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Nobel Prizes announced for Chemistry, Physics and Medicine

The 2020 Nobel Prizes have been announced. The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1,118,000), courtesy of a bequest left 124 years ago by the prize’s creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel.  Chemistry: History made Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the U.S. created […]

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AI helps find 50 new planets

Artificial intelligence has been coming to human aid now and then, be it health services, education or even hospitality. But now for the first time AI has done wonders in the field of astronomy.  Scientists have identified 50 potential planets with the help of Artificial Intelligence. These planets range from worlds as large as Neptune […]

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A dent on Earth’s magnetic field may affect the ISS!

You all must agree that a dent on your car can transform your dad’s facial expressions, beware of that frown! Now imagine a dent on our Earth’s magnetic shield and then imagine the frown on nature’s forehead! Scary right?  The US space agency Nasa has said the widening dent in the Earth’s magnetic shield has […]

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At the bottom of the Blue Holes

The life undersea is as secretive and intriguing as the undiscovered mysteries of the space. While many explorations are manned to space, very few researchers are brave enough to dive deep into the sea.  Off the coast of Florida, deep at the bottom of the ocean, are massive blue holes that formed thousands of years […]

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Origami houses on moon 

We all know the US space agency NASA plans to get back on the moon by 2024 through its Artemis programme.  Danish architecture company, SAGA, has “a dream of making outer space accessible for everyone “ and so have designed a prototype of a house which can be used to live on the moon. Architects […]

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NASA accepts application for new astronauts, visit to mars and moon 

For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers can apply till March 31. The call for more astronauts comes at a time when the agency is preparing to send the first woman and next man to the Moon with the Artemis program. […]

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This plastic gold is as pure as your original gold 

Gold is the most-loved metal around the world. As nice as it looks in a watch or ring, pure gold would get too heavy for everyday wear, so it’s often lightened up with alloys. Now, by mixing it with plastic instead of other metals, researchers at ETH Zurich have created a new form of gold […]

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Coolest Lego help in quantum physics! 

How we love our Legos. Those tiny pieces of puzzles and blocks which can create supersize buildings and models. And as if they weren’t cool enough, scientists are making them coolest to get some answers for science.  They wanted to see how these beloved children’s toy would react when cooled to the lowest temperature humanly […]

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ISRO launches India’s spy satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation launched country’s new spy satellite in space this week.  Developed by ISRO, RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite and apart from being used for military purposes, it has applications in fields such as agriculture and disaster management support. It also launched nine other commercial satellites. The other satellites […]

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Meet the 18,000-year-old puppy

Russian researchers have discovered the body of a canine in eastern Siberia that’s been completely preserved and frozen with its nose, fur and teeth intact. Researchers from Sweden’s Centre for paleogenetics used radiocarbon dating on the specimen’s rib bone and found the specimen to be frozen for 18,000 years.  They have named the specimen as […]