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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Venus has 37 active volcanic structures, scientists find

July 21, 2020 5:39 pm

The researchers during the study hunted for young coronae in the imagery of Venus' surface captured by spacecraft like NASA's Magellan probe, which orbited Venus from 1990 to 1994.

Moon is asymmetric: Scientists provide explanation why far and near side are different

June 23, 2020 6:44 pm

The study suggests that the Moon’s KREEP-enriched maria influenced lunar evolution since the Moon formed.

'Wearing a mask', a 2km long asteroid will fly by Earth today

April 29, 2020 1:14 pm

“In 2079, asteroid 1998 OR2 will pass Earth about 3.5 times closer than it will this year, so it is important to know its orbit precisely,” Flaviane Venditti, a research scientist at the Arecibo Observatory said.

Earth's mini-moon left the planet's orbit, but there will be more to come

March 24, 2020 2:19 pm

Earth's temporary mini-moon 2020 CD3 has left the planet's orbit to revolve around the Sun. Astronomers say it was not the first mini-moon and definitely not the last.

How a little shell tells us the day was 23½ hours long, once upon a time

March 16, 2020 9:37 am

It has long been known that Earth’s spin has slowed over time. A new study looks at daily and annual variations in the mollusc shell.

Moon and Earth aren't made up of same material; scientists clear doubt over Moon's formation theory

March 10, 2020 3:28 pm

Scientists have found that the chunk of Theia could be buried deep inside Moon thus explaining the anomaly in the giant-impact hypothesis theory.

A new Minimoon was found orbiting Earth. There will be more

February 28, 2020 1:19 pm

If the discovery holds up, the object, named 2020 CD3 for now, would be the second minimoon ever found.

Early Earth's atmosphere was rich in carbon dioxide: Study

January 29, 2020 11:47 am

The new study takes a fresh look at interpreting how these micrometeorites interacted with the atmosphere, 2.7 billion years ago.

Explained: Understanding the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year

December 22, 2019 3:18 pm

In the Southern Hemisphere, conversely, today is Summer Solstice — in places like Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa, therefore, December 22 is the year’s longest day.

New study claims, Earth's core is made out of iron snow

December 20, 2019 7:07 pm

Recent aberrations in seismic wave data have raised questions. The study based on these aberrations proposes that this is due to the iron-snow capped core.


Seven countries are home to over half the world's population: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

About 53% of the world population of the world lives in just seven countries. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.