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MoonRanger will search for water at moon’s south pole

MoonRanger, a suitcase-size lunar rover being developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Astrobotic, will search for signs of water during a NASA mission to the moon in 2022. Credit: Carnegie Mellon University MoonRanger, a small robotic rover being developed by Carnegie Mellon University and its spinoff Astrobotic, has completed its preliminary design review in preparation…

NASA publishes Artemis plan to land first woman on Moon in 2024

DH Web Desk, Sep 23 2020, 14:09 istupdated: Sep 23 2020, 15:10 istThe first woman is all set to land on the moon as part of NASA’s challenge to accelerate its exploration on the astronomical body. NASA’s Artemis program plans to also include the next man on this mission to moon in 2024, according to a statement…

NASA shares plan to return humans to Moon

The Tribune, now published from Chandigarh, started publication on February 2, 1881, in Lahore (now in Pakistan). It was started by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, a public-spirited philanthropist, and is run by a trust comprising five eminent persons as trustees. The Tribune, the largest selling English daily in North India, publishes news and views without…

“Big Astronomy” Planetarium Program And Online Activities Go Live

“Big Astronomy” (http://bigastronomy.org) or “Astronomia a Gran Escala” is a bilingual planetarium show that extends beyond the dome using web-based and hands-on resources. In “Big Astronomy,” discover Chile’s grand observatories and meet the people who push the limits of technology and expand what we know about the Universe using world-class telescopes.“Big Astronomy” or “Astronomia a…

Tropical bird communicates with wing flutters and has ‘TWO accents’

Tropical bird communicates by fluttering its feathers in different 'dialects' - and will only mate with those that have the same accentTiny Fork-tailed Flycatchers weigh just one ounce and are black-and-grey  But these diminutive birds also have very long flight feathers at the back These rustle together to make noises and allows the birds to communicate But there are…

Astronomers discover the first ‘ultrahot Neptune’: one of nature’s improbable planets

Sep 22, 2020 (Nanowerk News) An international team of astronomers, including researchers from the University of Cambridge, has discovered a new class of planet, an ‘ultrahot Neptune’, orbiting the nearby star LTT 9779. The planet orbits so close to its star that its year lasts only 19 hours, and stellar radiation heats the planet to…

Evolution of radio-resistance is more complicated than previously thought

IMAGE: Induced radio-resistant E. coli, evolve complex mutation profiles as experimental evolution continues and the level of radio-resistance increases view more  Credit: Michael M. Cox and coauthors The toughest organisms on Earth, called extremophiles, can survive extreme conditions like extreme dryness (desiccation), extreme cold, space vacuum, acid, or even high-level radiation. So far, the toughest of…

Can planting a trillion trees really help Earth? It’s complicated

Jack pine trees regenerating following a wildfire. Grant Domke Planting plans — Planting trees as part of the fight against climate change isn’t a new strategy, but the study offers new insight on how best to go about it. In 2019, a study in the journal Science proposed that planting more than a trillion trees…

Soft robots, origami combine for potential way to deliver medical treatments

Sep 21, 2020 (Nanowerk News) Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for conditions ranging from colon polyps to stomach cancer to aortic artery blockages. The researchers from The Ohio State University and the Georgia Institute of…

SpaceX to test Starlink terminals on ships |

By Chris Forrester September 21, 2020 Elon Musk’s SpaceX has applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to erect up to 10 Starlink broadband receive terminals on up to 10 of its vessels, for test purposes. These nautical beta-user terminals will connect to SpaceX’s Starlink satellites which will be in contact with the…

China volcanic eruption discovers 125 million-year-old dinosaur

A new kind of burrowing dinosaur was found in the Lu Jiatun Bed, the oldest floor of the famous Xian layer in northeastern China. According to the press release. Scientists believe they were trapped in a volcanic eruption while resting at the bottom of the cave.Pascal Gode Freud, a paleontologist at the Royal Belgian Institute…

Interesting Facts about Black Holes that you never knew

1. There are three types of Black Holes. a) Primordial Black holes – These are the smallest of black holes and range from an atom’s size to a mountain’s mass. b) Stellar Black Holes – These are the most common of black holes, and they can be up to 20 times more massive than the…

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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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