Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicNeutron stars

Topic: neutron stars

All about micronova, newly discovered type of star explosion that may be common but hard to spot

Micronovae occurs at the poles of highly magnetic white dwarfs in the form of runaway thermonuclear reactions not powerful enough to become novae or supernovae.

Drilling under Antarctic ice shelf, scientists find treasure trove of life with 77 species

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

Scientists make sound of ‘perfectly flowing fluid’ and it could help study neutron stars

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

Indian physicist discovers bacterium-sized deformity in neutron star 4,500 light years away

The discovery of the microscopic deformation can tell us a lot about how neutron stars are formed and how they evolve.

2 possible gravitational waves spotted, scientists suspect black hole mergers caused both

Gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time caused by cosmic events — were first predicted by Albert Einstein in 1916.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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