World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 30, 2015
A UN envoy warned on Monday of a "horrifying" humanitarian situation brewing in Syria as non-governmental organisations pledged more than $500 million for refugees on the eve of a major donor conference.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 26, 2015
NASA plans to launch a craft to capture a boulder from a nearby asteroid and move it into orbit around the Earth's moon for exploration by astronauts, the space agency said Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Friday the "terrorist attacks" on Yemeni mosques that killed at least 142 worshippers.
World News | Agencies | Friday March 20, 2015
All eyes were turned to the heavens early on Friday for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected airplane seats, European countries with clear skies and a remote Arctic archipelago.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 20, 2015
A solar eclipse swept across the Atlantic Ocean today with the moon set to block out the sun for a few thousand sky gazers on remote islands with millions more in Europe, Africa and Asia getting a partial celestial show.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 19, 2015
Ban "condemns in the strongest terms today's attack" against the Bardo Museum and "conveys his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this deplorable act," said his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 18, 2015
An small boulder-sized object hit the lunar surface Tuesday exploding in a flash of light nearly 10 times brighter than anything recorded before.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Norse legend has it that two giant wolves roam the sky, with Skoll chasing the moon and its brother Hati going after the sun.
Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Friday March 13, 2015
As a place for life, Ganymede with its underground ocean is less promising, whereas Enceladus appears to possess all the necessary ingredients.
Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
"Hubble observations have now confirmed the presence of a salty, electrically conducting ocean under the crust of Ganymede..."
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Friday March 13, 2015
Oceans trapped under ice appear to be pretty common in the solar system and one of them, on a small moon of Saturn's, appears to be quite hot.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, definitely has an underground ocean, researchers said today after confirming the moon's long-suspected subsurface saltwater body with the help of auroras glimpsed by the Hubble Space Telescope.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
A total solar eclipse will occur on March 20, but sky-gazers in the country will not be able to watch it.
Rishi Alwani | Thursday March 12, 2015
There are video games that you play, and there are video games that play you. Ori and the Blind Forest is the latter.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
China has conducted tests close to the moon to simulate an unmanned docking procedure needed in the country's next lunar mission expected to launch in 2017.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding on Tuesday at the South Korean headquarters of the Unification Church -- the third such event since the death of their "messiah" and church founder Sun Myung Moon.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 28, 2015
"I have seen so much of success till now but this success is at par and special for me," said David Dhawan
Friday February 27, 2015
To win the Google Lunar XPrize, a privately funded team must successfully place a robot on the moon's surface that explores at least 500 meters and transmits high-definition video and images back to Earth.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The United Nations has said it will not inquire into allegations of sexual harassment against RK Pachauri, who resigned as the chairman of its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Tuesday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 23, 2015
The agency is said to be encouraged by the blasts of water vapour in the moon's polar region.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 22, 2015
NASA is planning a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa to search for signs of alien life on the icy, ocean-harbouring world.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 21, 2015
One of the country's leading scientists and former ISRO chairman, G Madhavan Nair, today propounded the theory that some shlokas in the Vedas mention the presence of water on the moon, and that astronomy experts like Aryabhatta knew about gravitation...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
The UN Security Council today condemned the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians by Islamic State militants in Libya as "heinous and cowardly," and urged member states to "combat by all means" such threats to international peace.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 16, 2015
Studying Titan - the only moon in the solar system to have a significant atmosphere - is thought to be looking back in time at an embryonic Earth.