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Monthly Archives: June 2018

A group of scientists which also involved Carnegie’s Michael Ackerson and Bjorn Mysen have brought to the attention the fact that granites from Yosemite National Park include minerals that got crystallized at a much lower temperature than previously anticipated. Such findings have pressed further in respect of our understanding of how granites are formed and…
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A researcher along with five others from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography have found out the epicenter of an active volcano beneath the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. This discovery along with other experiments have been very much crucial to understanding the fact regarding the stability of the West Antarctic Ice…
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Grease like molecules abundant in space

According to an Australia-Turkish research team, grease-like particles are abundant within space. Astronomers both in the University of New South Wales located in Sydney as well as Ege University which is located in Turkey have used laboratories to build up materials that have the same features as that of the interstellar dust. The researchers have…
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Unconventional binary star system takes the study of relativity to new heights

 A bizarre stellar pair which is close to 7000 light-years from Earth has given scientists a unique opportunity for studying the nature of the gravity. A tremendous strong gravitational force concerning massive neutron star in orbit along with a white dwarf star has put theories of gravity to a challenging position which is more cumbersome…
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Motors are not required for future robots

To develop micro as well as a biomimetic robot, a lot of items are researched by the scientists. Such elements involve artificial muscles and medical devices, actuating materials that can invariably change their volume under various stimuli. These materials are utilized to mainly replace the age-old bulky and heavy actuators including motors and pneumatic actuators.…
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NASA Misses the Huge Fireball Lighting Up the Skies over Russia

NASA fails to spot the most massive near-Earth asteroid of the year that hurtled towards the planet resulting in a gigantic ball of fire that lightened up the skies over Russia during the early hours on June 21st. A large space rock entered the Earth’s atmosphere and exploded, over Russia.  At a speed of 14…
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A Personal Astronomer for You via a Mobile App

What could be a more memorable star party for any skywatcher, than the one where the presence of an experienced astronomer traced out constellations and tells stories behind all of it?  More interestingly, he or she identifies the bright stars and planets, shows viewers how they could pronounce some of the most exotic sounding names…
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Spaceflight enters into an agreement with Virgin Orbit for Rideshare Mission

This day on 25th June, Spaceflight announced its agreement with Virgin Orbit on rideshare mission for future seeking its options to diversify in launching smallsats. The Seattle based company, Spaceflight in its announcement said that it has entered into an MOU (memorandum of understanding) with virgin Orbit on one of its LauncherOne – air launch…
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