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Did life exist on Mars? Perseverance rover joins four centuries of work to find the answer
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Did life exist on Mars? Perseverance rover joins four centuries of work to find the answer

In 2000 scientists found that water had once flowed over its surface which rekindled interest in Mars exploration as they pored over images looking for evidence.

Scientists discover four-billion-year-old organic compounds in Martian meteorite that smashed into Antarctica
science

Scientists discover four-billion-year-old organic compounds in Martian meteorite that smashed into Antarctica

The organic materials were synthesised locally on Mars or were delivered meteorically on the surface of the Red planet during the Noachian age.

Water found on super-Earth planet, that orbits dwarf star, 110 light-years away
science

Water found on super-Earth planet, that orbits dwarf star, 110 light-years away

There is hydrogen as well as Helium, Nitrogen and Methane may exist, but it can't be detected with any instrument.

Climate change: Study maps rise in non-CO2 emission from cropland based agriculture over 30 years
India

Climate change: Study maps rise in non-CO2 emission from cropland based agriculture over 30 years

The agricultural sector is the world’s largest source of non-carbon dioxide greenhouse gas emissions such as methane and nitrous oxide (N2O), both of which contribute significantly to climate change.

Antarctica's ecosystem thrives on nitrogen-rich poop of penguins and seals
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Antarctica's ecosystem thrives on nitrogen-rich poop of penguins and seals

The 'influential excrement' supports mosses & lichens, which in turn sustain microscopic life.

Winter in coming to Pluto: It's atmosphere could be destroyed forever this season
science

Winter in coming to Pluto: It's atmosphere could be destroyed forever this season

Scientists observing Pluto for 28 years think its atmosphere will collapse from the growing pressure.

Fight against nitrogen pollution in the environment could soon witness a paradigm shift
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Fight against nitrogen pollution in the environment could soon witness a paradigm shift

The task force was named Indian Nitrogen Group (ING) which has experts to review the problem of pollution posed by reactive nitrogen.

Delhi, NCR hit alarming levels of Ozone pollution; 77 percent of days in May exceed CPCB prescribed limits
India

Delhi, NCR hit alarming levels of Ozone pollution; 77 percent of days in May exceed CPCB prescribed limits

Ozone pollution has reached alarming levels in Delhi and NCR,Levels went from 19 percent to 77 percent in Feb-May period for days exceeding pollution limits

Indian scientists say don’t blame Nitrogen fertilizers for global warming
Life

Indian scientists say don’t blame Nitrogen fertilizers for global warming

In a twist to climate change debate, Indian scientists have shown that there is a need to take into account cooling effects of Nitrogen used in agriculture while assessing its overall "temperature change potential" and not just its warming effect.

Depressed techie from Hyderabad inhales nitrogen to end life
India

Depressed techie from Hyderabad inhales nitrogen to end life

A young techie committed suicide by inhaling nitrogen as he was depressed over the failure of a mobile application developed by him

Indian-origin scientist develops 2D material that could outrun graphene in digital technology
World

Indian-origin scientist develops 2D material that could outrun graphene in digital technology

Madhu Menon, physicist at the University of Kentucky, the new material is made up of silicon, boron and nitrogen, and is stable — which graphene lacks.

NASA's Curiosity rover detects first traces of life-supporting nitrogen on Mars
Life

NASA's Curiosity rover detects first traces of life-supporting nitrogen on Mars

NASA's rover Curiosity has detected the first traces of nitrogen on the surface of Mars.

Want your ice cream to be in a particular shape? There's a 3D printer for that
Life

Want your ice cream to be in a particular shape? There's a 3D printer for that

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have put together a 3D printer that can produce ice cream in any shape.<br />

We're not alone!
News & Analysis

We&#039;re not alone!

Life has been detected on three meteorites in the form of tiny fossilized bacteria by a NASA scientist.