Scientists found a Tiny Fragment of a Comet inside a Meteorite

Scientists found a Tiny Fragment of a Comet inside a Meteorite

A recent study, published in the journal ‘Nature Astronomy’, announced that a team of researchers has identified a tiny fragment of a comet inside LaPaz Icefield 02342. Science has yet again found something that may hold clues to the origin of our solar system. Researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Science have found a speck…

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Top 8 Most Terrifying Planets in the Universe

Top 8 Most Terrifying Planets in the Universe

Astronomers have found a number of terrifying planets ranging from GJ 436b to Tres 4b and from CoRot-7b to Ogle 2005. Humanity has identified a total of 3,730 confirmed exoplanets to date with nearly as many potential candidates in different parts of the universe. Astronomers have observed a huge variety among these heavenly bodies on…

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Star-spotting Technology will Count Orangutans in Borneo

Star-spotting Technology will Count Orangutans in Borneo

In an attempt to save and preserve this endangered species, scientists from different fields of life have collaborated to monitor the population of Orangutans in the Bornean forests. An international team of conservationists, astrophysicists, and ecologists came together to introduce better ways of detecting orangutans in Borneo. According to a presentation at the Unifying Tropical…

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Scientists Found a Unique Exoplanet in an Evolved Binary

Scientists Found a Unique Exoplanet in an Evolved Binary

Astronomers used the Kepler Space Telescope to find an exoplanet (having a mass of about 13 Jupiters) that is orbiting a more evolved binary system, called KIC 10544976.   The Kepler Space Telescope of NASA made it possible for humanity to observe the exoplanets around young binary systems. This outstanding achievement was accomplished, for the…

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Bacteria can Manufacture High-Performance Proteins, like Spider Silk, for Space Missions

Bacteria can Manufacture High-Performance Proteins, like Spider Silk, for Space Missions

Researchers developed a new technique that could produce difficult-to-make proteins, like spider silk, by taking advantage of engineered bacteria. The mechanical properties of some of the natural, protein-based substances put them in the same bracket as the best synthetic materials. The research presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) on 2nd April 2019 explained that…

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8 Amazing Places that Humans have Destroyed

8 Amazing Places that Humans have Destroyed

The global urbanization and industrialization have destroyed unlimited amazing places around the globe. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to change the surface of the Earth according to our needs. We did manage to extract numerous benefits from this progress but it cost us some of the most beautiful assets of the world. Although…

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Scientists Found Photons in Mysterious Gamma-ray Bursts

Scientists Found Photons in Mysterious Gamma-ray Bursts

Researchers from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research used simulations to reveal that the photons emitted by long gamma-ray bursts actually originate in the photosphere. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) were first discovered in 1967 but the logical explanation of this phenomenon remained a mystery for quite some time post-discovery. Years and years of research led scientists…

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Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

You may often hear the phrase “space is crazy” because a number of space images have shown spectacular scenes in different parts of our universe. Although many of them are edited with Photoshop and other tools, some of these extraordinary photographs are absolutely real. Below is a list of few unbelievable space images that are…

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Scientists Calculated Temperature Inside Moon to Reveal its Inner Structure

Scientists Calculated Temperature Inside Moon to Reveal its Inner Structure

Humanity has taken a massive step in its quest to unravel the secrets of the inner structure of the moon. Despite all the technological advancements in the field of astronomy, scientists have failed to extract much information about the inner structure of the natural satellite of our planet. Ananya Mallik, a URI Assistant Professor of…

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Top 7 National Parks of the World

Top 7 National Parks of the World

If you love nature and want to visit some of the best natural places in the world, national parks are the most suitable destinations for you. National parks are one of the most stunning and iconic locations to visit in the world. They are often rich with rare plants and wildlife and offer unrivaled scientific,…

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Saturn’s Rings Coats Tiny Moons

Saturn’s Rings Coats Tiny Moons

The latest analysis of the data, collected by the Cassini spacecraft of NASA, revealed five tiny moons near the rings of Saturn. Saturn is the 2nd largest planet in our Solar System. It is almost entirely made of gas and is 9 times greater in radius than Earth. While its density is one-eighth of our…

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2018 was an Impressive Year for the Astronomical World

2018 was an Impressive Year for the Astronomical World

Astronomy has progressed rapidly following the surge of technological advancements. As a result, several astronomical developments are being made on a regular basis. In these circumstances, it is almost impossible to determine the top events in the astronomical world. However, we have tried to list some of the top astronomical events of 2018 (in our…

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Hubble Watches Asteroid Gault Coming Apart

Hubble Watches Asteroid Gault Coming Apart

The Hubble Space Telescope of NASA observes an asteroid, called Gault that is disintegrating rapidly by throwing off material into its surroundings. Gault is located at a distance of 344 million kilometers from the Sun and was discovered, for the first time, in 1988. Since then, several observations have been made of this asteroid but…

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TESS Mission Found a New Saturn-sized Planet called TOI 197.01

TESS Mission Found a New Saturn-sized Planet called TOI 197.01

The TESS Mission of NASA has given some valuable insights to the planet-hunting astronomers by discovering TOI 197.01, a Saturn-sized planet. It is a common observation that stellar astronomers who study starquakes in stars often end up in providing some useful information about the properties of newly-discovered planets. This time around, they managed to characterize…

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Artificial Intelligence can Predict Premature Death

Artificial Intelligence can Predict Premature Death

Researchers have successfully tested a new system that can predict the risk of premature death in the middle-aged population. According to the latest study at the University of Nottingham, ‘Machine Learning’ algorithms can prove extremely helpful in improving preventative healthcare in the future. This deduction was made on the basis of a computer-based system that…

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LAMP Sheds Light on Lunar Water Molecules

LAMP Sheds Light on Lunar Water Molecules

Scientists used the LAMP instrument of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) of NASA to observe the movement of water molecules on the Moon. Moon was considered an extremely arid object, up until the last decade or so, with hardly any signs of water on its surface. Technological advancements allowed the researchers to trace sparse populations…

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10 Movies with Difficult Plots that are Worth Watching

10 Movies with Difficult Plots that are Worth Watching

Are you bored with mainstream movies and want to watch something that makes you think? Below is a list of 10 movies that you may need to watch again in order to understand their difficult plots completely. Memento A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife’s murderer. This blockbuster is about…

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Tectonics in the Tropics Trigger the Ice Ages on Earth

Tectonics in the Tropics Trigger the Ice Ages on Earth

Scientists have figured out the likely trigger for the three ice ages, which occurred in the last 540 million years. The term ‘Ice Age’ refers to a period during which global temperatures fall drastically to produce extensive glaciers and ice sheets that stretch well beyond their polar caps. According to a recent study, tectonics in…

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10 Strangest Objects in the Universe

10 Strangest Objects in the Universe

The technological advancements in the field of astronomy have allowed the researchers to discover some of the strangest objects in the universe. Despite the fact that we can find countless weird phenomena lurking throughout the cosmos, some of them are just too weird in comparison to others. Below is a list of 10 strangest objects…

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Self-Heating, Water-Resistant Electronic Skin is here

Self-Heating, Water-Resistant Electronic Skin is here

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a transparent electronic skin that is stretchable, touch-sensitive and has the ability to repair itself in both dry and wet conditions. The inspiration for this amazing discovery came from jellyfish and other underwater invertebrates. Similar functionality has been incorporated into this invention that could prove…

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Researchers Found New Dust Rings in the Inner Solar System

Researchers Found New Dust Rings in the Inner Solar System

Scientists found some new dust rings including the one near the Sun. Following the rapid advancement of technology, discovering new things in space has become quite frequent, nowadays. Astronomers keep finding new stars, planets, galaxies and other celestial objects. Having said that, most of these discoveries are made outside our solar system. This is the…

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Did Trihydrogen created the Universe?

Did Trihydrogen created the Universe?

Researchers are using ultra-fast lasers to create and study Trihydrogen (H3+), which is quite abundant in our universe, for sake of understanding the chemistry of this iconic molecule. Almost every molecule in the universe was born from the Trihydrogen cation. It was discovered in 1911 by J. J. Thomson while he was studying plasma discharges.…

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Scientists are Creating an Alien Atmosphere on Earth

Scientists are Creating an Alien Atmosphere on Earth

In order to simulate the potential conditions on Hot Jupiters, researchers at NASA are cooking up an alien atmosphere on Earth. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore different sections of our universe. For the sake of improving the understanding of our surroundings, scientists are expanding their research in every direction. The search…

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Baby T-Rex could be the Cutest Floor Monster

Baby T-Rex could be the Cutest Floor Monster

Young T-Rex was much fluffier and cute than the general perception of the creature. You have probably heard about the Tyrannosaurus Rex (T-Rex), a fearsome predator with immensely strong jaws (able to crush 7800 pounds) and rather tiny arms. Most of the data we have on this dinosaur is based on pure speculation because unfortunately…

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Asteroids are Harder to Destroy than Previous Estimates

Asteroids are Harder to Destroy than Previous Estimates

Researchers used a new computer modeling technique to simulate asteroids that helped them improve their understanding of rock fracture.   According to a new study at the John Hopkins University, incoming asteroids are much stronger than scientists previously thought. This study will help scientists to come up with improved asteroid mining methods as they will…

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