Science news 24 Feb, 2021
Tianwen-1 enters preset Mars parking orbit - Global TimesGlobal Times
China's first Mars probe, Tianwen-1, successfully entered the Mars parking orbit at 6:29 am on Wednesday following a third braking maneuver. The probe will operate in the orbit for three months with all payloads onboard the orbiter powered on.
Did you know Mars rover`s giant parachute carried secret message and space enthusiasts cracked it within a... - Zee NewsIndia.com
The huge parachute used by NASA s Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out ‘Dare Mighty Things’ in the orange and white strips of…
29-year-old cancer survivor set to be youngest American in space | AFP - AFP News AgencyGoogle News
Researchers reveal 'good bacteria' in breast milk changes over time - DTNextDtnext.in
The cocktail of beneficial bacteria passed from mother to infant through breast milk changes significantly over time and could act as a daily booster shot for infant immunity and metabolism, according to the findings of new research.
Reclusive Neutron Star May Have Been Found in Famous Supernova - Jet Propulsion LaboratoryNASA
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the leading center for robotic exploration of the solar system.
Martian moons have a common ancestor - Phys.orgPhys.Org
Mars's two moons, Phobos and Deimos, have puzzled researchers since their discovery in 1877. They are very small: Phobos's diameter of 22 kilometers is 160 times smaller than that of our moon, and Deimos is even smaller, with a diameter of only 12 kilometers.…
Kittens could be key to unraveling deadly diarrheal disease for children and animals, NCSU researchers say - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
RALEIGH – Kittens could be the product for understanding infectious, at times deadly, diarrheal disorder in both of those animals and kids, according to
Cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux to be the youngest American ever in space - YourStoryYourStory
Hayley Arceneaus, a bone cancer survivor and physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, became the newest crew member of SpaceX’s Inspiration 4.
Nanoracks launches two CubeSats on NG-15 Cygnus - Geospatial WorldWordlift.io
The NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft berthed with the International Space Station (ISS), carrying two CubeSats in the Nanoracks External Cygnus Deployer (E-NRCSD). The Cygnus arrived at the ISS after launching from Wallops Flight Facility Pad 0A on February 22, 2021 a…
Witness the extraordinarily alluring Earth through these photos taken from the International Space Station - Times NowZoom
The crew of the International Space Station orbiting over 200 miles above the Earth have taken some stunning photos of the Blue Planet. Here are the pictures that you definitely don't want to miss.
Microbes from Earth could temporarily survive on Mars: study - The HinduThe Hindu
While not all the microbes survived the trip, one previously detected on the International Space Station, the black mold Aspergillus niger, could be revived after it returned home.
Life From Earth Could Temporarily Survive On Mars - Astrobiology - Astrobiology NewsAstrobiology News
All high-energy cosmic neutrinos are born by quasars, claimed scientists - Tech ExploristTech Explorist
Neutrinos with energies of more than a trillion electronvolts (TeV): all of them are born near black holes in the centers of distant active galaxies' powerful radio sources.
Exciting new developments for the AGU Books program - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
AGU's books program is adapting and expanding with a number of new initiatives designed to improve the quality and expand the reach of our publications.
Neuroscience: Artificial 'brain in a dish' is created that matures 'just like a human brain' - Daily MailDaily Mail
Extensive genetic analyses of the so-called 'organoids' - which were allowed to grow in experimental dishes for up to 20 months - was conducted by US researchers.
NASA's Webb Telescope Will Show Us More Stars at Higher Resolution - NASANASA
The combination of high resolution and infrared-detecting instruments on NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope will reveal stars that are currently hidden even from the powerful Hubble Space Telescope.
Supercomputers (and a few humans) create stunning sky map of 25,000 supermassive black holes - The Next WebThe Next Web
Astronomers have used a combination of low-frequency telescopes, supercomputers, and algorithms to create a vast sky map of 25,000 supermassive black holes. The map shows thousands of twinkling dots that look like stars, but are actually enormous black holes,…
The human genome at 20: How biology's most-hyped breakthrough led to anticlimax and arrests - Phys.orgPhys.Org
When President Bill Clinton took to a White House lectern 20 years ago to announce that the human genome sequence had been completed, he hailed the breakthrough as "the most important, most wondrous map ever produced by humankind." The scientific achievement…
1st black hole spotted in 1964 much bigger than earlier thought, says study - EastMojoEastMojo
The Cygnus X-1 black hole was discovered when a pair of Geiger counters were sent to space on a rocket. It's also one of the closest known black holes to Earth.
Here's Why It Gets Super Cold At Night In Sahara Desert - India TimesThe Times of India
Why do temperatures in the Sahara Desert shift so dramatically and how do the flora and fauna adapt to extreme changes? The Sahara Desert in Africa has extreme temperature variations between day and night. Image For Representation/Twi…
UK Teens Face Kidnapping Charges after Accidentally Stealing Car with Owner's Children Still Inside - News18News18
Getting your car stolen is scary enough, but if the car is stolen with your children inside? Simply horrific.
42,000 Year Old Tree Captured Evidence Of Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipping - India TimesThe Times of India
A few years ago, workers digging to create a power plant in New Zealand discovered a 60-ton trunk from a kauri tree, and now according to researchers, it has captured the last collapse of Earth’s magnetic field. ScienceMagThe massive t…
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Sent the First Report: What Should You Know - Optic Flux - Optic FluxOpticflux.com
Good news from Mars! NASA just received the first report from the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, so we know what’s really happening up there. According to the report, everything is operating...
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus cargo spacecraft launched to the ISS - TechstoryTechstory.in
On 20th February, Northrop Grumman's Cygnus cargo spacecraft was launched for the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
AS IT HAPPENED: UAE Hope probe enters Mars' orbit - Arab NewsArab News
DUBAI: The UAE’s Hope probe has entered the orbit of Mars after a six-month-long voyage into outer space. There were cheers at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center when mission control received information that the manouver had been success. Abu Dhabi Crown P…