Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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.
127 Published Articles

The world’s smallest Christmas tree

When we hear Christmas, the first things that come in our mind are Santa Claus and the Christmas tree. Many people race to make...

Evidence of a previously unknown asteroid about the size of Ceres

A team of scientists led by Southwest Research Institute has identified a new meteorite parent asteroid by studying the Almahata Sitta meteorite (AhS).  On October...

Climate change ultimately caused the demise of Transoxania

Climate change doomed the ancient Transoxania civilization, suggests a new study.  An international team of scientists analyzed sediment samples from rivers and now abandoned canals...

Amoeba inspires solution to the traveling salesman problem

A new analog computer to find a quick and reliable solution to the traveling salesman problem that was formulated in the 1930s. The traveling salesman...

A new app—the iGenomics—makes pocket size DNA analyzer possible

A new Star Trek tricorder, but this time it is not a prop. Scientists from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have developed the...

Asteroid turns out to be an old rocket – NASA

It turns out the asteroid that was discovered in September is a 54-year-old rocket. After its discovery, Paul Chodas, NASA's top asteroid expert, suspected it...

A cost-effective tool to select the best microalgae for biodiesel production

To reduce the dependencies on fossil fuels, scientists have been looking at various alternative energy sources. Microalgae is one such candidate showing promising characteristics...

Spaceflight can disrupt Mitochondrial activity leading to health issues

Astronauts living in space for an extended time are more likely to develop health issues such as sleep disruptions and cardiovascular problems. Now, thanks...

Jupiter and Saturn will appear as a double planet on the winter solstice

Winter solstice will bring another unique astronomical phenomenon with Jupiter and Saturn appearing closer together like a double planet in Earth's night sky. While such...

Hydrogen from algae – A big step towards green energy generation green

Hydrogen gas is one of the heavily used industrial fuels and since being climate-neutral offers exciting new possibilities as an energy source in the...

Drawing inspiration from nature to stabilize bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials

Nature inspires entirely new solar energy harvesting architectures. Researchers at the City College of New York (CCNY), taking inspiration from nature, can demonstrate a...

Microplastic pollution has reached Mount Everest

Microplastic pollution has reached the remote, pristine, and highest point on Earth, a new study finds. Researchers found evidence of microplastic in the snow and...

A new coating can improve semiconductor efficiency, promoting the generation of green fuels

Hydrogen gas and methanol are used widely in industries as raw materials as well as in fuel cells. Today they are produced mainly from...

Gold nanoparticles to aid in determining drug effectiveness

One of the critical steps in drug development is tracking how it gets into target cells and observing their action inside the cells. Therefore,...

Building blocks of life can predate stars

Building blocks of life can form long before stars, a new study shows. An international team of astrophysicists and astrochemical modelers, mostly based at the...

Green technology offers a battery-free solution to power our smart devices

Technology has embedded deep in our lifestyle. We increasingly use more smart devices, smart speakers, and wearables in our homes and offices.  All these devices...

Florida could get more rainfall during late summers – A new study suggests

A new study projects an increase in Florida's later summer rainfall due to rising Atlantic Ocean temperatures.  The researchers at the University of Miami (UM)...

A Martian Trojan could be the lost twin of our Moon

Did we find the stolen twin of our Moon?  A close observation of a trojan asteroid called (101429) 1998 VF31, trailing in the gravitational wake of...

Possibility of habitable planets around red dwarfs

How habitable are planets that orbit the most common type of stars in the Galaxy?  A new study led by Kevin France from the University...

NASA successfully stowed leaking sample from asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-Rex was able to stow the precious rock and dust sample collected from the asteroid Bennu, NASA said in a statement.  The robotic spacecraft collected...