05 Mar, 2024
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Curiosity dugs a 2-inch-deep hole with its new drilling technique

In the last quarter of 2016, the drill installed at the end of the robotic arm of the Curiosity rover was sidelined because its motor controlling the sideposts stopped working. Soon, engineers at the mission control started troubleshooting the issue and devising workarounds to get the drill up and running which took more than a […]

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Let’s meet DeeDee, new dwarf planet of Solar Syatem

Researchers have never stopped looking for more dwarf planets, even when Pluto’s planetary status is endangered. Scientists were even successful in finding out new planets and named them as Sedna, Makeman and Erik. DeeDee is the newest of its kind and termed as the newest dwarf planet discovered by the scientists. However, proper designation of DeeDee […]

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Palaeontologists surprised from Dinosaur cousin’s behaviour

Palaeontologists were surprised to find 245 million years old crocodile fossils in Tanzania. Crocodiles were always known to be Dinosaur’s cousins ever since palaeontologists first found out similarities between dinosaurs and crocodiles. However, according to the recent studies, palaeontologists were surprised to see that they least resemble each other. Palaeontologists on this Wednesday depicted fossils […]

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef can soon damage its existence

Scientists are of the opinion that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is continuously bleaching off its coral reef for two years consecutively. The bleaching initiated last year, but the phenomenon is still proceeding and shows no sign of stopping. How coral bleaching occurs? Coral bleaching can be termed as a phenomenon caused due to pollution. When […]

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Potato cultivation on Mars may be possible

Scientists have found out that potato cultivation can be grown under adverse climatic conditions. Potato cultivation can also be made possible Mars, says the scientists. In a 2015 science fiction movie named, “The Martian”, the tellers showed that potato cultivation could be made possible on Mars. On the basis of that, the scientists started to do […]

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Scientists Transformed Timid Lab Mice to Bloodthirsty Killers Using Optogenetics

Optogenetics – you mightn’t have heard about this light unless you are a deep science enthusiastic. Optogenetics is a particular type of laser light which is created by combining genetics and optics, in order to control specific events inside definite cells of living tissue. But by using this light, a team of scientists has made […]

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NASA Reports Solar Storms Can Dissolve and Vaporize Soil of Moon near Lunar Poles

A new study conducted by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has come up with some fascinating possibilities about the mysterious solar system and celestial bodies. New research published in journal Icarus, advocates that the lunar poles can experience sparks and tiny lightning thumps that possibly will thaw out soil close to lunar poles. […]

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China to Put Up World’s Highest-Altitude Gravitational Wave Telescope in Tibet By 2021   

China is soon to add a new celebrated folio to its existing space exploration missions, as the country is gearing up for introducing sky-high altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet. According to the announcement made by an official of National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, The soon-to-be-employed altitude telescopes will be world’s […]