Science & technology

Astrosat views star formation in jellyfish galaxies

Observations of a jelly fish galaxy, JW100, by Astrosat using its Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope have thrown up interesting puzzles. These puzzles involve star formation in hostile environments containing X-ray-emitting hot plasma. JW100 is located far away in the galaxy cluster Abell 2626. A recent work describes this analysis and poses …

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Will try safe landing on moon again: Sivan

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning another mission to safely land a vehicle on the moon, its chief K. Sivan said on Saturday. In the Chandrayaan-2 mission, a lander called Vikram crash-landed on September 6, after a 46-day journey. Vikram contained a robotic vehicle ‘Pragyaan’ that was to …

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