Astronomers find what could be the youngest planet

Mayank Chhaya- Astronomers have likely found what could turn out to be the youngest planet ever observed. As announced in The Astrophysical Journal Letters today, the infant planet is barely 395 light-years from Earth and began forming only 1.5 million years ago. For comparison, Earth at 4.543 billion years is 3,000 times older than this […]

Leading British scientist warns of “perilous, all-pervasive, climate breakdown”

Mayank Chhaya- With Earth experiencing a rash of extreme heatwaves, wildfires and floods across its length and breadth,  a leading UK scientist has warned that it is no longer possible to avoid “perilous, all-pervasive, climate breakdown.” Bill McGuire, emeritus professor of geophysical and climate hazards at University College, London, says in his book “Hothouse Earth”, […]

Murdoch’s media sour on Trump

Mayank Chhaya- Two high-profile newspapers owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch have turned on former President Donald Trump after relentlessly building him up and acquiescing to his repeated political, cultural, diplomatic and moral transgressions. The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, the former a respected broadsheet and the latter and a brass knuckle […]