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Mysterious ripples in milky way due to a dwarf galaxy: Study

In a new study published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the research team presents their findings about the stars in the outer regions of the galactic disk.

By measuring how strong the ripples are in different parts of the disc, the researchers have begun to piece together a complex puzzle.(AFP)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 06:19 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Nasa spacecraft ‘touches’ the Sun. What this historic milestone means

According to Nasa, the success of the Parker Solar Probe represents much more than technological innovation. The spacecraft's landmark achievement has restored hope about solving age-old mysteries about the red-hot star.

The rocketship, called the Parker Solar Probe, successfully entered and flew through the Sun's upper atmosphere – the corona. (Graphic via Nasa)
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 11:04 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘Space? We have a lot to do here’: Bill Gates talks on space exploration

“I have become obsessed with things like Malaria and HIV and getting rid of those diseases and I would probably bore people at cocktail parties talking about diseases. Space? You know, we have a lot to do here on earth,” Bill Gates said.

American billionaire Bill Gates.(AFP)
Published on Sep 25, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

NASA's Mars copter mission next month may pave the way for interplanetary flight

A tiny swath of wing fabric from the original Wright Brothers plane has been fastened underneath the helicopter's solar panel to pay homage to aviation history.

This NASA photo obtained on March 24, 2021 shows an illustration depicting Mars Helicopter Ingenuity during a test flight on Mars. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 25, 2021 04:39 PM IST
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