Environment/Science
Washignton: NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. more
Emissions could add 15 inches to 2100 sea-level rise, NASA-led study finds

New York: An international effort that brought together more than 60 ice, ocean and atmosphere scientists from three dozen international institutions has generated new estimates of how mu ...

2019 Ozone hole is the smallest on record since its discovery

New York: The annual ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8, and then shrank to less than 3.9 million square miles (10 ...

2018 fourth warmest year in continued warming trend, according to NASA, NOAA

Washington: Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ ...

From the colonies to the space race - past, present, future converge in Fourth Committee

New York: A timeline that stretches from the colonial past, through the present, and into the future for the final frontier in space, defines one of the United Nations General Assembly&rs ...

World simply ‘not on track’ to slow climate change this year: UN weather agency

The world is heading in the wrong direction to slow climate change after another year of near-record temperatures, the head of the UN’s weather agency said on Thursday.

Now is a ‘pivotal time for climate action’ says UN chief, looking to ozone layer gains

New York,  With record-breaking heat once again enveloping the earth this year, United Nations Secretary-GeneralAntónio Guterres said it was also “a pivotal time for cli ...

Saturn and Mars team up to make their closest approaches to Earth in 2018

Washington: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed Saturn and Mars near their closest approaches to Earth in June and July 2018, an official release stated.

NASA’s Kepler Spacecraft pauses science observations to download science data

Washington: Earlier this week, NASA’s Kepler team received an indication that the spacecraft fuel tank is running very low.

NASA's NuSTAR Mission proves superstar Eta Carinae shoots cosmic rays

Washington: A new study using data from NASA’s NuSTAR space telescope suggests that Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light-years, is accelerat ...