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Supermoon 2020: Difference Between A Regular Full Moon And Supermoon

Supermoon 2020: Difference Between A Regular Full Moon And Supermoon

Edited by Aman Dwivedi | Sunday February 09, 2020, New Delhi

The world is witnessing the first Full Moon of 2020 this weekend - with the best views expected on Sunday.

Patients Infected 40 Employees At Hospital In Coronavirus-Hit Wuhan: Study

Patients Infected 40 Employees At Hospital In Coronavirus-Hit Wuhan: Study

Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 08, 2020, Wuhan

Forty health care workers were infected with the novel coronavirus by patients at a single Wuhan hospital in January, a new study has found, underscoring the risks to those at the frontlines of the growing epidemic.

Watch The Sun's Remarkable Surface Up-Close In Never-Seen-Before Images

Watch The Sun's Remarkable Surface Up-Close In Never-Seen-Before Images

Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 30, 2020, London

The never-before-seen images of the Sun's turbulent surface have been released by astronomers in the US.

How Is China Coronavirus Different From 2003 SARS Outbreak? A Primer

How Is China Coronavirus Different From 2003 SARS Outbreak? A Primer

Edited by Ria Saini | Monday January 27, 2020, New Delhi

The fast-spreading coronavirus that has now killed 81 people, infected 2,700 people across China and forced authorities to put several cities under lockdown, has brought back memories of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003 that affected over 8,000 people and led to 650 deaths in China and 700 across the world.

Meet 'Vyom Mitra', ISRO's Robot Which Will Travel To Space

Meet 'Vyom Mitra', ISRO's Robot Which Will Travel To Space

Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Wednesday January 22, 2020, Bengaluru

Space agency ISRO has unveiled a robot which will travel to space as part of the agency's unmanned space mission to be launched this year as a prelude to the manned Gaganyaan mission.

NASA To Build Homes Made Of Fungi On Moon, Mars

NASA To Build Homes Made Of Fungi On Moon, Mars

Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 17, 2020, Washington

Instead of habitats made of metal and glass, NASA is exploring technologies that could grow structures out of fungi to become our future homes in the stars, and perhaps lead to more sustainable ways of living on Earth as well.

Nearly Seven-Billion-Year-Old "Real Stardust" Found, Say Scientists

Nearly Seven-Billion-Year-Old "Real Stardust" Found, Say Scientists

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 14, 2020, Washington, United States

Researchers said Monday that new techniques have allowed them to identify the oldest solid material ever found on earth.

17-Year-Old Discovers Planet With 2 Suns While Interning With NASA

17-Year-Old Discovers Planet With 2 Suns While Interning With NASA

ANI | Sunday January 12, 2020, Washington

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Sattelite (TESS) mission is credited with the discovery of several planets that lie far outside our own solar system.

This Planet Is Flinging Comets At Earth 'Like A Sniper'

This Planet Is Flinging Comets At Earth 'Like A Sniper'

Written by Sanya Jain | Friday January 10, 2020

New research suggests that Jupiter may be flinging dangerous objects into the inner solar system.

<i>Idli</i> And <i>Halwa</i> In Space:  A Look At The Menu For Mission Gaganyaan

Idli And Halwa In Space: A Look At The Menu For Mission Gaganyaan

Written by Sanya Jain | Tuesday January 07, 2020

A menu of about 30 dishes, including idli sambar, upma, vegetable pulav and egg rolls, has been prepared for astronauts of Mission Gaganyaan by Defence Food Research Laboratory.

Earth-Sized World Found In "Habitable Zone" By NASA Planet Hunter

Earth-Sized World Found In "Habitable Zone" By NASA Planet Hunter

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 07, 2020, Washington

NASA said Monday that its planet hunter satellite TESS had discovered an Earth-sized world within the habitable range of its star, which could allow the presence of liquid water.

New Approach Tested For Injecting Gene Therapy Vectors In Kidney

New Approach Tested For Injecting Gene Therapy Vectors In Kidney

ANI | Sunday January 05, 2020, Washington

A mouse-experiment conducted by the researchers to better understand the ways to treat renal diseases has identified that before gene therapy is implemented to treat, targeted delivery of the therapeutic genes to the kidney should be the first necessary step.

How Experimental Supercells Cured An Infant's Deadly Genetic Illness

How Experimental Supercells Cured An Infant's Deadly Genetic Illness

Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 02, 2020, McLean, United States

When a person's immune system is impaired by a genetic disease, a bone-marrow transplant can be a powerful therapeutic tool, but with a major downside: during the first few months the recipient's defenses against viruses are severely weakened. The slightest infection can lead to a hospital trip.

Solar Eclipse 2019: Astronomer Suggests Safer Tools For Sky-Watchers

Solar Eclipse 2019: Astronomer Suggests Safer Tools For Sky-Watchers

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2019, Kolkata

Partial Solar Eclipse December 2019: Sky-watchers should use safe viewing equipment and proper techniques to view the celestial event that will take place on December 26, a senior reasercher has said.

MIT Scientists Develops 1st Laser Ultrasound, Not Requiring Body Contact

MIT Scientists Develops 1st Laser Ultrasound, Not Requiring Body Contact

Pres Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2019, Boston

MIT scientists have developed a new ultrasound technique that does not require contact with the body to see inside a patient, an advance that may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.