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China is drilling 10 km underground in oil-rich Xinjiang. Why?

The narrow shaft into the ground will penetrate more than 10 continental strata, or layers of rock.

The deepest man-made hole on Earth is still the Russian Kola Superdeep Borehole, which reached a depth of 12,262 meters (40,230 feet) in 1989, after 20 years of drilling. (File)
Updated on May 31, 2023 06:24 PM IST
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‘Alien’ mock signal sent to Earth from Mars for the 1st time: Report

Amid the search for another life beyond Earth, an alien signal was beamed to the planet from Mars for the first time.

Mars (NASA)
Published on May 29, 2023 09:22 PM IST

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

Earth Day 2023: Top eco-friendly travel destinations in India you must visit

Discover India's eco-friendly travel destinations this Earth Day 2023. Explore the beauty of India while promoting sustainability and responsible tourism.

As we celebrate Earth Day in 2023, it's essential to recognize the impact of tourism on our planet's health. (Unsplash)
Published on Apr 22, 2023 08:29 AM IST

China's AI-powered satellite takes ‘closer look’ at India, Japan

The reason behind AI's decision to choose certain locations for the satellite to direct was not clarified by scientists.

The satellite, Qimingxing 1, was controlled by ground-based AI, without human intervention(Shutterstock/Representational)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 05:16 PM IST
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