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Digging Deep: Genetics gives a closer look into origins of the world’s first farmers

May 27, 2022 11:21:45 am

Who were the world's first farmers? A study published in Cell this week, led by a team of geneticists from Switzerland and Germany, tries to answer that question by tapping into ancient genomes

Moon’s ancient volcanoes could have created thick sheets of ice on its surface

May 26, 2022 4:26:01 pm

More than 2 to 4 billion years ago, tens of thousands of volcanoes could have erupted across the lunar surface, generating huge rivers and lakes of lava.

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‘Quantum Internet’ inches closer with advance in data teleportation

May 26, 2022 1:18:37 pm

A team of physicists has taken a significant step toward this computer network of the future, using a technique called quantum teleportation to send data across three physical locations.

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captures galactic ‘dancing duo’

May 27, 2022 5:43:36 pm

NASA Hubble Space Telescope discovered the duo between 50 and 60 million light-years away from us, towards the constellation Leo.

‘Potentially hazardous’ asteroid, twice Burj Khalifa’s size, to fly past Earth on May 27

May 26, 2022 12:58:19 pm

On making its closest approach to Earth on May 27, 1989 JA will be 40,24,182 kilometres away, the closest it gets to the planet for the next 172 years.

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Boeing Starliner capsule returns to Earth, capping key uncrewed test mission

May 26, 2022 1:31:38 pm

Boeing Co's Starliner astronaut capsule returned from the International Space Station and landed in New Mexico on Wednesday, capping a high-stakes test flight as NASA's next vehicle for carrying humans to orbit.

NASA’s InSight Mars lander takes one last selfie

May 25, 2022 4:30:42 pm

NASA's InSight team expects the lander to become inoperative by December; concluding a mission that has detected more than 1,300 marsquakes and located the most quake-prone regions of the Red Planet.

NASA announces early plan to send astronauts to Mars

May 25, 2022 6:01:05 pm

NASA is calling on industry, academia, international communities and other stakeholders to provide input on its early plan for a mission to Mars.

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OFT-2: Boeing’s Starliner to return to Earth on May 26, details on how to watch live

May 24, 2022 7:09:12 pm

You can watch NASA's live coverage of OFT-2's Boeing Starliner Spacecraft returning to earth after a successful deployment to the International Space Station.

With U.S. help, Japan wants to go from player to power in space

May 23, 2022 4:31:37 pm

Tokyo has said it hopes to put one of its astronauts on the lunar surface - the first non-American - in the latter half of the 2020s as part of NASA's Artemis programme to return humans to the moon.

Hubble reveals a ‘curious couple’ and river of star formation

May 22, 2022 6:40:57 pm

The Hubble Space Telescope captured two interesting phenomena that tell us a lot about the cosmos.

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NASA plans Artemis I Moon Rocket SLS’s wet dress rehearsal in June

May 22, 2022 12:56:26 pm

NASA says the Space Launch System (SLS), designed for the Artemis Moon Missions, will be the most powerful rocket ever built when completed and tested.

Scientists create graphyne, the next generation wonder material

May 23, 2022 10:46:18 am

This research fills a long-standing gap in carbon material science and opens up brand new possibilities for electronics, optics and semiconductor research.

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Boeing’s Starliner successfully docks at International Space Station during second attempt

May 22, 2022 10:24:55 am

Before any astronauts could actually go aboard Starliner, NASA wanted Boeing to demonstrate that its spaceship is able to successfully dock with the International Space Station

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NASA: Hubble Telescope data suggests ‘something weird’ going on in universe

May 24, 2022 1:08:49 pm

NASA: Data from the Hubble Space Telescope has shown that the universe is expanding faster than what interstellar models had predicted.

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Boeing Starliner: 5 facts you need to know about the spacecraft

May 20, 2022 1:57:54 pm

Here are five interesting facts about the Boeing Starliner, which is currently en-route the International Space Station.

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Digging Deep: How animal soundscapes reveal levels of Amazon forest degradation

May 20, 2022 10:15:29 am

Just how is biodiversity is being impacted as a result of the degradation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.

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Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft —finally — blasts into orbit

May 20, 2022 8:23:53 am

Boeing Co and NASA launched the long-delayed Starliner space capsule for a planned rendezvous with the International Space Station,

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Food security in space: Farming salad in moon soil

May 19, 2022 6:31:16 pm

Scientists have grown plants in soil taken from the lunar surface. It's a sign that people could one day live on the moon, grow food and produce water

China, US are racing to make billions from mining the moon’s minerals

May 18, 2022 3:25:43 pm

Just like in the era of Sputnik and Apollo more than half a century ago, world leaders, the US and China this time, are again racing to achieve dominance in outer space.

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NASA prepares to bring Artemis I Moon rocket SLS to launchpad

May 17, 2022 4:55:35 pm

SLS is technically scheduled for its first launch in June 2022 but that is still up in the air since it hasn’t yet completed a wet dress rehearsal.

Image shows the lunar eclipse framed by the solar panels of the international space station above and the earth below it.

ESA astronaut clicks beautiful pictures of lunar eclipse from International Space Station

May 17, 2022 12:43:17 pm

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were also lucky enough to get a view of the total lunar eclipse.

Examination of meteorite from Mars reveals limited water exposure

May 16, 2022 4:33:05 pm

To find out whether there were any major hydrothermal systems where the meteorite was on Mars, the researchers used neutron and X-ray tomography.

Lunar Eclipse 2022: A look at the stunning pics capturing ‘Super blood moon’ of May 16

May 16, 2022 3:15:40 pm

Lunar eclipse 2022: Here, we have put together some pictures of the eclipse taken from different locations so you can see what it looked like.

‘Science was always around me’: Harsha Bhogle on his new podcast dealing with AI

May 16, 2022 3:13:45 pm

Paradigm Shift on Spotify captures the use of AI in India across different sectors, including education, healthcare, weather, language, agriculture and wildlife.