Mars

Breaking the glass ceiling in space

Naoko Yamazaki was always going to reach for the stars. As a little girl in the 1970s, Ms. Yamazaki used to sit on her living room couch in Japan’s …

Exploration

Should you help your child with their homework?

Rare is the school project that hasn't seen a little parental input. Whether supplying a few facts on a history report, sharpening the pencils for a portfolio of art, or building a perfectly scaled-down working copy of the Mars Exploration Rover from recycled almond milk cartons while your child …

Parenting

Opportunity Rover Makes It Through Depths of 8th Martian Winter

The harsh Martian elements still haven't broken NASA's long-lived Opportunity rover.<p>The solar-powered Opportunity has rolled through the coldest and …

Planets

This Sunday, Look Up and Wave at Kepler

Having spent the better part of a decade looking out from our solar system to survey the Milky Way’s population of exoplanets, NASA’s Kepler space …

Exoplanets

Over 500 students hired in first five days at IIT-Delhi

More than 500 students have been hired, with over 25 international offers made, by the end of fifth day of the ongoing placements at the Indian …

India

Opportunity rover survives Martian winter for eighth time

It's been a been week for long-lived space hardware: first came the news of Voyager 1's thrusters working after 37 years without use and now NASA's …

Space

UAE looks to Mars for STEM inspiration

<b>(CNN) —</b> On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy told the United States "we choose to go to the Moon." What JFK and the American public didn't know yet was that by investing in its space program, it was also choosing memory foam, precision GPS and the cardiac pump, food safety standards, invisible …

Space

Martian sauna suggests water may have existed on the Red Planet earlier than believed

If the new theory is correct, the history of water on Mars could be completely rewritten.<p>In a new study, a group of researchers have posited that …

Planets

GQ Gift Guide 2017: Christmas made easy

Our top tips for what to buy for your nearest and dearest this year – and what we’re secretly hoping turns up under our tree<p>What do you get for the …

Mars Rover

NASA has reinvented the wheel using a material that 'remembers' its shape

Mars destroys tires — so NASA reinvented the wheel by giving it a memory. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>NASA has reinvented the tire. These rover tires are made from a nickel-titanium alloy. A material that can be deformed and return back to shape.<p>The super-elastic material allows it to …

Science

‘Space fever’ could end Mars mission

Mars Mission

20 Images From Mars That Will Forever Change How You See The Red Planet

Thanks to NASA’s HiRISE camera, prepare to see Mars in a whole new light.<p>Twelve years ago, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.<p>With its …

Planets

Engineered! Engineering Design at Work: A Fun Exploration of Nine Amazing Feats

In a world full of Gordian knots, “innovation” has become an all-too-easy and overused buzzword. But in two new non-fiction books, we see how …

Lifestyle (Canada)

IIT placements 2017: Microsoft on hiring spree with Rs 1 crore-plus offers

Placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Madras, Delhi, Bombay, Roorkee and Guwahati have seen Rs 1 crore-plus offers being made …

India

QMumbai: CM Fadnavis Joins Beach Clean-up; IIT-B Campus Placements

Versova Beach Clean-Up Drive Resumes: CM Devendra Fadnavis, Aaditya Thackeray Join Afroz Shah<p>Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Yuva …

India

India's first-ever Moon mission to launch in 2018

One Giant Leap<p>In 2013, China landed the Yutu rover on the Moon, but no one has stepped foot (or bot) on our cosmic neighbor since. But this will …

ISRO

Powai slum dweller becomes first ever from Mumbai to qualify as ISRO scientist

25-year-old, who slummed it out in the shanties of Powai's Filterpada, cracks tough exam to become first ever Mumbaikar to qualify as a scientist in …

India

NASA's Next Mars Rover: A Life-Hunting Curiosity 2.0

NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 rover will be a souped-up version of the highly accomplished robot that touched down on the Red Planet in August 2012, …

Planets

Martian Dusk: Curiosity Rover Captures Stunning Red Planet Sunset

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has treated us to another view of an otherworldly sunset.<p>The six-wheeled robot snapped the photo on Nov. 19 at 7:07 p.m. …

Planets

Thursday briefing: Bitcoin betting is coming to the world's second-largest stock exchange

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, the NASDAQ stock exchange is reportedly planning to introduce bitcoin futures trading, women in early agrarian …

Stephen Hawking

NASA reveals new Mars Rover which will search for life on red planet in 2020

NASA has released a sneak peek of its new Mars Rover which will embark on a mission to find signs of life on the red planet in 2020.<p>Designs of the …

Planets

She's worked at NASA for 60 years, longer than any other woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sue Finley began working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory three days before the US space program launched its first satellite, four years before President John F. Kennedy declared a space race and more than a decade before men first walked the moon.<p>Sixty years later, at 81, she has …

Mars Rover

Artificial Intelligence: Human-Like Behavior For Theatrics Or Solving Real Business Problems?

Quick quiz: what do you visualize when you hear the word <i>robot</i>? Some machine in human form, behaving like a human? Or perhaps one of the massive, spiderlike machines that assemble complex products ranging from automobiles to computers?<p>In reality, modern robotics follows both paths. However, in spite …

Artificial Intelligence

Mad Science and Sterling Engines at the DTLA Mini Maker Faire

Looking for a different way to kick off the holiday season? Check out 2017’s DTLA Mini Maker Faire. Hosted by the Los Angeles Public Library, the DTLA Mini Maker Faire will take place at the historic Central Library in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With 46 …

Maker Faire

Revealed: Here's what Ekta Kapoor's next web series post 'Ragini MMS Returns' is based on | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Ekta Kapoor, who reinvented entertainment over the digital space, has already set her eyes on her next web series, Mangalyaan. The producer recently …

ISRO

Planet to launch 4 satellites on board India's PSLV-C40

Hyderabad, Nov 29 (PTI) Planet Labs Inc, a US-based integrated aerospace and data analytics company, today said four of its Dove satellites will be …

ISRO

Rocket woman

<b>3Q: Moumita Dutta</b><p><b>A physicist at the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Space Applications Centre, Moumita Dutta was part of the team that</b> <b>put a</b> …

ISRO

GES Summit 2017 highlights: Ivanka Trump lauds Modi's transformational journey, PM hardsells India

A three-day international summit of entrepreneurs started in Hyderabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hard selling India and inviting …

India

Crowning a Singular Champion

Get the full story on what it's like to test at Car of the Year<p>The 2018 <i>Motor Trend</i> Car of the Year program started out as so many of them have for the past seven years: with me stopping off to grab three bottles of good whiskey—to be consumed in the evenings once our cast and crew were safely …

Lincoln Continental

Satellite missing after Russian rocket launch mishap

The Russian space agency says that a weather satellite has failed to enter a designated orbit following its launch, another blow to the nation's …

Exploration