Monday, January 18, 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.
113 Published Articles

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...

New observation suggests Apophis asteroid might impact Earth in 2068

An astronomer from the University of Hawaii's Institute of Astronomy (IfA) has published critical new findings linked to the asteroid Apophis. Dave Tholen and...

NASA to launch delicate stowing of samples from asteroid Bennu

NASA's spacecraft OSIRIS-Rex that collected material samples from asteroid Bennu last week is leaking materials into space due to a flap that got wedged...

NASA to announce exciting discovery about Moon

On October 26, at 12 PM EDT NASA will announce an exciting discovery about Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). A...

Galapagos experiences record increase in penguins and flightless cormorants

Recently a study found that the population of Galapagos penguins and Galapagos cormorants has seen a record increase. Both these species are native to the...

The water industry can be made more sustainable by a better understanding of biofilms

A lower disinfectant residual in the drinking water system helps develop beneficial biofilm and, at the same time, protect drinking water from free-living microorganisms.  Biofilms...

DuAxel – NASA’s transforming rover to explore tough terrains on Mars

NASA recently unveiled a new four-wheeled rover called the DuAxel, designed to descend craters and near-vertical cliffs on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. The...

Droughts can cause irreversible damage to wetlands, a study finds

In a study published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews, scientists from the University of Adelaide highlight the various physical and chemical changes that occur in wetlands...

Controlling reactivity of a molecule using a gold electrode

A research team affiliated with several institutions in the Republic of Korea has demonstrated that it is possible to replace chemical functional groups with...

A new method could provide early warning before cracks appear in metals

Researchers have devised a new testing method to pinpoint the mechanism that leads to crack initiation in metals at a microscopic scale. A crack in...

Superflares can affect planets habitability – New research suggests

In our solar system, solar flares are the largest explosive events and can last from minutes to hours. It is an intense burst of...

Clean and limitless power from graphene

A team of physicists from the University of Arkansas has developed a circuit that successfully generates electrical current from graphene's thermal motion. Graphene is the...

Global warming is altering our Night-Time temperatures

Researchers from the University of Exeter have determined that a temperature asymmetry exists in our planet's warming as it rotates on its axis. This...

Antarctic peninsula records the highest temperature in three decades

Greenhouse gases emitted by human activity contribute significantly to global warming on our planet. With Greenland and Antarctic regions losing ice sheets rapidly, scientists...

A new study confirms the presence of underground lakes on Mars

Researchers recently confirmed the presence of a large lake beneath a thick layer of ice at Mars's south pole. The study confirms the findings...