| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Watch: Beautiful octopus awes researchers

Deep-sea scientists are going gaga over a beautiful octopus seen in a new video from research vessel E/V Nautilus. The video released by the team on YouTube shows an octopus which seems like dancing. The team believes the octopus is part of the scientific family Cirroteuthidae, though they’re unsure of the exact species. Cirroteuthidae are […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

There’s water in Universe!

Two teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. The water, equivalent to 140 trillion times all the water in the world’s ocean, surrounds a huge, feeding black hole. This black hole, called a quasar, is more than 12 billion light-years away. The discovery shows that […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

First woman on Moon by 2024

Even as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, the NASA has already decided to send first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. The American space agency plans on landing the first-ever woman astronaut on Moon through its upcoming Artemis mission. Artemi is named after the twin sister of […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Mars once had an ocean

We all are intrigued by space. And Mars  tops the list of the most-fascinating planet right now. Mostly because humans want to colonise it. Right now, this fourth planet from the Sun is cold and lifeless, but scientists believe it once had a large ocean. A new study looking at the Martian transition from water-filled […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Found: 3.8 million-year-old skull!

Ancient diggings are the face of our present. Literally Archaeologists have discovered a 3.8-million-year-old hominin skull in Ethiopia — a rare and remarkably complete specimen that could change what we know about the origins of one of humanity’s most famous ancestors, Lucy. The skull belongs to the species Australopithecus afarensis. It dates back to a […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

You could connect your brain to an iPhone!

If you like reading science fiction then hold on to your seats. Inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has claimed to make a chip which can be implanted in human brain and get connected to your phone with Bluetooth. This means that humans would be able to control their motor nerves and Musk claims that the […]

| Read time: 6 minute(s)

DIY: Is your telescope better than world’s largest one?

You know who’s playing a key role in developing the world’s largest telescope? Yes, you guessed it right. It’s India. The Thirty Meter Telescope, or TMT, would be built at Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Construction of the telescope is expected to begin this year. Once commissioned in 2029-30, it will provide a bigger picture of […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

112-year-old fish!

We all know tortoises live long. But ever heard of a fish which lives more than a 100 years? Well yes, scientists have just added a large, sucker-mouthed fish to the growing list of centenarian animals that will likely outlive you and me. In a new study scientists used bomb radiocarbon dating to find a […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Want to send your satellite to space? Read this

India would be celebrating 75 years of Independence in 2022 and the government is ready with a few achievements to honour that occasion. For one, there are steps toward space exploration and to generate interest of students in astronomy the Indian Technology Congress Association (ITCA) has conceived a plan. Up to 75 tiny satellites built […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Another Earth? Maybe

What if we told you that there maybe another habitable planet in the Universe? Excited? This Earth-like planet is 31 light years away from us, and if we are able to study it, so many questions would be answered about evolution and alien life. The super-Earth planet — named GJ 357 d — was discovered […]