Various theories have attempted to explain the origin and positioning of the earth' continents. A new hypothesis now suggests that there, perhaps, was only one huge continental land mass instead of the two supercontinents thought to exist before

Opinions on Jupiter's evolution have undergone a revision, following the data sent by the Galileo probe. Previous measurements had suggested that Jupiter contained about 10 times more oxygen

The discovery of two planets orbiting stars similar to the sun has thrown up intriguing possibilities of life existing in the outer space

The six year long wait for the Galileo trip to Jupiter started paying off scientific returns last fortnight, as the data sent by the probe was analysed and NASA scientists released the first results

HUMAN beings have always tried to probe the profound mysteries of the universe. Continuing the search, a powerful electromagnet is being used to detect subatomic particles known as Iaxions' at

Stargazers feast their ey'es on what could be the event of the century star births as the Hubble photographs the phenomenon

Even as the recent photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope made news, radio observations made over the last three years by the NASA Deep Space Network anten- na at Goldstone,

SCIENCE fiction teleserials like Star Trek may not be gifts of over-stretched imagination, after all. Two independent sightings of a planet around a sun-like star dispel the notion that our solar

Researchers almost catch a glimpse of the ravenous vortexes in the Universe which don't even let light escape their gravitational grip

WHEN the giant comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed against Jupiter exactly a year ago and took the world of science by storm, it also created water. Researchers working with Italy's National