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Mars, here we come!

The prototype is ready. But do you want to go to Mars? Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of Spaceship that would carry humans to Mars.  “This is basically the holy grail of space,” Musk said. Musk’s company SpaceX manufactures rockets and space-related stuff, but his most ambitious dream is to colonise Mars. And he […]

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Lord Venky goes to Mars!

Some may say that science has nothing to do with god, but Indians wouldn’t agree to that. We still put vermillion on our new computer and offer coconuts before driving a new car. No surprise that an Indian god’s name going to land on Mars with the help of NASA. The name of Lord Venkateswara […]

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Jupiter has a black hole!

New images shared by NASA’s Juno spacecraft show a massive black hole on the surface of Jupiter. Astrophysicists have been studying Black Holes for quite some time now. The pictures were taken after Juno’s orbit took it close to the gas giant planet. Juno was around 8,000 kilometres from the surface when its JunoCam took […]

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Dr Drone’s on the way, folks

We all have been fascinated by those small autonomous planes buzzing over heads. Drones are mostly used for spying and surveillance but they sure are of much more help. If all goes as planned, drones would deliver medicines in cases of emergency in Maharashtra soon. The Devendra Fadnavis government has partnered with the US firm […]

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There’s water in Universe!

Two teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. The water, equivalent to 140 trillion times all the water in the world’s ocean, surrounds a huge, feeding black hole. This black hole, called a quasar, is more than 12 billion light-years away. The discovery shows that […]

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Brad Pitt asks about Chandrayaan 2 landing

When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to Chandrayaan 2 also.  “The calluses on my feet have basically gone away because I don’t walk on the bottoms of my feet,” said Hague, who is currently living on the ISS with two other […]

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First woman on Moon by 2024

Even as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, the NASA has already decided to send first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. The American space agency plans on landing the first-ever woman astronaut on Moon through its upcoming Artemis mission. Artemi is named after the twin sister of […]

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Mini Sun on Earth!

A team of researchers created their own miniature sun in the lab — complete with its own electromagnetic field and ultrahot plasma. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison constructed the 3-meter-wide (10 feet) aluminum vacuum chamber, which they dubbed “the Big Red Ball,” to re-create some of the solar physics that take place in and […]

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Name this NASA rover

NASA has invited students to name its next rover that is scheduled to land on Mars in February 2021. The US space agency has sponsored ‘Name the Rover’ challenge, winners of which will be announced on February 18. The challenge is open to K-12 students in the US who will need to submit the name […]

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Want a ride on flying saucer?

Flying saucers have been an essential element of sci-fi novels, and even of very imaginative minds who claim to have seen aliens on earth. But what if it’s true… not aliens but flying saucers? Romanian inventors Razvan Sabie and Iosif Taposu have developed ADIFO, or the All-DIrectional Flying Object, which works like a flying saucer.  […]