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Is Earth spinning faster than ever? Here’s why scientists consider slashing ‘leap second’ from time

In a latest study, scientists have revealed that the Earth has been taking ‘slightly less’ time to complete one rotation in recent times resulting...

New ‘Disease X’ discovered: Is this a potential candidate for 2021 pandemic?

A new disease, dubbed ‘Disease X’, has been discovered and could potentially be the new pandemic for 2021. The disease was found in a...

NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory captured explosions on sun, particles might hit Earth today

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Solar Dynamics Observatory recently captured a video of explosions on the sun on January 2. In the southern...

5 asteroids to fly past Earth tomorrow in speeds that could destroy any city

The Central for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has revealed that five asteroids will pass by close to Earth on Wednesday (January 6). Two of...

China’s first mission to Mars: Tianwen-1 to enter the Red Planet’s orbit next month

Tianwen-1, China’s first-ever Mars probe launched on July 23, 2020, has flown 165 days into space covering more than 400 million km and is...

COVID-19 vaccine: Here’s how much ‘Covishield’ and ‘Covaxin’ will cost

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr. VG Somani has approved the ‘Covishield’ by Serum Institute of India and ‘Covaxin’ by Bharat Biotech...

COVID-19 vaccine will be free across country; dry run to start in all states

A dry run for COVID-19 vaccination will start from Saturday (January 2) in all states across India in 116 districts and 259 sites. The...

Inside India’s First Private Space Craft

As time progressed, the powers and capabilities of technology also increased but space travel was largely left behind. By the end of the 20th...

NASA to launch two missions to explore Sun, Earth’s aurora

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced the final missions of 2020 to explore the sun and to understand the system that...

United Kingdom approves ‘Covishield’ for emergency use

The Oxford University-Astra Zeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine named ‘Covishield’ has been approved by the UK government. The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has recommended...

Celestial events in 2020: From supermoon to Jupiter-Saturn conjuction that brightened the night sky

Do you still remember New Year's eve 2019? As the clock struck midnight, we all prayed and raised a toast hoping that the new...

Rewind: It happened in 2020

The year 2020 started with a terrible bushfire in Australia that killed or displaced 3 billion animals. Then came the Covid-19 pandemic that infected...

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