The Heat Stays On: 2021 Was Earth's Sixth Warmest Year on Record, Say Temperature Reports

The Heat Stays On: 2021 Was Earth’s Sixth Warmest Year on Record, Say Temperature Reports

Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements. And scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating. Two U.S. science agencies NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a private measuring group released […]

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Potato-shaped Exoplanet 1500 Light-years Away from Earth Discovered

Potato-shaped Exoplanet 1500 Light-years Away from Earth Discovered

Astronomers have discovered a new planet that has expanded our understanding of planets. An international team of astronomers published their findings in the Astronomy & Astrophysics journal on Tuesday where they shared details of a planet with a weird shape for the first time. The planet WASP-103b, located around an F-type star 1500 light-years away […]

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'Time Traveller' Claims Alien Civilisation Will Be Discovered on Earth in August 2022

‘Time Traveller’ Claims Alien Civilisation Will Be Discovered on Earth in August 2022

Precisely on August 2, human beings would make contact with an “underground civilisation”. (Representational photo: Canva) TikTok’s self-proclaimed ‘time travellers’ have been making bizarre ‘predictions’ about 2022. News18.com Last Updated:January 11, 2022, 08:13 IST FOLLOW US ON: A ‘time traveller’ has once again made predictions about the rest of the year. Of late, the self-styled […]

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'Just Look Up': Incredible Space Missions World is Set to Witness in 2022

‘Just Look Up’: Incredible Space Missions World is Set to Witness in 2022

The human race has always been curious about the cosmos. As a result, space explorations and research has been proliferating with time. 2021 was a great year for the field as we witnessed vegetables being grown in space, billionaires flying in space promoting space tourism, and the latest and grandest launch of the year, the […]

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'Don't Look Up' Director Defends 'Error' But Twitter Ironically Refuses to Believe Him

‘Don’t Look Up’ Director Defends ‘Error’ But Twitter Ironically Refuses to Believe Him

Adam McKay’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence among a pantheon of star cast raked up a social media storm wherein climate action became the focal point. While the message of the film is clearly noble and brushes close enough to reality to be an uncomfortable watch, eagle-eyed fans found another matter […]

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BuzzCut: Why 'Don't Look Up' Has Started Social Media Chatter on Climate Change Action

BuzzCut: Why ‘Don’t Look Up’ Has Started Social Media Chatter on Climate Change Action

BuzzCut is News18’s new series where we break down a recent trend on the Internet and delve deep into Internet-culture to understand why it’s causing a stir on the Internet. The end of the world is nigh. Well, at least in the shape of climate change-induced repercussions and while a ‘planet-killing’ comet is not really […]

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Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars were formed from the building material that primarily originated from the inner solar system, and a very small percentage of that material came from beyond Jupiter’s orbit, a new study suggests. Led by scientists at the University of Munster, Germany, the research provides insights into the isotopic composition of our planet and […]

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