Science

Can warm weather kill coronavirus?

The worst hit areas around the world – Wuhan, China, where the virus originated, Iran, Italy and South Korea – are on more or less the same latitude, with similar temperatures and relative humidity.

Watch SpaceX’s newest rocket in spectacular explosion

Known as a cryogenic proof test, SpaceX pressurised the rocket’s tanks with liquid nitrogen and a gas of some kind in an effort to verify its structural integrity and determine if it was safe to proceed to more risky tests.

Sunday was a rare day, a palindrome

Palindrome derives from the Greek word for running back again, and defines a number, word or phrase that is the same read forward and backward.

India to send female robot to space

Vyommitra, a combination of two Sanskrit words Vyoma (Space) and Mitra (Friend), was unveiled at the inaugural session of the Human Spaceflight and Exploration — Present Challenges and Future Trends in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

NASA and SpaceX pass critical final test

“This critical flight test puts us on the cusp of returning the capability to launch astronauts in American spacecraft on American rockets from American soil,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.