NASA Shares Interesting Facts About ‘Earth's Sister Planet’ Venus on National Siblings Day - News18

News18 - 2021-04-12T12:13:21Z

Venus, the second planet from the Sun, is often referred to as Earth's twin because both worlds share a similar size, surface composition and have an atmosphere with a complex weather system.



Antarctica's 'doomsday glacier' will melt faster than thought - Sify News

IANS - 2021-04-12T11:51:39Z

London, April 12 (IANS) The supply of warm water to Antarcticas Thwaites Glacier, also known as the doomsday glacier, is larger than previously thought, triggering concerns of faster melting and accelerating ice flow -- a risk for global sea levels, say resea…



MIT scientists create music from spider webs - Sify News

IANS - 2021-04-12T11:31:40Z

New York, April 12 (IANS) A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have translated the structure of a spider web into music, which could have applications ranging from better 3D printers to cross-species communication …



How grey wolves survived ice-age extinction - The Tribune

Tribune India - 2021-04-12T11:18:00Z



NASA postpones Ingenuity helicopter's first flight due to tech issues with its rotor - Firstpost

- 2021-04-12T10:30:31Z

Flight is a true challenge on Mar because the air is so thin and it has to spin its rotor blades much faster than it does on Earth



Ice shelves including Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' at risk of collapse - Ice shelf collapse - Economic Times

iStock - 2021-04-12T09:48:00Z

According to a report by PTI, over a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf area may be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to a study. The research, published in the Geophysi…



NASA aims to land first woman, person of colour on Moon by 2024 under 'Artemis' mission - Hindustan Times

hindustantimes.com - 2021-04-12T09:20:03Z

Under the 'Artemis' programme, sponsored by the Biden-Harris administration, Nasa plans to land a woman and a person of colour, both firsts for our time, on the Moon's surface by 2024.



Student astronomy team from Odisha designs rover to exhibit at NASA challenge - Hindustan Times

ANI - 2021-04-12T07:55:43Z

Ten young students have worked hard day and night for the last eight months during the COVID pandemic to make their rover, NaPSAT 1.0 (Navonmesh Prasar Student Astronomy Team) as perfect as possible.



SpaceX is installing Starlink Dish in an updated spacecraft prototype - brytfmonline.com

Andrea Hargraves - 2021-04-12T07:04:39Z

In the latest long string of twists and turns, SpaceX has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) permission to operate a Starlink Internet



Fascinating Infograph Shows What Rain Is Like Elsewhere in The Solar System - ScienceAlert

Andy Tomaswick, Universe Today - 2021-04-12T06:38:14Z

Precipitation is much more widespread throughout the Solar System than commonly assumed. Obviously it rains water on Earth. But it snows carbon dioxide on Mars, rains methane on Titan, sulfuric acid on Venus, and could potentially rain diamonds o



Haunting New Hubble Photo Reveals The Wisps of a Dying Galaxy - ScienceAlert

Michelle Starr - 2021-04-12T05:37:39Z

From the smallest microbe to the mightiest oak, death is as true for above as it is for below, even for the mightiest galaxies.



SpaceX is including a glass dome on Crew Dragon for 360 views of space on the cosmos - Time Bulletin

Raeesa Sayyad - 2021-04-12T05:28:11Z

The Crew Dragon capsule ready to fly four civilian astronauts to space in 2021 is getting an incline: a glass dome will be included at the top to give space travelers a 360-degree view of the cosmos. Plans for the window were declared on Tuesday as SpaceX and…



Did Earth have water even before the Big Bang? Heres what the new data has to say - Republic TV

Sanjana Kalyanpur - 2021-04-12T05:11:00Z

Up until now, it was believed that water on Earth was formed after the asteroid's collision. Now a new study suggests that the Earth had always had water.





Australia's 'Black Summer' Fires Have Left a Shocking Effect on Earth's Atmosphere - ScienceAlert

Peter Dockrill - 2021-04-12T02:50:11Z

The scorching destruction of Australia's Black Summer bushfires between 2019 and 2020 provided an ominous glimpse of fire's reach in our hotter, dryer world, and the impact of the unprecedented inferno is still being measured.



Apollo 13 mission turns 51 years old; Remember the movie - Sprout Wired

Will Smith - 2021-04-11T18:48:10Z

Launched in space in April 1970, the mission did not achieve the expected success 11/04/2021 at 9:44 Today is not TBT Day, but good films should not be





Heads up! Small asteroid to pass very close on Monday - EarthSky

Eddie Irizarry - 2021-04-11T12:59:10Z

Small asteroid 2021 GW4 will pass extremely close to Earth on Monday, April 12, 2021. It'll pass just 12,313 miles (19,816 km) from Earth's surface, or about 5% the Earth-moon distance. Amateur astronomers using telescopes can see it passing the galaxy Messie…



Modern human brains evolved as far back as 1.7 million years ago, study finds - Republic TV

Zaini Majeed - 2021-04-11T12:19:00Z

Human brain’s cerebral gyri and sulci, vascular structures surrounding the brain, and the critical endocranial region reorganized 1.7 million years ago.