Science Tech  /  Published 24.01.22

The universe in a jar

In the historical imagination, astronomers look through telescopes, and photonic wisdom pours in at the speed of light. Taking what they can get, they passively receive information about far-off stars...
By Sarah Scoles

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.22

Go back to...

At the request of the Russian Orthodox church, cosmonauts often carry religious icons with them to space stations. When they get back, these icons are distributed to churches. Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffma...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 26.12.21

Nasa in elite league

Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope, built to give the world a glimpse of the universe as it existed when the first galaxies formed, was launched by rocket early Saturday from South America’...
By Reuters in Washington

Science Tech  /  Published 20.12.21

Don’t Look Up nails the media apocalypse

One of the thus-far theoretical duties of the astronomer is to inform the public that something very big and horrible is about to happen: the sun will soon explode, a black hole has just wandered into...
By Dennis Overbye

Science Tech  /  Published 13.12.21

Ready to fly

Back in the mid 1990s, I was primarily an onlooker at Nasa/Goddard when John Cromwell Mather was analysing the data of COBE (Cosmic Background Explorer) and planning his next great mission — nam...
By Sandip Kumar Chakrabarti


World  /  Published 01.12.21

ISS calls off space walk

A spacewalk planned for Tuesday to repair a faulty antenna on the International Space Station was postponed indefinitely, Nasa said, citing a “debris notification” it received for the orbi...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 25.11.21

Nasa on a save earth mission

 It was 2017, and astronomers projected an asteroid the size of a cruise ship would strike Japan sometime in the next decade. Scientists and government officials from Nasa and other space agenci...
By Joey Roulette in New York

World  /  Published 17.11.21

Russia test ‘put ISS in danger’

An anti-satellite missile test Russia conducted on Monday generated a debris field in low-Earth orbit that endangered the International Space Station and will pose a hazard to space activities for yea...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 17.10.21

Nasa’s Lucy on asteroid ques

Nasa launched a first-of-its kind mission on Saturday to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids.  The space probe, dubbed Lucy and packed inside a special cargo capsule, lifted off on schedule f...
By Reuters in Florida

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Nasa link cooked up to cast dupe net

A woman has been arrested by Bidhannagar police for allegedly posing as a “super antique metal delivery agent” attached to Nasa and duping people with false claims of supplying the metal t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bidhannagar


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