Now, take a walk on Mars in your living ...

Now, take a walk on Mars in your living room!

NASA and Google are teaming up to offer free, virtual space exploration. 'Access Mars' was released on Thursday. The technology virtually transports users to mars from anywhere. It simulates walking on the red planet and provides close-up views of discoveries made by the Curiosity Rover. You can vie...

23 Oct 2017

World War II shipwreck recreated with vi...

World War II shipwreck recreated with virtual real...

Scientists have developed a new online virtual reality experience that lets users explore a Second World War shipwreck, which carried hundreds of tonnes of supplies. Researchers, including those from University of Nottingham in the UK, combined a highly detailed 3D model of the sunken ship, based on...

22 Oct 2017

Alcohol may advance foreign language ski...

Alcohol may advance foreign language skills: Resea...

Practicing to become skilled at a new language can be a really tough work, but a little drink may help, say scientists who found that people's ability to speak a foreign language is improved after they have consumed a low dose of alcohol. Researchers from Maastricht University in the Netherlands, Un...

22 Oct 2017
Astronauts spacewalk to install new came...

Astronauts spacewalk to install new camera system ...

NASA astronauts have successfully completed a spacewalk to install a new camera system outside the International Space Station (ISS), replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station. During the spacewalk, which lasted six hours and 49 minutes,...

21 Oct 2017

Google celebrates 107th birthday of Nobe...

Google celebrates 107th birthday of Nobel-winning ...

Google Doodle celebrated the 107th birth anniversary of Indian American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar on Thursday, who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 for his theory on the evolution of stars. Born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1910, Chandra was a child prodigy. He published his first p...

20 Oct 2017

Google launches advanced Gmail security ...

Google launches advanced Gmail security features

Alphabet's Google Inc said on Tuesday that it would roll out an advanced protection program in order to provide stronger security for some users such as Govt officials and journalists who are at higher risk of being targeted by hackers. The internet giant said that users of the program would have th...

18 Oct 2017
Yahoo can provide dead man’s emails to f...

Yahoo can provide dead man’s emails to family

Massachusetts’ highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man’s family members access to his email account. The Supreme Judicial Court said on October 16 that a lower court was wrong to conclude that the Stored Communications Act prohibited Yahoo fro...

18 Oct 2017

Planet Nine is for real: NASA

Planet Nine is for real: NASA

The elusive 'Planet Nine' does exist, and may be 10 times the mass of the Earth and 20 times away from the Sun than Neptune, according to NASA scientists. Planet Nine could turn out to be our solar system's missing 'super Earth' - a planet with a mass higher than the Earth's, but substantially lower...

16 Oct 2017

4,000-year-old weapons, lunch box discov...

4,000-year-old weapons, lunch box discovered in Sw...

Scientist have discovered pieces of a 4,000-year-old bow, arrows and a wooden food container belonging to a Bronze Age mountaineer in Switzerland. The artifacts along with several items was found in a rock shelter beside a glacier near the top of the nearly 8,800-foot Lotschberg Pass in the Bernese ...

15 Oct 2017
New study analyses water structure and p...

New study analyses water structure and possibility...

Researchers investigating whether liquid water could exist on Mars have provided new insight into the limits of life on the red planet. A team led by Dr Lorna Dougan from the University of Leeds has analysed the structure of water in a magnesium perchlorate solution -- what they refer to as "mimetic...

14 Oct 2017

Amazon Diwali Sale Dates Announced; Disc...

Amazon Diwali Sale Dates Announced; Discounts on M...

Amazon will host the next Great Indian Festival sale for Diwali from October 14 to October 17, the same days arch rival Flipkart will have its own sale. The Amazon sale will offer discounts and deals on products in categories like smartphones, TVs, laptops, accessories, headphones, speakers, and oth...

13 Oct 2017