Top 5 Designs for Interstellar Spaceships

Top 5 Designs for Interstellar Spaceships

Interstellar travel has always been an intriguing concept for scientists. Over the years, they have tried to come up with some interesting ideas for spacecraft propulsion. While some of them are just theoretical, others could pave the way for the perfect interstellar travel system. Let’s take a look at the 5 most interesting designs for…

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Scientists Observed the Great Whirl from Space

Scientists Observed the Great Whirl from Space

Researchers have made some amazing revelations about the Great Whirl by tracking this humongous whirlpool through satellites. Scientists have been trying to study the Great Whirl for many years but most of their efforts have gone in vain as they haven’t been able to find any substantial information about the whirl. A quite obvious difficulty…

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Top 6 Possible Applications of Quantum Computers

Top 6 Possible Applications of Quantum Computers

Quantum Computers are the most powerful computers in existence that can perform extremely complex calculations, which are beyond the ability of traditional supercomputers. The technology of Quantum computing is based on the principles of quantum theory, which explains the nature of energy and matter on the atomic and subatomic level. It relies on some mind-bending…

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The Long-lasting Definition of Kilogram has Changed

The Long-lasting Definition of Kilogram has Changed

Scientists have replaced the platinum-iridium cylinder with the Planck Constant to give birth to a new standard of kilogram. The world’s standard definition of the kilogram has finally been altered, after representatives from 60 countries voted in favor of redefining the International System of Units (SI) for mass. Since 1889, a platinum-iridium alloy cylinder, nicknamed…

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7 Fiction Movies that got the Future Horribly Wrong

7 Fiction Movies that got the Future Horribly Wrong

Science Fiction has always intrigued humanity with its dramatics, thrill, and ferocity. This fact is clearly reflected by the success that science fiction movies have enjoyed over the years. For instance, the numbers of recently released Avengers: Endgame and John Wick 3 are simply mind-boggling, to say the least. A lot of these films try…

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Ultra-fast Light Pulses can Now be Sculptured

Ultra-fast Light Pulses can Now be Sculptured

What will it feel like if we are able to mold the light pulses in whatever way we want? Scientists have figured out a novel way to do so. Researchers from the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) joined forces with each other to come up with a compact…

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Household Items that are actually Lab Mistakes

Household Items that are actually Lab Mistakes

The saying “necessity is the mother of invention” doesn’t really hold any water when it comes to the accidental inventions that are extremely useful in our lives. Although the following household items were discovered unintentionally, these lab mistakes have become a part and parcel of our daily routines. Non-stick Pans The idea of the first…

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5 Forbidden Destinations of the World

5 Forbidden Destinations of the World

No matter how attractive some places are, they are off-limits to almost everyone. Most of these places are either too dangerous to traverse or they hold some top-secret information that cannot be shared with the general public. Let’s have a glance at the 5 of the most interesting forbidden destinations in the world. The Red…

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Daintree Rainforest is Facing a Massive Crisis

Daintree Rainforest is Facing a Massive Crisis

Researchers from the James Cook University claims that a number of amazing species in the Daintree Rainforest may become extinct by 2022. Global warming has destroyed a number of natural wonders around the globe, ranging from the beautiful Great Barrier Reef in Australia to huge ice glaciers in Antarctica. This ruthless destruction is caused by…

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Scientists Find a Massive Ice Corridor on Titan

Scientists Find a Massive Ice Corridor on Titan

Researchers have discovered a mighty ice corridor (spread across 6,300 kilometers) on the surface of Titan by making use of the Principal Component Analysis. Titan seems to have developed a habit of surprising us with its amazing secrets. The most recent addition, to this list, is the discovery of a huge strip of ice known…

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7 Outstanding Achievements of Astronomical Technology

7 Outstanding Achievements of Astronomical Technology

The advancement of astronomical technology has enabled humanity to come up with some amazing inventions that were way beyond the imagination of our ancestors. The element of curiosity has urged scientists to explore anything and everything. They dwelled into the limitless vastness of space to find some of the most fascinating facts about our universe.…

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10 Fascinating Facts about Belugas

10 Fascinating Facts about Belugas

Belugas, also known as the white whales, are the only aquatic mammals of this color. They are found in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions and that’s the reason why their physiological and anatomical characteristics are different from other marine mammals. For instance, they don’t have a dorsal fin, which is present in other cetaceans. In…

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7 Outstanding Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Engineering

7 Outstanding Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Engineering

Over the years, numerous scientific inventions and discoveries have been attributed to ancient Greece. Although many of these discoveries were improved by subsequent generations, the contribution of ancient Greek engineering in the field of astronomy, geography, and mathematics is priceless as it pioneered the age of science. Here is a list of top 7 Greek…

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Radio Telescopes could take even Sharper Images of Black Holes

Radio Telescopes could take even Sharper Images of Black Holes

Astronomers believe that radio telescopes in space can take much better images of black holes in the future. Black holes have always attracted a lot of attention, since their discovery in 1916. Recently, astronomers have finally captured the first-ever image of a black hole to put an end to the long-lasting anticipation. The Event Horizon…

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Physicists have found an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

Physicists have found an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

Modern physicists have been chasing superconductivity for quite some time now and recent research shows that they have finally found some success. A NIMS-Ehime University joint research team succeeded in discovering new materials that exhibit superconductivity under high pressure using material informatics. This opens up a whole lot of new possibilities that were not possible…

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5 Surreal Animals that actually Exist

5 Surreal Animals that actually Exist

Our world has a diverse variety of surreal animals (ranging from blue lobsters to rainbow squirrels) that are scattered across the surface of our planet. Nature has a habit of intriguing us all the time, either through its beauty or mystery. Ranging from captivating landscapes to stunning creatures, it has all the ingredients to please…

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6 Essential Nutrients of Human Diet

6 Essential Nutrients of Human Diet

A balanced human diet must have a proper combination of all the essential nutrients ranging from Carbohydrates to Vitamins and from Fats to Water. Fitness is an essential part of a healthy life. There are a number of ways to stay fit but one thing that stays important in all instances is your diet. In…

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Mercury has a Solid Inner Core, new study shows

Mercury has a Solid Inner Core, new study shows

Like Earth, Mercury’s outer core is composed of liquid metal while it has a solid inner core, which accounts for nearly 85% of the planet’s volume. Mercury is an incredible, mysterious planet that continues to offer some exciting results to scientists. Perhaps most intriguingly, it generates its own magnetic field from the motion deep within…

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6 Hypothetical Planets of our Solar System

6 Hypothetical Planets of our Solar System

It might be surprising for you to know that before our technology matured, many astronomers believed that several planets (other than the recognized ones) are present in our solar system. Later research proved that some of the asteroids were erroneously labeled as planets. According to a theory, the gravitational pull of Mercury and Venus would…

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VEM is the Modern Fire Extinguisher for Space

VEM is the Modern Fire Extinguisher for Space

Researchers from the Toyohashi University of Technology has come up with a new technique, called Vacuum Extinguish Method (VEM), for a novel fire extinguisher in space. The basic idea of VEM is completely opposite to what we get with standard fire extinguishers, which spray different extinguishing agents into the firing point. It uses a vacuum…

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Top 7 Missing Comets of All Time

Top 7 Missing Comets of All Time

The mystery of missing comets has always been a hard nut to crack for the astronomers. Despite their massive size and distinctive tails, some comets are known to simply disappear in open space. Several different theories have been proposed but scientists haven’t been able to figure out a definitive answer for this puzzle. Below is…

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NASA Recorded a Quake on Mars

NASA Recorded a Quake on Mars

In order to enhance their understanding about the interior of the red planet, scientists at NASA recorded a quake on Mars (for the first time) and the resulting audio is quite eerie. A quake on Mars is quite different from the earthquakes that we experience on our planet. On Earth, there are tectonic plates slipping…

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Top 7 Disadvantages of Rising Sea Levels

Top 7 Disadvantages of Rising Sea Levels

The melting of ice in the Polar Regions and glaciers continues to pose a major threat to us all on a global scale, a whopping 3 millimeters a year. Between 1993 and 2014, sea level rose by about 2.6 inches. Fast forward to 2019, the sea level is 4.2 inches above normal. An increment of…

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Astronomers Question the Habitable Zone for TRAPPIST-1A

Astronomers Question the Habitable Zone for TRAPPIST-1A

Researchers from the University of Arizona (UA) have found evidence that could force scientists to redefine the habitable zone for TRAPPIST-1A exoplanets. TRAPPIST-1 system has always attracted the attention of humanity since its discovery in 2016. The existence of 7 Earth-sized planets around a cool star is the reason for its popularity. A number of…

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The First Molecular Bond in the Universe has been Found

The First Molecular Bond in the Universe has been Found

Scientists have finally detected the first molecular bond (Helium Hydride) to be ever created in the universe by observing NGC 7027, a planetary nebula. The discovery of the Helium Hydride ion (HeH+), finally closes yet another chapter in the annals of space discoveries. Previous attempts to detect the Helium Hydride ion in space were restricted…

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Top 9 Interesting Planets of the Universe

Top 9 Interesting Planets of the Universe

Humanity has always been curious to explore the vastness of space in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Although we have made a lot of progress in this regard, our surroundings continue to surprise us with every new finding. Below is a list of the most interesting planets (exoplanets) that have been…

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TESS finds its First Earth-sized Planet

TESS finds its First Earth-sized Planet

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was launched just a year ago but it has already found its first Earth-sized exoplanet. Launched on 18 April 2018, TESS is expected to discover around hundreds of Earth-like planets during its two-year mission. Having said that, this duration could be extended if the satellite is able to successfully…

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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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