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MOXIE- Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment

The Perseverance rover of Mars 2020 Mission of NASA recently converted carbon dioxide into oxygen. This is the first time this has been achieved in another planet. This was achieved by MOXIE, an instrument placed in the front side of the rover. What is MOXIE? MOXIE is Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilisation Experiment. It is ..

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Israel: Google and AWS chosen for 1 billion Nimbus Project

The Government of Israel has chosen Google and Amazon Web Services to provide cloud services for its military and Public Sector Units. The project is to be implemented in four phases and has been named the “Nimbus” project. About Nimbus Project The Nimbus Project is to be implemented at an estimated cost of 1 billion ..

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Cosmic Rose of NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared an image of “Cosmic Rose”. Cosmic Rose Cosmic Rose is an image captured by Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The image featured interacting galaxies Arp 273. Arp 273 It lies in the Andromeda constellation. It is 300 million light years away from the earth. It is ..

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What is Beal seed viability experiment?

The Beal Seed Viability Experiment was begun by William James Beam. He was an American Botanist who worked at the Michigan State University. What is Beal Seed Viability Experiment? In 1879, Beal began one of the longest running experiments in botany. The experiment aims to study how long a weed can stay dormant in agricultural ..

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What is Potamophylax coronavirus?

Kosovar Biologist Halil Ibrahimi has named a newly discovered insect after COVID-19 virus. About the insect Ibrahimi spent years working on a different type of Caddisfly species. The species was found in Accursed Mountains (Kosovo’s Western Bjeshket e Nemuna National Park). It has now been named as “Potamophylax coronavirus”. The species is endemic to the ..

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