Quantum ‘Fifth State of Matter’ Observed in Space for First Time

Scientists have observed the fifth state of matter in space for the first time, offering unprecedented insight that could help solve some of the quantum universe’s most intractable conundrums, research showed Thursday. Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs) — the existence of which was predicted by Albert Einstein and Indian mathematician Satyendra Nath Bose almost a century ago […]

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First Commercial Space Taxi a Pit Stop on Musk’s Mars Quest

It all started with the dream of growing a rose on Mars. That vision, Elon Musk’s vision, morphed into a shake-up of the old space industry, and a fleet of new private rockets. Now, those rockets will launch NASA astronauts from Florida to the International Space Station — the first time a for-profit company will […]

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China Launches Spacecraft on Its Largest Carrier Rocket: Report

China on Tuesday successfully launched its largest carrier rocket, which was carrying a new-generation spacecraft, state broadcaster CCTV said. The Long March-5B carrier rocket took off at 6pm local time (3:30pm IST) at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in the southern island province of Hainan. It was the first mission carried out by the Long […]

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New Research Claims Our Understanding of Universe Could Be Wrong

A recent study has found out that our fundamental measurement of the whole universe could have been wrong all this while. It says that whatever we knew about the chemical measurement of stars could be wrong. And since the whole history of the universe has been tracked using these very stars, our measurement of the […]

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NASA Spots Biggest Explosion Ever Recorded, With Help From Pune Telescope

NASA has spotted the “biggest explosion seen in the universe”. As per the US space agency, the record-breaking, gargantuan eruption came from a black hole in a galaxy cluster said nearly 400 million light years away – which to put it simply, is really far away. The discovery was made by NASA scientists using X-ray […]

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