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What is space anemia?

The space travel damages the red blood cells in human body. Such condition where the RBC count in the body reduces due to space travel is referred to as Space anemia. In simple terms, lower RBC count in space is called space anemia. What is space anemia? The red blood cells are rich in iron. ..

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The Global Risks Report 2022

The World Economic Forum recently released the Global Risks Report 2022. Cybersecurity, pandemic, climate change and space advancements are the emerging risks to global economy. Key Findings The global economy is to shrink by 2.3% by 2024. However, in developing countries this is to be 5.5%. In rich countries, it will be 0.9% Digital security ..

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Recent Researches in Space Station

The International Space Station is the most expensive laboratory in the world. It has more than twenty years of operation. The tests and experiments conducted in the ISS has provided insights into the effect of microgravity on human body and other interesting things. The regeneration ability of stem cell  during spaceflight Any organ can be ..

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Quadrantid Meteor Shower

The Quadrantid meteor shower occurs in January every year. The radiant of the shower lies in the Bootes constellation. Cause of meteor showers The meteor showers are caused due to debris or trail of dust left by a comet. When the earth moves through the left-over dust particles, they catch fire. How do they fire ..

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Imaging X – Ray Polarimetry Explorer IXPE Mission

The Imaging X – Ray Polarimetry Explorer is called IXPE. It is a NASA Space Observatory. It has three identical telescopes that measure the polarization of cosmic X – Rays. About IXPE Mission The Mission studies the exotic astronomical objects. It maps the magnetic fields of neutron stars, black holes, pulsars, magnetars, supernoval remnants, quasars ..

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Leonid Meteor Showers to reach their peak in India

The Leonid Meteor Showers are to reach their peak in India between November 17, 2020 and November 18, 2020. For the year 2020, these showers are active between November 6 and November 30. What are Leonid Showers? The Leonids emerge from the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The comet takes 33 years to complete one revolution around the ..

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