Science

Doctors Restore Blind Man's Vision Partially Using Gene-Based Therapy

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 16:37:40 +0530 - science

In a first and what is truly a breakthrough in medicine, a team of doctors has succeeded in partially restoring the vision of a patient using optogenetic therapy. Learn how.

ISRO History at a Glimpse: From Carrying Rocket Parts on Bicycle to Aiming for Mars Within 6 Decades

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:35:43 +0530 - science

From carrying parts of the first rocket on a bicycle to finding water on the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come a long way since its inception and has been pioneering space missions with untiring zeal.

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Blood Moon and Total Eclipse Year Will Appear Today

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 09:49:48 +0530 - science

Blood Moon 2021, which is commonly known as total lunar eclipse or purna chandra grahan, is appearing today. It will be the first and the last total lunar eclipse of the year.

UK Space Agency, Rolls Royce Tie Up To Test Nuclear Technology To Power Spacecraft

Posted on Tue, 25 May 2021 11:29:37 +0530 - science

Using nuclear powered engines, astronauts could make the trip to Mars in half the time, and also reduce radiation exposure. Rolls Royce has previously provided the nuclear propulsion technology for the Royal Navy's submarines.

US Researchers Say They’ve Figured Out How To Create Real-Life Images That Move In The Air

Posted on Mon, 24 May 2021 13:35:41 +0530 - science

Researchers in the US have made Star Wars style holograms, they say. The researchers used laser beams to trap and illuminate a tiny particle in the air and moved the beam, dragging the tiny particle with it, to draw an image in the air.

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Image Of Galaxy Cluster 3.5 Billion Light-Years Away

Posted on Mon, 24 May 2021 10:59:30 +0530 - science

NASA shared a new image taken by the Hubble Telescope showing a galaxy cluster 3.5-billion light years away. The ACO S 295 cluster is surrounded by other galaxies and stars in the Horologium constellation.

Zhurong: China Mars Rover Touches Ground on Red Planet

Posted on Mon, 24 May 2021 10:13:57 +0530 - science

China’s first Mars rover has driven down from its landing platform and is now roaming the surface of the red planet, China's space administration said.

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Blood Moon and Total Eclipse Year Will Appear on May 26

Posted on Mon, 24 May 2021 09:23:06 +0530 - science

Blood Moon 2021, which is commonly known as total lunar eclipse or purna chandra grahan, will appear on May 26. It will be the first and the last total lunar eclipse of the year.

US, Japan, EU Space Agencies Will Host Hackathon to Study COVID-19 Impact on Environment

Posted on Sat, 22 May 2021 16:36:25 +0530 - science

Space agencies of the US, EU, and Japan are organising a hackathon aimed at studying the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the environment.

Travelling Through a Wormhole in Space May Be Possible, New Research Suggests

Posted on Sat, 22 May 2021 13:36:53 +0530 - science

The research on travelling through wormholes in space is a progress on previous studies on wormholes — speculative tunnels that could create shortcuts for journeys across the universe

People Adapt to Extra Robotic Thumb in Days in Fascinating Body Augmentation Study

Posted on Sat, 22 May 2021 11:16:54 +0530 - science

A new research has shown that the human brain can adapt to body augmentation much faster than expected. The study conducted by University College London (UCL) and the University of Oxford researchers attached an artificial robotic thumb to the hands of the participants who were able to perform functions with it in a matter of days.

Spaceship Network for Intercontinental Travel? Yes, Japan Plans to Have One Ready by 2040

Posted on Sat, 22 May 2021 10:53:48 +0530 - science

The Japanese government plans to develop an intercontinental passenger spaceship network that will enable people to fly to the major cities of the world in two hours or even lesser.

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