Combat Dust for the First Time in Antarctica!

Combat Dust for the First Time in Antarctica!

Scientists studying freshly fallen snow in Antarctica have uncovered a rare isotope of iron in the interstellar dust hidden inside it, suggesting the dust showed up recently. This discovery could give us crucial information about the history of stellar explosions in our galactic neighbourhood. We know that cosmic dust is drifting down to Earth all … Continue reading “Combat Dust for the First Time in Antarctica!”

NASA’S ASTEROID CHASER SWINGS BY EARTH ON WAY TO SPACE ROCK

On its way back to a space rock, NASA’s asteroid chaser spacecraft would swing by Earth. Osirix-Rex was launched a year back and swung by planet Earth, right above Antarctica within 17,700 kilometres.

ATLAS V COMPONENTS ARRIVE FOR TDRS-M LAUNCH

The Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch the NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M from the Space Launch Complex 41 in August.

METHANE EATING MICROBES MIGHT KEEP THE CLIMATE WARMING GASES AWAY

It is found that there is an existence of microbes that can help us manage the green house gases, deep below the sheet of the Antarctic ice sheet.

Trillion Tonne Iceberg Breaks Off!!

A trillion-tonne iceberg, eight times the size of Mumbai, one of the largest ever recorded, has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf on Wednesday July 12.

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