Indian scientists discover 'sub-Saturn' or 'super-neptune' size planet around Sun-like star

Indian scientists discover 'sub-Saturn' or 'super-neptune' size planet around Sun-like star

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 22, 2018 8:26:15 am With this discovery, India has joined a handful of countries, which have discovered planets around stars beyond our solar system. (Representational Image) A team of scientists and engineers of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad have discovered a sub-Saturn or super-neputune size […]

Rosetta probe's last images before colliding with comet

Rosetta probe's last images before colliding with comet

Now that’s a pretty comet. ESA: Enjoy this compilation of with the last images taken by Rosetta’s high resolution OSIRIS camera during the mission’s final hours at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. As it moved closer towards the surface it scanned across an ancient pit and sent back images showing what would become its final resting place. Browse […]

So, where are all the space aliens?

So, where are all the space aliens?

To somebody raised on tales from the golden age of science fiction, it always has been an article of faith that someday we will discover alien civilizations and must deal with the prospect that we are not alone in the universe. Tales of adventure and discovery were mother’s milk to my generation. And we watched […]

Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020

Enlarge / The Falcon Heavy rocket took off at 3:45pm ET Tuesday, Feb. 6, with all 27 engines firing. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica When SpaceX debuted the Falcon Heavy rocket in February, one of the biggest questions concerned who, exactly, would use the large booster and its 27 engines. Now we have an answer: the US […]

Actually, T. Rex Probably Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue

Actually, T. Rex Probably Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue

Sorry, Hollywood: scientists are back to dispel yet another one of your misconceptions about T. rex. Though modern renditions of our “tyrant lizard king” often depict the carnivorous dino with a gaping maw, fearsome teeth and flapping tongue, new research suggests that the T.rex couldn’t move its tongue much at all, as Nicola Davis reports […]

SpaceX rockets are HOW big? Check out the new video Elon Musk called 'cool'

SpaceX rockets are HOW big? Check out the new video Elon Musk called 'cool'

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE We all know rockets are big, but a fun new video that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk called “cool” shows just how big. Created by visual effects artists at Corridor Crew, a Los Angeles-based production company, the four-minute clip blends real-world imagery and cheeky animations to compare SpaceX rockets to some […]

Ancient Chinese tomb reveals previously unknown extinct species

Ancient Chinese tomb reveals previously unknown extinct species

April 11, 2018 Across the world of mammals, teeth come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Their particular size and shape are the process of millions of years of evolutionary fine-tuning to produce teeth that can effectively break down the foods in an animal’s diet. As a result, mammals that are closely related and […]

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