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“Powehi”: The Name Of The First-Ever Photographed Black Hole – NDTV News

NEW DELHI: The first-ever black hole to be photographed has been named "Powehi". The name Powehi, meaning embellished dark source of unending creation, was deliberated upon by astronomers and renowned Hawaiian language professor, Larry Kimura. "Powehi", the name bestowed upon the first black hole pictured ever, is sourced from the Hawaiian word "Kumulipo", a primordial chant describing…

“A Game Changer”: Indian Scientists Praise First-Ever Blackhole Images – NDTV News

Blackhole is an object with such strong gravity that not even light can escape it.New Delhi: Indian scientists have praised the compilation of the first-ever real images of a blackhole as an "extraordinary feat" that sheds more light on the mysterious, warped region of the space-time fabric and how galaxies like our Milky Way evolve over…

New species related to humans discovered – The Express Tribune

PHOTO: CNN A new species, Homo luzonensis, has been discovered, which according to experts, is closely related to humans, CNN reported on Thursday. Bones and teeth belonging to two adults and one child who lived between 50,000 and 67,000 years ago were found in Callao Cave in the Philippines. This time frame reflects luzonensis would…

From doughnuts to Brexit, first-ever image of a black hole inspires hilarious memes – Scroll.in

The first-ever image of a black hole was released on April 10. According to reports, the photograph was captured by 200 scientists at the Event Horizon Telescope, a network of eight radio telescopes across the globe. A black hole is a region in space with a gravitational force so intense, even light cannot escape. This…

New Video Shows Mice Go Nuts In Space – D-brief – Discover Magazine

(Credit: Kirill Kurashov/Shutterstock) Space travel, you may have heard, is hard. Hard on the brain, to design ways to slip the surly bonds of Earth in the first place, but also hard on the body, which needs to withstand conditions it was never designed for. If NASA’s serious about sending humans back to the moon…

The Martian Methane Mystery Continues – Sky & Telescope

The most advanced instrument ever sent to Mars to study its atmosphere has failed to find any methane after months of searching. An artist's impression shows the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) analyzing the martian atmosphere using the so-called solar occultation method. The instruments aboard TGO basically examine the atmosphere at sunset.ESA / ATG medialab…

We cheer on women in the sciences, but recruiting and retaining them is still a different story – CNN

(CNN)This week, the world was enchanted when the National Science Foundation released the first ever image of a black hole. Among the memes and debates and general excitement, people also turned the spotlight on Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old scientist who developed a crucial algorithm that helped produce the historic image.It was a great moment for…

Israeli Spacecraft Crash-Lands On Moon Months Before Chandrayaan-2 – NDTV News

The BERESHEET spacecraft was built at a cost of $100 million.New Delhi: An Israeli spacecraft came within a few kilometers of the historic touchdown bid before it suffered a technical glitch and crashed on the moon surface on Thursday. A successful soft landing of the BERESHEET spacecraft would have made Israel the fourth nation in the…

Dead alligator is devoured by giant ‘pill bugs’ on the sea floor in creepy video – BGR

When an animal dies in a forest or field its body usually becomes food for scavengers large and small. Sometimes that includes larger animals like vultures or wild dogs, but it’s usually insects that are left to clean up the last bits of tissue. The bottom of the sea is no different and, as a…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX sends world’s most powerful rocket on first commercial flight – CNA

FLORIDA: The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday (Apr 11) from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's space company in the race to grasp lucrative military launch contracts.The 23-story-tall Heavy, which previously launched Musk’s cherry red Tesla roadster to space…

New research adds to work of Prandtl, father of modern aerodynamics – Phys.org

Contour visualization of the mixed-mode instabilities in the Prandtl model for a slope angle of 30 (deg). Flow is from top to bottom. Vortical structures are identified using the Q-criterion. Credit: Inanc Senocak In 1942, Ludwig Prandtl—considered the father of modern aerodynamics—published "Führer durch die Strömungslehre," the first book of its time on fluid mechanics…

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy and lands all three rocket boosters for the first time – CNBC

SpaceX launched the company's Falcon Heavy rocket on its inaugural commercial mission on Thursday evening. This is the second flight for Falcon Heavy, which became the most powerful rocket in use in the world after SpaceX's successful test flight in February 2018. That launch was purely demonstration — Thursday represents the first revenue-generating flight of…

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‘Let’s talk about dementia’ on World Alzheimer’s Day 2020 – ANI News

ANI | Updated: Sep 20, 2020 11:46 IST New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year to raise the awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia. This day is celebrated for generating awareness and due to the seriousness of this disease, it is celebrated for the whole month in…

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