Monday January 24-th, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Candidate Barred From Appearing JEE Main In Odisha’s Berhampur COVID-19 Positive Candidate Barred From Appearing JEE Main In Odisha’s Berhampur

The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is scheduled to be held on 13 September 2020, while the engineering entrance exam JEE-Main is scheduled from 1 September to 6 September 2020. At the meeting, the Chief Ministers had expressed concern ...

Asteroid over 22 meters in diameter to pass by Earth on Tuesday Asteroid over 22 meters in diameter to pass by Earth on Tuesday

The asteroid 2011 ES4, which is 20-meter-wide, will pass by Earth at a speed of 29,367 km per hour. The asteroid, which will pass by Earth at an estimated distance of 1.2 lakh km, passes by the planet in every nine years. The 2011 ES4 asteroid will p...

Discovery of an ancient dog species may teach us about human vocalization Discovery of an ancient dog species may teach us about human vocalization

The New Guinea singing dog , known for making harmonic sounds with its high-pitched barks and howls , was believed to only exist in captivity - until now. That's not to say there aren't differences between them. The captive dogs are much less genet...

Mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg Mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg

For years it was nicknamed " The Thing " because the scientists didn't know what it was, but after sitting in a miscellaneous box at the Natural History Museum in Chile for nearly a decade, someone finally had an idea. Judging by the size of this...

Nasa tests Moon mission booster rocket Nasa tests Moon mission booster rocket

Building on the completion of other similar tests of the booster - named Flight Support Booster 1 (FSB-1) - which qualified it for flight as part of the agency's upcoming Space Launch System (SLS), this most recent test used new propellant materials ...

Nasa spacecraft falls to Earth after being mistaken for an asteroid

The UFO was, in fact, NASA's Orbiting Geophysics Observatory 1 (OGO-1), headed home after 56 years in space. Here is what you need to know. OGO-1, together with 5 different satellites, was launched to chart and examine the Earth's magnetosphere, ...

Scientists detect first mid sized black hole via gravitational waves

In a 2014 paper published in the journal Science , Natarajan and her colleague proposed that the creation of black holes similar to the 142 solar-mass one discovered past year could have come within a dense cluster of stars, much in the way the new ...

'Even Face Shield, N-95 Mask Together Can't Stop Coronavirus' 'Even Face Shield, N-95 Mask Together Can't Stop Coronavirus'

If people want to wear a face shield over a mask , Kullar is all for it. In experiments that visualized the likely travel patterns of "respiratory droplets", researchers found that plastic face shields are poorer barriers than standard masks.

September’s full moon will be called the ‘Corn Moon’; here’s why September’s full moon will be called the ‘Corn Moon’; here’s why

The third and final full moon of the summer will be rising in tonight's sky. According to CNN Meteorologists, Judson Jones this full moon is a sight to behold as it rises over the eastern horizon. In India, the Corn Moon was visible from Sept...

Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter to fly by Earth on Tuesday Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter to fly by Earth on Tuesday

Both asteroids have been classified as Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) due to their distance from our planet. 2011 ES4's close approach is "close" on an astronomical scale but poses no danger of actually hitting Earth. Asteroid 2020 QG5 made its last appro...

Hurricane Laura to Push ‘Unsurvivable Surge’ onto Texas-Louisiana Coast Hurricane Laura to Push ‘Unsurvivable Surge’ onto Texas-Louisiana Coast

A storm surge warning was in effect for the area between Freeport, Texas and the mouth of the Mississippi River, with a surge of between 15 and 20 feet forecast for the area between Johnson Bayou and the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge. As well, a few to...

Trump tours damage from Hurricane Laura in Texas and Louisiana Trump tours damage from Hurricane Laura in Texas and Louisiana

Who's going to get this one? While the storm surge has receded and the clean up effort has begun, hundreds of thousands remain without power or water - a situation officials say could continue for weeks or months as the hot northern summer stretche...

SpaceX successfully launches its first polar orbit mission from Florida SpaceX successfully launches its first polar orbit mission from Florida

Soon after, the commercial space company led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk posted a video showing the successful deployment of Argentina's Saocom 1B satellite. The first stage dropped before the rocket arrived over Cuba, and after that, i...

What’s a ‘Corn Moon’? What to know about summer’s final full moon What’s a ‘Corn Moon’? What to know about summer’s final full moon

Wednesday before setting at 7:39 a.m. But since September's full moon is right at the beginning of the month, the full moon closest to the Harvest Moon this year will be October's Hunter Moon . This happens every two to three years and the nex...

JAXA and Toyota Name Proposed Lunar Rover the "Lunar Cruiser"

A pressurised lunar rover being developed jointly by JAXA and Toyota has been nicknamed the "Lunar Cruiser". "The meetings focus on how the manned pressurized rover becomes the starting point of a vision of a future lunar surface-based society wh...

SpaceX, NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years SpaceX, NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

A farewell ceremony was held for the astronauts earlier today aboard the space station. "To be where we are now, the first crewed flight of Dragon, is just unbelievable". The pair were to undergo medical checks onshore in Pensacola ahead of a flight ...

Rocket Lab returns to flight less than two months after launch failure Rocket Lab returns to flight less than two months after launch failure

Rocket Lab subsequently said extensive telemetry allowed it to trace the problem to a single electrical connection, and the Federal Aviation Administration gave permission to resume launches. In its 14th launch, the Electron booster successfully clea...

Trump hands out autograph: 'Sell this on eBay tonight, you'll get $10,000' Trump hands out autograph: 'Sell this on eBay tonight, you'll get $10,000'

Abbott said the area is extremely fortunate after Laura turned slightly east, averting an "unsurvivable" storm surge forecasters had predicted. Most of the deaths were from trees crashing into homes or from carbon monoxide poisoning tied to gener...

Super Pink Moon 2020

Beguilingly, yesterday, April 7, the moon came closest to the Earth for the entire year when it reached the perigee. 2020 is a season of full moon! Image copyright PA Media Image caption April's supermoon is the third of the year, following the...

Laura now Category 4; landfall expected early Thursday morning Laura now Category 4; landfall expected early Thursday morning

The first tropical storm-force winds could reach the USA mainland late Wednesday or Wednesday night Coastal water levels could also rise sharply long before the hurricane makes landfall. Laura's unwelcome arrival comes just days before the August 2...

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth's Ice Age temperatures How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth's Ice Age temperatures

Tierney and her colleagues analyzed paleoclimate signatures in ocean plankton fossils to map a range of sea-surface temperatures during the last ice age. That's when the latest ice age occurred, as it's also called the Last Glacial Maximum. During ...

L'Oréal United States of America joins U.S. plastics pact L'Oréal United States of America joins U.S. plastics pact

The U.S. Pact is a collaboration led by The Recycling Partnership , World Wildlife Fund (WWF ), and Ellen MacArthur Foundation . "We aspire to be at the forefront of the transition to a circular, reuse economy and finding new ways of giving cons...

ULA Delta Heavy launch postponed ULA Delta Heavy launch postponed

A hot fire abort was called at T-3 seconds, after ignition of engines aboard the Delta IV Heavy but prior to the vehicle being released for flight. Air Force launch weather forecasts and off-shore warnings indicated the Starlink flight was tentat...

Study proposes new origin theory for Earth's water — Blue planet Study proposes new origin theory for Earth's water — Blue planet

Louis. 'Hydrogen-bearing substance was present in the internal solar system at the time of the rocky planet formation, even although the temperatures were being much too high for water to condense'. Now, an evaluation of the best spotless example...

SpaceX Crewed Mission Postponed Due To Bad Weather Just Before Launch SpaceX Crewed Mission Postponed Due To Bad Weather Just Before Launch

The astronauts were to have blasted off from the same launch pad used in 2011 by NASA's final space shuttle flight, which was piloted by Hurley. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley boarded a Crew Dragon capsule built by Elon Musk's Calif...

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