Friday, July 12, 2024
TopicOsiris-Rex spacecraft

Topic: Osiris-Rex spacecraft

NASA's first asteroid sample streaks through Earth's atmosphere, parachutes into Utah desert

The gumdrop-shaped capsule, released from the robotic spacecraft OSIRIS-REx as the mothership passed within 67,000 miles of Earth hours earlier.

More evidence of ‘alien’ origins of life — Japan spacecraft finds RNA base on asteroid Ryugu

Bengaluru: The hypothesis that comets and asteroids deposited the building blocks of life on Earth millions of years ago has received yet another boost....

NASA spacecraft finds signs that highrise-sized asteroid near Earth once had water

The finding made by NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is particularly noteworthy because we are yet to figure out how water came to be on Earth.  

It was a big week for space, and here’s how wind sounds on Mars

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer 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.

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‘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.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.