Saturday, July 13, 2024

Topic: Neptune

NASA picks 4 finalists for next Discovery missions to Venus, volcanic Io, icy Triton

Of the four finalists, two will be funded to make their mission a reality. The final selection process is expected to take place next year. 

The DNA alphabet expands with four new building blocks

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It's your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.

Unborn sharks that swim in the womb and some ‘vicious’ small cats

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

First moon outside the solar system found. It’s the size of Neptune

The ‘exomoon’ was found orbiting exoplanet Kepler-1625b — around 4,000 light years away from earth — by two Columbia University astronomers.

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.