Chandraayan-2: How a Chennai Engineer Spotted Vikram Lander Debris When NASA Couldn’t

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Shanmuga Subramanian Vikram lander was sent by ISRO aboard the Chandraayan-2 to Moon HIGHLIGHTS Shanmuga Subramanian took spotting it as a challenge when NASA couldn’t Shanmuga works as an information technology architect He looked through the images taken by NASA’s LRO in his spare time Shanmuga Subramanian, the eagle-eyed citizen space scientistRead More

Black Friday 2019 Turns ‘Block Friday’ as French Activists Bar Access to Amazon Depot

  Photo Credit: Thomas Samson/ AFP The protest took place on the eve of the Black Friday sales Highlights Dozens of activists blocked an Amazon distribution centre outside Paris They were protesting environmental damage caused by rampant consumerism “Amazon: for climate, stop expanding, stop over-production,” banner read Dozens of activists blocked an Amazon distribution centreRead More

WhatsApp Users Ask Government to Explain Ties With Israeli Firm in Privacy Breach Case

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp last week sued Israel’s NSO Group for helping spy on users Phones of roughly 1,400 users were compromised This includes political dissidents, journalists, and military officials A group of Indians including journalists and lawyers whose phones were hacked via Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging platform asked the government on Friday to make public its ties withRead More