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    200+ Exoplanets Discovered in 2022: Could any Support Human Life?

    In 2022, astronomers from around the world discovered over 200 exoplanets outside of our solar system, bringing the total known exoplanet count to over 5,200. Many of these new discoveries, including some that are rocky like Earth or Mars, are prime candidates for further observation by telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope. According to NASA An exoplanet is a planet outside our solar...

    India is a Front Runner to Develop Anti Zika Virus Vaccine: NTAGI Chief

    Zika Virus is on the prowl in India. NTAGI Chief Dr. NK Arora, who heads the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), stated on Tuesday that India needs to be prepared to combat the Zika virus in the event of a "outbreak." Dr. Arora's statement follows after a report that a 5-year-old girl from Karnataka has tested positive for the Zika virus. "Zika virus is something...

    Scientists discover 3 New Asteroids including one dangerous to Earth

    The finding of a 3 new asteroids including a large one with an Earth-crossing orbit was revealed by scientists on Monday by a team of International Researchers, producing a slight possibility of a catastrophic collision in the distant future. But they cautioned "Don't Panic". These new asteroids were discovered by the study team using the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) mounted on the Victor M. Blanco...

    First-ever Direct Image of a Distant World by NASA’s Webb is Stunning

    Astronomers have captured a direct image of a planet outside of our solar system for the first time using NASA's Webb Space Telescope. Since the exoplanet is a gas giant and lacks a stony surface, life cannot exist there. The image captured by James Webb Space Telescope, as seen through four different light filters, demonstrates how Webb's strong infrared vision can readily capture worlds outside...

    NASA’s new study supports Einstein’s theory of gravity, but the mystery of dark energy persists

    Our universe is surrounded in mystery, some explained and some yet to be explained. The quest to know and discover such as the dark energy continues. The most recent scientific understanding of how gravity operates and impacts the world we live in has to some extent been defined by space scientists. However, the "dark energy" that is causing this acceleration is still a mystery. But...

    NASA publishes a photo of powerful storms close to Jupiter

    NASA has released a spectacular new image of Jupiter that shows "powerful storms" close to the planet's north pole. Using unprocessed image data from the JunoCam of the American space agency NASA, a citizen scientist produced the enhanced colour and contrast view of the storms. On July 5, 2022, NASA conducted its 43rd flyby of Jupiter as part of its effort to study the planet. According to...

    India Celebrates National Technology Day today, a tribute to Pokhran Nuclear Test

    National Technology Day 2022 : India's most defining milestones in the history of India’s Technology Programmes, Mission to further scientific and technological advancement is the successful nuclear tests done in 1998 in the Pokhran region of Rajasthan. India’s then prime minister, Atal Vihari Bajpai led the mission of making India an independent nuclear power. India celebrates National Technology Day on May 11 as it was...

    Climate Change to Result in Extensive Cross Species Virus Transmission by 2070 – New Study

    Climate change will cause the spread of thousands of new viruses among animal species by 2070 and that is likely to escalate the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans. The new study by Colin Carlson and Greg Albery. says climate change is pushing animals to migrate, increasing the risks of new pandemics. The study says at least 10,000 virus species have...

    Science is Rewarding, if You Defeat the Odds – COVAXIN Scientist Krishna

    Science pays, if you are passionate, and committed towards it, COVAXIN Scientist Krishna Ella said. Addressing young entrepreneurs in Hyderabad and told a packed audience in an interactive session 'Braving the Odds' Dr. Krishna Ella, Co-Founder of Bharat Biotech said "I am still a scientist… Science is my passion." When asked which is more exciting and challenging to him between being a scientist...

    Dr Jacob John Book on POLIO is Emotive, Science at its Best – Dr Krishna Ella

    New Delhi: Launching Dr Jacob John authored Book on POLIO - The Eradication Imgroglio in New Delhi on Saturday Dr. Krishna Ella, Scientist, Co-Founder, Chairman and Managing Director Bharat Biotech said it is a celebration of science, and what science can do to solve infectious diseases. "It is inspiring and leaves us to ponder many important facets of science and its interpretation."...

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