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COVID-19 lockdown is changing the way Earth vibrates; it’s less noisy now

April 4, 2020 2:08:37 pm

The lockdown and isolation policies around the world to stop the spread of coronavirus has resulted in the planet becoming less noisy.

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Super Pink Moon 2020 in April: Date, timings in India, how to watch full moon

April 4, 2020 2:29:24 pm

Super Pink Moon April 2020 Date, Timings in India When to watch the full moon, date, time, how to watch: This month you can watch the Super Pink Moon when Moon will be the closest and look the brightest from Earth.

COVID-19: This AI network could help detect cases using chest X-ray images

March 27, 2020 2:00:40 pm

The latest AI-based tool that wants to help in the early detection of potential coronavirus cases is COVID-Net, which is a deep neural network that will look at chest radiography images to determine whether a patient is infected.

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Meteorite found to have superconducting alloy for the first time ever

March 25, 2020 3:37:18 pm

Even though the superconductor inside the Australian meteorite is a known material, its discovery in space debris comes as a shock.

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

March 24, 2020 2:19:09 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.

Once deployed, the total number of supercomputers under Rs 4,500 crore-National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) would grow to 17.

Under NSM, India to get 14 new supercomputers in 2020

March 20, 2020 10:17:10 pm

Once deployed, the total number of supercomputers under Rs 4,500 crore-National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) would grow to 17.

This portable AI device can use coughing sounds to monitor COVID-19 trends

March 20, 2020 3:25:40 pm

cientists have developed a portable device powered by artificial intelligence (AI) which can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyse the data to directly monitor trends in flu-like illnesses such as COVID-19.

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How IBM’s supercomputer Summit is helping in the fight against coronavirus

March 19, 2020 6:55:42 pm

IBM's supercomputer Summit, the world's most powerful one, has also been utilised in search for drugs that might be most effective against the coronavirus or COVID-19, for which there is no cure or vaccine at the moment.

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Solar, Lunar eclipses 2020: When and where to watch eclipses this year

March 19, 2020 2:24:04 pm

We are compiling a list of all the solar and lunar eclipses of 2020 along with their timing and areas where these will be visible.

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Earth’s mantle, not core, might have generated planet’s magnetic field

March 18, 2020 7:37:55 pm

New research suggests that in the early days, it might have been the Mantle that generated Earth’s magnetic field and not the core.

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Climate Change is causing Greenland, Antarctica to melt 6 times faster than in the 1990s

March 18, 2020 12:28:35 pm

Greenland and Antarctica ice covers are melting six times faster than 1990s, will affect millions of people as sea levels could rise by 6.7-inch by 2100.

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Mercury has icy glaciers and the intense heat from Sun is responsible for it

March 18, 2020 12:28:04 pm

We knew that there was ice on Mercury but a new study says that the intense heat from the Sun helps make the ice on the planet closes to Sun.

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NASA’s Orion spacecraft ‘aces’ final test for the Artemis lunar program

March 15, 2020 5:55:41 pm

NASA's Orion spacecraft recently completed the final round of testing. The spacecraft is meant to fly astronauts to Moon aboard the Artemis lunar mission.

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Indian scientist-led team develops camera that doesn’t need focusing

March 13, 2020 2:12:19 pm

The researchers said the design approach they used could be expanded to create optical components with any number of properties such as extreme bandwidth, easier manufacturability or lower cost.

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Tiny bird-like dinosaur’s skull and DNA found in 99-million-year-old amber

March 12, 2020 4:13:45 pm

The bird-like creature is the smallest known dinosaur with 100 sharp teeth. It's been named as Oculudentavis khaungraae.

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Meteor impact destroyed first human settlement 10,000 years ago

March 11, 2020 1:35:43 pm

New research suggests that the early human settlement on Earth was destroyed by a meteor impact around 10,000 years ago.

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

March 10, 2020 3:28:15 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.

Elon Musk worries SpaceX won’t get to Mars before he dies

March 10, 2020 2:01:35 pm

“If we don’t improve our pace of progress, I’m definitely going to be dead before we go to Mars,” Musk said at the Satellite 2020 conference in Washington.

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NASA’s Mars rover 2020 now has a name: Perseverance

March 6, 2020 10:16:43 pm

NASA's Mars rover for the 2020 mission has finally has a name: Perseverance. Alexander Mather, a seventh-standard student, submitted the winning entry.

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NASA’s Curiosity rover captures most clear panorama of Mars: See 360-degree video

March 6, 2020 12:26:39 pm

NASA's Curiosity rover just sent its highest resolution panorama image of the Martian Surface. Here's what it has achieved so far.

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