Universe Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Dark Energy?

Recently, an international team of researchers directly detected the dark energy with the help of advanced technologies and new experiments. Highlights Dark energy is a mysterious form of energy, making up about 68% of the universe. This energy has intrigued physicists as well as astronomers for decades. Researchers noticed some unexpected results in an underground ..

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AI used to reveal Actual Shape of the Universe

Japanese astronomers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) technique which will help in removing noise in astronomical data because of random variations in galaxy shapes. Highlights Technique was developed after extensive training and testing on large mock data that was created by supercomputer simulations. Scientists then applied this new technique to actual data from Japan’s ..

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Earth’s Hidden Layer- Key Facts

Scientists have recently detected the signs of a hidden structure inside the core of Planet Earth. This sign has the potential to change the long-standing narrative of what lies at centre of Earth. This layer is being termed as the ‘fifth layer’. Highlights As per the long-standing narrative, there exists four layers namely; crust, mantle, ..

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NASA finds the ‘Lost Galaxy’

Recently, the Hubble Space Telescope of NASA captured the images of the NGC 4535 which is also known as the “Lost Galaxy”.  The image highlights that the young and hot stars that hang out are the bright blue spots. On the other hand, older and cooler stars are highlighted by the bright shades nearer to ..

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Union government launches Prakash portal to monitor Coal supply

The Union government has launched a Prakash portal – ‘Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony’ – for better coordination among the Ministries of Power, Coal and Indian Railways for coal supply to power plants. The portal, which is developed by NTPC, is designed to help in mapping and monitoring entire coal supply chain for ..

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