Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicVenus

Topic: Venus

Made from human cardiac cells, biohybrid fish swims by recreating pumping heart’s contractions

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

Brrr! German scientists produce coldest temperature ever recorded in lab

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

Venus’s clouds are too dry for life, but study findings point to Jupiter & Mars

According to the study, the amount of humidity and moisture on Venusian clouds is over 100 times lower than the minimum known limit of water required.

NASA announces two new missions to Venus as it seeks to ‘rediscover the planet’

The VERITAS and DAVINCI+ will aim to understand how and why Venus became supremely hot, even when it shares so many characteristics to Earth.

Scientists create the world’s fastest camera that can record UV-range photons in real time

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

In Venus’ clouds, scientists find gas that suggests life, but say it’s hint, not evidence

The researchers behind the finding, from US, UK and Japan, claim to have detected the gas phosphine in Venus atmosphere. The study has been published in Nature Astronomy.

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.

NASA picks 4 finalists for next Discovery missions to Venus, volcanic Io, icy Triton

Of the four finalists, two will be funded to make their mission a reality. The final selection process is expected to take place next year. 

Breast cancer detection gets a boost from Google and artificial intelligence

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

Move over Mars & Moon, we need to get back to Venus – the planet almost exactly like Earth

If scientists can understand why Venus turned out the way it did, we’ll know whether an Earth-sized world is the rule or the exception.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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