Jupiter and Venus to be the conjunction in June

Astronomers have said the month of June will see a major astronomical event as Jupiter and Venus will be in conjunction in the early-evening western sky.

Experts suggest space race to MARS to bring innovation

Famed American astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson has said that a space race to reach MARS could once again bring innovation and create several industries of the future.

US and Japanese Teams Participating in Google Lunar Xprize agree to Share Cost of Flying to Moon atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Two of the 18 surviving teams contesting for the Google Lunar Xprize said that they are all set to have their interesting race against each other on the dusty plains of the moon. The winner of the race will claim for the top prize award money of US$20 million.

Scholz's star passed 0.8 light years away from Earth 70,000 Years ago

As many as 70,000 years ago, dim star passed through the Oort Cloud. An international group of astronomers from the US, Europe, Chile and South Africa announced the discovery and affirmed that by far, no other star has ever passed by our solar system at such a distance.

NASA releases photos of Ceres taken by Dawn probe

The US space agency NASA has released the first picture of Ceres, the largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.