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Asteroid Bennu | @OSIRISREx/Twitter

It was a big week for space, and here’s how wind sounds on Mars

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
Visual of NASA's InSight after landing on Mars | @NASAInSight/Twitter

With InSight, robotic population in and around Mars now stands at 8

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
plane with no moving parts

Up in the air, plane with no moving parts

ScientiFix — a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
Indus Valley Civilisation | Commons

Climate change may have finished off Indus Valley Civilisation

ScientiFix -- a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
Screengrab of the viral baby bear video | Twitter

Bitter truth behind a heartwarming viral video of a bear cub’s tenacity

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
The central parts of Milky Way through Very Large Telescope | ESO/S. Gillessen et al.

Astronomers spot flares travelling at 30% the speed of light outside Milky Way black hole

A summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
Representational image of a shipwreck | Commons

Move over Titanic, 2,400-year-old well-preserved shipwreck found at bottom of Black Sea

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Representational photo | Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Cyclones Titli and Luban forming on either coast is a ‘rarest of rare’ occurrence

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The Hubble Space Telescope as seen from the departing Space Shuttle Atlantis

Why two NASA space telescopes went offline in a week

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science. 

The Neanderthal gift that’s serving us humans well

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science. 

On Camera

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks at the book release of 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay' in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s Dussehra speech. You won’t say RSS lacks intellectual bandwidth

Mainstream Indian media used to denigrate and ridicule RSS. But it is now publishing its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statements as front-page news.

Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi bets big on economic reforms

Kadhimi's govt is pushing a soup-to-nuts overhaul in the next three to five years. The path of least resistance would have been to wait until the general election next summer.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.