Astronomy

chandrayaan-2 aims to launch in april,2018

2 months ago Rishita Raj 0
It is a matter of great pride and prestige for  India to launch its moon mission after Chandrayaan-1. Chandrayaan-1 was the first moon mission launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in October 2008. “India is set to launch Chandrayaan-2, which is for the first time landing a rover on the south pole of Moon, Read More

Planets beyond the Milky Way

3 months ago Shruti Goel 0
For the first time, researchers have discovered a bunch of planets outside the Milky Way galaxy. This new galaxy has been found to be located at a distance of 3.8 light years. This discovery has been done by using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory which is a telescope in space being controlled by the Read More

Moon: Super, Blood, and Blue

3 months ago Shruti Goel 0
In Asia, a rare event happening after 35 years has kept the internet abuzz from the beginning of the year 2018. Today, on 31st January, a rare lunar event is all set to take place. A Super Moon, Blue Moon, and a total lunar eclipse will be seen on the evening as the sun sets. Read More

ISRO hits a century: 100th satellite launched today

3 months ago Himanshi 0
The Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched its 100th satellite PSLV-C4/CARTOSTAT-2 series at 9:28 am on Friday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota along with 30 co-passengers at liftoff. Having placed more than 250 satellites in orbits through Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), this will be the 7th remote sensing satellite in the ‘CARTOSTAT-2’ Read More

NASA to “touch” sun in 2018

4 months ago Rishita Raj 0
Yes, you heard it right. NASA(The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is about to launch Parker Solar Probe mission which took almost 60 years of exertion, with the motto to touch the sun will soon be accomplished in 2018.The sun, on which we are dependent from dawn to dusk, from winter to summer is enormous Read More

The hunt for Planet 9

8 months ago Kiran Vastrad 0
Michael E. Brown is often called “the guy who killed Pluto.” But he takes the moniker in stride. Sitting in his sunny Pasadena office at the California Institute of Technology, Brown jokes that Pluto, which was reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006, had it coming. The year before, Brown had discovered Eris, a frosty Read More