Monday 29 June, 2015

Mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet reflections of sunlight

Image credit : NASA

The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are only reflections of the sun’s light on reflective material on the surface, possibly ice  More...

by BioNews | Published 2 months ago
Picture credit : Beijing Normal University
By BioNews On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Neutrino experiment may help explain origin of universe

Scientists may be one step closer to solving some of the biggest mysteries of the universe as a neutrino experiment in southern China returned promising results  More...

By BioNews On Monday, May 11th, 2015

Curiosity rover clicks serene sunset on Mars

In what could be a perfect desktop or smartphone screensaver for millions on the Earth, NASA’s Curiosity rover has recorded a stunning view of the sunset from its location in Gale Crater on the Red Planet More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 12th, 2015

NASA says, it will discover extraterrestrial life by 2045

NASA scientists are now convinced that extraterrestrial life is a fact  More...

Image Credit: NASA/SDO
By BioNews On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

NASA captures giant filament on Sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a giant dark line snaked across the lower half of the Sun – longer than 67 Earths lined up in a row  More...

The lunar farside as never seen before! LROC WAC orthographic projection centered at 180° longitude, 0° latitude. 
Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University.
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

NASA reveals ‘dark’ side of the Moon

The US space agency has released a stunning video revealing the far side of the Moon that cannot be seen from the Earth  More...

biggest solar telescope
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

‘Super telescope’ to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world’s biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards  More...

The map above shows the 2015 CubeSat Launch Initiative selections.
Image Credit: NASA / Google Maps
By BioNews On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

NASA selects tiny research satellites for future missions

NASA has selected more than dozen small research satellites that could fit in the palm of your hand to fly in space on future rocket launches.  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

How ‘sixth sense’ in fishes allows them to detect flows of water revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how “sixth sense” in fishes allows them to detect flows of water.  More...

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
By BioNews On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Hubble captures rare triple-moon conjunction

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter’s largest moons – Europa, Callisto and Io  More...