According to NASA, the Kavachi volcano in the Solomon Islands, one of the most active undersea volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean, is emitting more plumes. After a 2015 expedition revealed two kinds of sharks living within the active crater, the underwater volcano was called "Sharkcano." NASA disclosed satellite photographs of the erupting underwater volcano. The sharks are unaffected by the eruption since they are adapted to live in harsh… read-more
According to space scientists, a massive asteroid is coming toward Earth. The giant space rock Asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) will make a close approach to our planet at 2.48 a.m. on May 16, as per National Aeronautics and Space Administration. According to space scientists' projections, it will pass us at a distance of 2.5 million miles away. It dwarfs the Statue of Liberty and is larger than the Eiffel Tower.
A group of scientists at the NASA have planned to send human nudes into space, hoping to tempt aliens. This bizarre attempt comes after 150 years of unsuccessful efforts to find extraterrestrial life. The illustration of two naked human beings would be sent into space, with a binary-coded message. Scientists behind this project assert that binary is potentially universal, and hope that aliens would be able to understand it.
Nishant Batra, a top executive at Nokia, is leading a project to establish the first 4G cellular network on the Moon for NASA's ambitious Artemis moon-landing program. Talking about the Nokia lunar connectivity project, Batra said, "If you run a 4G network, on the moon, then this device will work there." However, NASA will make a human landing on the Moon by 2024 and demonstrate Nokia-established network.
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NASA's Webb telescope arrived at its observation post, a million miles from Earth, on January 25. The Telescope fired its thrusters for 297 seconds and completed the final post-launch course correction. Webb will orbit the Sun, and, is expected to operate for over a decade, maybe two. Webb will dig out facts about the formation of the Universe and the existence of aliens for possible signs of life.
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The Curiosity rover present on Mars has found several samples rich in a particular type of carbon. For the research, Scientists collected 24 samples from the Gale crater on Mars and heated it to about 850° Celsius. ''We’re looking at what else could have caused the carbon signature we’re seeing, if not life,” said Paul Mahaffy, one of the leading investigators. The Rover had landed on Mars in 2012.
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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is set to be launched from the European Space Agency's (ESA) launch base in French Guiana, on December 25 at 5:30 pm (IST). It'll take 26 minutes to reach outer space and will further take a month to reach its destination. Webb is 100 times more sensitive than its predecessor, reported Zee News. Moreover, it'll help scientists to observe the cosmos more deeply.
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A spacewalk that was planned to repair a faulty antenna on the International Space Station on November 30 has been postponed. NASA said, due to "debris notification", they have to postpone it. About two US astronauts were supposed to venture outside the space station at 7:10 a.m, however, it was postponed after NASA tweeted that the spacewalk had been called off for time being.
The lunar eclipse that will be seen on November 19, will be the longest partial eclipse, lasting 3 hours and 28 minutes. It is also reported to be the longest eclipse in 580 years, according to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. All of North America, along with parts of South America, Polynesia, Australia, and northeast Asia, will be able to see the Moon in red,… read-more
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Snoopy from Peanuts comic strip is ready for a "space return." Snoopy will be a member of the "crew" on Artemis I, unmanned test trip for NASA's Artemis program, which aims to return people to Moon in 2022. Snoopy was pictured in an orange flight suit, gloves, boots, and a NASA patch, getting ready for his second trip to orbit after catching a ride on the space shuttle Columbia in 1990.
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