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All about the Missing Supermassive Black hole

Jan 12, 2021
Scientists have recently reported a missing supermassive black hole in the Abelle cluster of galaxies called A2261-BCG. This may the first evidence of a recoiling black hole. Know all about it here

What is Jupiter Saturn Conjunction? Know all about the celestial event and how to watch here

Dec 21, 2020
Jupiter and Saturn's great conjunction marks the commencement of the winter solstice. On December 21, 2020, the event would be visible in the skies through the unaided eye- Know about the event and how it can be seen here

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from December 12- 18, 2020

Dec 18, 2020
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 12-18, 2020. Know all about ISRO’S 42nd Communication Satellite, and a new kind of Plasmodium causing deadly malaria here

Hayabusa 2 Mission: All you need to know about Japan's asteroid mission

Dec 4, 2020
Hayabusa 2 is a Japanese spacecraft that is bringing back a lot of samples from Ryugu. It would land on Earth on December 6, 2020. Know more about the mission details here

What is Cryogenic Technology? Know about ISRO's biggest cryogenic propellant tank from HAL

Dec 1, 2020
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) made by it to the Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO. Take a look at what is cryogenic technology, its history, how it came to India, its fundamentals here

China's Chang'e-5 Mission to Moon 2020 explained

Nov 26, 2020
Know all about Chang'e 5 Lunar Mission of China here from its launching details to the mission's significance and benefits. Chang'e 5 is one of China's most ambitious missions and is named after a moon goddess in Chinese mythology. It is the first mission in almost 4 decades to bring back samples from the lunar surface

Solar Cycle 25: Start Date, Prediction, how it will look like, how it will affect our lives, and more

Sep 22, 2020
Scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced their prediction about Solar Cycle 25 that is a new solar cycle and they believe that Solar Cycle 25 has begun. Let us read more about Solar Cycle 25.

Postage Stamp released on A-SAT: India’s First Anti Satellite Missile

Sep 17, 2020
The Department of Post launched a customised stamp on India's First Anti-Satellite Missile (A-SAT) on the occasion of Engineers' Day. Let us read in detail about the Postage Stamp released on A-SAT.

What is HSTDV technology and why does it matter for India?

Sep 8, 2020
HSTDV technology: On 7 September, 2020, DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Launch at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha. Let us read more about HSTDV technology and its importance.

Chandrayaan-2, India's second Moon mission: All you need to know

Aug 21, 2020
Chandrayaan-2, India's second moon mission completed one year in an orbit around the moon. It was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota India on 22 July, 2019. On 20 August, Chandrayaan-2 was successfully inserted into the lunar orbit. Let us read in detail about the Chandrayaan-2 mission.        

Dwarf Planet Ceres is an Ocean World, What does this mean?

Aug 20, 2020
Dwarf planets are too small to be considered full-fledged planets but too large to fall into smaller categories. The results of a major exploration mission showed that the dwarf planet Ceres has now the status of an "ocean world". Let us study it in detail.

NEOWISE Comet: Know about this rare comet

Jul 29, 2020
On 27 March, Comet NEOWISE that is C/2020 F3 was discovered by the astronomers during the NEOWISE mission. Astronomers used NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope to look for near-Earth objects including asteroids and comets. Let us have a look in detail about the NEOWISE comet and how to watch it?    

What are Comets and how are they formed?

Jul 14, 2020
As we know Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE is a rare comet that will be visible in India from 14 July, 2020 for the next 20 days. What is a comet, its composition, size, etc? Let us find out!  

Lunar Eclipse July 2020: Know about Thunder Moon, Buck Moon, Hay Moon, Guru Full Moon etc.

Jul 5, 2020
Lunar Eclipse July 2020: The third lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of 2020 will take place on 5 July, 2020. It will be visible much of North and South America and Africa. But it will not be visible from India.    

World Asteroid Day 2020: History, Significance, Tunguska event and Key Facts

Jun 30, 2020
World Asteroid Day 2020: It is celebrated on 30 June to spread awareness in public about the asteroid impact hazard. What are asteroids and Tunguska event? Let us have a look at the history and significance of the day.     

Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse 2020: 9 Interesting Facts

Jun 17, 2020
On June 21, India will witness its deepest annual solar eclipse of the century in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand. However, the rest of India will witness a partial solar eclipse.    

Tour of the International Space Station: Steps to be followed from Home

Jun 12, 2020
An interactive tour of the International Space Station (ISS) has been launched by Google which allows anyone to log in and explore it from the Earth. Isn't it exciting? So now you can travel to space without any hard work of decades and training. To know more let us read it below.

NASA's watch widget reveals: 5 Asteroids will flypast Earth in next four days

Jun 8, 2020
NASA's watch widget reveals that five asteroids will flypast Earth in the next four days. Let us read in detail.

What is Solar Minimum and its impact on Earth?

May 28, 2020
The Sun is a yellow dwarf star and is the heart of the solar system. It is a hot ball of glowing gases. The Sun is said to have in a stage of Solar Minimum. What is the solar minimum and its impact on Earth? Let us study in detail.

ISRO has got the patent for made in India Moon Soil: Check how it will help in moon travel?

May 26, 2020
ISRO granted patent from the Indian Patent Office on 18 May, 2020 for an invention of the method of manufacturing highland lunar soil simulant. Let us study in detail about the Moon, ISRO's new mission, about the moon soil and how it will help in moon travel.

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