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Mars May Be Too Small To Retain Enough Water: Study
Mars May Be Too Small To Retain Enough Water: Study

Mars has no liquid water on its surface may be its just too small to hold onto large amounts of water.

Scientists Find Part Of Universe's Missing Matter
Scientists Find Part Of Universe's Missing Matter

A galactic wind was observed via the MUSE instrument at the European Southern Observatory and a unique observation regarding the Universe's missing matter was observed.

Inspiration 4
Inspiration4: SpaceX's All-Civilian Mission Launches To Orbit

The Inspiration4 mission marks SpaceX's latest private astronaut mission.

New Species Of Jurassic Era Hybodont Shark Discovered In India
Strophodusjaisalmerensis - Jurassic Era New Shark Species Discovered In Jaisalmer

Paleontologists have stumbled upon a rare discovery with the finding of a Jurassic era species of hybodont shark from Jaisalmer area in Rajasthan.

Zoom
Zoom Will Add Live Translation For 12 Languages In 2022

Video conferencing app Zoom announced that it is planning to extend automated transcription to 30 languages and add a live translation for 12 languages in 2022

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
  • Zoom
Physicists Accidentally Discover Black Holes Exert Pressure
Physicists Accidentally Discover Black Holes Exert Pressure

Black holes are not black but have a radiation spectrum that is very similar to that of a black body makes black holes an ideal laboratory to investigate the interplay between quantum mechanics, gravity, and thermodynamics.

Astronomers Capture Best Images Yet Of Peculiar 'Dog-Bone' Asteroid
Astronomers Capture Best Images Yet Of Peculiar 'Dog-Bone' Asteroid

Kleopatra orbits the Sun in the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter. Astronomers have called it a "dog-bone asteroid" ever since radar observations around 20 years ago revealed it has two lobes connected by a thick "neck".

Perseverance's Rock Sample To Give Insight Into Mars' History
Perseverance's Rock Sample To Give Insight Into Mars' History

The rock that provided the mission's first core samples is basaltic in composition and may be the product of lava flows. The team also found salts within these rocks.

Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Completes Over 9,000 Orbits Around Moon: ISRO
Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Completes Over 9,000 Orbits Around Moon: ISRO

The two-day workshop, organised by ISRO, is being live-streamed on the space agency's website and Facebook page, for effectively reaching the students, academia and institutes, and to engage the scientific community to analyse Chandrayaan-2 data.

ISRO
ISRO Hot Tests System Demonstration Model of Gaganyaan Orbital Module

The hot test was conducted for a duration of 450 seconds at the ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu.

  • Saturday, 28 August 2021
  • ISRO
Black Hole
Indian Researchers Discover 3 Supermassive Black Holes

Supermassive black holes are difficult to detect because they do not emit any light, but can reveal their presence by interacting with their surroundings.

NASA
New Technique Predicts Astronauts' Space Radiation Risk

Space radiation originates from three primary sources: particles trapped in the Earth's magnetic field, particles shot into space during solar flares, and galactic cosmic rays, which originate outside our solar system.

Scientists Find Evidence Of Solar-Driven Change On Moon
Scientists Find Evidence Of Solar-Driven Change On Moon

As NASA prepares to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon by 2024 as part of the Artemis mission, understanding the solar radiation environment and possible resources on the moon are critical.

New Frog Species Discovered In Adi Hills Of Arunachal Pradesh
New Frog Species Discovered In Adi Hills Of Arunachal Pradesh

The discovery was made as biologists investigated a group of medium to large sized Cascade Frogs from Northeast India over the last five years.

Aeroplane Boy
‘Aeroplane Boy’: 14-YO Toy Plane Maker From Cuttack Wins Hearts Through Innovation

Meet 14-year-old boy Aditya Moharana from Mathasahi of Tulasipur who has stunned the people of his area by designing as many as five models of aeroplanes

Several Hundred Crores Loss, As Cryogenic Engine Didn't Fire: ISRO
Several Hundred Crores Loss, As Cryogenic Engine Didn't Fire: ISRO

Announcing the mission failure, K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO said: "The mission cannot be fully accomplished because of a technical anomaly observed in the cryogenic stage."

GSLV-F10/EOS-03 Mission Could Not Be Accomplished Due To Performance Anomaly In Cryogenic Stage: ISR
GSLV-F10/EOS-03 Mission Could Not Be Accomplished Due To Performance Anomaly In Cryogenic Stage: ISRO

ISRO had launched Brazil's earth observation satellite Amazonia-1 and 18 co-passenger satellites in February this year.

Temple Open
Ghatagaon Maa Tarini Temple In Keonjhar Opens For Darshan Of Devotees

After a two-month hiatus, Maa Tarini Temple at Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district reopened for devotees today (August 10).

'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report
'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report

The report from the Working Group I - 'Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis' - is the first installment of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which will be completed in 2022.

Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area
Climate Change Widespread, Rapid, Intensifying: Scientists Warn Of Unprecedented Future 

It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere have occurred.

NASA, ESA
ESA, NASA Spacecrafts To Make 2 Venus Flybys

Both spacecrafts have one more flyby this year -- BepiColombo in October and Solar Orbiter in November.

NASA Seeks Participants For Year Long Simulated Mars Mission
NASA Seeks Participants For Year Long Simulated Mars Mission

Each mission will consist of four crew members living and working in a 1,700-square-foot module 3D-printed by ICON, called Mars Dune Alpha.

ISRO
ISRO To Launch GISAT-1/EOS-3 On Aug 12

The GISAT-1 will be launched by the rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F10 (GSLV-F10) on Aug 12.

covid19
Tokyo 2020: Indian Olympian Hockey Player Salima Tete’s Family Wishes Her Luck, Prays For Gold In Olympics

When on Monday Indian women’s hockey team stunned their opponents with a nail-biting finish in the QFs, the whole country erupted with joy. Badkichapara, a small village in Simdega district of Jharkhand, had double reasons to rejoice. India went to the Olympic semis for the 1st time, and their daughter was a part. Olympian Salima Tete hails from this village.

Nuclear Power Plant
India's Nuclear Power Capacity To Touch 22,480 MW By 2031

The Government has also accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for the construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) to be set up in fleet mode