When did the first humans reach America? Mammoth bones add to the debate

When did the first humans reach America?  Mammoth bones add to the debate

Science is never static, it evolved as new tools and techniques become available and old knowledge is updated with new based on observations, tests and study. Change is of course the only constant and the adage fits perfectly to all sciences. A new study has added to the discussion of when exactly did humans arrived … Read more

‘A giant leap for lambkind’: Shaun the Sheep will be ESA, NASA’s first ‘astronaut’ to the Moon

‘A giant leap for lambkind’: Shaun the Sheep will be ESA, NASA’s first ‘astronaut’ to the Moon

A popular sheep will soon be off to space, and while “it might be a small step for a human, it’s a giant leap for lambkind”. Shaun, the title character from the animated television series “Shaun the Sheep” has been selected as the first ‘astronaut’ abroad the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and European … Read more

Soot and other burned biomass from Western wildfires can influence Arctic sea ice

Soot and other burned biomass from Western wildfires can influence Arctic sea ice

Larger and more intense wildfires have a massive impact on the environment as it deteriorates the air quality and leads to pollution in the surrounding regions. A recent study can explain to what extent the impact of wildfires can be seen. In a study, published in Science Advances, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder … Read more

‘First of its kind’: Triple star system detected by astronomers in deep space

‘First of its kind’: Triple star system detected by astronomers in deep space

Imagine three stars orbiting each other in deep space with each of them being the size of at least 12 suns! That is the discovery that has become a popular topic among astronomers who are looking to use the information to understand the cosmos a bit better. Also read | Watch: Chess-playing robot goes rogue, … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance rover spots noodle-like object on Mars, leaves scientists intrigued

NASA’s Perseverance rover spots noodle-like object on Mars, leaves scientists intrigued

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been a massive asset for the space agency as it has come up with brilliant pictures from Mars. The pictures have played a huge role in scientists determining the surroundings and terrains of the planet. Now, the Mars Rover has spotted an extremely fascinating piece of debris in the shape of … Read more

A galactic gem: Hubble Space Telescope captures an unusual multi-armed galaxy merger

A galactic gem: Hubble Space Telescope captures an unusual multi-armed galaxy merger

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning galaxy CGCG 396-2. NASA shared details about the unusual multi-armed galaxy merger. The official website of the American space agency said that the galaxy captured by Hubble is located at a distance of 520 million light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Orion. NASA revealed … Read more

NASA captures breathtaking image of an eclipse from space

NASA captures breathtaking image of an eclipse from space

Solar eclipse is a wonder to behold when viewed from Earth in first. Not everyone of us has been lucky enough to experience this wonder of nature. If the celestial event is so impressive from our planet, imagine how it must enthral those who view it from space! For those of us not having chosen … Read more

When did pandas start eating bamboo? Scientists have answer

When did pandas start eating bamboo?  Scientists have answer

A new study, which has been conducted by the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, has found that pandas have been munching bamboo for six million years. After the analysis of a new fossil, scientists found that the bear’s ancestors also had a thumb-like ‘sixth digit’ to grip their favorite food. This feature was also … Read more