Category Archives: Space

Trappist planets have water, may be habitable: researchers

Seven planets recently spotted orbiting a dim star in our Milky Way galaxy are rocky, seem to have water, and are potentially “habitable”, researchers studying the distant system said Monday. Though much remains unknown about the planets’ surfaces and atmospheres, the new measurements have not ruled out the possibility that they may harbour even rudimentary […]

First ‘Blue Moon’ total eclipse in 150 years to occur soon

A rare total lunar eclipse that involves the second full moon of the month — popularly referred to as a Blue Moon — is set to take place on January 31 for the first time in over 150 years. This will be the first eclipse of 2018. For some parts of Asia, including India, the […]