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The euphoria around the creation of the Loss and Damage Fund
At the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27)
Has limited justifiability.
Though even to achieve this has been a herculean task, it is still not sufficient.
The objective of such negotiations should be simple. …
NASA’s the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission,
Launched on November 23, 2021, Designed to test method of deflecting an asteroid,
Successfully slammed an asteroid Dimorphos on September 26, 2022.
The collision expected to change the asteroid’s orbit.
This is first time when mankind has altered the path of a celestial body,
And a demonstration of …
Recently, an Immarsat led team of companies in the UK
Began the broadcasting satellite navigation signal.
This was done in coordination with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Union Space Programme Agency (EUSPA).
And was intended to explore the national capability in resilient PNT.
The first of the few glimpses,
Seizing the moments of cosmic history
Captured by the James Webb Space Telescope
Have been released.
The first image depicts SMACS 0723,
According to NASA is
“the deepest and sharpest infrared image of distant universe to date”.
This takes us to the world of stars and galaxies,
Never seen …
In 2020, it was USGS Astrogeology Science Centre
That released “Unified Geologic Map of the Moon” (1:5,000,000 scale).
Now China has released comprehensive geologic map of the moon
The most detailed one (1:2,500,000 scale).
This is the result of the efforts many Chinese scientists from several institutions,
Who have developed high-resolution topographic maps
Largely from …
The recently released image
Captured by Event NASA’s Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)
Said to be the first visual evidence of the black hole.
This could be made possible due to the efforts of more than 300 researchers from 80 institutions around the world.
Though the black hole cannot be seen itself,
The view captures light …
Extreme climate events and many conflicts
Cause the upward trend in hunger
Even before the pandemic.
And as the pandemic was not enough,
The war has added to the miseries.
High energy prices, high fertilizers prices,
Disruption in supply chain and trades,
All lead to elevated inflation in food prices,
That is further worsened by the reduced income.
Many more millions are slipped into …
Raging pandemic inflicted enough wounds,
It is yet painful to see the lives of millions being razed.
The war, irrespective of being triggered by human tendency to increase its expanse,
Or an urge to punish the fellow ones for non-compliance,
Or even on the pretext for protection from a plausible threat,
This leads to the …
The ecosystem for drones in India is set to evolve,
With many recent initiatives such as…
Notification of ‘liberalized drone rules’,
launch of ‘interactive airspace maps’,
‘Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) for drones and their components,
Drone Shakti Scheme to promote ‘drones-as –a-service’ (DrAAS),
Agriculture drones, …
This month, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Government of …
James Webb Space Telescope
A joint international collaboration led by NASA in partnership with the European and Canadian space agencies,
Developed at a cost of $8.8 billion,
Was successfully launched on 25th December 2021.
Unlike its 30-year-old predecessor, the Hubble Space Telescope, operated primarily at optical and ultraviolet wavelengths.
Webb mainly will view the …