Scientists learn about the ‘ridiculously lovely’ history of penguins

Posted on July 20, 2022Categories ScienceTags , ,   Leave a comment on Scientists learn about the ‘ridiculously lovely’ history of penguins

Penguins first evolved the ability to dive, like a puffin, and subsequently lost the ability to fly as they adapted to an aquatic realm, becoming excellent swimmers and divers. One of the wonders of the animal kingdom is how penguins evolved from their flying seabird ancestors into the flightless inhabitants of aquatic settings from the chilly Antarctica to the balmy Galapagos Islands. The history of penguins going back to their beginnings more than 60 million years ago was examined in … Continue reading “Scientists learn about the ‘ridiculously lovely’ history of penguins”

James Webb telescope from NASA finds water on a far-off planet

Posted on July 19, 2022July 19, 2022Categories ScienceTags   Leave a comment on James Webb telescope from NASA finds water on a far-off planet

The observation is the most detailed of its kind to date, demonstrating Webb’s unprecedented ability to analyse distant atmospheres, according to NASA. The atmosphere of a hot, puffy gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star more than 1,000 light years away has been found to contain traces of water as well as evidence for clouds and haze, according to NASA. This discovery was made on Wednesday. According to NASA, the observation is the most thorough of its sort to date … Continue reading “James Webb telescope from NASA finds water on a far-off planet”

Description of DTE: Science of torrential rain

Posted on July 18, 2022Categories Science, Science & TechnologyTags   Leave a comment on Description of DTE: Science of torrential rain

Telangana Chief Minister said cloudbursts may be a ‘foreign consipiracy’ during his visit to flood-hid Bhadrachalam India, especially Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the Himalayas, has been repeatedly devastated by heavy rains during the monsoon season. Flash floods in Uttalacand in 2013 killed thousands and are one of the worst natural disasters recorded since the 2004 tsunami. According to meteorologists, climate change has made these extreme weather events more frequent and more intense. In 2021, Himachal Pradesh recorded about 30 torrential … Continue reading “Description of DTE: Science of torrential rain”

IN-SPACe Approves Two Space Startups, Marking the Beginning of Private Space Sector Launches in India

Posted on June 28, 2022June 28, 2022Categories ScienceTags   Leave a comment on IN-SPACe Approves Two Space Startups, Marking the Beginning of Private Space Sector Launches in India

IN-SPACe is an autonomous nodal agency formed to promote, authorise, monitor and supervise the space activities of NGPEs in India The Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) has begun authorising Indian private firms, ushering in the private space sector in India. IN-SPACe is an autonomous, single-window nodal agency established to promote, authorise, monitor, and supervise the space activities of India’s Non-Governmental Private Entities (NGPEs). On June 24, IN-SPACe authorised Dhruva Space, Hyderabad, and Digantara Research & Technologies, Bengaluru, to … Continue reading “IN-SPACe Approves Two Space Startups, Marking the Beginning of Private Space Sector Launches in India”

NASA’s CAPSTONE moon launch has been postponed yet again

Posted on June 28, 2022June 28, 2022Categories ScienceTags   Leave a comment on NASA’s CAPSTONE moon launch has been postponed yet again

CAPSTONE will be a testbed for Gateway, a Moon-orbiting outpost part of NASA’s Artemis programme.   NASA, Rocket Lab, and Advanced Space have cancelled the June 27 launch of the CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment). Weather and other factors are being considered by the teams in order to determine a date for the next launch opportunity. The mission’s next launch opportunity within the current timeframe is on June 28. However, due to the trajectory design … Continue reading “NASA’s CAPSTONE moon launch has been postponed yet again”

NASA’s most recent Mars mission is on the verge of landing for an unprecedented seismic mission

Posted on June 23, 2022June 29, 2022Categories ScienceTags   Leave a comment on NASA’s most recent Mars mission is on the verge of landing for an unprecedented seismic mission

Nasa’s first spacecraft designed to explore the deep interior of another planet streaked toward a landing on a vast, barren plain on Mars scheduled for Monday, carrying instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic rumblings never measured anywhere other than Earth. After sailing 301 million miles (548 million km) on a six-month voyage through deep space, the robotic lander InSight was due to touch down on the dusty, rock-strewn surface of the Red Planet at about 8 pm GMT. If … Continue reading “NASA’s most recent Mars mission is on the verge of landing for an unprecedented seismic mission”

NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

Posted on June 22, 2022Categories Science   Leave a comment on NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

NASA has fueled its massive moon rocket for the first time and conducted a countdown test despite a fuel line leak. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA fueled its massive moon rocket for the primary time Monday and went in advance with a vital countdown take a look at no matter a gasoline line leak. This became NASA’s fourth crack on the all-crucial get dressed rehearsal, the remaining fundamental milestone earlier than the moon rocket’s long-awaited release debut. The preceding … Continue reading “NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal”

South Korea launches its first space rocket developed domestically

Posted on June 21, 2022Categories Science   Leave a comment on South Korea launches its first space rocket developed domestically

If the launch is successful, South Korea would become the world’s 10th nation to place a satellite into space with its own technology. South Korea successfully launched its first domestically constructed space rocket on Tuesday, months after its previous effort failed to deliver a payload into orbit. According to some experts, a successful launch would not only promote South Korea’s rising space ambitions, but it would also demonstrate that it possesses vital technology for developing a space-based surveillance system and … Continue reading “South Korea launches its first space rocket developed domestically”