How does it Feel to Fall Back to Earth from Space?

How does it Feel to Fall Back to Earth from Space?

Astronauts from NASA avoided a major mishap following a failure of the booster of a Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft. Although manned space missions have become quite frequent nowadays due to the advancement in technology, the risks associated with a spaceflight are still there. Even though all the event pilots prepare for all kinds of scenarios before…

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Amazing Facts about the Milky Way

Amazing Facts about the Milky Way

We have a lot of mysterious things going around us. The galaxy that contains our Solar System is called the Milky Way. It is full of mysteries and scientists are trying incredibly hard to unveil them but it seems as if all their efforts are proving insufficient, at least for now. Despite the technological advancements,…

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The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The revolutionary mission which measured speed and direction of winds over global oceans for 10 years has been turned off. The SeaWinds Scatterometer of NASA was an Earth observation satellite which was launched primarily for measuring the speed and direction of surface wind over the ice-free global oceans. The launch of the Quick Scatterometer took…

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African Agricultural Fires will help NASA to Study Smoke-Cloud Interaction

African Agricultural Fires will help NASA to Study Smoke-Cloud Interaction

Scientists found some unexpected new features during an analysis of the African Smoke-Cloud connection. Smoke is an airborne mixture of solid and liquid particles and gases, which is emitted when the combustion of a material takes place. It also carries the quantity of air that is mixed into the mass. The chemical composition of smoke…

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Mosasaurs used their Bony Noses to Strike Prey

Mosasaurs used their Bony Noses to Strike Prey

The youngest-ever specimen of Mosasaurs reveals that they resembled killer whales when it comes to prey. All the fans of the movie ‘Jurassic World’ could easily relate to Mosasaurs, an enormous marine reptile that lived more than 65 million years ago. Orcas offer the most suitable option to understand this massive creature following a number…

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Hubble Space Telescope is Now in Safe Mode

Hubble Space Telescope is Now in Safe Mode

Hubble is in Trouble due to some problems in one of its gyros. Hubble Space Telescope (HST), one of the largest and most versatile space telescope developed malfunctions on Friday, October 5. According to NASA, one of the gyros used to angle the telescope in specific directions showed anomalous behavior. That’s the reason why the…

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The Innermost Ring of Saturn is Raining

The Innermost Ring of Saturn is Raining

One of the most beloved planetary science missions of NASA gave some extraordinary insights about the ringed planet. Cassini spacecraft was launched on 15th October 1997 with the intentions of exploring the Saturn and its rings. It explored the Saturnian system for 13 years before the mission was ended by sending Cassini into the upper…

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Experts have Issued a Serious Warning about Climate Change

Experts have Issued a Serious Warning about Climate Change

The effects of climate change might appear well before the expected time. Climate change is probably one of the biggest challenges humanity faces in this modern world. A lot of human activities are playing an active role in this devastating change. The term ‘Global Warming’ is used to refer to these human-induced changes. The situation…

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Astronomers found an Evidence of the First Interstellar Moon

Astronomers found an Evidence of the First Interstellar Moon

Scientists may have found a moon orbiting around an exoplanet called Kepler-1625b. Interstellar space is under keen observation these days following a surge of missions from different space agencies around the globe. The idea of finding an alternative habitat for humanity has become increasingly famous and many super-powers of the world including the United States…

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A Famous Nova was actually not a Nova

A Famous Nova was actually not a Nova

Nova Vulpeculae 1670 is merely a collision between two dwarf stars. The term ‘Nova (Novae)’ refers to a transient astronomical event that causes sudden appearance of a bright, apparently new star which gradually fades away over several weeks. In some cases, the fading process may take many months. All the novae, which have been observed…

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Remember Oumuamua Comet? Scientists Narrowed Down its Source to Four Stars

Remember Oumuamua Comet? Scientists Narrowed Down its Source to Four Stars

Astronomers have gotten closer to identifying the mysterious interstellar object. Oumuamua is a mildly active comet which was discovered by Robert Weryk on 19th October 2017. He made use of the Pan-STARRS telescope, located at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii, to detect this first-ever object from beyond our solar system. At the time of this…

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Top 10 Mobile Apps that can Improve and Calm your Brain

Top 10 Mobile Apps that can Improve and Calm your Brain

If you want to enhance your mental abilities in today’s technological world, look no further than your smartphone. These are the times where there’s an app for everything. From simple reminders to professional editing applications, in the world of apps, there’s a little something for everyone. Gone are the days when mobile phones used to…

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NASA is Testing Tiny Satellites to Track Global Storms

NASA is Testing Tiny Satellites to Track Global Storms

RainCube could lead to some accurate forecasts by improving the weather models. Weather Forecasting predicts the conditions of the atmosphere for a given location and time by making use of science and technology. Although humans have been doing this since forever, the formal efforts in this domain began in the 19th century. Experts gather quantitative…

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Mysterious Particles from Antarctica might Change the Laws of Modern Physics

Mysterious Particles from Antarctica might Change the Laws of Modern Physics

Scientists may have found a Supersymmetric particle called Stau Sleptons emerging from the Antarctic soil. Antarctica is located in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere. The southernmost continent of our planet is quite unique in itself but a recent study suggests that an even more strange particle is coming out of it. In March…

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How Tiny Chemicals Kill Large Mammals in the Sea?

How Tiny Chemicals Kill Large Mammals in the Sea?

The accumulation of tiny chemicals inside the bodies of killer whales is proving fatal for half of their populations around the world. All the aquatic mammals who rely on the ocean and other marine systems for their survival are called Marine Mammals. Some common examples include whales, manatees, polar bear, seals, and sea otters. There…

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Apollo 9 Mission, the mission they don’t talk about often, was an Important Step for Cosmos Exploration

Apollo 9 Mission, the mission they don’t talk about often, was an Important Step for Cosmos Exploration

The field of spaceflight got a massive boost from the Apollo 9 mission of NASA. Apollo 9 went down in history for being the first crewed Lunar Module mission. It was the third manned spaceflight in history but was the first ever mission to test the capabilities of the Lunar Module (LM). On 3rd March…

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How does a City in which Cars are Forbidden look like? Pontevedra

How does a City in which Cars are Forbidden look like? Pontevedra

“It was necessary to improve the quality of life, reduce traffic, and create a human city,” says Miguel Anxo Fernandez Lores. Pontevedra is located in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula at the mouth of the river Lérez. This tourist destination is surrounded by hills and has a population of 82,946. It is not only…

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How can we Transform Plastic into Clothes and Why we need this?

How can we Transform Plastic into Clothes and Why we need this?

Textile industry must strive hard to convert plastic into clothes in order to save our environment. The term ‘Clothing’ collectively refers to all the items worn on the body. Clothes are an essential part of our lives as all the human societies have a unanimous consensus on this idea. However, the amount and type of…

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Dust Storms on Titan observed for the First Time by Cassini

Dust Storms on Titan observed for the First Time by Cassini

Cassini Spacecraft made the first-ever observation of dust storms on the largest moon of Saturn. NASA, the Italian Space Agency (ASI), and the European Space Agency (ESA) collaborated to send a probe to study Saturn, its natural satellites (moons), and its rings in 1997. The name given to this mission was Cassini-Huygens (after astronomers Giovanni…

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A 400-years-old Letter Reveals how Galileo wanted to Fool the Inquisition

A 400-years-old Letter Reveals how Galileo wanted to Fool the Inquisition

Galileo changed his original letter to make it less inflammatory but it was a bit too late. Galileo Galilei was an Italian polymath who revolutionized the world of Mathematics, Engineering, Astronomy, Physics, and Philosophy. His achievements earned him the titles of the ‘Father of Modern Physics’, the ‘Father of Observational Astronomy’, and the ‘Father of…

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TESS has Already Found Two Candidate Planets

TESS has Already Found Two Candidate Planets

The planet-hunting space telescope of NASA is off to a great start. Discovering new planets has always been an interesting prospect of many. The very thought of it is exciting and makes one curious. That’s the reason why a lot of space agencies are trying their best to locate a habitable exoplanet. The Transiting Exoplanet…

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The Line Between a Planet and a Star is Much Finer than you might Think

The Line Between a Planet and a Star is Much Finer than you might Think

Scientists may have to reconsider the mass that a celestial object needs to have to initiate nuclear fusion. The term ‘Stellar Evolution’ refers to the process by which a star changes over the course of time. The lifetime of a star is inversely proportional to its mass. Consequently, massive stars live for a few million…

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Scientists Identified Four Incredibly Young Asteroid Families

Scientists Identified Four Incredibly Young Asteroid Families

Researchers went back in time to the asteroid formation era through numerical simulation and found some young asteroid families. The minor planets, particularly of the inner solar system, are called asteroids. Initially, this term was used to describe all the sun-orbiting astronomical objects that didn’t fulfill the criteria of being a planet. The definition of…

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Paleontologists found that the Earliest Predators on Earth had Self-repairing Teeth

Paleontologists found that the Earliest Predators on Earth had Self-repairing Teeth

Scientists discover that the teeth of the pre-historic sea hunters could repair themselves on their own. The scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch falls under the scope of Paleontology. The fact that it includes the study of fossils to determine the evolution of organisms,…

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