On April 20, 2023, people saw the Ningaloo Eclipse. Due to the curvature of the earth's surface and the transition from an annular to a total eclipse, it is a rare 'hybrid solar eclipse'.
The following one won't show up until 2031, the last of which was spotted in 2013.
What are the Key Aspects of the Hybrid Solar Eclipse?
Australia, Timor-Leste, and Indonesia's West and Papua provinces were able to see the total solar eclipse.
Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves
In the Indian Antarctic outpost Maitri, scientists have discovered Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron (EMIC) waves, a type of plasma waves.
These waves are crucial in the precipitation of killer electrons, which are dangerous for space-based equipment and instruments and constitute the radiation belt of planet Earth and have speeds close to the speed of light.
The investigation can aid in understanding how energetic particles in the radiation belts affect
In Mumbai, heatstroke recently claimed the lives of eleven people.
The incident re-emphasizes the dangers associated with heat waves, whose frequency and intensity are predicted to increase due to climate change.
The European Space Agency observed land surface temperatures in May 2022 that were close to 55 °C in various areas of northwest India and even reached 60 °C in certain places. The last ten years have seen five of India's five warmest years on record.
According to the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, Earth just experienced a strong geomagnetic storm with a severity classification of G4 (NOAA).
The second-highest severity rating, G4, has the potential to result in widespread issues with power grid voltage regulation. Protection mechanisms may inadvertently trip critical grid power assets as a result.
About geomagnetic storm
An energy exchange from the solar wind into the space
Since late December 2022, 11 atmospheric rivers have pounded California, making it an unusually wet winter.
About atmospheric rivers
The Long, slender bands of moisture in the air that travel from the tropics to higher latitudes are known as atmospheric rivers.
When the moisture goes inland from the ocean and climbs over the mountains, it produces rain and snowfall. Despite the fact that many fire-weary Westerners anticipate these downpours, atmospheric rivers ca
In the Sand Hills in north-central Nebraska, USA, researchers have located a third naturally occurring source of quasicrystals.
What are Quasicrystals?
Quasicrystals are intriguing substances with an unusual confluence of features. They serve as evidence of the strength and beauty of asymmetry in the natural world.
In contrast to conventional crystal:
As opposed to conventional crystals, which have their atoms arranged in a set, repeated pattern, quasicr
Earth's Inner Core
According to recent research, the Earth's inner core may currently be revolving slower than the planet's surface after having stopped spinning faster than it.
In the early 1970s, the inner core began rotating a little bit more quickly than the rest of the planet. However, it had been slowing before synchronizing with Earth's rotation in 2009.
A "negative trend" has occurred, which indicates that the inner core is currentl
Lake Chad Basin
The risky connection between climate change and violence in nations like Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria in the Lake Chad Basin has been underlined in a report by a humanitarian organisation.
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Conflict and migration in the area are being fueled by droughts, flooding, and a decreasing Lake Chad.
According to a report by Refugees International, communities are becoming tenser and individuals are being displaced as a result of shrinking
After 50,000 years, the Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), sometimes known as the "Green Comet," is now approaching Earth.
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The US-based Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTFwide-field )'s survey camera made the initial discovery of the comet in March 2022.
Following its first discovery by the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), the comet was named C/2022 E3 (ZTF).
It is currently travelling away from the sun along its own orbit after coming close to it i
Thailand Corals Getting Destroyed
According to recent reports, Thailand's enormous tracts of the ocean floor are being destroyed by a condition known as yellow band disease that is fast spreading.
The reefs may be more susceptible to yellow-band disease as a result of overfishing, pollution, and rising water temperatures brought on by climate change.
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The corals' colour changes to yellow just before they are killed.
It was initially disco