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  • NASA brings online toolkit to boost satellite data use
    SpaceNASA brings online toolkit to boost satellite data use

    In an attempt to make best use of data collected from satellite, NASA space agency has launched an online toolkit which will certainly help users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for research, business projects or conservation purposes. The “Remote Sensing Toolkit” provides a simple system that quickly identifies relevant sources based on user input, NASA stated.

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  • All about Meghalayan Age, the new phase in Earth's history
    Science NewsAll about Meghalayan Age, the new phase in Earth's history

    Talk about the different eras of Earth’s history and you will find so many ages as per the Geological Time Scale. Lately, the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) tweeted the latest changes chronostratigraphic chart that highlights the ‘the Meghalayan Age’ as the newest phase of the of the lively planet.

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  • Dinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study
    EnvironmentDinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study

    Dinosaurs that lived 150 million years had become an interesting topic of research today. From their way of feeding to moving, this giant herbivore creature had unique style of leading their lives. A recent study claims that the vegetables consumed dinosaurs had a higher nutritional value than that is consumed today in the 21st century. Researchers have calculated the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in environmental conditions that existed million of years ago.

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  • NASA finds 'spiders' crawling on Mars
    SpaceNASA finds 'spiders' crawling on Mars

    Spiders on the Mars sound amazing. Isn’t it! NASA finds spiders crawling across the Mars landscape but don’t worry, they won’t bite you. This might have been David Bowie's backing band here on Earth, but the term has a total different meaning when we link it with the Red Planet.

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  • Astronomers find ghostly particle in Antarctica, led to monster-like spinning black hole
    SpaceAstronomers find ghostly particle in Antarctica, led to monster-like spinning black hole

    In a major breakthrough, astronomers have confirmed a key source of cosmic rays some of the highest energy yet most mysterious radiation in the universe. The discovery took place after the detection of a single "ghostly" particle in Antarctica.

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  • Earth's youngest banded iron formation found in western China
    Science NewsEarth's youngest banded iron formation found in western China

    Scientists have come up with an interesting discovery which states that the banded iron formation, located in western China is as old as Cambrian. Dating back to almost 527 million years old, this formation is young by comparison to the majority of discoveries till date. Experts say that the deposition of banded iron formations began approximately 3.8 billion years ago and had long been thought to conclude before the start of the Cambrian Period at 540 million years ago.

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  • Cosmic rays from distant superstar may reach Earth soon
    SpaceCosmic rays from distant superstar may reach Earth soon

    A new study suggests that Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light years, is accelerating particles to speeds comparable to that of light, some of which may reach Earth as cosmic rays.

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  • Uranus collision with huge object cause strange temperature change, scientists find
    SpaceUranus collision with huge object cause strange temperature change, scientists find

    The sudden change in Uranus's climate and position indicate that the planet might have faced a punch by a huge object, according to new research.

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  • World's first animal evolution caused global warming, study claims
    EnvironmentWorld's first animal evolution caused global warming, study claims

    An interesting finding claims that the evolution of first animals more than 500 million years ago on the Earth caused global warming. According to a new study, animal life evolved in the ocean and began breaking down organic material on the seafloor, leading to more carbon dioxide and less oxygen in the atmosphere, some 520-540 million years ago.

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  • Saturn's moon Enceladus is a new place to find alien life, says study
    SpaceSaturn's moon Enceladus is a new place to find alien life, says study

    It’s been four years now that scientists are looking for life in the Enceladus, a Saturn’s moon. Way back in 2015, astronomers spotted a massive saltwater ocean hidden beneath the icy crust of Enceladus. And now a new study on this very subject has given high hopes to find alien life out there.

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