India's maiden spacecraft to Mars has successfully left the Earth's orbit and is now cruising towards Mars after a crucial and tricky midnight operation.
Over the last few years, a number of scientists have died in mysterious circumstances, only to have their deaths classified by the police as unexplained or suicides.
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As India launched a mission to Mars this week, I could not help noting some surprising similarities between the ingenuity of the country's space scientists and its street children.
India's mission to Mars has overcome a technical problem and appears to be back on track, the country's space research agency says.
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The launch is to take place on November 5
India is set to fly it's first ever mission to another planet with the Mars mission slated for launch on November 5.
Two new science satellites are being prepared to join a fleet of robotic Mars probes to help determine why the planet most like Earth in the solar system ended up so different.
For a growing number of thrill-seeking travelers, the deep void of outer space is among the most appealing destinations imaginable.
They have discovered the most distant galaxy in the universe ever found, which is said to be 13 billion light years away from the Earth.
The Indian Space Research Organisation said bad weather had caused the postponement of the rocket’s launch window.
It is a good time to ask yet again why an Indian hasn't won — since CV Raman — a Nobel Prize in science for work done in India.
The results of the scientific program could be helpful in preparing for future manned missions to the moon.
More than 100,000 people have applied for a one-way trip to Mars, as a part of the ambitious multi-billion dollar project that aims to colonise the Red planet starting in 2022.
The Sun's magnetic field - in which the Earth and all the planets are bathed - will do a 180 degree flip
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Humans of the future might look more like Pokemon characters with bigger heads, bigger eyes and improved night vision, two researchers have suggested.
Astronomers getting their first close-up glimpse of a giant asteroid about to whiz by Earth found a surprise bonus rock.
This country could perhaps be among the nations which could construct a modular habitat on Mars
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This galaxy is like a highly tuned sports car, converting gas to stars at the most efficient rate thought to be possible
Astronomers said that they had found the most Earth-like worlds yet known in the outer cosmos, a pair of planets that appear capable of supporting life.
Astronauts could now be a step closer for a trip to Mars through a unique manipulation of nuclear fusion, the same energy that powers the sun and stars.
Scientists claim to have discovered a magnetic "solar heartbeat" in the Sun's deep interior, that generates energy which leads to solar flares and sunspots.
A Russian billionaire has unveiled plans to make humans immortal by converting them into 'Terminator-style' cyborgs - a creature that's part human and part machine - within the next three decades.
Scientists said on Wednesday they may be close to tracking down the mysterious “dark matter” which makes up more than a quarter of the universe but has never been seen.
India’s ambitious plan to send a spacecraft to Mars later this year has certainly caught America’s eye as India looks to play catch up in the global space race alongside the US, Russia, China and Japan.
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Physicists said Thursday they are now confident they have discovered a crucial subatomic particle known as a Higgs boson - a major discovery that will go a long ways toward helping them explain why the universe is the way it is.
A recently discovered comet is closer than it's ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it.
At the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, two armies of scientists struggled to close in on physics' most elusive particle.
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What is also baffling the experts is that while the fish's numbers are falling in Indian waters, it is flourishing in the waters of neigbouring Bangladesh.
New astonishing pictures by the European Space Agency have revealed a 1500 km long and 7 kilometre wide river that once ran across Mars.
Astronomers have discovered that super-massive black holes - located at the centres of galaxies are growing faster than previously thought.
Inspired by nature, scientists have created the world's most advanced molecular machine that will revolutionise the manufacturing process.
States propose to add solar installations at such a frenetic pace that doubts have arisen over the projects' viability.
Masquerading as a boy to get admitted to school or being rejected by the community for staying in a Muslim family's house to write her exams - they bravely fought all odds decades ago to pursue their science dream and are now top women scientists in the country.