Month: February 2023

Gliese 1214 b.

February 27, 2023

It is a planet located 48 light years away from Earth. This planet was discovered on December 16, 2009. There is something special about this planet. The entire planet is ocean. The planet orbits the star Gliese 1214 in the constellation Ophiuchus.

The End of the Chinese Mars Rover?

February 27, 2023

China’s Zhurong Rover, which has been exploring the surface of Mars since May 2021, has reportedly succumbed to the harsh winter and dust storms on Mars. In 2022 May, Zhurong entered Hibernation Mode ahead of the Northern Hemisphere of Mars entering winter. The rover was hibernate to avoid damage to the electronic parts due to…

Mammatus clouds

February 20, 2023

they are usually seen at the base of cumulonimbus clouds (rain clouds).Mammatus clouds are a type of elongated cloud formation that hangs from the base of the cloud. These cysts are usually circular or oval in shape and can range in size from a few centimeters to several meters in diameter. Mammoth clouds usually form…

TRAPPIST-1 is a dwarf star orbiting seven planets.

February 19, 2023

It is only 40 light years away from us. They were spotted in 2016 by the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. This finding was later confirmed by telescopes including NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. All of the TRAPPIST-1 planets are rocky and Earth-like, making it the largest…

Today is February 18.

February 18, 2023

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. Until 2006, Pluto was in planetary status… The name Pluto was suggested by 12-year-old Venetia Burney from Oxford, England.

Carl Sagan explaining the Drake equation:

February 16, 2023

N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L “In 1961, Carl’s close friend, fellow astronomer Frank Drake, created an equation for calculating the number of intelligent civilizations in the galaxy.” The Drake equation is: N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L where: N = the number of civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible (i.e. which are on our current past…

Biggest TECH Company in the World

February 15, 2023

Would you believe that the microchips that run the computer I’m using to write this article and the phone or computer or tab you’re using to read this are made by the same company’s technology? Believe me…that’s the truth. If you ask which is the biggest ‘tech’ company of this century, most people will think…

History Mission: SSLV D2 launched

February 10, 2023

ISRO to launch small satellites at low cost The designed Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV D2) was launched. Three satellites, including Azadi SAT-2, built by female students from different parts of the country, are placed in close-to-Earth orbit. The launch took place at 9.18 am(IST) from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space…

A true “black hole” is shown in this image.

February 8, 2023

Doesn’t that sound like a joke? But this is the case This is the entrance to a tunnel inside Fort William, Calcutta.Siraj ud Daula, the Nawab of Bengal, after capturing the fort in 1756, kept British prisoners of war in this tunnel. With so many people crammed into such a small space, hardly anyone made…

The Murchison meteorite

February 3, 2023

The oldest meteorite that fell on earth is 700 million years old. On September 28, 1969 at 10:58 a.m., a fireball hit AustraliaIt broke into three pieces over the town of Murchison and crashed into the ground over a 13 square meter area. Being able to see the meteorite directly, it was possible to collect…