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Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Amazing Facts about Asteroid Mining

Limited Resources of Earth Estimated Financial Worth of Asteroid Mining Methods and Equipment for Asteroid Mining A Strain on International Relations A Possible Solution to Climate Change MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read, write, eat, and travel

15 Best Space Images Ever

15 Best Space Images Ever

The Sword of Orion Earth and the Moon Pillars of Creation Southern Crab Nebula The Ring Nebula ISS Solar Transit Veiled Titan Blue Sunset on Mars Historical Spacewalk Rose of Galaxies The Caterpillar Ghost of Cassiopeia Tapestry of Blazing Starbirth Sombrero Galaxy Butterfly Nebula MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read, write, eat, and…

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30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope

30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope

NASA celebrated the 30th birthday of HST by releasing another gem of an image from interstellar space. Historical Background of Hubble Space Telescope Hubble is named after an American astronomer, Edwin P. Hubble. He made important discoveries in the early 1900s and is often called the “Pioneer of the Distant Stars”. He was the one…

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These Everyday Things have Surprising Origins

These Everyday Things have Surprising Origins

Wi-Fi Started as a Way to Detect Black Holes Balloon Animals Started as an Aztec Animal Sacrifice Ritual Candles on Birthday Cakes Started as a Tribute to the Moon Goddess Treadmills Started as a Punishment for Criminals Bowling Started as a Religious Ceremony MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read, write, eat, and travel

Lesser-Known Facts About the Space Race

Lesser-Known Facts About the Space Race

Zambia Joined the Space Race Space-themed Playgrounds The Soviet Union Offered Technical Aid to the US The Soviet Union Won the Space Race The Space Shuttle Wrecked the Soviet Space Program The Space Race Was Actually an Arms Race MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read, write, eat, and travel

5 Weird Programs of NASA

5 Weird Programs of NASA

The Nasalnaut Dust Dosed Animals Hypnotizing a Cursing Astronaut Martian Law Problem Music from Space Photos MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read, write, eat, and travel

5 Unsolved Problems of Space Exploration

5 Unsolved Problems of Space Exploration

Space exploration is one of the hottest topics in the scientific world (for quite some time now) and claims like those of Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, have certainly increased the interest of people in space travel. He aims to send a manned mission to Mars in 2030s which would be an extraordinary feat to…

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6 Sci-Fi Military Technologies that Actually Exist

6 Sci-Fi Military Technologies that Actually Exist

The modern-day weaponry is certainly the most dangerous invention of technology. Advanced nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles have taken military technologies to a level which was way beyond imagination, a few decades ago. The impact of this advancement is clearly evident from the defense policies of all the major nations. Each of these countries is…

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5 Jobs that AI is already Taking Over

5 Jobs that AI is already Taking Over

It is a common aspiration these days that robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are going to take over the world in the coming years. Having said that, you may find it surprising that these technologies are already performing the jobs that were associated with them in the distant future. According to some scientists, some of…

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6 Unbelievable Spying Things Around Us

6 Unbelievable Spying Things Around Us

The rapid advancement of technology has enabled humanity to incorporate ease and comfort in aspects of our lives. Having said that, all the inventions have some drawbacks and spying is surely the most dangerous outcome of our unlimited dependence on technology. This vicious cycle of breaching people’s privacy is spread across the globe as intelligence…

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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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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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CubeSats with Laser will provide Steady Reference Light for Next-generation Telescopes

CubeSats with Laser will provide Steady Reference Light for Next-generation Telescopes

Laser guide stars can help segmented space telescopes to explore the distant exoplanetary systems. The idea of finding a habitat for humanity, other than the Earth, has grown rapidly in recent years. Astronomers have found thousands (about 4,000) of confirmed exoplanets in different parts of the universe. In addition to that, there is an abundance…

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The Coolest Place in the Universe

The Coolest Place in the Universe

The Cold Atom Lab of NASA can reach up to -459o F. The Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) is a fundament Physics user facility that is operational on the International Space Station (ISS). This instrument is used to produce clouds of ultra-cooled atoms called Bose-Einstein Condensates (BEC). Their temperature can drop as much as only a…

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Who Owns the Biggest and Most Powerful Nuclear Weapons at the Moment and Why?

Who Owns the Biggest and Most Powerful Nuclear Weapons at the Moment and Why?

Nuclear Weapons are becoming more and more advanced with the passage of time and the Cold War has played a massive role in that. Only eight sovereign states, in history, have successfully tested nuclear weapons. However, only five of these states are considered to be nuclear-weapon states. These five states, by order of acquisition, are…

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Europe is Going to Test in 2019 the New Service of Delivery with Drones

Europe is Going to Test in 2019 the New Service of Delivery with Drones

Finnish people will have the facility to use drones of Wing to transport their light-weight packages in near future. Alphabet’s Wing drones may reach Europe any time in 2019. The idea behind these drones is to deliver light goods straight to the customer within minutes of being ordered. The Wing will be able to transport…

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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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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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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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The Journey of Kepler Space Telescope Comes to an End

The Journey of Kepler Space Telescope Comes to an End

The exoplanet-hunter of NASA has retired. NASA made an announcement about the retirement of the Kepler Space Telescope on 30th October. The fact that the spacecraft has run out of fuel was the reason which prompted this disappointing decision. This extraordinary mission explored deep space for about 9 years and discovered more than 2,600 exoplanets…

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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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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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