Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Mysterious cosmic radio-burst detected

Using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, astronomers have discovered a split-second burst of radio waves, providing important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space Continue reading “Mysterious cosmic radio-burst detected” »  More...

by BioNews | Published 2 weeks ago
By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Now, an affordable radiation detector

Researchers have developed a radiation detecting device that can scan radiation levels in their living environment and is smaller than a golf ball Continue reading “Now, an affordable radiation detector” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Collisions in solar system made Mercury metal-rich

The planet Mercury and other unusually metal-rich objects in the solar system may be relics left behind by collisions in the early solar system that built the other planets Continue reading “Collisions in More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

India Tuesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a defence base in Odisha Continue reading “India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

How bigger galaxies eat smaller ones

Astronomers studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal have found how bigger galaxies absorb smaller ones Continue reading “How bigger galaxies eat smaller ones” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

NASA delays carbon-hunting satellite launch by a day

The launch of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket was postponed Tuesday less than a minute before lift-off when the launch pad’s water system More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

What links Moscow and Gandhinagar? Nuclear physics

Here’s a not-so-touted Russia-India connection: It’s to do with nuclear physics and with linking this Russian capital with Gandhinagar Continue reading “What links Moscow and Gandhinagar? Nuclear More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Methane model can sniff out extra-terrestrial life

Methane, known as a sign of potential life, can now help detect extraterrestrial life on other planets Continue reading “Methane model can sniff out extra-terrestrial life” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Space ship that travels faster than light!

Imagine a space ship travelling faster than the speed of light. NASA scientists are working on a space ship that, if completed, will travel faster than speed of light Continue reading “Space ship that travels More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Light from star explosion 12 bn years ago detected

In what could provide new insight into the structure of the early universe, light from the enormous explosion of a star more than 12 billion years ago Continue reading “Light from star explosion 12 bn years More...