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October 21, 2017

Science

Black holes have always been a field of high affinity for science enthusiasts. They are one of those spectacular phenomena wherein even the fastest and strongest of all energy, light cannot escape it. Once trapped inside, even light cannot resist and make its way back out of the dark hole. This very reason of not letting light out makes...
A long time ago, a mysterious object sent a seriously shiny burst of radio waves into space. They travelled across the universe, past galaxies and clouds of gas and who knows what else. The radio source was first detected on the Arecibo radio telescope when astronomers happened to be watching. A team of astronomers announced on Wednesday (04.01.17) at...
Thousands of years back, humans inhabiting the high mountains of the Tibetan plateau trudged through a hot spring, leaving nothing but footprints. These footprints, which were found in 1998, have turned out to be valuable to modern-day scientists, who lately dated them to be between 7,400 and 12,600 years ago. Based on previous researches, it was assumed that the plateau's...
The marine world is a package of mystery. Once lost, it is very difficult to find the thing. And, with the missing of a species, it becomes even more tiresome to search this large water body that covers more than 70% of the Earth. Recently, the oldest known killer whale went missing. The killer whale orca called Granny, is missing from...
The fear of doomsday always lingers around, creating a havoc in the lives of people who believe in these theories. Several groups claim that the world will come to a naught in October, 2017. According to the theorists, a mysterious rogue planet will soon collide with the Earth, destroying this planet forever. Author David Meade claims a planet, Nibiru, is approaching...
According to a new study, transferring two embryos during the process of IVF can lessen the possibility of conceiving by more than a quarter if one of the embryos is not in good health. A study was done on almost 1,500 embryos that were implanted in females of all age groups. It revealed that placing back an embryo in good...
Man has been exploiting several resources for need and greed. The world's smallest elephants have now succumb to this greed. The smallest elephants, also known as the pygmy elephants are baby-faced with oversized ears, plump bellies and long cute tails. These gentle-natured elephants have now become the target for the illegal ivory traders. Borneo, the largest island in Asia is no longer...
This January has a great feast for the star-gazers. The new year begins with the celestial bodies visiting our Earth. For years, NASA has been giving a brief idea of what the stargazers will get to see in each month. This time, there is something more beautiful to see and relish. Jane Houston Jones of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory compiled...
Researchers have found a new hint so as to why dinosaurs vanished, after discovering that their eggs took six months or more to incubate. It might have been a volcanic eruption or an asteroid responsible for the massive climate change which eventually drove them to extinction, but the new clue suggests why they were put at risk in the...
2016 ended well, giving a mixture of feelings, reactions and thoughts. The world politics, deaths of celebrities, safeguarding from terrorism, and violence make us rank it the worst year. In spite of all, the space science, conservation, education, technologies, and a lot more make us rethink our view on the year. Here are some beautiful shots from the space agencies across...