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Footprints Of Last Dinosaur Species That Walked 110M Years Ago In UK Found
Six Species Of Dinosaur Last Walked On UK Soil 110M Years Ago, Footprints Found

The footprints were discovered in the cliffs and on the foreshore in Folkestone, Kent, where stormy conditions affect the cliff and coastal waters, and are constantly revealing new fossils.

Odisha Students Shine In NASA's 'Cubes In Space Mission'
Odisha Students Shine In NASA's 'Cubes In Space Mission'

Hundreds of participants from 73 countries had taken part in the 'Cubes in Space' competition.

China Successfully Launches First Crewed Mission For Space Station Construction
China Successfully Launches First Crewed Mission For Space Station Construction

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China's Gobi Desert. The launch was telecast live by the state-run CGTN-TV.

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China All Set To Launch Manned Mission With Three Astronauts For Its Space Station

China is all set to send the first three crew members to its new space station for three months on Thursday morning, the country's space agency announced on Wednesday.

Imaging Objects Through Fog May Now Be More Clear: Study
Imaging Objects Through Fog May Now Be More Clear: Study

"This process is called 'demodulation'. The demodulation of the image had to be done at a rate that was equal to the rate of modulation of the source of light to get a clear image."

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China's Mars Rover Sends 1st Selfie, 'Touring' Group Photos

China has revealed new images from its Zhurong rover on Mars, including a beautiful selfie of the rover next to its landing platform.

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Wildlife Conservation Society Launches Initiative To Save Remaining Sharks, Rays

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is launching a new 10-year strategy to save the oceans' remaining sharks and rays in 10 unique shark hotspots around the world.

More Harmful Algal Bloom Impacts Emerge Amid Rising Seafood Demand
More Harmful Algal Bloom Impacts Emerge Amid Rising Seafood Demand

The seven-year study by 109 scientists in 35 countries says reported HAB events have increased in some regions, decreased or held steady elsewhere, and creates the world's first baseline against which to track future changes.

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Climate Crisis Will Have Catastrophic Impact In India: Study

The climate emergency will have a catastrophic human and economic impact on India. Different threats will interact to devastating effect, as exemplified by cyclones Tauktae and Yaas during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Sharks Went Nearly Extinct 19 Million Years Ago: Study

Nineteen million years ago, sharks nearly disappeared from Earth's oceans, according to a new study, which provides evidence for a previously unknown mass ocean extinction event.

Annular Solar Eclipse On June 10
Annular Solar Eclipse: Ring Of Fire To Mesmerise Skygazers On June 10

After the majestic super blood moon phenomenon, there's another celestial event an, annular solar eclipse ready to mesmerize the skygazers next week on June 10.

NASA's Juno To Make Closest Flyby To Jupiter's Largest Moon On June 7
NASA's Juno To Make Closest Flyby To Jupiter's Largest Moon On June 7

The solar-powered Juno spacecraft will fly past Ganymede at 1:35 p.m. EDT (10:35 a.m. PDT). The flyby will be the closest-known since NASA's Galileo spacecraft made its penultimate close approach back on May 20, 2000.

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Shining Clouds On Red Planet
NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Shining Clouds On Red Planet

The rover's Mast Camera, or Mastcam snapped colour images and the iridescent, or "mother of pearl" clouds on March 5, 2021, the 3,048th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.

2020s Last Lunar Eclipse: Know Details About Peak Time In India
Partial Lunar Eclipse To Be Visible In India Including Coastal Parts Of Odisha On May 26

The partial lunar eclipse will be visible for a short span from the north-eastern region (except Sikkim), some parts of West Bengal, some costal parts of Odisha and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the IMD said.

NASAs Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip
NASA Detects Organic Salts On Mars

Organic salts, such as iron, calcium, and magnesium oxalates and acetates, may be widespread in Martian surface sediments. These salts are the chemical remnants of organic compounds.

Super Blood Moon On May 26
Super Blood Moon To Be A Treat For Skygazers On May 26 Evening

On May 26 evening, a rare celestial event will unfold its mesmerising act when a Super Blood Moon will be seen in the eastern sky, just after a total lunar eclipse. The most interesting part of this super lunar phenomenon is that three major events will be taking place all at once, namely 'Supermoon', 'Red Blood Moon' and a Lunar Eclipse

Mars Rover
NASA Rover To Search For Water, Other Resources On Moon In 2023

The US space agency has announced its first mobile robot to the Moon in late 2023 in search of ice and other resources on and below the lunar surface.

China's mars rover
China Lands Spacecraft On Mars In Latest Advance For Its Space Program

A Chinese spacecraft carrying the country's first Mars rover has touched down on the red planet, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) confirmed on Saturday morning.

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DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has added many firsts to its kitty. After becoming the first to test power flight on another world and to capture the colour image of the Martian surface, the mini helicopter has now completed its fifth flight with a first short one-way trip.

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Google Is Turning On Two-Factor Authentication By Default

To secure users from online security threats, Google is reportedly enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) on Google accounts by default for users.

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First-Ever Global Initiative To Map Mammal Migrations

New Delhi: An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention…

PUBG To Be Back In India With Indian Subsidiary
PUBG To Return As Battlegrounds Mobile India

New Delhi: Amid rumours around PUBG’s comeback in India, South Korean video game developer Krafton on Thursday confirmed the return of its much-anticipated game for the Indian users. The company…

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Twitter Tests New E-Commerce Features For Tweets
Twitter Rolls Out New Prompts To Curb Bullying On Its Platform

New Delhi: Twitter has rolled out improved prompts on iOS and Android that will encourage users to pause and reconsider a potentially harmful or offensive reply — such as insults,…

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Instagram Rolls Out Auto-Captioning Sticker In Stories

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram is rolling out a new sticker to Stories that allows English-speaking users to add auto-generated captions to their videos. The company said it will…