April 9, 2018
Around 88,000-year-old human fossil discovered in Saudi Arabia has forced experts to go back and modify the story of mankind’s early history. The 1.25 inch long middle finger found in a dessert points towards the fact that our ancestors spread out of Africa 20,000 years earlier than first thought. Experts believe that first homo sapiens may have entered Arabia by crossing the Red Sea.
April 8, 2018
In a first, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will become the first man-made object to “reach” the sun. Reportedly, the probe will orbit directly through the solar atmosphere- The Corona – and try to reveal the fundamental phenomenon that drives the solar wind. Thanks to the Thermal Protection System (TPS) alias “the heat shield” that will help the probe survive the brutal “scorching” heat of the star.
April 8, 2018
The USA geological survey has posted pictures of a rare symmetrical dome fountain formed around 49 years ago because of the 5-year-long Mauna Ulu eruption at the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. The structure stands tall at 20 metres and is baffling experts because of its almost-perfect symmetrical shape.
April 7, 2018
Orion Span, a US-based company, is reportedly all set to open the world’s first luxury “Hotel in Space” by 2021. Tentatively named ‘Aurora Station’, the hotel will reportedly charge over $10 million for a 12-day stay.