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All you need to know about the Fermi Telescope

All you need to know about the Fermi Telescope

An illustrious journey of Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope might come to an end in the fall of 2018. The U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, and several other allies, including government agencies of France, Germany, and Japan, participated in creating the Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope. A Delta II 7920-H rocket took it to space on 11th June 2008.…

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NASA measured the Expansion Rate of Universe

NASA measured the Expansion Rate of Universe

The change in the value of Hubble Constant gives a brand new expansion rate of the universe. Our universe consists of a variety of bits and pieces we classify as planets, stars, meteors, and celestial objects. These are the puzzle pieces that fit together to form a universe. However, how did the universe generate? The…

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Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

New findings of Enceladus strengthened the claims that it is the most suitable place for exploring extraterrestrial life. The existence of life beyond Earth has always been an extremely popular topic in the scientific community. Continuous efforts are being made since the mid-20th century in this regard but scientists have not enjoyed much of a…

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Supersonic Booms being tested in Texas

Supersonic Booms being tested in Texas

NASA wants to build a Fighter Jet without any Supersonic Booms and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has the contract for that. As indicated by its name, a Supersonic Boom is the sound that is produced when an object, in the air, travels faster than the speed of sound. The amount of sound energy generated is quite…

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New NASA Position to focus on Exploration of Moon, Mars, and Worlds Beyond

New NASA Position to focus on Exploration of Moon, Mars, and Worlds Beyond

NASA wants to focus on their Exploration Campaign as Steve Clarke got the post of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration. The American Space Agency replaced its predecessor in 1958 when President Dwight D. Eisenhower established it for civilian-oriented applications in space science. From Apollo Missions to the International Space Station and from Space Shuttle…

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New Horizons Spacecraft is now awake at the end of our Solar System

New Horizons Spacecraft is now awake at the end of our Solar System

New Horizons is up and ready for making some more revelations as it flies towards the Ultima Thule. NASA launched an interplanetary space probe, called New Horizons, as a part of the New Frontiers Program. As it was assigned the task of exploring the Pluto System, a lot of complications were attached to it. Alan…

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India has discovered a new Exoplanet. A year there means 19.5 Earth days

India has discovered a new Exoplanet. A year there means 19.5 Earth days

Scientists of PRL have found EPIC, an Earth-like Exoplanet, at a distance of 600 light-years away from us. Scientists are trying to explore each and every possibility in the quest for signs of life in any part of our universe. They have not managed to find life anywhere until now but the discovery of Exoplanets…

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The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

From Starliner Mission to touching the Sun and from Commercial Space Flights to Destroying Asteroids, 2018 offers immense variety in terms of space exploration. Space exploration has always been a topic that garners a lot of attention worldwide. The last year was groundbreaking in space research and 2018 seems to be no exception. From private…

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The Mars Rover encountered a severe Dust Storm and went to Sleep Mode

The Mars Rover encountered a severe Dust Storm and went to Sleep Mode

Opportunity Rover is in complete darkness as a huge dust storm takes control of the Martian sky. Mars, the most preferred destination for an alternative habitat for humanity, is facing a massive dust storm these days which has engulfed nearly one-fourth of the red planet. The clouds of dust have led to a permanent darkness…

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Humans caused Global Warming on Moon. How is that even possible?

Humans caused Global Warming on Moon. How is that even possible?

Global Warming is not limited to Earth. Scientists found traces the phenomenon on the Moon. Global Warming is a massive issue which is turning Earth into an inhospitable place for all forms of life. Human activity has a major role in this as we slaughtered nature for our personal benefits and it is a universally…

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NASA found Evidence of Organic Matter on Mars

NASA found Evidence of Organic Matter on Mars

Humanity makes a massive move as Curiosity Rover of NASA found Organic Compounds in the sedimentary rocks of Mars. Mars is the first place that comes to our minds when we talk about an alternative habitat for humanity in our universe. A lot of space agencies and other organizations, like SpaceX, are quite determined to…

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NASA is now 60 years old

NASA is now 60 years old

The American Space Agency has a lot of promises to fulfill as it celebrates the 60th Anniversary this July. NASA was established in 1958 by the President Dwight D. Eisenhower with the intentions of encouraging civilian-oriented applications in space science. It became operational on 1st October 1958 despite the fact that the National Aeronautics and…

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Tiny Asteroid disintegrated Hours after its Discovery over Southern Africa

Tiny Asteroid disintegrated Hours after its Discovery over Southern Africa

An asteroid called 2018 LA, discovered near Moon’s orbit, was on route to clash with Earth but his flight was cut short by the atmosphere of Earth. Asteroid strikes are always given a lot of importance by the scientific community as they have caused severe destruction in the past including the extinction of Dinosaurs. That…

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NASA is going to create the Coldest Place in the Universe

NASA is going to create the Coldest Place in the Universe

The coldest place in the universe might unveil the mysteries of Gravity and Dark Energy. Antarctica. The iciest place in this world having the lowest temperature between -80°C to -85°C. To subsist in such an extreme weather certain precautions are to be taken. Humans require specific environmental and atmospheric conditions to survive on this planet…

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Earth is not the planet with the Most Amount of Water in our Solar System

Earth is not the planet with the Most Amount of Water in our Solar System

If you think Earth is the luckiest place of our solar system in terms of water quantity, you surely need to reconsider as it is not true. The presence of liquid water is probably the most essential commodity for the existence of life. It is a primary criterion that needs to be fulfilled in order…

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Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Humans do need a backup planet as Earth will not stay forever. It is a common information that Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, wants to colonize Mars with humans. He is extremely passionate about that and has clarified the world about his intentions on several occasions. The fact that he sent a Tesla car…

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Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

An asteroid is found in the outskirts of our solar system that is believed to be formed billions of years ago. Our solar system was much different in its early days. An international team of scientists investigated the solar system of that time by making use of ESO telescopes and different theoretical models. They concluded…

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Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

A research adds a lot of weight to the claims that water plumes exist on Europa. As water is a vital ingredient for supporting life, scientists are searching for its traces in different parts of the universe. Europa, a Moon of Jupiter, is one of the main contenders for fostering life in our solar system.…

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