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Sputnik V Vaccine Offers Strong Protection Against Omicron: Study

Sputnik V Vaccine Offers Strong Protection Against Omicron: Study

Asian News International | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Moscow

Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology on Wednesday said that Sputnik V demonstrated strong protection against Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Did NASA Just Find A Mysterious Doorway On Mars? All You Need To Know

Did NASA Just Find A Mysterious Doorway On Mars? All You Need To Know

The Conversation | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Sydney

For the past ten years, NASAs Curiosity rover has been trundling around the surface of Mars, taking photos in its quest to understand the history and geology of the red planet and perhaps even find signs of life.

"Something Weird" Going On In Universe: NASA Over Hubble Telescope Data

"Something Weird" Going On In Universe: NASA Over Hubble Telescope Data

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Friday May 20, 2022

The study of the expansion of the universe began in 1920 with measurements by astronomers Edwin P Hubble and Georges Lemaitre.

How The 1st Image Of The Supermassive Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre Was Captured

How The 1st Image Of The Supermassive Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre Was Captured

The Conversation | Saturday May 14, 2022, Preston, UK

Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein's theory of general relativity. They were originally studied as a mere mathematical consequence of the theory rather than as physically relevant objects.

How To Grow Plants On The Moon - What A New Study Reveals

How To Grow Plants On The Moon - What A New Study Reveals

The Conversation | Friday May 13, 2022, London

What do you need to make your garden grow? Imagine you had no rich soil, or showers of rain, or bees and butterflies. And the sunshine was either too harsh and direct or absent causing freezing temperatures.

Now AI Bots Can Speak For You After Your Death. But Is That Ethical?

Now AI Bots Can Speak For You After Your Death. But Is That Ethical?

The Conversation | Friday May 13, 2022

Machine-learning systems are increasingly worming their way through our everyday lives, challenging our moral and social values and the rules that govern them.

AI, Philosophy And Religion: What Machine Learning Can Tell Us About The Bhagavad Gita

AI, Philosophy And Religion: What Machine Learning Can Tell Us About The Bhagavad Gita

The Conversation | Thursday May 12, 2022, Sydney

What can AI tell us about philosophy and religion, for example? As a starting point for such an exploration, we used deep learning AI methods to analyse English translations of the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu text written originally in Sanskrit.

Standard Model Of Particle Physics May Be Broken. Implications Explained

Standard Model Of Particle Physics May Be Broken. Implications Explained

The Conversation | Saturday May 07, 2022, Lancaster, UK

Recently, a series of precise measurements of already known, bog-standard particles and processes have threatened to shake up physics.

2 Indian Student Groups Win NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

2 Indian Student Groups Win NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 04, 2022, Washington

Two Indian student groups from Punjab and Tamil Nadu have won the NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, a media release said.

Massive Solar Flare Today May Impact Satellite Communications: Indian Space Scientists

Massive Solar Flare Today May Impact Satellite Communications: Indian Space Scientists

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2022, New Delhi

The sun unleashed a massive solar flare today, which has the potential to impact satellite communications and global positioning systems, the Centre of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) said.

Earth 2.0 Beyond Our Solar System? China Plans To Find It

Earth 2.0 Beyond Our Solar System? China Plans To Find It

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday April 13, 2022

China is now trying to look for a planet with Earth-like conditions. Beijing is trying to find an alternative home planet for humans that can exhibit conditions that are conducive to life.

The "Mystery" Particle Finding That Contradicts Understanding Of Universe

The "Mystery" Particle Finding That Contradicts Understanding Of Universe

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 08, 2022, Paris

After a decade of meticulous measurements, scientists announced Thursday that a fundamental particle -- the W boson -- has a significantly greater mass than theorised, shaking the foundations of our understanding of how the universe works.

Risk Of Serious Clots Up To 6 Months After Covid, Even In Mild Cases: Study

Risk Of Serious Clots Up To 6 Months After Covid, Even In Mild Cases: Study

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 07, 2022, London

People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have an increased risk of developing serious blood clots for up to six months after the infection, even in mild cases, according to a study published in The BMJ.

Symptoms Of New Covid Variant XE: What We Know So Far

Symptoms Of New Covid Variant XE: What We Know So Far

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 06, 2022, New Delhi

India's first case of the coronavirus variant XE has been reported in Mumbai. The XE variant was first found in the UK and is a mutation of two Omicron strains BA.1 and BA.2.

Covid Variant XE: What WHO And Health Experts Say About New Mutation

Covid Variant XE: What WHO And Health Experts Say About New Mutation

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 06, 2022, Mumbai

Mumbai today reported India's first case of the new coronavirus variant XE. The strain, which is more transmissible than Omicron, has recast the spotlight on the ongoing risk of the virus.