In a breakthrough that could revolutionize soft robotics, Scientists develop Terminator-style stretchable liquid metal

In a breakthrough that could revolutionize soft robotics, Scientists develop Terminator-style stretchable liquid metal

A host of new liquid metals that have applications towards soft robotics can make movies like ‘The Terminator’ transcend make-believe. According to scientists, experimental liquid metals like gallium and other alloys, when supplemented with iron or nickel, are able to flex and mold into shapes with the use of magnets. This is much like the … Read more

Mysterious snowman kind reddish object found beyond Pluto

Mysterious snowman kind reddish object found beyond Pluto

NASA’s spacecraft located about 4 Billion Miles away from Earth recently yielded the close-up pictures of a distant space object. Received on Wednesday, this picture revealed first of its kind celestial object that looked something like reddish snowman. This small and icy object was dubbed as Ultima Thule. This object was found consisting of 2 … Read more

A NASA Spacecraft Just Created a new Record for the Closest Approach to Sun

A NASA Spacecraft Just Created a new Record for the Closest Approach to Sun

A NASA sun-studying spacecraft just made an entry into the record books. Long back in April 1976, the German-American Helios 2 probe made spaceflight’s closest-ever solar approach by cruising within 26.55 million miles (i.e 42.73 million kilometers) of the sun. Now NASA’s Parker Solar Probe zoomed inside that distance today on October 29th, crossing the … Read more

Hubble back to work with new observations post gyro repairs

Hubble back to work with new observations post gyro repairs

As of October 27th, the Hubble Space Telescope by NASA has completely resumed its normal operations post fixing of its faulty gyroscope by the controllers. The space agency released a statement stating that Hubble has effectively resumed the normal science based operations that it has been designed to perform since 9 p.m. EST October 26th. … Read more

NASA finds a perfectly formed, rectangular ice sheet

NASA finds a perfectly formed, rectangular ice sheet

NASA reported that a perfectly formed, rectangular ice sheet was spotted during a flyover in Antarctica on the  16th of October. The flyover was part of Operation IceBridge. This operation is NASA’s aerial survey of polar ice. It originated from Punta Arenas, Chile, on the 10th of October.  Jeremy Harbeck, a senior support scientist spotted … Read more

Scientists in Hawaii find very tiny octopuses floating on plastic trash

Scientists in Hawaii find very tiny octopuses floating on plastic trash

Hawaii scientists found two very tiny baby octopuses floating on a plastic trash that they were cleaning up as they monitored coral reefs. Sallie Beavers, Marine ecologist of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park said today that the octopuses were the size of green peas. She said that they were likely either day octopus or night octopus. … Read more

NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in just one minute

NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in just one minute

Not many would know that a new rocket launch might require so much water. NASA tested the water deluge system as part of the preparations for its new Space Launch System. These preparations also include shooting 450,000 gallons of water on to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. NASA posted this video of … Read more