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Scientists accurately measure the total amount of matter in the universe for the first time

More than two-thirds of the known universe is made up of “dark energy” with only 31 percent of matter – and most of that is made of “dark matter,” the experts found.Cosmologists from the University of California, Riverside, used a set of tools and a new “galactic orbit” technique to calculate the amount of matter…

Starlink satellite constellation to be co-opted by US Army to provide unjammable GPS system

The MIT Technology Reviews says that Todd Humphreys and Peter Iannucci of the Radionavigation Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin have devised a software solution that would see modified GPS signals piggybacking on Starlink satellites and providing very precise location data "up to 10 times as good as GPS, in a system much…

A group of lakes found under the surface of Mars

The possibility of life on Mars is a subject of huge interest. When searching for life beyond Earth, scientists commonly follow the water. In 2018, scientists reported a subglacial lake on Mars, under the ice at Mars’s south pole. It was presumed to be a body of saltwater some 20 km (12 mi) across. Now,…

India’s AstroSat completes 5 years of mapping stars, galaxies in space

Home / Science / India’s AstroSat completes 5 years of mapping stars, galaxies in space AstroSat, India’s first multi-wavelength astronomical observatory, on Monday completed five years of imaging celestial objects in space.Launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on September 28, 2015, in the five years of its operation, AstroSat has achieved quite a…

A world so hot that iron can turn into gas

  |   New Delhi   |   Published 29.09.20, 01:09 AM While the world tracked the new coronavirus counts, Monika Lendl turned her attention to one of the most extreme exoplanets known — an ultrahot Jupiter-sized world at 3,200 degrees celsius, hot enough to turn metallic iron into gas. Through observations during March and April using Europe’s first…

Space X launched Falcon 1 on this day in 2008; read more about the liquid-fueled rocket

Last Updated: 28th September, 2020 19:32 IST Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corporation SpaceX announced that its fourth mission was successful 9 minutes 31 seconds after take off. On this day, September 28, 2008, SpaceX launched its first privately developed liquid fuel rocket to orbit Earth named Falcon 1. Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corporation…

SpaceX’s reused rockets approved to carry satellites

SpaceX is very well-known for its technology of rockets. They have successfully developed and have been reusing rockets for quite some time now. But, these rockets have never been used for any crucial launches or national purposes. After a long wait, SpaceX’s reused rockets have now been permitted by the US to carry National security…

ULA delays launch of spy satellite for third time; 2 more launches are planned

The ULA Delta for Heavy launch pushed even furtherFOX 35 Rome is waiting to hear from SpaceX to see if this delay will affect their scheduled launch.Cape Canaveral, Flat. – The United Launch Alliance (ULA) has delayed the launch of its Delta Ivy Heavy NRL-44 mission for the third time in two days.The space company…

Researcher develops new chronology for moons of Saturn

Last Updated: 27th September, 2020 21:45 IST A new chronology for the moons of Saturn has been developed by Planetary Science Institute Associate Research Scientist Samuel W. Bell.  A new chronology for the moons of Saturn has been developed by Planetary Science Institute Associate Research Scientist Samuel W. Bell.  In his recent study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, Bell says most studies…

Chinese company to launch world’s first mining robot into space

DH Web Desk, Sep 27 2020, 15:46 istupdated: Sep 27 2020, 16:46 istA private Beijing company, Origin Space is set to send out the world’s first mining robot into space by November 2020, IEEE Specturm reported.Termed as an ‘asteroid mining robot’, the robot is not going to do any actual mining. The mission is a…

The Moon is rusting, and researchers want to know why

The Moon as viewed by NASA’s Mariner 10 in 1973, well before research would find signs of rust on the airless surface. Credits: NASA/JPL/Northwestern UniversityWhile our Moon is airless, research indicates the presence of hematite, a form of rust that normally requires oxygen and water. That has scientists puzzled. Please Support Pattaya Mail Mars has…

Explained: How astronauts cast their vote from space

By: Explained Desk | Updated: September 26, 2020 10:57:27 pm NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, who will be aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on the day of the US presidential elections, will cast her vote from space. (Photo: (NASA/GCTC/Andrey Shelepin via AP)NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, who will be aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on…

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Amniotic fluid stem cells may lead to better treatment for ischemic stroke -Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 7 2020 A study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine points the way to a possible new avenue of treatment for ischemic stroke. The study, led by Annamaria Cimini, Ph.D., of the University of L'Aquila, and Liborio Stuppia, M.D., of D'Annunzio University, Italy, reveals how the secretome of amniotic…

Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family

Home / India News / Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi have set off on foot to meet the family of Hathras gangrape victim after the Uttar Pradesh Police stopped them at Yamuna Expressway, citing imposition of Section 144,…

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Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study

Home >Science >Health >Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study Picture for representation. (REUTERS) 2 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2020, 11:58 AM IST ANI The study also offered some insights into the sleep patterns and stress levels of people during the pandemic lockdown Washington: In a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology,…
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