After 8 Years Of Hard Work, India’s ‘Mangalyaan’ Runs Out Of Fuel: Report

The Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission was launched onboard PSLV-C25 in 2013.(File) Bengaluru: India’s Mars Orbiter craft has run out of propellant and its battery drained beyond the safe limit, fueling speculation that the country’s maiden interplanetary mission ‘Mangalyaan’ may have finally completed its long innings. The Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission was … Read more

Juno probe takes detailed photo of Jupiter’s moon, Europa

1/5 This image of the surface of Europa was taken during the Juno probe’s flyby on Thursday. Image courtesy of NASA Sept. 30 (UPI) — NASA’s Juno space probe captured detailed images during a close flyby of Europa, Jupiter’s largest moon. The probe came within 219 miles of the ice-covered celestial body, one of the … Read more

What caused holes in Sue the T. rex’s jawbone? Scientists are stumped

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Sue, the biggest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever unearthed, no doubt was a fearsome beast when this predator prowled what is now South Dakota about 67 million years ago at the twilight of the age of dinosaurs. But even this huge dinosaur, whose fossils are displayed at the Field … Read more

Foreign Object Debris Seen During Helicopter’s 33rd Flight

Navigation Camera Imagery of Ingenuity’s Flight 33: A small piece of foreign object debris (FOD) is seen in footage from the navigation camera of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter during its 33rd flight on Mars on Sept 24, 2022. The FOD is seen attached to one of the rotorcraft’s landing legs, then drifting away. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech. … Read more

What’s the fastest airborne animal?

The cheetah is well-known for being the fastest creature on land, but the animal kingdom is not limited to Earth‘s surface. What is the fastest flying animal? And what biological features enable its speed? Nature’s swiftest jet-setter is the peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus). “Peregrinus” is the Latin word for “traveler,” a fitting moniker given that … Read more