In a new study, scientists have detected an atmospheric region over the Southern Ocean that's free of human-induced pollutants or aerosols: tiny particles that escape into the air when fossil fuel is burned...
An analysis of satellite imagery from the past four decades suggests that the probability of storms reaching Category 3 or higher has increased by 8% a decade
Solar flares are explosions of energy that occur when magnetic lines near sunspots tangle, cross, and reorganize
American astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken made it to the space station at 10.16 am EDT on May 31 in just over 19 hours after blasting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida
Children took a great liking towards Expper Tech's 'Robin', finding comfort and forming a companionship with the robot through the emotional support it rendered
The subject is controversial as it raises a lot of ethical concerns. Researchers will have to spend decades studying the effects of gene editing before applying it to humans, they say.
Twelve minutes into the flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon, per NASA, the spacecraft separated from the Falcon 9 rocket’s second stage, signaling the end of the climb to space
Here's all you need to know about Space X's historic Crew Dragon astronaut launch
Behnken comes in as joint operations commander while Hurley is the spacecraft commander
A cosmic ray detection experiment found particles that researchers think could be from a parallel realm that was also a result of the Big Bang
The image, taken from 163,000 light-years away by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3, resembles the cosmic version of an undersea world teeming with stars
Officially named as C/2020 F8 (SWAN), the comet’s closest approach to the Sun, called perihelion, will happen on May 27
Commercial airlines measure weather conditions. Thanks to the pandemic, their numbers have gone down by an average of 75 to 80%, according to the World Meteorological Organization
Markle used to write about anything to everything on The Tig while also taking the readers through her philanthropic activities
The full Flower Moon was a name given to this celestial event by the Algonquin tribes some centuries ago. The Flower Moon of 2020 will be visible to stargazers on May 7 (depending on timezones)
1998 OR2 has a diameter of 1.8-4.1 km and will come as close as 6.3 million km from us
The Lyrids meteor shower is named after the constellation 'Lyra' and is historically the oldest recorded to exist. It will be visible from April 22 to 23 (April 21 to 22 for some, depending on timezones).
The moon wil be at its closet point to the Earth and everyone at home can watch the spectacle from their homes on April 7 or 8 (according to your timezone).
The project called NextTrace will digitize contact tracing, a mammoth task carried out manually by health workers
The unusual dwarf -- dubbed WDJ0551+4135 -- might be the product of two stars smashing into each other over 1.3 billion years ago
The exoplanet is about 2.7 times the size of Earth and 124 light-years away from our planet
Her dedication and skill as a mathematician helped put humans on the Moon
All the marsquakes have been detected during quiet periods at night, show preliminary results from NASA’s InSight mission
According to experts, when he listens to music, his entire brain gets stimulated by it. He drew the attention of neuroscientist Charles Limb, who studies the brains of creative people to understand what makes them special.
The 1,450-mile waterway is losing 9.3% of its flow for every 1-degree-Celsius in temperature, says a new study
Placing stricter methane emission regulations on the fossil fuel industry will have the potential to reduce future global warming to a larger extent, says an expert
No single country provides the conditions to both support children to live healthy lives today as well as provide an environment fit for their future, says a WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission report
The category 4 storm was the wettest on record leaving much of Houston underwater at one point, and the second-costliest in US history
The US Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed regulation clarifies that the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act only extends to conduct intentionally injuring birds
'Bumblebees are the best pollinators we have in wild landscapes and the most effective pollinators for crops like tomato, squash, and berries'
Named XMM-2599, the galaxy hosted stars that formed at a high rate and then died. This has left astronomers puzzled as they are yet to understand the factors that led to its quick demise
Over the past 50 years, the ice sheet has already lost enough mass to add about half an inch of water to the world’s oceans
The phenomenon is believed to be caused by waves of oxygen atoms glowing due to a stream of particles released from the Sun
National Science Foundation's Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope will work with NASA/ESA missions and will help scientists uncover the Sun's secrets and predict space weather
New evidence suggests that the explosion — dubbed SN 2006gy — may have resulted from a collision between a pair of white dwarfs and a relatively massive star
These chemicals have been linked to cancer, liver damage, low birth weight, and other health problems
'The age of the Yarrabubba impact matches the demise of a series of ancient glaciations'
Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC-23), which is nearly 15,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide, hit record levels in 2018. This rise contradicts earlier reports by countries who had stated that they have slashed the release of the gas.
The two super-Earths—named GJ180d and GJ229Ac—are about 19 and 40 light-years away from the Earth
Approximately 70 nationally threatened species have had at least 50% of their range burnt, while nearly 160 threatened species have had more than 20% of their range burnt, says a new report.
NASA began exploring this idea in 2018. At the heart of this technology is a structure that gives mushrooms its shape -- mycelium. These structures, which grow into mushrooms, are sturdy and flexible.
An increase in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to human activities, is largely driving the rise in temperatures, say experts
Measuring only 1 millimeter wide, these robots can pull off hefty operations, from transporting medicine around a patient’s body to cleaning up pollution from the oceans, say researchers.
It appears to be at least 5.8 times as massive as Earth, earning it the name 'super-earth'. It could be orbiting its star about once every five years, say scientists who led the planet-hunting mission hunt
A buried crater in southern Laos might be the long-sought source of a strewn field of glassy blobs, or tektites, produced by the meteorite impact approximately 790,000 years ago covering more than one-tenth of Earth's surface, says study.
Unprecedented numbers of common murres died between 2015 and 2016 and 62,000 carcasses were discovered
These G objects were once binary stars — a system of two stars orbiting each other — that merged because of our supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A*
The machine, which experts are calling a breakthrough, can repair damaged livers. This should increase the number of organs available for transplantation, which is in line with the purpose of our project, say experts
The 'Great Divide' is a ring-like structure—made of dust and gas—that existed billions of years ago, when the Sun had just been created, according to the new study
The study shows proof contrary to what scientists believe that the rate of star formation is constant. It is direct evidence that there was a time before the start of the solar system when more stars formed than normal.