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New Technique by RRI Enhances Imaging of Cold Atoms

Scientists at India’s Raman Research Institute (RRI) have developed a new image-correction algorithm that significantly improves images used to study ultracold atoms. The advanced imaging promises to unlock a deeper understanding of intriguing quantum mechanics properties of atoms at temperatures ..

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What are Obelisks?

Recently, researchers at Stanford University discovered a new virus-like entity called obelisks. These obelisks have been found in large numbers within the human mouth and gut. What are Obelisks? Obelisks are microscopic entities that contain one or two genes and ..

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Vyommitra to Precede India’s Gaganyaan Mission in 2024

India is planning for a manned space mission Gaganyaan in 2025. But before human astronauts launch, a space-bound “robot friend” named Vyommitra will fly to space later this year to test critical systems. This female humanoid robot is equipped to ..

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TOI-715b: NASA Discovers Potential Life-Sustaining ‘Super-Earth’

American space agency NASA has discovered a “super-Earth” planet, dubbed TOI-715 b, that could potentially support life. It is located 137 light-years away and was found by NASA’s planet-hunting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission. The super-Earth is around one ..

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Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko Sets New Space Duration Record

On February 4, 2024, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko has broken the world record for the most time spent in space, surpassing his compatriot Gennady Padalka. Kononenko has logged over 878 days in orbit and is expected to reach 1,000 days ..

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Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Grounded Permanently

NASA has recently announced that its Mars robot helicopter Ingenuity, the first vehicle to achieve powered, controlled flight on another world, has been grounded for good after flying dozens of times over three years, ending a landmark mission that far ..

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