Did Trihydrogen made the Universe?

Did Trihydrogen made 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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Small Kuiper Belt Objects are Surprisingly Rare

Small Kuiper Belt Objects are Surprisingly Rare

According to new research at the Southwest Research Institute, the concentration of small objects in the Kuiper Belt is quite low. The discovery was made by the renowned New Horizons spacecraft of NASA. It has the privilege of taking a first close-up look at the Pluto. Similarly, it also explored Ultima Thule which holds great…

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Researchers Identify the Beneficial Role of Sleep

Researchers Identify the Beneficial Role of Sleep

Scientists studied the zebrafish model to find that sleep repairs the damage (done to the DNA during the waking hours) by increasing Chromosome Dynamics.   You might have observed that sleep disturbances have a drastic impact on your brain performance. Similarly, the lack of sleep for longer duration is linked with several brain disorders and…

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Top 10 Cameras and Telescopes for Astronomy

Top 10 Cameras and Telescopes for Astronomy

Modern-day innovations in the technology of cameras and telescopes add even more worth to the field of astronomy. Astronomy involves a lot of low light shots. In such instances, the phrase ‘low light’ refers to the scene when the sun is down, and thousands of glittery stars cover the night sky. A tip that may…

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Bacteria can Eat and Breathe Electricity

Bacteria can Eat and Breathe Electricity

Researchers found some electricity-producing bacteria at the Yellowstone National Park. A researching team from Washington State University conducted a test at the famous alkaline hot springs of the Yellowstone National Park. At the time of testing, the temperature of the hot spring was actually quite HOT (around 90o C). The latest report suggested that some…

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Astrocomb will Significantly Improve the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Astrocomb will Significantly Improve the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

The search for Earth-like planets will get a massive boost with the addition of Astrocomb in the planet-hunting telescope. The researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a customized frequency comb that is much more precise than the preceding technology. Astrocomb uses a spectrograph at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope to make…

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Eyes of Dead Spiders are Still Shining after 110 Million Years

Eyes of Dead Spiders are Still Shining after 110 Million Years

Researchers found brand new fossils of spiders in the Jinju Formation whose eyes are still shining 110 million years after their death. It is incredibly difficult to explore ancient spiders because they are soft and don’t fossilize as easily as exoskeletons. That’s the reason why the scientists involved in this research were extremely fascinated upon…

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Scientists Found an Ancient White Dwarf, J0207, with Multiple Dust Rings

Scientists Found an Ancient White Dwarf, J0207, with Multiple Dust Rings

The Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project observed rings of debris and dust around an Earth-sized white dwarf star, called J0207. LSPM J0207+3331, which is usually known as the J0207, is the oldest and coldest white dwarf star known to humanity. Recently, research led by NASA showed multiple rings of dust around this white dwarf and…

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Human Carbon Dioxide Emissions could match with PETM in the next 140 Years

Human Carbon Dioxide Emissions could match with PETM in the next 140 Years

According to a recent study, the carbon levels on Earth may reach the levels observed during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) in fewer than 5 generations. PETM is a global warming event that took place around 56 million years ago and is the last major greenhouse event known to humanity. Researchers found that humans are…

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Scientists Found a Nearby River of Stars

Scientists Found a Nearby River of Stars

The Gaia Satellite of the European Space Agency helped the researchers to observe a billion-year-old river of stars. Many people might have read the novel, ‘River of Stars’ by Guy Gavriel Kay. However, what would be your reaction if we tell you that astronomers have discovered an actual river of stars by using the data…

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HPF will help Researchers to Find New Planets

HPF will help Researchers to Find New Planets

Astronomers are going to use a new spectrograph, called Habitable Zone Planet Finder (HPF), to study infrared signals from nearby stars that will allow them to detect planets with liquid water on them. The Penn-State led HPF is designed with precision in mind. It is capable of providing the most precise measurements of infrared signals…

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Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

The asteroid/comet impact, which took place 66 million years ago, definitely reignited the Indian volcanoes but their role in dinosaur extinction is still not clear. A recent study, published in the journal ‘Science’, adds even more strength to the idea that the massive volcanic eruptions in India were reignited by the asteroid which smashed into…

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Hippocamp may have Broken from a Larger Moon

Hippocamp may have Broken from a Larger Moon

A team of planetary scientists finally discovered an explanation for Hippocamp (a mysterious Neptune moon), which was originally located in 2013. Commonly known as “the moon that shouldn’t be there”, Hippocamp is extraordinarily close to Proteus, a much larger Neptunian moon. Generally, the gravitational pull of a moon as big as Proteus is strong enough…

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The Climate of North American Cities is Changing Rapidly

The Climate of North American Cities is Changing Rapidly

Researchers can now determine the climate changes in 540 North American cities through a new web application. According to the latest research, the climate of various North American cities changes drastically in near future. Scientists mentioned that either it will shift hundreds of miles or a completely new climate for North American territories will be…

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The Journey of Opportunity Rover has come to an End. Here are some facts

The Journey of Opportunity Rover has come to an End. Here are some facts

The world finally (14 years after its launch) said goodbye to NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover after it went completely silent. Many may argue that it was just another machine but the entire scientific community went gloomy upon hearing the news. The last message from the rover added to the feelings of gloominess as acknowledged by…

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AntBot, a Robot that Moves without GPS

AntBot, a Robot that Moves without GPS

Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) successfully developed the first-ever walking robot (called AntBot) that does not rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS). This newly-developed robot can explore the environment on its own without any GPS or maps. For this invention, the researchers of the CNRS were inspired by desert…

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Mnyamawamtuka Moyowamkia provides New Clues about the Ecosystems of Africa

Mnyamawamtuka Moyowamkia provides New Clues about the Ecosystems of Africa

An ancient herbivore, called Mnyamawamtuka Moyowamkia, provides some remarkable insights about the African ecosystem. A plant-eating dinosaur was discovered in Africa in 2004. According to a report published in the journal ‘PLOS ONE’, this ancient herbivore lived about 100 million years ago. The excavations of these historic bones continued through 2008. Fast forward to 2019…

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Insulating Crust kept Cryomagma Liquid on Ceres

Insulating Crust kept Cryomagma Liquid on Ceres

Researchers from the University of Texas joined forces with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of NASA to get some incredible insights about the volcanic activity of Ceres. According to the latest research published in the journal ‘Geophysical Research Letters’, white spots of salt were found on the surface of Ceres. Scientists showed that certain variations…

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Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) Identified a Thousand New Objects

Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) Identified a Thousand New Objects

ZTF, based at the Palomar Observatory, found a variety of amazing phenomena in the night sky, including 50 near-Earth asteroids and 1,100 new supernovae. Have you ever wondered about the secrets of the night sky? Do you want to know what lies in the empty space around stars? The Zwicky Transient Facility in San Diego…

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Ultra-rare Black Leopard was seen for the First Time in Africa in 100 Years

Ultra-rare Black Leopard was seen for the First Time in Africa in 100 Years

Will Burrard-Lucas captured some amazing images of a rare black leopard in the Liosaba Conservancy of Kenya. Black Leopards, also called panthers are not much different from ordinary leopards. They have a gene mutation that gives them their characteristic sleek black color. One of these black leopards, which is also known as the Black Panther…

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Negative Effects of Steroid Abuse on Human Health

Negative Effects of Steroid Abuse on Human Health

Steroid abuse leads to a number of fatal diseases ranging from depression to cancer and from abnormal hormonal activities to heart troubles.   Steroids are artificially developed, chemical compounds which are used to cure extreme medical deficiencies. Due to their numerous side effects, the use of these drugs is avoided as much as possible and…

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