Color of light

What color do you think white light is It seems obvious, doesnt itwhite, of course Though it is called white because it seems to have no color, white light is in fact a mixture of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet light Each of the

20 Nov 2018, 02:05 AM IST
The solar system lesson plan
17 Nov 2018, 01:56 AM IST
Learn about Atoms and Molecules
15 Nov 2018, 11:50 PM IST

Gold nanoparticles used to treat prostate cancer for the first time

Scientists are using gold nanoparticles that act as tumourseeking missiles to target prostate cancer, in a firstofitskind clinical trial The nanoparticles or nanoshells, are made o
10 Nov 2018, 01:09 AM IST

New skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen levels in body

US engineers have developed a new lightweight, thin and flexible sensor that can map bloodoxygen levels over large areas of skin, tissue and organs, potentially giving doctors a ne
09 Nov 2018, 03:04 AM IST

Indian, US satellites find black hole that spins near maximum possible rates

Scientists using data from Indias first dedicated astronomy satellite, AstroSat, and NASAs Chandra Xray Observatory have found that a black hole in the binary star system 4U 163047
02 Nov 2018, 02:43 AM IST

New laser technique to help develop efficient clean fuels

Scientists have developed a new laser technique that may help find sustainable ways to replace fossil fuels with more efficient clean energy
01 Nov 2018, 02:51 AM IST

NASA sets record with supersonic parachute for Mars 2020 mission

NASAs supersonic parachute that will play a key role in landing its stateoftheart Mars 2020 rover has created a world record by deploying in just fourtenths of a second and survivi
31 Oct 2018, 02:30 AM IST

Earth's dust cloud satellites confirmed

Scientists may have confirmed two elusive clouds of dust first reported in 1961, located just 400,000 kilometres away from the Earth The clouds, named after Polish astronomer Kazim
30 Oct 2018, 12:21 AM IST

Signs of supermassive black hole mergers found

Scientists have found evidence for a large number of double supermassive black holes, likely precursors of gigantic black hole merging events The research, published in the journal
27 Oct 2018, 01:11 AM IST

Superlungs gave dinosaurs energy to run and fight

Superefficient, birdlike lungs may have given dinosaurs the energy to run and fight by pumping in a constant supply of oxygen, according to a study
26 Oct 2018, 12:56 AM IST

Liquid water on Mars may hold enough oxygen to support life

Salty pools of water under the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen to support the kind of microbial life, according to a study which contradicts existing views on the red plan
24 Oct 2018, 02:58 AM IST

NASA names gamma-ray constellations after Godzilla, Hulk

NASA scientists have devised a new set of 21 modern gammaray constellations and named them after fictional characters such as the Hulk and Godzilla
23 Oct 2018, 02:38 AM IST

NASA calls for science payloads for delivery to Moon

In line with its plan to conduct more research on the Moons surface ahead of a human return, NASA has issued a call for science instruments and technology payloads that will fly on
20 Oct 2018, 12:41 AM IST

Japan's famed cherry blossoms make unexpected appearance

The delicate blossoms of the cherry tree might be synonymous with the onset of spring in Japan except this year theyre also blooming in autumn, a weather forecasting company said
18 Oct 2018, 01:47 AM IST

Four giant planets around young star discovered

Scientists have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn sized planets orbiting it, the first time that so many massive worlds have been detected in such a system The s
17 Oct 2018, 03:10 AM IST

European spacecraft set to unravel mysteries of Mercury

A UKbuilt spacecraft will set off for Mercury this week in a first mission of its kind to determine if the nearest planet to the Sun contains water
16 Oct 2018, 02:20 AM IST

Ice blades cover Jupiter's moon Europa

Fields of sharp ice growing to almost 15 metres tall could be scattered across the equatorial regions of Jupiters moon, Europa, which may make the search for alien life difficult,
13 Oct 2018, 12:57 AM IST

Ancient Egyptian pigment can boost energy efficiency

A colour developed by Egyptians thousands of years ago can boost energy efficiency by cooling rooftops and walls, and could also enable solar generation of electricity via windows,
12 Oct 2018, 12:48 AM IST

Microsoft's HoloLens helping NASA build new spacecraft faster

Engineers at American aerospace company Lockheed Martin are using Microsofts mixed reality smart glass HoloLens to build NASAs Orion spacecraft designed to transport humans to dest
11 Oct 2018, 12:27 AM IST

Urgent, collective actions required limiting global warming: UN body

Limiting global warming to 15 degrees Celsius would require rapid, farreaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment made public on
09 Oct 2018, 02:59 AM IST

First evidence of moon outside our solar system: Astronomers

Using the Hubble Space Telescope and the Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have found the first compelling evidence for a Neptunesized moon orbiting a giant gas planet 8,000 ligh
05 Oct 2018, 12:18 AM IST

Extremely distant solar system object discovered

Scientists have discovered a distant object at the edge of the solar system, which completes one orbit around the Sun every 40,000 years, a finding that supports the presence of Pl
04 Oct 2018, 01:19 AM IST

AI may help predict why children struggle at school

Using machine learning a type of artificial intelligence AI could help develop better predictions of why children struggle at school, scientists say The researchers from the Univ
02 Oct 2018, 02:56 AM IST

Six incredible diamond facts that you won’t believe are true

Diamonds splendor has been appreciated for centuries, the worldfamous diamond, such as, the Great Mughal, Kohinoor, Regent, Florentine, DaryaiNoor, Pigott, Tavernier, Nassak were p
29 Sep 2018, 12:11 AM IST

Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 million years ago

A new study has revealed that the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record lived 558 million years ago The study published on Thursday in the journal Science said that sc
22 Sep 2018, 12:04 AM IST

ESA's Gaia detects unexpected disruption in Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that likely took place sometime in the past 300900 million years and set millions of stars moving like ripple
21 Sep 2018, 12:05 AM IST

Silver nanoparticles harming marine life

Silver nanoparticles, increasingly used in personal care products and the pharmaceutical industry, is toxic for fishes and may be harming marine life, a study has found Researchers
20 Sep 2018, 01:04 AM IST

NASA planet hunting probe shares first image

NASAs latest planet hunting probe has beamed back its first science image, which captures a wealth of stars and other cosmic objects in the southern sky
19 Sep 2018, 03:31 AM IST

Martian dust storm clearing over Opportunity rover: NASA

A global dust storm that enshrouded Mars halting operations for NASAs Opportunity rover continues to abate, raising scientists hopes to hear back from the 15yearold, solarpowered
18 Sep 2018, 09:25 AM IST

NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual b
11 Sep 2018, 11:47 PM IST

AI robots could develop prejudice on their own

Artificially intelligent machines could demonstrate prejudice by simply identifying, copying and learning this behaviour from one another, according to a study Researchers from Car
07 Sep 2018, 11:49 PM IST

Towering hexagonal vortex spotted on Saturn

Scientists have discovered a unique hexagonal vortex on Saturns North Pole a towering atmospheric structure of whirling fluids that spans hundreds of kilometres in height The Cass
07 Sep 2018, 12:30 AM IST

Satellites more at risk from solar wind than space storm

Satellites are more likely to be at risk from highspeed solar wind than a major geomagnetic storm, according to a study Researchers, including those from British Antarctic Survey,
06 Sep 2018, 12:30 AM IST

World's oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

Researchers have found the worlds most ancient solid cheese in a 3,200yearold Egyptian tomb, as well as evidence of a potentially deadly disease
18 Aug 2018, 01:45 AM IST

Fixed dose drug combinations

An expert panel formed by an apex advisory board on drugs to review the safety, efficacy and therapeutic justification of 349 fixed dose combination FDC medicines, which were banne
31 Jul 2018, 12:20 AM IST

National Mission for Manuscripts

In 2003, National Mission for Manuscripts NMM, a Mission mode Project, was launched by the Ministry of Culture for documentation, conservation, preservation and digitization of man
29 Jul 2018, 11:23 PM IST

Coal-Based Methanol

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical Fertilizers, Mansukh L Mandaviya, recently informed the Lok Sabha that NITI Aayog has set up an apex c
29 Jul 2018, 04:11 AM IST

What's a GMO

A GMO, or genetically modified organism, is a plant, animal, microorganism or other organism whose genetic makeup has been modified in a laboratory using genetic engineering or tra
28 Jul 2018, 04:03 AM IST