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German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision
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German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision

Most of the dots in the image are supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies, devouring gas and becoming so hot that the glow can be seen across the universe.

Cargo director Arati Kadav on challenges of making an indie sci-fi film, and perks of a screening at SXSW
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Cargo director Arati Kadav on challenges of making an indie sci-fi film, and perks of a screening at SXSW

Arati Kadav's debut film Cargo, starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, premiered at the 21st MAMI Mumbai Film Festival last year.

Why do astronomers believe dark matter exits even though they have not seen it?
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Why do astronomers believe dark matter exits even though they have not seen it?

The Sun orbits at 230km per second despite being 26,700 light-years away from our galaxy’s centre.

Physics scientist Thanu Padmanabhan receives M P Birla Memorial Award in cosmology
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Physics scientist Thanu Padmanabhan receives M P Birla Memorial Award in cosmology

In his memorial lecture, 'Gravity and the Cosmos', he spoke about the role gravity has played in shaping the Universe.

Ad Astra: Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut if he spotted Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram
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Ad Astra: Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut if he spotted Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram

Brad Pitt in a televised call chatted with NASA astronaut Nick Hague for around 20 minutes.

Piyush Goyal's Newton-Einstein gaffe: Twitterati mocks 'new Pappu'; Union minister's justification hardly helps
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Piyush Goyal's Newton-Einstein gaffe: Twitterati mocks 'new Pappu'; Union minister's justification hardly helps

Piyush Goyal's remark crediting Einstein for Newton's discovery didn't go unnoticed by netizens. Twitterati massively trolled Goyal for the comment, which came days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sparked a controversy by claiming the "millenial mindset" was behind the slowdown in the auto industry.

Forget Avengers: Endgame, cost of Statue of Unity alone could have funded three Chandrayaan 2 missions
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Forget Avengers: Endgame, cost of Statue of Unity alone could have funded three Chandrayaan 2 missions

On Monday afternoon — after having been delayed due to technical snags, India's second unmanned moon mission, Chandrayaan 2, was successfully launched to a major outpouring of rightfully deserved and thunderous applause

Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth

NASA loaned 18 rock samples for the study and they came from the Apollo 12 and 15 missions.

Moon's surface is pretty cracked up, getting worse with time and meteor impacts
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Moon's surface is pretty cracked up, getting worse with time and meteor impacts

The Moon is far less dense & has way more deep fissures than scientists thought it did.

How a siege in 18th-century British-occupied Calcutta gave us the term 'black hole'
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How a siege in 18th-century British-occupied Calcutta gave us the term 'black hole'

While Einstein is credited with its discovery, the term 'black hole' has an interesting origin story of its own.

NASA finds Mercury's inner solid core to be nearly the same size as Earth’s core
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NASA finds Mercury's inner solid core to be nearly the same size as Earth’s core

Some scientists compare Mercury to a 'cannonball' as its metal core fills nearly 85% of the volume.

Interstellar got it wrong: Wormholes would be slower than direct routes, says study
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Interstellar got it wrong: Wormholes would be slower than direct routes, says study

Wormholes have been theorized. Even if they really exist, they may not be much use for space travel.

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins his second Academy Award for Best Director after Gravity, for Roma
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Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins his second Academy Award for Best Director after Gravity, for Roma

At the Oscars, Cuaron who also won the Best Cinematography and Best Foreign film, paid tributes to domestic workers, who are often relegated in the background in cinema

Saturn spent almost an entire existence solo, before getting its stunning rings
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Saturn spent almost an entire existence solo, before getting its stunning rings

Saturn's primary rings appear to be just 10 million to 100 million years old, a new study has found.

Quacks and pseudoscientists at ISC 2019 thrash Newton, Einstein and Abdul Kalam
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Quacks and pseudoscientists at ISC 2019 thrash Newton, Einstein and Abdul Kalam

Apparently, Kauravas were test tube babies & gravitational waves are actually 'Narendra Modi waves'.

Einstein Prize-winning Indo-American Professor Abhay Ashtekar talks gravity, physics
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Einstein Prize-winning Indo-American Professor Abhay Ashtekar talks gravity, physics

Ashtekar contributed to the understanding of black holes, quantum gravity and quantum cosmology.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe successfully completes its first flyby of Venus
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NASA's Parker Solar Probe successfully completes its first flyby of Venus

Parker Solar Probe, NASA's historic small car-sized probe will journey steadily closer to the Sun.

Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron wins Golden Lion for Roma at Venice Film Festival 2018
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Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron wins Golden Lion for Roma at Venice Film Festival 2018

Alfonso Cuaron's Roma won the Golden Lion at the 75th Venice Film Festival.

Oscars to add Best Popular Film category, will also shorten ceremony due to drop in ratings
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Oscars to add Best Popular Film category, will also shorten ceremony due to drop in ratings

This is the first time a new Oscar category has been introduced since Best Animated Film in 2001.

Particle physics seems to have ceded the glamour and excitement of new discoveries to astrophysics
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Particle physics seems to have ceded the glamour and excitement of new discoveries to astrophysics

Astrophysicists recently announced the discovery of an ancient collection of stars 9,700 light years away from Earth with an age of 13.2 billion years