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Kepler Space Telescope Hit by Cosmic Ray

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope was hit by a cosmic ray event during a recent campaign to observe TRAPPIST-1. TRAPPIST-1 is a star system that...

Scientists Recreated ‘Primordial Soup’

Scientists have recreated the universe’s ‘primordial soup’ in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the world’s most powerful particle...

ISRO To Launch 6 Singaporean Satellites

Science and Technology Current Affairs: India will launch six Singaporean satellites weighing about 625 kg on December 16 through its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle...

New Human Body Organ Discovered

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body. Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be...

New Elements 115, 117, 118 Named

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) opened a public comment for the recommended names of elements 115, 117 and 118. Lawrence Livermore...

3 Member Crew Blast-off to Space Station

Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut in a Soyuz spacecraft startedd their journey to the International Space Station. NASA's Shane Kimbrough and Andrei Borisenko...

Fish Named After Obama

Scientists have named pink-and-yellow coral-reef fish — found exclusively within the protected area in Hawaii — in honour of Mr. Obama. The fish now...

Scientists Calculates Plastic Produced Till Date

Recently, a team of scientists from the University of Georgia, the University of California, Santa Barbara and Sea Education Association, launched the first global...

Nasa Releases Latest Pics of Pluto

Current Affairs: Nasa has released enhanced colour mosaics of Pluto that combines some of the sharpest views of the mysterious landscape. The pictures are part...

North Korea Launched New Satellite

North Korea’s launched newest satellite using its rocket launches to develop nuclear-tipped long-range missiles. It now has two satellites circling the Earth, according to NORAD,...

NASA’s Fermi Mission in News

Dark matter, the mysterious substance that constitutes most of the material universe, remains as elusive as ever. Although experiments on the ground and in space...

First Intermetallic Double Salt Created

Scientists have successfully created the world's first intermetallic double salt with platinum. Researchers Anja-Verena Mudring and Volodymyr Smetana were the first to create and accurately...