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100 metre long cave found on Moon could serve as shelter for astronauts

18/07/2024
Italian scientists Lorenzo Bruzzone and Leonardo Carrer discovered a 100-metre cave in the Sea of Tranquility, 250 miles from Apollo 11. This cave could benefit lunar habitats by protecting from radiation. NASA, China, and Russia's lunar plans, including Artemis, align with future missions and resource exploration on the Moon and Mars, advancing human space expansion.

ISRO successful missions that made history

18/07/2024
Glean into the successful mission accomplished by ISRO that is etched in the history. Founded in 1969, ISRO is renowned for cost-effective missions: Aryabhata (Volgograd, 1975), INSAT (1983, 200+ correspondents, TV transmission), Chandrayaan-1 (2008, lunar water), MOM (2014, PSLV-C25, Sriharikota, 7+ years at Mars), Chandrayaan-3 (soft Moon landing), Aditya L1 (2023, Lagrange Point 1, coronal mass ejections, pre-flare activities).

Is time an illusion created by quantum entanglement? A new perspective

18/07/2024
A recent study proposes that time might not be a fundamental aspect of the universe but rather an illusion stemming from quantum entanglement. This new perspective aims to address the inconsistencies between our best theories of the universe, which have hindered the development of a unified "theory of everything." Researchers have suggested that by considering time as a result of quantum entanglement, the mysterious connection between two distant particles, they might solve this long-standing problem. The study, published on May 10 in the journal Physical Review A, explores this idea.

Exploring Nasa's latest exoplanet marvels: 6 fascinating discoveries unveiled

18/07/2024
On Aug. 24, 2023, more than three decades after the first confirmation of planets beyond our own solar system, scientists announced the discovery of six new exoplanets, stretching that number to 5,502. From zero exoplanet confirmations to over 5,500 in just a few decades, this new milestone marks another major step in the journey to understand the worlds beyond our solar system.The DiscoveryWith the discovery of six new exoplanets, scientists have tipped the scales and surpassed 5,500 exoplanets found (there are now 5,502 known exoplanets, to be exact).Just about 31 years ago, in 1992, the first exoplanets were confirmed when scientists detected twin planets Poltergeist and Phobetor orbiting the pulsar PSR B1257+12. In March 2022, just last year, scientists celebrated passing 5,000 exoplanets discovered.Key Facts Scientists have discovered six new exoplanets — HD 36384 b, TOI-198 b, TOI-2095 b, TOI-2095 c, TOI-4860 b, and MWC 758 c — this has pushed the total number of confirmed exoplanets discovered to 5,502.

Exploring Nasa's latest exoplanet marvels: 6 fascinating discoveries unveiled

18/07/2024
On Aug. 24, 2023, more than three decades after the first confirmation of planets beyond our own solar system, scientists announced the discovery of six new exoplanets, stretching that number to 5,502. From zero exoplanet confirmations to over 5,500 in just a few decades, this new milestone marks another major step in the journey to understand the worlds beyond our solar system.The DiscoveryWith the discovery of six new exoplanets, scientists have tipped the scales and surpassed 5,500 exoplanets found (there are now 5,502 known exoplanets, to be exact).Just about 31 years ago, in 1992, the first exoplanets were confirmed when scientists detected twin planets Poltergeist and Phobetor orbiting the pulsar PSR B1257+12. In March 2022, just last year, scientists celebrated passing 5,000 exoplanets discovered.Key Facts Scientists have discovered six new exoplanets — HD 36384 b, TOI-198 b, TOI-2095 b, TOI-2095 c, TOI-4860 b, and MWC 758 c — this has pushed the total number of confirmed exoplanets discovered to 5,502.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: The fastest human-made object

18/07/2024
NASA's Parker Solar Probe breaks speed records and endures extreme temperatures to study the Sun's corona, advancing our knowledge of solar phenomena. Named after Dr. Eugene N. Parker, this mission represents a significant leap in scientific innovation and space exploration.

Breakthrough: Common blood thinner can be affordable antidote for cobra venom

18/07/2024
Heparin stops necrosis from cobra bites, potentially improving survival rates, say University of Sydney and Liverpool researchers. Published in Science Translational Medicine, it neutralises toxins. Annually, snake bites cause 1.4 lakh deaths, 4 lakh long-term effects in India, Africa. Professors Neely and Casewell noted heparin's impact versus current antivenoms, aligning with WHO's 2030 goal. Quick implementation possible.

Breakthrough: Common blood thinner can be affordable antidote for cobra venom

18/07/2024
Heparin stops necrosis from cobra bites, potentially improving survival rates, say University of Sydney and Liverpool researchers. Published in Science Translational Medicine, it neutralises toxins. Annually, snake bites cause 1.4 lakh deaths, 4 lakh long-term effects in India, Africa. Professors Neely and Casewell noted heparin's impact versus current antivenoms, aligning with WHO's 2030 goal. Quick implementation possible.

Nasa: Meteor soars over Statue of Liberty, burns up above Manhattan

17/07/2024
A 'daylight fireball' disintegrated 30 miles above Manhattan, causing no meteorite debris. Witnesses observed a flash above the Statue of Liberty at 11:15 am, causing mild shaking. Moving at 34,000 mph, it caused no damage or injuries, confirmed by NYC Emergency Management. USGS ruled out an earthquake, noting high temperatures and military activity contributed.

Why narcissists are very attractive in the beginning

16/07/2024
However, this initial charm fades as relationships progress. Campbell and Stacy Campbell's model of narcissism divides interactions into the "emerging zone" (initial, short-term contexts) and the "enduring zone" (long-term, continuing relationships). In the enduring zone, narcissists exhibit negative behaviors like arrogance and aggression, leading to a decline in their popularity. Narcissists tend to return to the emerging zone to seek the positive social feedback and emotional rush they crave, thus being adept at gaining new friends and social status but poor at maintaining meaningful relationships.

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