Impact imminent: Venus is about to lose some of its atmosphere

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 15, 2024 14:12 IST In a cosmic event that shows the dynamic and sometimes violent nature of our solar system, Venus is bracing for an atmospheric hit. A coronal mass ejection (CME), a massive burst of solar wind and magnetic fields rising above the solar corona or being released into space, is …

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A holiday reminder: Don’t fear aspartame

WHO infographic “That group B classification means there is a possible risk for that substance to cause cancer, not that it’s necessarily linked to cancer,” Zimmer says. The other thing to consider: Zimmer says the FDA sets an acceptable daily intake for the six sweeteners it has approved. For aspartame, the …

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Six planets found in synchronized orbit may help solve cosmic puzzle; NASA to train Indian astronaut for ISS voyage in deepening space ties and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Six planets found in synchronized orbit may help solve cosmic puzzle They are the most common type of planet observed in our Milky Way galaxy – two to three times the diameter of Earth but smaller than Neptune, and orbiting closer to their stars than our …

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Mercury Could Have Glaciers Where Life Exists, Say NASA Scientists

MESSENGER spacecraft. NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Scientists studying Mercury have discovered evidence for the existence of glaciers in the planet’s polar regions and suggested they could sustain life. “This groundbreaking discovery of Mercurian glaciers extends our comprehension of the environmental parameters that could sustain life,” said Alexis Rodriguez, lead author …

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Life May Exist Beneath The Salt Glaciers On Mercury’s Surface: Report

Volatile compositions, sublimation hollows, and chaotic terrains redefine Mercury’s geology. Scientists are relentlessly searching for life on other planets, driven by an insatiable curiosity to know whether we are alone in the universe. This quest has led to a remarkable surge in exoplanet discoveries, with thousands of worlds beyond our solar system now confirmed to …

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