Astrophysics - Page 2 of 6
Sunday 19 April, 2015

Signs of Europa’s plumes remain elusive

Jupiter’s icy moon Europa displays many signs of activity, including its fractured crust and a dearth of impact craters. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute)

A fresh look at data collected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft during its 2001 flyby of Jupiter shows that its moon Europa’s  More...

by BioNews | Published 4 months ago
By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

NASA spots mysterious feature on Titan’s sea

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is closely monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Saturn’s moon Titan  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches

The US space agency NASA has launched a new app to make children aware of how rockets are launched  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Galaxy that acts as cosmic magnifying glass discovered

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments

The US space agency is set to announce Thursday the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 mission rover  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Cool flames in space to lead better engines on Earth

A new space experiment can change the way humans travel. In a series of trials on board the International Space Station (ISS)  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 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 More...

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  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  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  More...