Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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Topic: NASA

NASA spacecraft finds signs that highrise-sized asteroid near Earth once had water

The finding made by NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is particularly noteworthy because we are yet to figure out how water came to be on Earth.  

NASA’s Voyager 2 is only second human-made object to enter interstellar space

Voyager 2, which has flown in space since before any millennial was born, has repeated its twin’s 2012 feat.

Kolkata scientists develop ground-breaking model to predict solar cycles

Solar cycles can affect our daily lives in many ways, and Prantika Bhowmik and Dibyendu Nandi’s model can now predict them ten years in advance.

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.

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.

Here’s what NASA’s new mission InSight will do on Mars

NASA’s InSight is landing on Mars early Tuesday. Its mission is a seismic study of the red planet and assessment of its interior.

World’s first gene-edited babies claimed in China and NASA’s Mars mission to land today

China holds two American Children to catch a fugitive official under exit ban and yellow vest protesters clash with police in Paris.

How we breathe the cleanest air in one of Delhi’s most polluted office areas

In their book How to Grow Fresh Air, Kamal Meattle and Barun Aggarwal write about how simple things and determination can help curb air pollution.

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.

On its 10th anniversary, here are 5 key facts about India’s first space probe Chandrayaan

ISRO probe Chandrayaan was aimed at mapping the entire surface of the moon.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.