Saturday, 1 October, 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| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
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'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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