Friday, May 20, 2022


The Earth’s atmosphere gives the Moon a blood-red glow during total lunar eclipses. Irvin Calicut/WikimediaCommons, CC BY-SA

Supermoon! Red blood lunar eclipse! It’s all happening at once, but what does that...

The article explores the interesting occurrence of the simultaneous astronomical phenomenon such as the Supermoon and Red Blood Lunar eclipse.

Water on the Moon: research unveils its type and abundance – boosting exploration plans

The Moon was for a long time considered to be bone dry, with analyses of returned lunar samples from the Apollo missions showing only...

How women and the moon intertwine in literature

In the late 17th century, the female English playwright Aphra Behn wrote a smash hit play about a man obsessed with the moon, who...

Predators, prey and moonlight singing: how phases of the Moon affect native wildlife

Humans have long been inspired and transfixed by the Moon, and as we’re discovering, moonlight can also change the behaviour of Australian wildlife. A collection...

ISRO manages to locate the Chandrayaan-2 lander a day after losing contact with the...

The Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter has sent thermal image of the Vikram lander, identifying its exact location on the Moon, says ISRO Chairman K Sivan

Narendra Modi Consoled ISRO Director K Sivan


Sky Enthusiasts Gear Up to Witness a Partial Lunar Eclipse Tonight

Sky enthusiasts across the nation are excited to view the partial lunar eclipse tonight. Here is a brief look at all the major points that will make our sky watch more fascinating.

Virtual Moon Walk: the Lunatick Experience

Astrophysicist Natarajan and sculptor Gomley have collaborated on a project that gives viewers a realistic experience of the moon. 

Why China’s Artificial Moon is a Pathetic Idea

COMMENTARY Imagine not seeing the stars ever again in your life - as China launches the artificial moon for eight times the light provided by the natural moon, it is time to think of our future in the times of artificiality, conspicuous consumption and restless development.

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