Friday, September 25, 2020

Vignesh TT

Self-motivated and energetic person with diversified interest in Fitness, sports, science, and nature. I seek uniqueness and perfection in all the activities I do.
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Mercury probe to search for life on Venus during the flyby

Recently scientists announced the discovery of phosphine gas at Venus with two different telescopes. Phosphine is a smelly, flammable, and noxious gas,...

Space debris causes ISS to carry out avoidance maneuver

Russian and US astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) carried out an avoidance maneuver this Tuesday to adjust the station's orbit...

Halloween is getting spookier this year with a rare blue moon

This year's Halloween will be a little bit spookier with a rare blue moon illuminating our night sky.  The...

Explained: Earth’s equinoxes and solstices

This year, fall begins this Tuesday at 9:30 AM ET in the Northern Hemisphere. The Northern Hemisphere houses more than 90% of...

Evidence shows some bacteria can survive in space for years

Outer space, with extreme low pressures and frigid temperatures, is the most hostile environment for life. Any life form left in the...

A mysterious phenomenon could be killing millions of birds in the US

In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands and perhaps even millions of dead migratory birds were discovered in numerous spots across New Mexico...

Electronic pulses in molecules revealed by Attosecond pulses

Scientists from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University demonstrated that they could create ripples in molecules through...

Extremely Tiny Magnetic Field Detector using Graphene

In scientific research, medical, and various diverse fields, most minute measurements are often most crucial. A special type of device called Superconducting...

A new study finds Cataclysmic variable V1460 Her has a fast spinning white dwarf

Cataclysmic variables (CVs) are binary star systems with a white dwarf and a normal star as a companion. The white dwarf is...

Hubble’s new photo of the Cygnus loop reminds of Nexus from Star Trek

For Star Trek fans like me, the above image reminds of "Nexus" from Star Trek: Generations - an extra-dimensional realm in which...

A new study throws light on neutron star growth

The atomic nucleus is the small dense region at the center of an atom, consisting of protons and neutrons held together by...

Ocean soaks up more carbon than previously estimated

Carbon dioxide accounts for almost 80% of our greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. Oceans and vegetations soak up a part of...

Transposable elements regulate human nerve cells

In the human genome, transposable elements make up a large portion and are responsible for much of the mass of a cell's...

Supernovae – A platform to unveil new physics beyond the standard model

A supernova is a powerful and luminous explosion that occurs during the last evolutionary stages of a massive star or when a...

A new device to measure toxic levels of lead within minutes

We cannot see, smell, or taste lead dissolved in water, and the only way to find if the water has harmful quantities...

Eyes on the Solar System – Provides a real-time view of Perseverance rover

NASA's Mars 2020 is an ambitious mission that helps pave the way for future human expeditions to Mars and demonstrates technologies that...

A new plastic that can be recycled repeatedly

Plastic has become an integral part of our daily life. Every day to day product contains a certain amount of plastic. Plastic...

New game-changing thermal management technology using thermal diodes

Novel technology will enable the smart thermal management of electronics, aircraft, and spacecraft. Jonathan Boreyko, an associate professor in...

A gentle drizzle or a heavy shower: What’s the difference?

Rain can be gentle and peaceful some days, and sometimes it comes down as a torrential downpour causing flash floods and destruction.

New simple and efficient technology could provide clean drinking water to millions

It is estimated that around 785 million people in the world lack easy access to a clean drinking water source. The climate...