Team led by Indian scientists finds X-ray signature of boundary around black holes | India News

NEW DELHI: A team of international scientists, led by those from India, has found a distinctive signature of cosmic X-rays to identify the boundary around black holes, which “unmistakably separate them” from other objects in the cosmos such as neutron stars that are comparable in mass and size. According to the astrophysicists, including Sudip Bhattacharyya from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, the current discovery is by far the strongest steady signature of the smaller, but more extreme stellar-mass black holes to date, from the cosmic X-rays…

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Amber Heard’s Ex Assistant Testifies in Favour of Johhny Depp

Amber-Heard-johnny-Dep-getty-875 Actress Amber Heard’s former assistant Kate James has testified in favour of Johnny Depp in his libel case saying that Heard twisted her sexual assault story for her own use. Associated Press Last Updated: July 16, 2020, 10:00 PM IST Amber Heard’s former personal assistant claimed Wednesday that she told the model-actress about a violent sexual assault she had endured, only for Heard to “twist” the story for her own use. Kate James gave dramatic testimony at Johnny Depp’s libel trial against a British tabloid newspaper that…

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Huge UFO, 25 times the size of Earth spotted near Sun, claims UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring | Space News

New Delhi: UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring has claimed that he has spotted evidence of a huge UFO, 25 times the size of the Earth, near the Sun. “I caught a giant black orb exiting our sun on SOHO images today. The images are actually from June 27, but are still seen as current for some unknown reason. The black sphere is over 25X the size of the earth and sits there for a few hours before it shoots away,” the self-proclaimed UFO hunter wrote in the blog ET…

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India’s deepest solar eclipse on Sunday | India News

NEW DELHI: India will witness its “deepest” annular solar eclipse of this century this Sunday (June 21), with the Sun appearing as a necklace of pearls for around 30 seconds during the maximum phase along a narrow corridor running through Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand. The eclipse will be partial in the rest of the country. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the apparent size of the Moon is slightly less than that of the Sun, which leaves the outer rim of the latter uncovered, giving the appearance of a “ring…

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Another Earth Like Planet Discovered; You Can Still Hope to Get Off This Planet

Earth (Image: NASA Marshall Space Flght Center) The Planet KOI-456.04 sits about 3,000 light years away from Earth. Last Updated: June 8, 2020, 9:52 AM IST The mission to find the next habitable Earth-like planet seems to have gained momentum off late. Just recently, we got to know about the Proxima b which sits in the habitable zone of Proxima Centauri and orbits it ever 11 days. Before that, we had the one-in-a-million Super Earth planet that has a mass somewhere between that of Earth and Neptune and…

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Is THIS The New Earth That We Have Been Searching For All Along? Is Proxima b Our Big Hope?

An artist’s impression of Proxima b from the surface. (ESO/M. Kornmesser) Researchers say that while the Proxima b is about 20 times closer to its star than Earth is to the Sun, the amount of energy that it receives is comparable. News18.com Last Updated: May 29, 2020, 10:03 AM IST As the search for a new Earth continues, we have the latest in the saga that indicates a planet called Proxima b could be our next big hope. This planet sits 4.2 light years away from the sun.…

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This Black Hole is Just 1000 Light Years Away From Earth, The Closest One Known as Yet

Wide-field view of the region of the sky where HR 6819 is located (Image: ESO) The ESO says that the hidden black hole in HR 6819 is one of the very first stellar-mass black holes found that do not interact violently with their immediate environment and, therefore, appear truly black. Last Updated: May 7, 2020, 9:34 AM IST A new black hole has been discovered, and it is almost as if it is next door. In fact, this is situated just 1000 light years away, and is in…

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This Spacecraft is Headed For Mercury And Has Just Sent Back The First Pictures

This photo made available by the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency shows the earth as seen by the BepiColombo spacecraft on April 10, 2020. The Mercury-bound mission swooped past Earth, tweaking its round-about path to the solar system’s smallest and innermost planet. (ESA/JAXA via AP) The spacecraft is named after Italian mathematician and engineer Giuseppe “Bepi” Colombo, who devised the use of planetary flybys for Mercury encounters. He died in 1984. Associated Press Last Updated: April 12, 2020, 9:31 AM IST A Mercury-bound spacecraft…

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