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Stephen Hawking, Best Known Physicist Since Albert Einstein, Dies At 76

LONDON:  Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, his family spokesperson said today. The renowned British scientist died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early hours of this morning, his family says. Stephen Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He ... Read More »

Why Nasa is going two million kilometres to mine an asteroid

NEW DELHI: Asteroids are known to be treasure troves of precious minerals. A Nasa mission is under way to test the feasibility on a nearby asteroid, and a niche group of companies is ramping up to claim a piece of the pie. Nasa’s Osiris-Rex, launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida in 2016, has travelled over 1.3 billion km since, orbiting the sun for a ... Read More »

Tiny twin miracles- Srishti & Drishti

Born at barely 24 weeks, twin girls survive against odds : among the smallest twins to survive in India UDAIPUR : Born weighing 600 grams and 620 grams , the Chinta Devi twin girls tale of survival is an extraordinary one. The micro-preemie, who were born prematurely at just 24 weeks of gestation [ Five and half months] and , ... Read More »

Google Will Now Let Musicians to Post Updates Directly to Search Results

In what could damage Twitter’s popularity, Google is now allowing US musicians to post updates directly to its Search result pages. This update is an expansion of the Posts on Google feature that the company first rolled out for big companies and celebrities in 2016, and included local businesses last year. “Posting on Google is a new way to share relevant, fresh content with ... Read More »

Mars is the only solution for the survival of humanity

New Delhi: After British physicist, Stephen Hawking – known for being quite vocal about his thoughts on alien encounters with humans – a theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku has passionately argued that our future lies in the stars – literally. In his new book called ‘The Future of Humanity’, Kaku has unabashedly discussed what many people around the world ... Read More »

Supercolony of over 1.5 million penguins discovered

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown “supercolony” of more than 1,500,000 Adelie Penguins in the Danger Islands, a chain of remote, rocky islands off of the Antarctic Peninsula’s northern tip. For the past 40 years, the total number of Adelie Penguins, one of the most common on the Antarctic Peninsula, has been steadily declining – or so biologists have thought. ... Read More »

Elon Musk can send humans to Mars by 2040, says astronaut Tim Peake

According to British astronaut Tim Peake, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will be able to send humans to Mars by 2014. Peake, who was the first British astronaut to spend time in space in 2017 aboard the International Space Station (ISS) said that Elon Musk’s prestigious SpaceX project could accelerate time to help man walk on Mars in just another 20 ... Read More »

Chandrayaan-II: India’s second moon mission cheaper than Hollywood movie ‘Interstellar’

New Delhi: The space circuit is buzzing in anticipation of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) historical Chandrayaan-II mission, which will mark India’s first lunar landing. The cost of the entire mission is INR 800 crore – much cheaper than the cost of Hollywood’s 2014 sci-fi blockbuster ‘Interstellar’, that cost a whopping INR 1,062 crore ($165 million). In fact, ISRO’s ... Read More »