700,000 Artifacts were found in Dutch Canal Excavation

700,000 Artifacts were found in Dutch Canal Excavation

A huge collection of remains were found in Amsterdam. Archeological Extractions have always helped humanity to find historical information about our past. The canals of Amsterdam were excavated, earlier this year, with the intentions of building a new metro line through the city. This archeological dig was one-of-its-kind as researchers found nearly 700,000 artifacts during…

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The Saturn System has Water just like Earth’s … except for Phoebe

The Saturn System has Water just like Earth’s … except for Phoebe

Scientists found some variations in the D/H and 13C/12C ratios on Phoebe. Despite the fact that none of us were here to observe the birth of our solar system, technological advancements and the desire to know more about the origin of life have enabled us to develop a model as to how all that happened.…

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NASA’s Solar Spacecraft Snaps First Image from Inside Sun’s Atmosphere

NASA’s Solar Spacecraft Snaps First Image from Inside Sun’s Atmosphere

NASA released a historic image, captured from within the corona of the Sun, showing two jets of solar material and Mercury. The Parker Solar Probe of NASA was launched on 12th August 2018 from Cape Canaveral. A Delta IV Heavy rocket carried the probe towards the sun of our solar system. The Applied Physics Laboratory…

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Researchers have Measured all the Starlight in the Observable Universe

Researchers have Measured all the Starlight in the Observable Universe

4×1084 photons of light have been emitted by stars into space since the Big Bang. Our universe has been creating stars for billions of years. According to an estimate, there are around trillion-trillion stars in 2 trillion galaxies of our universe. Despite all the technological advancement, astrophysicists haven’t been able to trace much about star…

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Full Moon on December 21st, 2018. How and From Where can you See it?

Full Moon on December 21st, 2018. How and From Where can you See it?

The full moon of December will coincide with the Winter Solstice and will make a close pass by the Aldebaran. The full moon of December is generally called the Full Cold Moon. According to NASA, the moon will arrive on 22nd of December and will be visible in the constellation Taurus. It will become full…

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Models of Earth could be Improved by using Atomic Clocks

Models of Earth could be Improved by using Atomic Clocks

The latest development, at NIST, on Atomic Clocks might result in a redefinition of Second, the international unit of time. A clock device that uses an Electron Transition Frequency in the Optical, Ultraviolet, and Microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum of atoms for its timekeeping element is called an Atomic Clock. They are the most…

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OSIRIS-REx has Finally Arrived at Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx has Finally Arrived at Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx will ultimately collect and deliver 60 grams of regolith from Bennu to Earth. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft of NASA reached its target, asteroid Bennu, on 3rd December 2018 after completing a journey of 2 billion kilometers. The primary science objective of this mission is to improve the estimates…

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Venus ‘Suggests’ that Climate Change Should be Taken Seriously

Venus ‘Suggests’ that Climate Change Should be Taken Seriously

The climatic destruction of Venus offers a great example to take a lead from and we need to mold our ways immediately to preserve our planet. The recent studies at NASA suggest that about 2 billion years ago, Venus was once a habitable planet with shallow, liquid-water oceans and a habitable surface. Contrary to that,…

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Scientists have Found Something Amazing about the First Moments of a Stellar Explosion

Scientists have Found Something Amazing about the First Moments of a Stellar Explosion

ASASSN-18bt exhibited some unusual behavior to surprise researchers. Images of the newly discovered supernova ASASSN-18bt may change our perspective about the origin of the universe. Six images were captured in total: Three before the explosion and three were taken after that. The images are credited to the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) project, the…

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Hubble Uncovers a Lot of New Globular Star Clusters

Hubble Uncovers a Lot of New Globular Star Clusters

Scientists may have moved a step closer towards finding the origin of galaxies. Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a huge cluster of stars about 300 million light-years away. The number of these star clusters reach a total of a whopping 22,426. Globular star clusters are more common than full-scale galaxies which makes…

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Researchers successfully moved a Step Closer to a Silicon-based Quantum Computer

Researchers successfully moved a Step Closer to a Silicon-based Quantum Computer

Scientists have made a massive breakthrough towards a scalable quantum computer. Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) came up with a compact sensor which can access information from the electrons of individual atoms. Michelle Simmons led this research at the Center of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T) and it…

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MarCO CubeSats are now Speaking Loud and Clear

MarCO CubeSats are now Speaking Loud and Clear

Tiny spacecraft can provide engineers with an up-to-the-minute feedback during a landing. All the space agencies around the globe spend billions of dollars, every year, on their space program. The fact that continuous advancement in technology is needed to explore the depths of deep space is a massive part of this expenditure. Similarly, the cost…

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NASA is Actively Assisting Authorities to Contain California Wildfires

NASA is Actively Assisting Authorities to Contain California Wildfires

The natural disaster is still causing some irreparable damage in California. California continued to get ravaged by wildfires this month and these were the deadliest wildfires in the history of the state. NASA recently rose up to assist against these wildfires by using the Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at the Jet Propulsion…

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Artificial Intelligence can now Simulate the Task of Dressing

Artificial Intelligence can now Simulate the Task of Dressing

Animations show that getting dressed is not as simple as we think. Whether someone is interested in science or not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of those subjects everyone seems to take an immediate interest in. The usual perception of AI is automated robots and machines but there’s much more to it than that. The…

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Scientists Reveal Updated Climate Models for the Planets around TRAPPIST-1

Scientists Reveal Updated Climate Models for the Planets around TRAPPIST-1

Researchers propose that TRAPPIST-1e resembles Earth the most and it has an Oxygen-rich atmosphere to go with it. TRAPPIST-1 is a small, cool dwarf star located 39 light years or 235 trillion miles from our Sun. It is orbited by seven terrestrial (Earth-like) planets. These planets are temperate, which means the conditions there allow water…

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The Movement of Earth’s Poles Led to the Current “Ice Age”

The Movement of Earth’s Poles Led to the Current “Ice Age”

Earth shifted away from its spin axis in the last 12 million years. Geophysicists from the Rice University analyzed the evidence from the Pacific Ocean to determine that the Earth has made a slight shift relative to its spin axis within the past 12 million years. The study published in the journal ‘Geophysical Research Letters’…

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Lucy will help Scientists to determine the Early History of our Solar System

Lucy will help Scientists to determine the Early History of our Solar System

One of the most ambitious missions of NASA is ready to explore two groups of asteroids. The first mission to Jupiter, in history, is set to start in early 2021. It will study two groups of asteroids named the L4 Trojan Cloud and the L5 Trojan Cloud. Lucy is designed to use the orbit of…

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InSight has Landed on Mars and here are the first clear images

InSight has Landed on Mars and here are the first clear images

The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is all set to explore the deep interior of Mars. NASA’s InSight lander finally hit the Martian soil on 26th of November after a long journey of 7 months. It covered a distance of about 485 million kilometers on this trip. The primary…

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Scientists Detect Fireworks of Gamma Rays in Space

Scientists Detect Fireworks of Gamma Rays in Space

The interaction between a pulsar and a massive star resulted in a massive outflow of Gamma rays. An international team of astronomers discovered a Gamma-ray binary system in our galaxy. This extremely rare celestial structure was found at a distance of about 5,000 light-years from the Earth. The researchers observed that a rapidly rotating neutron…

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Mars Experienced Catastrophic Floods that Created Canyons on the Planet

Mars Experienced Catastrophic Floods that Created Canyons on the Planet

Massive Canyons, who have been there on Mars for 3.7 billion years, were finally detected by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of NASA. Often referred to as the ‘Red Planet’, Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and has features that make it a hybrid of Earth and Moon. Mars has the craters resembling the ones…

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Auroras Provide some Key Information about the Physics of Energetic Processes in Space

Auroras Provide some Key Information about the Physics of Energetic Processes in Space

For the first time ever since its discovery in the 1960s, researchers have been able to describe an Aurora, physically. Aurora is a natural light that can, predominantly, be seen in the skies of the high-latitude regions of the Earth. They are produced when charged particles (protons and electrons) from the solar wind and Magnetospheric…

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Scientists Finally Propose a Theory about the Formation of Dark Stars

Scientists Finally Propose a Theory about the Formation of Dark Stars

The existence of quantum stars may help explain dark matter which makes up 27% of the universe. Recently, researchers discovered how quantum stars could form and be hidden throughout the universe. These strange star-like objects may theoretically act like single, giant atoms. Bright, fast bursts of cosmic radio waves that have confounded astronomers and fanned stories of…

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Transforming Carbon Dioxide into Industrial Fuels

Transforming Carbon Dioxide into Industrial Fuels

Catalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide can help us control the Greenhouse Effect. Greenhouse gases, like Carbon Dioxide, are the most dominant contributor to environmental pollution. These gases are spewed into our atmosphere on a regular basis from heavy industry, motor vehicles, and power plants. Considering the harmful effects of these gases, a lot of efforts…

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Gravitational Waves could Reveal the Shape of Wormholes

Gravitational Waves could Reveal the Shape of Wormholes

The electromagnetic radiation and light from wormholes might help in determining the shape of this exotic object. Any mathematical model which merges three dimensions of space with the one dimension of time to produce a single 4-dimensional continuum is called Space-time. This phenomenon is closely associated with Wormholes, a speculative structure that could create shortcuts…

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Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Researchers discover 2MASS J18082002-5104378 B, a member from the 1st generation of stars. Do you get amazed by all the stars that you see in the night sky? A recent study published in the journal ‘The Astrophysical Journal’ shows that scientists have now found something even more exciting, a 13.5-billion-year-old star which is almost entirely…

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