Images show what these cities will look like with the rising waters

The planet is warming at an alarming rate, resulting in historic drought, catastrophic flooding and unusual melting events in the Arctic. There are several world organizations that have been warning of the consequences of high carbon emissions and the reports leave no room for doubt: we are already feeling the effects of climate change and … Read more

India’s Space Odyssey: Discovery Plus’ documentary maps the nation’s eventful journey to Moon and Mars

The documentary is a must-watch for all Indians as it lays down how the country has a really unique space programme. (Image via IE) India’s Space Odyssey: India is growing leaps and bounds in the space sector now, functioning independently and taking up missions that would place it among elite countries in terms of space … Read more

A seismometer maps Mars’s anatomy: Physics Today: Vol 74, No 10

On 26 November 2018, the InSight lander—whose acronym stands for Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport—touched down on Mars’s Elysium Planitia. Within two months on that flat, volcanic plain, the lander’s robotic arm removed a seismometer from the lander deck and placed it on the ground (figure 1), where it started listening … Read more

Beliebte App in der Kritik: Warum Sie sich beim Wandern nicht auf Google Maps verlassen sollten

Inzwischen gibt es Apps für fast alles: Zum Spielen, zum Musik machen und sogar zum Wandern. Und die Auswahl ist riesig. Da ist es wenig verwunderlich, dass sich viele auf eine beliebte und eigentlich bewährte App verlassen: Google Maps – und das führt zu Problemen. Welche das sind und welche Gratis-Apps sich stattdessen eignen, lesen … Read more

A seismometer maps Mars’s anatomy

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech On 26 November 2018, the InSight lander—whose acronym stands for the Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport—touched down on Mars’s Elysium Planitia. Within two months of landing on the flat, volcanic plain, the lander’s robotic arm placed the mission’s seismometer on Mars’s surface, as shown here, where it started listening … Read more