Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicPlanetary system

Topic: Planetary system

US team including 2 teenagers discovers ‘planetary lab’ with a rocky super-earth

The planetary system has been discovered around star HD 108236 that’s just 200 light years away. It could provide insights into planetary evolution.

Scientists discover three stars ripping apart their planet-forming disc

The findings, made over 11 years, give us unique insights into planetary formation and evolution.

Venus, Io, Triton: What we know about destinations of NASA’s Discovery finalists

As NASA’s four Discovery finalists look to prepare for the next round of solar system exploration, ThePrint highlights key facts about their destinations.

India picks Sanskrit, Bengali names for exoplanet and its host star 340 light years away

As part of a global campaign to name newly discovered planets and stars, Santamasa and Bibha are the names selected by India.

Exoplanet and its host star assigned to India set to get Sanskrit or Bengali names

After shortlisting 5 names each for the exoplanet & the star from over 1,600 suggestions it received, Astronomical Society of India has asked people to vote.

On Camera


Richard Hadlee, the speedster who could cast a ‘spell’ even on slow, spinning Indian wickets

Richard Hadlee shares his birthday with his partner-in-crime Ewen John Chatfield. Together, they formed one of the greatest fast-bowling partnerships of all time.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.