As it has been a month since Perseverance Rover lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, NASA has invited us to follow its journey in real-time. NASA’s Perseverance rover is on its way to Mars. It started its journey to Mars on the 30th of July 2020. And by February 2021, NASA would have its most sophisticated explorer on Mars’ Jezero Crater.
A very interesting galaxy from 12.4 billion light-years away has been spotted by Astrophysicists. Which means the light travelled 12.4 billion years to reach earth and it should have been from when the universe is much young, approximately 1.4 billion years old. This discovery is deemed to be a breakthrough in galaxy formation.
NASA’s Perseverance rover started its journey to Mars on the 30th of July 2020. And by February 2021, NASA would have its most sophisticated explorer on Mars' Jezero Crater. This also includes the Ingenuity Mars helicopter. Along with these two, there will be The Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment, also known as MOXIE which has a very important job to do.
Does the calcium in our teeth and bones really come from exploding Supernova stars? Scientists wondered the same until they found an exploding Calcium-rich Supernova star in 2017. And in a recent study scientists from the Northwestern University, were able to examine a Calcium-rich Supernova (SN 2019ehk) with X-ray imaging.
Hubble serving the earth for the last 3 decades has provided us with astonishing space images. Still going strong orbiting 547 km above the earth, it has never ceased to amaze us with its detailed photography from space. The latest image of Saturn is the best one yet.
Google has developed a smart way to detect earthquakes and alert smartphone users on android. Google hopes this would be a much-needed function globally, as building public infrastructures to detect earthquakes can be costly.