Monday, October 25, 2021

Science

After wrapping up shoot for first film in space, Russian crew prepares to travel back to Earth

Moscow: A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has separated from the International Space Station and is heading for...

COP26 in Glasgow: Who is going and who is not?

Time to RSVP! Several prominent leaders have yet to say if they will attend the UN COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in person...

From the Field: Eating our way to a healthier planet

The UN Food Systems Summit demonstrated the huge imbalances in the way we grow, produce, and consume food. But, as the UN Development...

‘Emissions climbing to pre-pandemic levels in G20 countries’ | India News – Times of India

BATHINDA: With lockdowns and restrictions gradually being eased, greenhouse gas emissions are rebounding to pre-pandemic levels across G20 countries, with India, Argentina, China...

Mortality from Covid-19 around the world dropped to lowest level: WHO – Times of India

GENEVA: The number of weekly coronavirus deaths worldwide continues to decline and is now at its lowest level in nearly a year. This...

Calling planet earth: Mysterious radio signals from outside Solar System baffle scientists

Space researchers made a mystifying discovery when they detected unusual radio waves emiting from the center of the Milky Way galaxy. The energy...

WHO: Global health community prescribes climate action for COVID recovery

Based on a growing body of research confirming numerous and inseparable links between climate and health, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) COP26 Special...

In a rocky Israeli crater, scientists simulate life on Mars – Times of India

RAMON CRATER: From the door of the expedition base, a few small steps to the left, an autonomous rover passes by. A few...

Moon parade at Saturn; NASA shares astonishing visuals by Hubble– Watch

New Delhi: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) knows how to keep its curious stargazers engaged and amazed. With the help of...

UN declares access to a clean environment a human right – Times of India

GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Council on Friday recognised access to a clean and healthy environment as a fundamental right, formally adding its...

Beyond coal: End to deforestation sought at COP26 climate summit

World leaders attending the COP26 U.N. climate summit should focus not only on abandoning fossil fuels but also on setting ambitious goals to...

IISc working on ‘Corridrone’ as India opens up to drone use – Times of India

BENGALURU: As India opens up to civilian drone usage with new rules approved recently, a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of...

Decade of climate breakdown saw 14 per cent of coral reefs vanish

In the Sixth Status of Corals of the World: 2020 Report, experts from the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network, funded by the UN...

Religious leaders urge UN summit to fix climate crisis – Times of India

ROME: Religious leaders including Pope Francis and the world's top Sunni Islam cleric issued a plea on Monday for a forthcoming UN climate...

India to launch communication satellite GSAT-24 for Tata Sky

Chennai: Public sector NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL) has decided to launch the communication satellite four-tonne GSAT-24 through Ariane-5 rocket belonging to European aerospace...

Phillips 66 to cut 30% greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

US Refiner Phillips 66 said on Thursday it would cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30% from its operations by 2030, amid mounting pressure...

New drug combination found effective against coronavirus infection: Study – Times of India

LONDON: A new drug combination can suppress infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, according to a study conducted in animals and...

Halve carbon emissions by 2030: Over 600 companies write to G20 nations

Ahead of the G20 talks and the COP26 summit, more than 600 companies from across the world, including some of the world’s biggest...

Climate action: ‘Time is running out’, UN chief tells ministers

“I cannot emphasize enough that time is running out. Irreversible climate tipping points lie alarmingly close. Civil society is watching closely and is...

US declares fabled Ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 other species extinct – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday declared 23 species extinct, including one of the world's largest woodpeckers, dubbed the "Lord God Bird." The...

Earth-monitoring satellite launches from California – Times of India

LOS ANGELES: The latest in a series of US satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth's surface for decades was...

What is Geomagnetic storm that is set to hit Earth and may affect satellites, electricity grids?

New Delhi: The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), a unit of the US  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration department has issued that a...

Thunberg rallies climate activists for German vote ‘of a century’ – Times of India

BERLIN: Hundreds of thousands of climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, rallied in cities across Germany Friday ahead of weekend elections as frontrunner Olaf...

LIVE: World leaders pledge to power humanity with clean energy

18:05 ‘Make these commitments a reality’, says deputy UN chief ...

Explained: What ISRO’s latest MoU with startups mean for India’s space industry

Chennai: India’s Department of Space, under which the state-run Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) operates - signed a slew of Memoranda of Understanding...

Long Covid: Double vaccination halves risk of developing long-lasting symptoms – Times of India

LONDON: In unvaccinated people, around one in 20 who get symptomatic Covid-19 experience symptoms for at least eight weeks. Around one in 50...

Call for ‘decisive action now’ to avoid climate catastrophe 

Mr. Guterres joined an emergency summit convened and attended by United Kingdom premier Boris Johnson, to press for more action on climate finance and other measures ahead of the...

Study: Climate change could impact algae in global ocean – Times of India

NORWICH: A research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute says that global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes...

SpaceX’s historic all-civilian crew return to Earth safely – Watch

New Delhi: The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida`s coast...

SpaceX’s 1st private crew motivates cancer kids from orbit – Times of India

CAPE CANVERAL: SpaceX's first space tourists are taking in sweeping views of Earth that few have witnessed and motivating children with cancer. The...