Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System


Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. This moon candidate, which is 8,000 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation, orbits a gas-giant planet that, in turn, orbits a star called Kepler-1625. More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Friday, September 7th, 2018

ISRO releases first look of indigenously developed space suit

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has unveiled the indigenously prepared space suit. This saffron color space suit has been prepared for space travel target 2022. ISRO demonstrated its prototype in ‘Bengaluru More...

By Uttarakhand News On Friday, August 31st, 2018

NASA detects water in Jupiter’s ‘Great Red Spot’

Scientists from all over the world are trying to find signs of life on all planets. Recently the presence of water and ice on the moon has been confirmed. At the same time, there have been signs of water on Mars. More...

By Uttarakhand News On Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Journey to the Sun: NASA successfully launches Parker Solar Probe

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit More...

By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

NASA preparing to send probe to the Sun; expected launch on August 11

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)  seems to have taken the idiom “aim for the stars” quite literally. The space agency is preparing to make its spacecraft reach the life sustaining More...

By Uttarakhand News On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

ISRO sucessfully conducts flight testing of Crew Escape System

ISRO carried out a major technology demonstration today, the first in a series of tests to qualify a Crew Escape System, which is a critical technology relevant for human spaceflight. The Crew Escape System is an More...

By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of 21st Century to fall on 27th July

Exactly one month from now i.e July 27th is going to be the longest and full moon eclipse of the 21st century . This time the lunar eclipse will be of 1 hour and 43 minutes duration. During this time the Earth’s More...

By Uttarakhand News On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away

A scientific team lead by Professor Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad has made a remarkable discovery. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has a detailed report on how More...

By Uttarakhand News On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

NASA launches Twin Spacecraft to Track Earth’s Water Movement

A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth’s mass on and beneath the planet’s surface successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT Tuesday from the California More...

By Uttarakhand News On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Solar storm to hit Earth in 48 hours; could disrupt communication satellites

A Solar Storm can hit the Earth in the next 48 hours. According to the scientists, there will be a coronal hole in the sun, which will release a lot of energy from the sun. This energy will also have cosmic rays, More...