A Major Breakthrough with the Release of Black Hole Image

The ring of fire surrounding the black hole

On April 10, 2019, a team of international scientists released the first image of ‘black hole’ captured from the assorted set of telescopes to gather an insight into the celestial objects. This was considered to be a major breakthrough in the realm of Astrophysics. The research was initiated by the team of Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a global collaboration which began its operation in 2012 to witness the environment of a black hole using a network of various telescopes. The project was proposed by Prof. Heino Falcke from the Radboud…

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The Green Icebergs of Antarctica

In the year of 1988, Stephen Warren, a glaciologist at the University of Washington, came across the Green Icebergs floating the Antarctica ocean and since then, it has become huge mythology. This has remained amidst a mystery since more than 100 of years but presently, a team from the University of Washington is believed to have solved the puzzle. We might have heard about white or blue icebergs? But, emerald green? Sounds a bit weird right? The ice generally appears in white or blue as the water absorbs the other…

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Intense Ocean Heatwaves Are Threatening the Underwater Species

The ocean heatwaves are becoming torrid at a rapid rate. The severe heatwaves cause health disorders such as dehydration or stroke among humans. Similarly, the heatwaves are casting a shadow on the underwater marine species to a large extent. “Marine heatwaves – A significant reason for marine species downfall” Studies by experts have revealed that marine heatwaves have been increasing expeditiously since the past many decades. It clearly indicates the alarming rate at which the temperature is rising around the world and its negative impacts on biodiversity.  Marine Heatwaves It…

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Cyclone Idai – One of the Devastating Storm in the History

The UN Meteorological Organization has stated ‘Cyclone Idai’ to be one of the most disastrous storms in the world or to be hit in the Southern Hemisphere. Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, a country in Southern West of Africa. It damaged numerous properties and it is believed that the death toll might rise up to 1000. Idai hit the region on March 14 and has killed an approximate of 800 people. Thus, turning out to be one of the pernicious storms in the past. “Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi –…

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