The new discovery published in the journal Nature can help scientists understand the physical processes at work during these events.
The Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis, controversial from the time it was presented in 2007, proposes that an asteroid or comet hit the Earth about 12,800 years ago causing a period of extreme cooling that contributed to extinctions of more than 35 species of megafauna
The results show that the lake, which was present in Gale Crater over three billion years ago underwent a drying episode, potentially linked to the global drying of Mars.
The Li-ion technology is currently the best performing technology for energy storage based on batteries. Li-ion batteries are used in small electronics (smartphones, laptops etc) and are also the best options for electric cars.
Far below the human range of hearing, these recordings had to be speeded up and slightly processed to be audible through headphones, NASA said
NASA’s planet-hunting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission detected the tidal disruption event
On Sunita Williams’ 54th birthday, we bring you some lesser-known facts about the astronaut.
Ahead of Harvest Moon 2019, let’s know the significance, timings and everything about it
On September 8, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said it has found its moon lander Vikram on the lunar surface.
“India didn’t fail… We just lost contact with the moon lander #Chandrayaan2,” tweeted one.
The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in the existing orbit and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy.
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Shaha was also the vice-captain of West Bengal’s first-ever women’s cricket team
Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify the safest and most accessible spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample.
The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The Indian space agency has done some hard work on the ground so that its moon lander — Vikram — can soft-land safely and rover — Pragyaan — can move around, said a senior retired official. “The surface of the earth and that of the moon are entirely different. So[Read More…]
The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted less than an hour before takeoff on July 15, 2019 due to technical glitch.
Chennai: The Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its lift off. While there is no official word about the status of the rocket since the flight was called[Read More…]
The technology has a module that sits outside the head and wirelessly receives information from “threads” embedded in the brain.