaxy -- made up of interconnected stellar nurseries.    

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