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Leap Year

The year 2020 is a leap year. Leap years occur every four years but there have been exceptions in the past and will be exceptions in the future too. What is the difference between a solar year and a calendar year? A solar year reflects the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun. ..


NASA Maven enters MARS orbit

MAVEN Spacecraft has entered MARS orbit. MAVEN which stands for- the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution craft is yet another feather in the cap of the NASA. MAVEN is the first spacecraft of its type to study the upper Martian atmosphere. MAVEN has achieved the success after a 10-month journey around the red planet. It ..