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Mars rover’s latest discovery hints at possibility of Ancient life


A new analysis of sediment samples collected by NASA's Curiosity rover revealed the presence of carbon- the possible existence of ancient life on Mars. Carbon is the foundation for all of life on Earth, and the carbon cycle is the natural process of recycling carbon atoms. Carbon atoms — with their cycle of recycling —...

Earth’s Core Cooling Faster Than Previously Thought: Researchers


Earth's core is cooling at rates faster than previously thought, which could speed the planet's inevitable may render it march toward uninhabitable for millions or billions of years from now, researchers said this week. Earth's interior has been gradually cooling for the entirety of its 4.5 billion-year existence — a generally helpful pattern as the planet...

Meteor Showers That Will Light Up Night Skies in 2022


By Adam Mann On any given night, far from bright city lights, there’s a chance you’ll see a beautiful streak shoot across the sky like a meteor flies overhead. But on special dates scattered throughout the year, skywatchers can catch a multitude of flares as meteor showers burst in the darkness. Meteor showers occur when our...

Big Rockets, Massive Asteroids, and More Space Highlights for 2022


By Michael Roston Spaceflight offered unceasing spectacles in 2021. Two new rovers landed on Mars, one of them shadowed by an experimental helicopter. Two billionaires launched themselves to the edge of space, and a third billionaire flew himself higher up into orbit. Then William Shatner flew to space, and a fourth billionaire enjoyed a stay...

After India, now US looking at banning TikTok


Washington: After India, the US is now looking at banning Chinese social media apps including ByteDance-owned TikTok. "I don't want to get out in front of the President (Donald Trump), but it's something we're looking at," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said in an interview with the Fox News. The development comes amid privacy concerns...

How to clean your smartphone

Post Date: March 18, 2020

Back in 2017, a study was published in an American medical journal which revealed that smartphones contained a host of bacteria and viruses. Perhaps then the study wouldn’t have been taken too seriously but at the time when the world is under the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to keep your gadgets also sanitized and...

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites, trying to tone them down


SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers. It’s a “first step” compromise between SpaceX and astronomers fearful of having dark skies spoiled by hundreds and, eventually, thousands of bright satellites circling overhead. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted into a cold, clear night sky, recycled by...