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Scientists detect oxygen in atmosphere of Venus

This is the first direct detection of oxygen on Venus, a planet with a thick atmosphere dominated by carbon dioxide.

Data from NASA's Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter is used in an undated composite image of the planet Venus. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS.
Updated on Nov 09, 2023 02:38 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

CAQM reiterates Oct 31 deadline for NCR to phase out pre-BS 6 buses

Sharing data, CAQM said the transition is being facilitated with each state already in the process of procuring new buses

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Updated on Oct 21, 2023 05:30 AM IST

NASA's 1st asteroid sample parachutes into Utah desert: Details about OSIRIS-REx

OSIRIS-REx collected its specimen three years ago from Bennu, a small, carbon-rich asteroid discovered in 1999.

NASA safety team members prepare the Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return craft sitting in the Utah desert at Dugway.(AFP)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 10:19 PM IST
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Wavering night temperatures lead to uncomfortable weather in Pune

The city is currently witnessing fluctuating night temperatures with the last four nights logging a temperature variation of one to two degrees Celsius

Cloudy weather in Pune on Thursday. (Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 12:05 AM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend: How to watch the ‘falling stars’?

The Lyrid meteor shower will be active from 16 April to 25 April, producing its peak around 23 April.

Lyrid Meteors from the Constellation Lyra. (Petr Horálek/ Nasa)
Published on Apr 23, 2023 12:38 PM IST
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