Sunday, 26 May 2019
Category: World

Mission launches to weigh Earth’s water

Grace mission has gone into orbit to weigh the water on Earth. SpaceX rocket climbed above California before heading south towards Antarctica. In a joint US-German mission, the Grace satellites were launched on Tuesday aboard a SpaceX rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force base in California. It will take a number of weeks before start gathering data. The first […]

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Distant galaxy reveals oldest stars ever found

Exceptionally high rate of star formation in a galaxy that is 13.28 billion light years away.  Discovery has baffled astronomers. Scientists have spotted the Galaxy MACS1149-JD1, the most distant galaxy ever seen. Its stars are believed to have formed 250 million years after the Big Bang. A team of British-led astronomers used an Atacama Large Millimetre/Submillimetre […]

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New Evidence of water plumes on Jupiter´s moon, Europa

Europa is a major target in the search for extraterrestrial life after researchers found signs of water plumes above its icy surface. Citing data collected by NASA’s Galileo probe more than two decades ago, scientists report that giant jets of water are spouting more than 100 miles off that moon’s surface. The research, led by the University […]

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Puerto Rico – the next blockchain uthopia

Blockchain is helping restore power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Power Ledger, an Australia-based company has hired a grid resiliency and security expert to lead power restoration efforts in Puerto Rico. The startup is using blockchain technology to do this. More broadly, Puerto Rico is looking to blockchain startups to help give its economy a boost […]

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