Blood Moon Tetrad: Is It The End Of World, Again?

April 9, 2014 / 1 Comment

If you are waiting in wings and have a plan to join the cozy club in heaven, now is apparently a good time. Next week signifies the start of the infamous Tetrad that will see four blood-red lunar eclipses followed by six full moons. It is a cycle that has just started and is slated to end in September 2015. This ...

New Theory Explains The Origin Of Earth’s Tectonic Plates

April 9, 2014 / No Comments

While there are plenty of mysteries out there in deep space, many puzzling conundrums still stump us right here on earth. The phenomenon of the ‘tectonic plates’ is one such question which has eluded geologists for centuries. But we might finally be getting closer to the answer as a latest computer model developed by Bercovici and Yanick Ricard of University ...

Get Ready For Blood Moon, Full Lunar Eclipse On April 14, 15 [video]

April 8, 2014 / No Comments

Time to mark the date in calendars as the world will witness an eerie red moon on April 14, 2014, thanks to full lunar eclipse. In some parts of the world, the red moon will be visible on April 15. The full lunar eclipse is perfectly natural occurrence when the entire moon is shaded by our planet, resulting into what is called ...

New Optical Device In The Making To Boost Power Of Computers

April 7, 2014 / No Comments

If the work done by experts and techies at Washington University in St. Louis proves to be fruitful, we will soon one of its kind optical devices that will make our machines and computers much more powerful and effectively cooler. The new optical device that is being talked about is still in the testing stage, but has proved to be a ...

Tiny Robots Could Perform Emergency Space Surgeries

April 7, 2014 / No Comments

How would you like an ultra-small robot to make a bellybutton sized hole in your body and then to get in and perform a surgery while inflating your abdominal cavity with an inert gas? Sounds like a scene out of Hollywood’s many sci-fi flicks? While it might not be an opportunity that we will jump at, this cutting-edge technology could perform ...

Celestial Fireworks: Amazing Video Of A Graceful Solar Eruption from NASA!

April 7, 2014 / No Comments

The phenomenon of solar flares is nothing new. We are already well aware of the 11 year solar cycle that sees this fiery cosmic show ebb and flow and this has been going on for millions of years now. Currently, we are heading towards another solar maximum; a period that sees a spike up in the solar flare and sunspot activity. ...

NASA Spacecraft LADEE to Crash Into Moon Soon [Video]

April 6, 2014 / 4 Comments

According to reports that surfaced April 6, 2014, NASA is going to command its LADEE orbiter to crash onto the surface of the moon. [caption id="attachment_16507" align="aligncenter" width="500"] NASA Spacecraft LADEE to Crash Into Moon Soon[/caption] Although there is no such problem with the probe that was launched from Wallops Island, Virginia on September 6, 2013 and settled into the lunar orbit ...

Watch India vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2014 final live streaming on Star Cricket website

April 6, 2014 / No Comments

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field first in the big final of the T20 World Cup being played in Dhaka on Sunday, March 6, 2014. The rain delayed the toss today and even though a spare day has been reserved tomorrow in case if the match is watched out, full 20 over match is ON. There is no Shikar ...

ISRO Plans Mini Hubble Telescope ‘Astrosat’, To Be Launched Next Year

April 6, 2014 / No Comments

Indian Space Research Organization, in a bid to study celestial bodies and stars, is now developing the Astrosat, which will be the small version of the famed Hubble Space Telescope. [caption id="attachment_16499" align="aligncenter" width="459"] ISRO eyes stars, plans mini Hubble[/caption] In an interaction with the media on April 5, director of Space Application Centre, Kiran Kumar, said to reporters on Astrosat, which ...

Check Red Planet Mars At Its Best In Sky On April 8 And 14

April 5, 2014 / 1 Comment

Get ready for some stunning visuals of the red planet on April 8 and 14. Yes, space experts and scientists have now reported that on these two says, Mars will be viewed at its best from earth. It will reach its highest elevation, and thereby, people can see Mars at its best after midnight. This can be a rare sight as in some places, ...