Thelkoloi: another tailings failure, this time in India – The Landslide Blog

Thelkoloi: another failure in the tailings, this time in India On Thursday, January 20, 2022, another tailings breakdown occurred, this time at Thelkoloi in Odisha, India. The failure has been reported in some media outlets in India, but not beyond. For example, the Hindustan Times reports that the fault was in a manure pond from … Read more

Physicists Detect Mysterious X Particles in ‘Primordial Soup’ For The First Time

A mysterious particle thought to have existed briefly just after the Big Bang has now been discovered for the first time in ‘primordial soup’. Specifically, in a medium called quark-gluon plasma, formed in the Large Hadron Collider by colliding lead ions. There, amid trillions of particles produced in those collisions, physicists were able to eject … Read more

Scientists detect rare “X” particles in quark-gluon plasma for the first time

Credit: Gerd Altmann / Pixabay. In the first millionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe was a swirling plasma of quarks and gluons of trillions of degrees — elementary particles that briefly gathered in countless combinations before cooling and settling into more stable configurations to create neutrons and protons. ordinary matter. In … Read more

We’re Facing a Myopia ‘Epidemic’, Scientists Say. Here’s Why

Scientists warn of an ‘epidemic’ of nearsightedness or emerging nearsightedness, after noticing a sharp rise in the incidence of nearsightedness in adults among late baby booms. Based on data collected from 107,442 participants in the extensive Biobank program in the UK, people born in the late 1960s are 10 per cent more likely to be … Read more

Don’t Try to Time the Market!

credit: Finance Jane Market timing is a strategy for making decisions about buying or selling financial assets in an attempt to predict future market price movements. Forecasting can be based on the prospects of market or economic conditions resulting from technical or fundamental analysis. This is an investment strategy based on prospects for the overall … Read more

Time to upgrade from cloth and surgical masks to respirators? Your questions answered

Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the rapid spread of Omicron, many countries are rethinking their advice on COVID masks for the community. In Austria, respirators have been mandatory in public places for a year. Now, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is proposing that respirators be considered for greater protection, for example, … Read more

It May Be Time to Reconsider Energy Efficiency Exemptions for Historic Buildings

Perhaps it is time to reconsider energy efficiency exemptions for historic buildings by Anna Gash |January 18, 2022 Despite years of rhetoric, older buildings are not always greener. Recent analysis has shown that, for example, the 1919 Federal Reserve Bank of New York exceeds its 2024 emissions targets, while the 1920 U.S. Stock Exchange building … Read more

The best Hubble Space Telescope images of all time!

(Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Tan (Chalmers University of Technology; Editing; Gladys Kober (NASA / Catholic University of America)) Shrimp nebula The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning view of the Prawn Nebula hovering through deep space. The Shrimp Nebula, formally known as IC 4628, is an emission nebula located 6,000 light-years from Earth, … Read more

CSIR UGC NET Exam 2021 schedule released, check subject wise time table here

The National Testing Agency, NTA, has published the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam schedule. The subject shift schedule has been published on the NTA’s official website at nta.ac.in. The exam will be conducted on January 29, 15, 16 and 17 February 2022 across the country at various examination centers. According to the schedule , the … Read more

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Mask, Experts Say. Here’s Why

With the rapid spread of Omicron, many countries are rethinking their advice on COVID masks for the community. In Austria, respirators have been mandatory in public places for a year. Now, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is proposing that respirators be considered for greater protection, for example, on public transportation or … Read more