Research on ‘Earth’s inner core rotation’ has these flaws

Research on ‘Earth's inner core rotation’ has these flaws

While a new study by two Chinese researchers, based on the analysis of seismic waves, argues that the Earth’s inner core has stopped and may have changed its rotational motion relative to the surface, other scientists disagree: they say that the relative rotation of the inner core is very small or non-existent and that a … Read more

UFO sightings rise to over 500, finds new Pentagon report

UFO sightings rise to over 500, finds new Pentagon report

Reports of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) the United States has collected number 510 reports, many of which fly in sensitive military airspace. The number of these phenomena has increased because the Pentagon has urged pilots to report any irregularities they see in order to protect the security of the United States. Although there is no … Read more

Samudrayan Project, India’s manned underwater mission

India's manned underwater mission

The Samudrayan Project is a unique ocean mission launched by the Ministry of Earth Sciences to aims to carry out deep underwater exploration in a manned vehicle. By launching this project, and adopting this technology, India has now joined countries such as the USA, Russia, Japan, France, and China. These countries have already been carrying out … Read more

In 2035 we will have a few seconds less time: why?

In 2035 we will have a few seconds less time: why?

Just as calendars include an extra day at the end of February every four years, something similar happens over time. Every certain time a second is added to compensate for the differences between the time measured based on the rotation of the Earth and the atomic scale. This sum of seconds happens without us noticing. … Read more

How relational values contribute towards sustainability?

How relational values contribute towards Sustainability?

People usually support and participate in activities that have some value to them. Therefore, when implementing plans for the sustainable use and conservation of socio-ecological systems (SES), it is essential to respect and include the values of people. Integrating relational values into ecological systems A study from Japan now shows how integrating relational values into … Read more

Onkar’s Space Zone

Onkar’s Space Zone

Jammu’s prodigy Onkar Singh is one the renowned names in the Indian Space System and he is the CEO of Paradox Sonic Space Research Agency. Onkar Singh, aged 16 was born in a normal middle-class family, with Punjabi Mother and Father from Jammu. He is highly known for his numerous achievements including the Bal Shakti … Read more

Octopus and human brains have surprising similarity

What do octopus and human brains have in common?

The octopus and human brains have more in common than one might think, according to recent research from the Max Delbruck Center in Berlin. The work published in Science Advances and directed by Nikolaus Rajewsky maintains that octopuses have developed over several years of evolution a variety of microRNA as wide as that developed by vertebrates. This enormous ability to … Read more

NASA identifies dozens of methane “super emitters” from space

NASA identifies dozens of methane "super emitters" from space

Using a tool designed to study how dust affects the climate, scientists from the United States Aerospace Agency (NASA) have identified more than 50 points around the world that emit significant levels of methane, a development that could help combat the powerful greenhouse gas. “Curbing methane emissions is key to limiting global warming,” NASA Administrator … Read more

Microbial interactions in ISS to make space travel safer, study IIT-Madras, NASA

Microbial interactions in ISS to make space travel safer, study IIT-Madras, NASA

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) Madras and researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have studied the interactions between microbes on the International Space Station (ISS). The study will help devise strategies for the disinfection of space stations to minimize any potential impact of microbes on the health of astronauts. IIT Madras in an … Read more