US military confirms an interstellar meteor collided with EarthBy TRN Online
One meteor travelled quite a long way from home to visit Earth. Researchers discovered the first known interstellar meteor to ever hit Earth, according to a recently released the United States Space Command document. An interstellar meteor is a space rock that originates from outside our solar system -- a rare occurrence.
COP26 promises will hold warming under 2CBy BBC
The carbon-cutting promises made at COP26 would see the world warm by just under 2C this century, according to a new analysis. The study finds that if all the pledges made by countries are implemented "in full and on time", temperatures would rise by 1.9-2C.
First all-private crew launches to space stationBy BBC
Four astronauts have left Earth on the first all-private mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The four men are called the Axiom-1 crew. Axiom is a commercial spaceflight company that hopes to build its own space station in the next few years.
UN scientists lay out five ways to save the planetBy RSS
The report, by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), essentially calls for a revolution in how we produce energy and power our world. Here are five key ideas that the researchers say are critical to keeping the world safe.
57th ITEC Day celebratedBy TRN Online
Minister of Education Devendra Paudel was the Chief Guest for the event, and General Prabhu Ram Sharma, Chief of Army Staff, Nepali Army was the Special Guest.
Jaynagar-Janakpur railway service to be inaugurated on April 2By TRN Online
According to Niranjan Jha, general manager of the Nepal Railway Company, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will through virtual means inaugurate the railway service from New Delhi during PM Deuba's visit to India.
Pressure grows for global deal to save natureBy BBC
A global agreement to reverse the loss of nature and halt extinctions is inching closer, as talks in Geneva enter their final day. International negotiators are working on the text of a UN framework to safeguard nature ahead of a high-level summit in China later this year.
Thinning Antarctic ice shelf finally crumbles after heatwaveBy TRN Online
An East Antarctica ice shelf disintegrated this month following a period of extreme heat in the region, according to scientists. Satellite images show the 1,200 square-kilometre Conger Ice Shelf collapsed completely on or around March 15.
Second live class held from China's space stationBy TRN Online
The class began at 3:40 p.m. (Beijing Time) and was attended by students from three classrooms across China. The main classroom was located in the China Science and Technology Museum, while others were respectively set up in Lhasa in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
UN climate panel to examine carbon removalBy BBC
UN scientists are likely to weigh up technology to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, as they gather to finalise a key report. This idea will be one of many solutions considered over the next two weeks by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
120,000 km of roads opened in Tibet in 2021By TRN Online
Tibet completed investment worth 20.1 billion yuan (about 3.2 billion U.S. dollars) in fixed assets for road transport, said Xu Wenqiang, head of the department.
Russia seizes Ukraine nuclear plant after fireBy BBC
Russian troops have seized the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the Ukrainian authorities say. "Operational personnel are monitoring the condition of power units," a local authority said on social media, quoted by Reuters news agency.
IAEA says Ukraine has requested help safeguarding nuclear plantsBy TRN Online
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it has received a request from Ukraine's nuclear power authority "to provide immediate assistance in coordinating activities in relation to the safety of the Chornobyl (Chernobyl) NPP and other nuclear facilities."
Five things new IPCC climate change study tells usBy BBC
A new report released this week by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) looks at the causes, impacts and solutions to climate change. The report gives the clearest indication to date of how a warmer world is affecting all living things on Earth. Here are five things we learnt from it.
Nepal receives geophysical survey report of Panchkhal from the UKBy RSS
Nepal has received a report of the geophysical survey conducted at archaeological sites of Panchkhal municipality by an expert team from the UK one year ago.
Climate change report to sound warning on impactsBy BBC
A new report on the impacts of climate change will likely be the most worrying assessment yet of how rising temperatures affect every living thing. This will be the second of three major reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its first since November's COP26 summit.
Mahabir Pun to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award'By RSS
Chairperson of the National Innovation Centre Mahabir Pun is going to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award' for his contribution to the development in science and technology sector of the country.
Dry run operation starts, official inauguration of passenger service in Feb endBy TRN Online
Until the railway service is inaugurated officially, the dry run will take place at least once a day, and the official inauguration is expected to be held by the end of February.
Life could exist on planet with dying sunBy BBC
Researchers believe there may be a planet that could sustain life, in the vicinity of a dying sun. If confirmed, this would be the first time that a potentially life-supporting planet has been found orbiting such a star, called a "white dwarf".