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Lunar Eclipse 2021 Certain Indian cities to witness rare event Details inside gcwLunar Eclipse 2021 Certain Indian cities to witness rare event Details inside gcw

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Certain Indian cities to witness rare event; Details inside

 The eclipse will begin around 11.32 am when the Sun, Earth, and Moon align to produce a partial lunar eclipse.

Science Nov 19, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

Ayodhya Varanasi to lit over 15 lakh earthen lamps on occasion of Dev Deepavali gcwAyodhya Varanasi to lit over 15 lakh earthen lamps on occasion of Dev Deepavali gcw

After Ayodhya, Varanasi to lit over 15 lakh earthen lamps on occasion of Dev Deepavali

The administration hopes to light 12 lakh lamps with the Central government's support and another three lakh with the help of its employees and Ganga Seva Samitees.

India News Nov 19, 2021, 8:52 AM IST

NASA SpaceX astronauts successfully splashdown on earth, ending 200-day flight-dnmNASA SpaceX astronauts successfully splashdown on earth, ending 200-day flight-dnm

NASA’s SpaceX astronauts successfully splashdown on earth, ending 200-day flight

Onboard the Crew Dragon were NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet coming home after a nearly six-month-long science mission at the International Space Station.
 

Science Nov 9, 2021, 2:40 PM IST

New asteroid named T4660 Nereus size of Eiffel Tower heading for Earth in December gcwNew asteroid named T4660 Nereus size of Eiffel Tower heading for Earth in December gcw

New asteroid named 'T4660 Nereus', size of Eiffel Tower, heading for Earth in December

According to NASA, it will only pass close to Earth on December 11, despite being 'egg-shaped' and about three times the size of a football field. 

Science Nov 8, 2021, 4:01 PM IST

NASA astronauts to wear diapers in SpaceX capsule on their trip back to Earth gcwNASA astronauts to wear diapers in SpaceX capsule on their trip back to Earth gcw

NASA astronauts to wear diapers in SpaceX capsule on their trip back to Earth; Here's why

During a news conference from orbit, a NASA astronaut stated that spaceflight is full of small hurdles, and this is only one more that they will face and overcome during our trip.

Science Nov 7, 2021, 4:55 PM IST

NASA to launch first asteroid-bashing DART as trailblazing planetary defense mission-dnmNASA to launch first asteroid-bashing DART as trailblazing planetary defense mission-dnm

NASA to launch first asteroid-bashing DART as trailblazing planetary defense mission

DART is to determine whether this is an effective way to deflect the course of an asteroid should one threaten the Earth in the future.
 

Science Nov 5, 2021, 4:53 PM IST

NASA plans to crash spacecraft  into an asteroid in  test of planetary defense gcwNASA plans to crash spacecraft  into an asteroid in  test of planetary defense gcw

NASA plans to crash spacecraft into an asteroid in test of 'planetary defense'

The purpose of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is to see if this is an efficient method of deflecting the path of an asteroid should one threaten the Earth in the future. 

Science Nov 5, 2021, 12:30 PM IST

Strong solar flare expected to light up polar regions of Earth this Diwali-dnmStrong solar flare expected to light up polar regions of Earth this Diwali-dnm

Strong solar flare expected to light up polar regions of Earth this Diwali

Solar scientists around the world — including at the Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) at IISER Kolkata are studying the progress of this storm. If the storm does hit on November 4, it could be dubbed the ‘Diwali solar storm’.

Science Nov 4, 2021, 5:23 PM IST

Diwali 2021: Ram Lalla's city Ayodhya decks up with 12 lakh earthen lamps, sets world record-dnmDiwali 2021: Ram Lalla's city Ayodhya decks up with 12 lakh earthen lamps, sets world record-dnm

Diwali 2021: Ram Lalla's city Ayodhya decks up with 12 lakh earthen lamps, sets world record

From thousands of diyas at the banks of Sarayu river to children lighting firecrackers, here's how Uttar Pradesh celebrated Diwali on Wednesday.

Top Stories Nov 3, 2021, 8:11 PM IST

NASA astronauts feast on tacos with chilli peppers grown in spaceNASA astronauts feast on tacos with chilli peppers grown in space

NASA astronauts feast on tacos with chilli peppers grown in space

Tacos are a definite yes for Friday Feasts, not just on Earth, but in space too!

World News Nov 2, 2021, 9:13 PM IST

Delhi air quality remains in poor category expected to deteriorate further on Diwali gcwDelhi air quality remains in poor category expected to deteriorate further on Diwali gcw

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, expected to deteriorate further on Diwali

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' Air Quality, Early Warning System for Delhi predicted that PM2.5 and PM10 levels in the city might reach 250 and 398 micrograms per cubic metre, respectively, on Diwali night. 

India News Nov 2, 2021, 9:07 AM IST

Diwali 2021: 12 lakh lamps to lighten up Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh-dnmDiwali 2021: 12 lakh lamps to lighten up Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh-dnm

Diwali 2021: 12 lakh lamps to lighten up Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh

Last year, during the "Deepotsav" to celebrate the festival the state government had created a world record by lighting over six lakh earthen lamps.
 

Top Stories Nov 1, 2021, 6:02 PM IST

Sun emitting dangerous flares strong geomagnetic storm could hit Earth soon gcwSun emitting dangerous flares strong geomagnetic storm could hit Earth soon gcw

Sun emitting dangerous flares; strong geomagnetic storm could hit Earth soon

As the Sun begins its new solar cycle, the giant ball of fire sends deadly flares our way. The Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from which the Sun unleashed X1-class flares was photographed by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. 

Science Oct 29, 2021, 8:00 PM IST

Ozone hole now 8 times the size of India Scientists gcwOzone hole now 8 times the size of India Scientists gcw

Ozone hole now 8 times the size of India: Scientists

According to scientists, a colder-than-normal Southern Hemisphere winter caused a deep and larger-than-average ozone hole, likely lasting until November or early December. 

Science Oct 28, 2021, 9:00 PM IST

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet talks about spotting 'smoke for days and days' from space gcwFrench astronaut Thomas Pesquet talks about spotting 'smoke for days and days' from space gcw

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet talks about spotting 'smoke for days and days' from space

Pesquet just completed his second trip on the International Space Station, an event that taught him a newfound appreciation for Earth's fragility

Science Oct 28, 2021, 2:30 PM IST