The first of two lunar eclipses for 2016 occurs this week. A penumbral eclipse begins at 9:39 Universal Time (UT) on Wednesday, March 23rd, reaches its peak at 11:48 UT with the Moon 78% immersed in the Earth’s penumbral shadow, and ends on 13:55 UT.
Water is the essential building block of life. But it is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development.
Meet comet 252P/LINEAR and comet P/2016 BA14: They may not sound like harbingers of doom that could devastate life on Earth, and that’s because they aren’t.
We're about to experience the earliest spring since 1896 because of something unusual that happened in 2000.
We have lift off! ExoMars spacecraft begins its five month journey to the red planet where it will search for signs of alien life.
The World Kidney Day (WKD) which is celebrated annually on March 12 aims to raise awareness about our kidneys to keep them healthy and reduce the incidence and impact of kidney diseases.
Google DeepMind's AI was beaten by Go world champion Lee Sedol on Sunday in the fourth game of the Challenge Series tournament. That's the first time that Sedol has managed to beat the computer.
The InSight Mars lander has won a reprieve from NASA’s top managers after persistent problems with one of the probe’s science instruments caused the mission to miss a narrow launch window planned for this month.
Millions of people across southeast Asia and the Pacific have experienced a total solar eclipse, with parts of the region falling into complete darkness.
Jumada Al-Thani, Jumada Al-Akhir, or Jumada al-Akhira is the 6th month in the Islamic Hijri Calendar. The origin of the word Jumda, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.
Internet pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who is credited with the invention of email, has died at the age of 74.
Russian and US astronauts have enjoyed a safe return to their home planet after a long mission that could pave the way for travel to Mars.The three astronauts spent 340 days in space.