Science news 11 Feb, 2021
Great white sharks in the Monterey Bay here to stay as the ocean warms - KSBW Action News 8Google News
UAE and China place missions into Mars orbit mere hours apart - RocketSTEMRocketstem.org
Launched last summer, a pair of spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates and China both arrived safely at Mars less than one day apart.
Transient HCl in the atmosphere of Mars - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
Abstract A major quest in the exploration of Mars has been the hunt for atmospheric gases, potentially revealing ongoing activity of geophysical or
Mars: Water vapours rising from the Red Planet suggest it 'may have been habitable' - Daily MailDaily Mail
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), operated by the European Space Agency and Russia's Roscosmos, made the discovery by measuring light as vapour passes through the atmosphere.
SpaceX wins contract for NASA’s $332M mission to lunar outpost - The Siasat DailyThe Siasat Daily
Washington: NASA has selected Elon Musk's private aerospace company SpaceX to provide launch services for two major components of the Gateway that will serve as a way station for future Moon missions. As part of the contract, SpaceX will provide launch servic…
A new anomaly detection pipeline for astronomical discovery and recommendation systems - Phys.orgPhys.Org
The SNAD team, an international network formed by researchers from Russia, France and the U.S., has developed a pipeline to find rare and exotic objects among the haystacks of data from astronomical surveys.
In the new space race to Mars, China is hellbent on beating India and others - Scroll.inScroll.in
China has already enacted five-year plans for its space activities, the latest of which ended in 2020 with more 140 launches.
A new way to look for life-sustaining planets - NanowerkNanowerk
New capabilities developed by an international team of astronomers make it possible to directly image planets that could potentially harbor life within the habitable zone of a neighboring star system.
Spectacular 'honeycomb heart' revealed in iconic stellar explosion - Phys.orgPhys.Org
A unique heart shape, with wisps of gas filaments showing an intricate honeycomb-like arrangement, has been discovered at the center of the iconic supernova remnant, the Crab Nebula. Astronomers have mapped the void in unprecedented detail, creating a realist…
Two Scientists Win Biggest Science Award For Historic Astronomical Discovery - India TimesThe Times of India
Two scientists at the W. M. Keck Observatory have received the 2020 Newcomb Cleveland Prize that is annually awarded to authors of outstanding scientific papers published in the journal Science. The duo was awarded the honor for successfully zeroing in on the…
Mars: Second of three missions to reach the Red Planet today - here's what you need to know - Sky NewsSky.com
Three space missions set to reach Mars this February 2021 - The Hindu BusinessLineBusinessLine
Here’s everything you need to know about the February 2021 Mars landings.
Stable armchairlike type N6 hexazine ring made of tungsten hexanitride - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
IMAGE: Crystal structure, XRD and Raman of WB6 at 165 GPa. See more Credit: Nilesh? P. Salke Tungsten hexanitride with the armchairlike-type N6 hexazine
Eleven Metal 3D Printed Parts to Land on Mars this February - MANUFACTUR3D - Manufactur3DManufactur3dmag.com
Hardy and Ramanujans first correspondence period of days celebrated in Kokrajhar - Sentinelassam - The Sentinel AssamThe Sentinel Assam
The World Society of Mathematical Sciences, in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics,...
Hawaii Keck Observatory Scientists Win Prestigious Science Award - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
HONOLULU (KHON2) - The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced on Tuesday, February 9 that two scientists from the WM Keck
Dragonflies perform upside down backflips to right themselves - Phys.orgPhys.Org
The findings add to current knowledge of how insects fly and keep stable in the air. They could also help to inspire new designs in small aerial vehicles like drones, which can be useful for search-and-rescue attempts and building inspection.
NASA Mars Perseverance rover: What to expect on landing day - CNETCNET
On Feb. 18, NASA's latest Mars rover will try for a dramatic touchdown on the red planet.
Tiny crustacean snaps its giant claw shut 10,000 times faster than the blink of a human EYE - Daily MailDaily Mail
Researchers from Duke University in the US say the shrimp combines a unique set of traits which make the speed all the more impressive.
Einsteinium, Element Named after Albert Einstein, No More a Mystery as Scientists Discover its Properties - News18News18
Placed quite down in the periodic table with the atomic number 99, Einsteinium is the seventh transuranic element.
NASA researchers reveal ISS has robust population of bacteria and fungi - Republic TVRepublic World
Just like on Earth, there is a robust population of bacteria and fungi on the ISS, according to a NASA study that catalogued its exact composition.
Coal and COVID-19: How pandemic is accelerating the end of fossil power generation - DTNextDtnext.in
COVID-19 has not only caused a temporary drop in global CO2 emissions, but it has also reduced the share of power generated by burning coal - a trend that could, in fact, outlast the pandemic.
Severe undercounting of Covid cases worldwide: Study - BusinessLineBusinessLine
Over 20 per cent of UK, US population already infected
Watch how a billion years has transformed the look of Earth - Digital TrendsDigital Trends
Marvel at this amazing video showing the dramatic changes to Earth's geography caused by the movement of tectonic plates over the last billion years.