Two old spacecraft may catastrophically collide in orbit-1

Two old spacecraft may catastrophically collide in orbit

If they do hit one another, the smashup could create a spray of debris that would be extremely dangerous for other satellites and could set off a chain-reaction of collision-report About 1000 kilometers above Earth’s surface, two old spacecraft may be on a collision course. If they do hit one another, the smashup could create […]

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Climate Science - A great scholar who prophesied our planet’s future

A great scholar who prophesied our planet’s future

Half a century back, Father Timm had expressed his concerns about the rising carbon emissions in the earth, creating holes in the protective atmospheric envelope, thereby exposing us to the sun’s dangerous ultra-violet rays. Nazarul Islam Growing up as a child, I had seen amazing pictures of Antarctica, spread out on vast sheets of ice […]

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China’s Mars probe over 8 million km away from Earth

China launched the Mars probe on July 23, designed to complete orbiting, landing and roving in a single mission, thus taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system. The Mars probe is expected to reach the red planet around February 2021. Monitoring Desk Beijing: China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 has traveled more […]

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Are we listening to the virus?

This pandemic is not a ‘natural disaster’—just as climate extremes are not natural disasters. Emergent disease epidemics are, like climate change, ‘Anthropogenic’—caused by human activities. The health emergency and lockdown has revealed the need of a political will, to enable us to ‘de-globalize’. Let us make this de-globalization of the economy, a permanent feature and […]

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