Tag Science & Tech

Active galactic nuclei

• A rare merging of three supermassive black holes has been spotted by a team of astrophysicists in India. What is a blackhole? • A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light…

Missile silos

• Satellite images have revealed that China is building at least three missile silo fields in Yumen in Gansu province, near Hami in Xinjiang province, and at Hanggin Banner, Ordos City, in Inner Mongolia. About: • It appears that China…

GSLV-F10 rocket

• GSLV-F10 rocket failed its mission to put into orbit the Earth Observation Satellite(EOS-03). What was the mission’s aim? • It was expected to provide near real-time imaging of a large area of interest at frequent intervals, episodic events and…

GSLV-F10 rocket

• GSLV-F10 rocket failed its mission to put into orbit the Earth Observation Satellite(EOS-03). What was the mission’s aim? • It was expected to provide near real-time imaging of a large area of interest at frequent intervals, episodic events and…

Javelin throw

• Neeraj Chopra got India its first Gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the men’s javelin throw event, also a first in the category of Track and Field. About: • The Javelin throw is a track and field event…

Deep Ocean Mission

• Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State of the Ministry of Science and Technology, said that the Government has approved the Deep Ocean Mission at a total budget of Rs. 4077 Cr for 5 years. What is it? • It…

Bacterial Motion

• Indian scientists have found a theoretical model explaining a unique kind of motion, called direction reversing active motion, exhibited by some bacteria. How does a bacteria move? • Bacteria move by propelling themselves with a velocity that changes direction…