Wednesday, January 20, 2021
El Nino and La Nina, the climate cycles that blow hot and cold
Natural climate phenomena El Nino and La Nina are opposite phases of a complex weather pattern so powerful that it can alter the global temperature.
9 January 2021, 10:04
Focus on ‘future sustainability’ while making investments: PM Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has called for focusing on “future sustainability” while making investment as she placed a four-point proposal to save the planet from the adverse impact of climate change
1 October 2020, 12:56
'SpaceX Starlink satellites may hamper scientific progress'
Satellite constellations like SpaceX's Starlink network could disproportionately affect science programmes that require twilight observations, such as searches for Earth-threatening asteroids and ...
27 August 2020, 08:41
'Dent' in Earth's magnetic field slowly expanding: Scientists
Particle radiation in this region can knock out onboard computers and interfere with the data collection of satellites that pass through it.
24 August 2020, 10:58
SUV-sized asteroid flies past Earth in closest known flyby
A car-sized asteroid flew past our home planet over the weekend, in the closest flyby of such space rocks on record and scientists hardly had any information about it until it departed.
20 August 2020, 08:56
School girls in India discover Earth-bound asteroid
The two girls, who hail from the western Indian city of Surat, discovered the object as part of an asteroid search campaign conducted by SPACE India along with the International Astronomical Search ...
28 July 2020, 09:21
COVID quiet time soothes Earth's seismic shakes
COVID-19 lockdowns worldwide led to the longest and most pronounced reduction in human-linked seismic vibrations ever recorded, sharpening scientists' ability to hear earth's natural signals and ...
25 July 2020, 08:51
Map of world's uncharted ocean beds takes shape despite crisis
Scientists say the topography of the ocean floor is less well known than the surfaces of Mars, Mercury or Venus and that charting the depth and shape of the seabed will help understand the impact ...
21 June 2020, 13:41
Closest black hole to Earth discovered
The black hole, at least 4.2 times the mass of the sun, is gravitationally bound to two stars in a so-called triple system roughly 1,000 light years from Earth, researchers said on Wednesday.
7 May 2020, 10:31
Water has been there on Earth since formation, says study
Since water can obviously be found on our planet today, it means that the water we are now enjoying on Earth has been there since its formation, says a study which sheds new light into the ancient ...
13 April 2020, 09:49