Science news 16 Feb, 2021
Scientists discover bizarre creature deep beneath Antarctica - Yahoo India NewsYahoo Entertainment
Researchers are stunned by what they found when trying to examine the ocean floor beneath a huge ice shelf.
NASA Wants to Fly Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars for the First Time - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Transported aboard the Mars 2020 spacecraft that arrives at the Red Planet on Thursday, the small Ingenuity helicopter will have several challenges to overcome – the biggest being the rarefied Martian atmosphere that is just one percent the density of Earth's.
UAE’s Hope probe sends back its first image of Mars - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
UAE's Hope probe sends back first photo taken from Mars. The photo was taken by the Hope probe from a height of approximately 25,000 km above the surface of red planet.
Astronomers Discover Remains of Vapourised Ancient Earth-like Planets - News18News18
Even though we may want to believe that we are very unique as a planet, which is true to some extent, there could be other planets like ours in the endless cosmos.
SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink internet satellites into orbit, misses rocket landing - Space.comSpace.com
It was a rare miss for SpaceX's rocket landings.
Fossil of a massive 66-million-year-old fish is discovered after being mistook for a flying reptile - Daily MailDaily Mail
A fossil thought to belong to a pterodactyl skull was actually the bony lung of a coelacanth from 66 million years ago. It's estimated the fish was 15 feet long, making it the largest coelacanth on record.
Antimicrobial coating designed by Boeing that can kill the coronavirus is being tested by astronauts - Daily MailDaily Mail
Boeing designed the coating to protect astronauts during space missions, but after the coronavirus outbreak researches modified the formula to target the COVID-19 virus.
Neanderthals used stone tool tech once considered exclusive to Homo sapiens - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
A child's molar from an Israeli cave links Neanderthals to the cave's stone tools.
Dip in atmospheric CO2 200million years ago helped dinosaurs migrate from South America to Greenland - Daily MailDaily Mail
Long-necked dinosaurs emerged in South America 230 million years ago, but it took 15 million years before they showed up in Greenland because high levels of of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Young star, orbiting exoplanets discovered in ‘river of stars’ using TESS, Spitzer data- Technology News, First post - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
FP TrendingFeb 15, 2021 17:26:37 IST Astronomers have spotted a young star called TOI 451 that has three hot planets orbiting around it. Astronomers
New study highlights origin of comet that brought reign of dinosaurs to an abrupt end - ANI NewsANI News
Cambridge (Massachusetts) [US], February 16 (ANI): A new study led by the scientists of Harvard University has put forth a new theory that could explain the origin and journey of the comet named Chicxulub impactor whose devastating impact brought the reign of…
China's Yutu 2 rover finds long 'milestone' rock on far side of moon - Daily MailDaily Mail
China's Yutu 2 rover spotted an elongated 'milestone' rock sticking out from the surface on the far side of the moon. Experts say it formed after meteor impacts blew rocks away from the ground.
Attention foodies! NASA will pay you USD 500,000 if you do THIS - DNA IndiaDNA India
The participants will be required to idealise meals that help feed astronauts on long-term space missions, by inventing new systems and technologies.
Birds use ‘magnetic map’ to navigate (even in places they’ve never been) - Yahoo India NewsYahoo Entertainment
Migrating birds are able to correct their navigation using the Earth’s magnetic field – even in places they have never been, new research has shown.
Nature: Wasps watch over neighbouring nests in 'surprising act of selflessness' - Daily MailDaily Mail
Researchers from the UK studied some 20,000 baby Neotropical paper wasps and their carers from 91 different colonies in Panama, including near the canal.
India and Australia were evolutionary neighbours, a link found in Bhimbetka shows - The HinduThe Hindu
The age of fossil rock is determined using isotopes.
Three planets were discovered in a recently discovered river of young stars - baltimoregaylifeBaltimoregaylife.com
The system is a great target for studying the formation and evolution of the atmosphere. Researchers use Planenjager TESS They discovered three promising
March 21st Asteroid to be the largest ever known to fly past Earth - Republic TVRepublic World
March 21st Asteroid is one of the most trending topics as it is the largest asteroid to fly past Earth. Here is all about it
Why do we breathe so loudly when we sleep? - Livescience.comLive Science
What explains loud "sleep breathing"?
Russia launches cargo ship to International Space Station - BusinessLineBusinessLine
It is carrying water, propellant and other supplies and is set to dock at the space outpost Wednesday
NASA, SpaceX Join Forces Again, This Time For Lunar Gateway Project - GizbotGizbot
NASA Lunar Gateway: The NASA Artemis mission also involves the Lunar Gateway, which is an orbiting habitat on the Moon. NASA has just signed a deal with SpaceX to use the Falcon Heavy for the Lunar Gateway project.
Incredible moment a meteor lights up Melbourne's night sky during their five-day Covid lockdown - Daily MailDaily Mail
Melbourne residents have witnessed the breathtaking moment a meteor 'exploded' in the night sky during their snap Covid lockdown.
ESA releases image featuring rim of a Mars crater - CGTNCgtn.com
An image of a small crater on Mars was released by the European Space Agency (ESA) on February 10.
Move Over 'Farout,' Astronomers Confirm 'Farfarout' Is the Solar System's Most Distant Known Object - GizmodoGizmodo.com
What astronomers believed to be the most distant object in the Solar System, “Farout,” has lost its title after just two years. That crown now goes to “Farfarout” (zero points for creativity, you guys), a planetoid that is more than 130 times farther from the…
New AI ‘Ramanujan Machine’ finds hidden patterns in numbers - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
A new, artificially intelligent "mathematician" known as the Ramanujan Machine has the potential to reveal hidden relationships between numbers. The
New technology can get inside your head. Are you ready? - TechnoCodexTechnocodex.com
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How to watch a double feature rocket launch tonight: SpaceX and Progress 77 - Digital TrendsDigital Trends
If you're looking for some romantic entertainment this Valentine's Day, then two separate rockets are launching tonight. And what's more romantic than rockets?
Scientists achieve atomic scale manipulation of magnets - ANI NewsANI News
Lancaster (UK), February 14 (ANI): An international team of scientists during recent research has been successful in manipulating magnets at the atomic level. This new discovery will be helpful in attaining fast and energy-efficient future data processing tec…
Watch the last billion years of Earth's tectonic plate movement in just 40 seconds - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
Geologists animated a video that shows how Earth's tectonic plates moved around over the last billion years. The animation reveals the formations that came
NASA's TESS Discovers New Worlds among many Young Stars - India International TimesIndiainternationaltimes.com
Using observations from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), an international team of astronomers has discovered a trio of hot worlds larger than Earth orbiting a much younger version of our Sun called TOI 451. The system resides in the recent…
A thriving piece of coral the size of the Empire State Building was discovered in Australia - UpworthyUpworthy
"To find a new half-a-kilometer tall reef ... shows how mysterious the world is just beyond our coastline."
Scientists just created an enzyme that rapidly breaks down plastic pollution - UpworthyUpworthy
This is huge.
Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter to pass by Earth on Sept 1: Nasa - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Nasa estimates the asteroid’s relative speed at around 8.16 kilometres per second.
Comet NEOWISE streaks past Earth, pics wow netizens - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
NASA’s NEOWISE infrared space telescope discovered the comet in March.
Social Media Ablaze with Photos after Rare 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Spotted in India - News18News18
Even as the world waited with bated breath for the annular solar eclipse on Sunday evening, citizens in India, China, Western Africa, and parts of the Arabian peninsula got to witness a dramatic ring-of fire during the eclipse.
Russian Space Agency Calls Donald Trump's Reaction to SpaceX Launch 'Hysteria' - News18News18
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, on Saturday launched two Americans into orbit from Florida en route to the International Space Station (ISS), a landmark mission that ended Russia's monopoly on flights there.
Chandrayaan exits Earth orbit, enters Moon path - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The orbit of Chandrayaan-2 has been raised five times using an on-board propulsion system [a machine to push the spacecraft forward] between July 23 and August 6, since its launch on July 22.
Mysterious fast radio bursts discovered from deep space ‘could be aliens’ - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Some scientists also believe that the fast radio bursts emanate from powerful astrophysical phenomena billions of light years away. However, the source of these signals, originating from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, are not well understood.
India prepares quest to find a trillion-dollar nuclear fuel on the Moon - ETEnergyworld.comThe Times of India
This mission would solidify India’s place among the fleet of explorers racing to the moon, Mars and beyond for scientific, commercial or military gains.
‘Indians are so good at mathematics and physics’: When Stephen Hawking came to India - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Scientist Stephen Hawking made a 16-day trip to India in 2001, visiting Mumbai and New Delhi. During the visit, he met then president KR Narayanan.
Elon Musk shares images of ‘Mars city’, ‘Moon base’ before speaking about colonising Red Planet - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will on Friday outline a new design for an interplanetary transport system to take humans to Mars.
ISRO record: Chinese state media says Beijing can learn lessons from India - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
A grudgingly complimentary state media piece on Monday said the Communist country could learn a “number of lessons” from its neighbour’s low-price and efficiency-driven advantages in space commerce.