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NASA's Voyager 2 was launched on August 20, 1977 | NASA

Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space after 41 years

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Asteroid Bennu | @OSIRISREx/Twitter

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

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Visual of NASA's InSight after landing on Mars | @NASAInSight/Twitter

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

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plane with no moving parts

Up in the air, plane with no moving parts

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Indus Valley Civilisation | Commons

Climate change may have finished off Indus Valley Civilisation

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Screengrab of the viral baby bear video | Twitter

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

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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

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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

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On Camera

How, and why, we learned to stop worrying and love the electoral bonds

Modi government’s electoral bonds scheme has several benefits that its critics ignore. But even their criticisms are without merit.
tiktok app

Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.