Atacama Current Affairs, GK & News

Paraliparis selti – new species of deep sea fish

Scientists have recently discovered a new species of deep sea fish in the Atacama Trench. Key facts In 2018, an international team of researchers surveyed the Atacama Trench by deployed free-falling landers to study deep sea creatures. They recorded three types of hadal snailfish, one of which is never known to science. The new species, ..

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Scientists spot sunspot with centre twice the size of Earth

Scientists have spotted a new view of the dark, contorted centre of a sunspot that is nearly twice the diameter of the Earth. It was spotted using Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) antennas located in Atacama Desert of northern Chile. The discovery is an important expansion of range of observations that can be used to ..

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