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Moon's age approx 40 million years more than calculated by previous research

A recent analysis of moon crystals, originally brought to Earth by Apollo astronauts in the 1970s, has indicated that the moon is approximately 40 million years older than previously thought.

Aditya-L1 starts collecting scientific data at distances greater than 50,000 km from Earth

Chennai/UNI: India's first Solar exploratory mission Aditya-L1 to study the Sun, has commenced collecting scientific data at distances greater than 50,0000 km from Earth.

New study warns climate change could push 30% of species to tipping points

According to a recent study published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, climate change could lead to an abrupt increase in the number of species pushed over tipping points. The research suggests that up to 30% of species could be affected as their geographic ranges reach unforeseen temperatures.

Massive 150-foot asteroid approaching Earth on April 6: NASA warns

As many as five asteroids are approaching Earth with two of them making their closest approaches to the planet on Monday,  the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said in a statement.

NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to Earth after moon missions

Los Angeles/UNI: NASA's Orion spacecraft returned to Earth after making an uncrewed mission around the moon.

July was the hottest month ever recorded: NOAA

Washington: July 2021 has earned the unenviable distinction as the world’s hottest month ever recorded, according to new global data released today by NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.

Planet Mars closest to Earth on Oct 6: PSI Director

Hyderabad/UNI: Planet Mars will be closest and it can get to Earth on Tuesday.

Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

New Delhi/UNI: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and MoS Space, Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that ISRO’s maiden mission to the Moon has sent images, which show that Moon may be rusting along the poles.

Asteroid 2011 ES4 to make closest approach to Earth  on Sept 1

Hyderabad/UNI: Asteroid 2011 ES4 will make the closest approach to the Earth and will be closer to our planet than the moon on September 1.

‘Near-unlivable’ heat for one-third of humans within 50 years if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut, warns study

Washington/IBNS: Areas of the planet home to one-third of humans will become as hot as the hottest parts of the Sahara within 50 years, unless greenhouse gas emissions fall, according to research by scientists from China, United States and Europe published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences today.

Earth-size, habitable zone planet found hidden in early NASA Kepler data

Washington/IBNS: A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star's habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.

Blueprint launched to manage Earth’s fragile peatland carbon sinks

New York/IBNS: A blueprint for how countries can keep carbon in fragile land-based carbon sinks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been unveiled by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): India's major lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 left the Earth's body and is now heading towards  the moon after a maneuver performed by the Indian Space Research Organisation.  

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’

New York, July 23 (IBNS): Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, fostering collaboration between the United Nations, academia, civil society, and young people to address the climate emergency.

The sun's impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day

New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle.