World's Youngest Astronomer; Found 18 Asteroids


8-Year-Old Brazilian Girl Becomes World's Youngest Astronomer

Nicole Oliveira, an 8-year-old Brazilian girl has found 18 Asteroids under the project 'Asteroid Hunters' run by the International Astronomical Search Collaboration. The project is affiliated with NASA and is meant to engage young kids in science by giving them a chance to make space discoveries of their own. Little Oliveira is now called the World's Youngest Astronomer for reaching out to stars at such a young age.

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 03:01 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: space Adventures, astronomy, Nicole Oliveira, Brazil ministry of science, NASA

Courtesy: News 18

Kyle licking the martian rock

Photo: News18

Scientist Licks 3.5 Billion Year Old Space Rock; Shared Video On Twitter

Soon after scientist and a first-year PhD student, Kyle Morgenstein posted a picture of 3.5 billion years old Martian rock on Twitter, netizens started pressuring him to lick the rock. After many petitions and fundraisers started pouring in, Morgenstein denied the request saying the space rock stays in a temperature and humidity-controlled plastic mini showcase. However, he posted a video of himself licking the rock the very next day. 

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 06:43 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Mars Planet, space Adventures, Twitter, Viral video

Courtesy: Times now news

Michio Kaku

Photo: Daily Express

Contacting Aliens Is Gamble, Says American Theorist Michio Kaku

American physicist and futurist Michio Kaku recently said reaching out to the extra-terrestrial life would be a terrible idea. Citing the development of the Webb telescope, which will increase the probability of contacting aliens, he said, "I think that aliens out there would be friendly but we can't gamble on it." He added that even if the scientific fraternity want to connect with aliens, it must be done "very carefully".

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 04:16 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: space Adventures, Alien invasive species, Michio Kaku, outer space

Courtesy: India Today

American Astronaut Scott Kelly

Photo: The New York Times

Prolonged Time In Space Makes Astronauts' Hearts Shrink: Study

Staying in space for long durations can lead to shrinkage of astronauts' heart and exercise is not the cure for it, revealed a new study published in the journal Circulation. Reportedly, the study was conducted on former astronaut Scott Kelly, whose heart was exposed to longer periods in space and had shrunk despite hours of exercise. Notably, the study has come amid countries advancing towards space missions across the globe. 

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 03:19 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: astronauts, Heart care, space Adventures, Heart Diseases

Courtesy: News18

China's new probe seeks to collect lunar rocks

Photo: TeeCraze

China's New Space Probe Chang'e-5 Seeks To Collect Rocks From Moon

China is planning to launch the Chang'e-5 probe in the upcoming days to the moon to bring back lunar rocks. The scientists are assuming that the collected materials will give a more clear idea about the moon's origins. The spacecraft, named after the ancient… read-more

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 12:41 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: China, space Adventures, moon

Courtesy: Reuters