Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicBlack holes

Topic: Black holes

Mummified remains of 16th-century man could help crack history of E. coli evolution

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Two giant black holes found locked in cosmic waltz. When they merge, space & time will shake

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Volcanic events 450 million years ago triggered wipe-out of 85% of marine life

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Early universe explosion reveals hidden ‘Goldilocks’ black hole that few believed existed

Studying a gamma-ray burst from 3 billion years ago, Australian researchers discover mysterious intermediate-mass black hole, whose existence was doubted by many until a few years ago.

Fossils suggest world’s largest animal roamed the Earth 98 million years ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Fossils found in Antarctica in 1980s belong to ‘giant, bony-toothed’ birds from 2.5m yrs ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Einstein proved right & a Milky Way secret revealed — why black holes ruled 2020 physics Nobel

The Nobel 2020 for physics was awarded to three theoretical physicists for separately proving the existence of black holes and discovering Milky Way’s supermassive black hole.

Astrophysicists spot biggest black hole collision so far, and a mystery begins to unfurl

The black hole collision was observed by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations, which involve nearly 1,000 scientists working around the globe.

Massive black hole collides with much smaller one, creates unique space event

This is the first collision of asymmetrical black holes physicists have ever observed, and the event confirms another prediction of Albert Einstein.

A dancing star in the heart of the Milky Way proves Einstein right, again

Astronomers at European Southern Observatory have discovered that the orbit of star S2 around a Milky Way black hole is flowery in shape, not elliptical. 

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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