Category: Human

How many women have actually been in space?

March 21, 2023

We all have an answer to the question of who was the first woman in space. Valentina Tereshkova. On June 16, 1963, the Vostok 6 spacecraft made that trip. But it took 20 years for a second woman to reach space. The second trip was in 1982, and that too was by Soviet Union cosmonaut…

On March 16, 1926, engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket.

March 18, 2023

What was his response to those who objected to his prediction that rocket-powered vehicles would one day reach the moon? “Every sight is funny until the first man accomplishes something; but once possible, it becomes commonplace.”

International Day of Mathematics (Pi Day)

March 15, 2023

March 14 is observed as World Pi (π) Day. When March 14 is written in the American style of Month/Day/Year, it commemorates the value of pi (π ≈ 3.14).Physicist Larry Shaw started celebrating Pi Day in 1989. Similarly, June 28 is considered as ‘Two Pi Day’ (2 * π ≈ 6.28) and July 22 as…

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…

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…

Disturbing Simulation Shows What Would Happen if You Blended Up Every Living Human

January 27, 2023

If you put all the people on this earth, including you and me, in a mixer, beat it into a paste and roll it, that’s all there is. A piece of meat just over a kilometer in diameter. Human meat density: 985 kg/m3average human body mass: 62 kgpopulation considered: 8 billion (as per 2022 Nov)

Location: NASA Office

January 25, 2023

Date: 1969 Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the Moon for the first time in 1969. Job: Lead Developer on Apollo Mission Standing: Margaret Hamilton Nearby books: The program codes they wrote for the vehicle that landed…

Hot water ICEs faster than cold water.!

January 24, 2023

Erasto Empemba was a schoolboy in Tanzania in 1963.While making ice cream with his friends, he noticed that hot milk freezes faster than cold milk. Hence the name Empemba effect.But this effect has been observed since the time of Aristotle. But chemists have struggled to give an accurate scientific explanation.There is a reason for that.Warm…

Galileo did not invent the telescope!

January 23, 2023

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei Most people are of the opinion that LiScope was invented. However, the telescope was first used for observing the sky. The world of science says that Galileo was not the right person. It is true that Galileo popularized the telescope. . Hans, who was running an eyeglass business in the Netherlands…