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Amit Malewar

Amit Malewar has been the technology & science writer since 2010. His passion for helping people in all aspects of technology flow through in the expert coverage he provides. In addition to writing for Tech Explorist, Amit loves to read and try new things.
One of the twin MarCO CubeSats snapped this image of Mars on Oct. 3. Image:NASA

NASA’s first image of Mars from a CubeSat

On May 5, 2018, NASA launched a stationary lander called InSight to Mars. Riding along with InSight were two CubeSats- the first of this...
Why NASA watches Airglow, the colors of the (Upper Atmospheric) wind?

Why NASA watches Airglow, the colors of the (upper atmospheric) wind?

Earth is the only planet where life has been found. What Does Earth Look Like from space? From space, Earth looks like a blue marble with white swirls. But getting closer...
Snapshots of the 120 million particle simulation of two merging dwarf galaxies, which each contain a blackhole, between 6 and 7.5 billion years. (Image: Thomas Tamfal/UZH)

Illuminating the dark matter with gravitational waves

Using Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA), a team of astronomers at the University of Zurich have observed gravitational waves emitted by black holes. These shock...
Animals in the western Arctic have higher levels of mercury in their bodies than those in the eastern Arctic. Credit: Shutterstock

Mystery of mercury levels in Arctic animals gets solved

A mystery that troubled scientists for more than a decade have now solved. The peak concentration of Methylmercury in the enriched layer in the...
Ice spikes – aka penitentes – on the Upper Rio Blanco in the Central Andes of Argentina. Similar ice spikes could exist on the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa, at its equatorial latitudes.

Jupiter’s moon Europa may have large pointed spikes of ice on its surface

A team of researchers from Cardiff University has predicted Penitentes, large pointed spikes of ice, which is known on Earth and Pluto might be...
Hormone alters male brain networks to enhance sexual and emotional function

Hormone alters male brain networks to enhance sexual and emotional function

In another examination, researchers from Imperial College London explored how a recently discovered hormone called kisspeptin, also known as the master regulator of reproduction,...
MIT researchers have built a system that takes a step toward fully automated smart homes, by identifying occupants even when they’re not carrying mobile devices. Image: Chelsea Turner, MIT

A step toward personalized, automated smart homes

MIT analysts have manufactured a system that steps toward completely automated tech-savvy home by recognizing occupants, notwithstanding when they're not carrying cell phones. The system,...
Radio waves from our galaxy, the Milky Way, reflecting off the surface of the Moon and observed by the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope located in outback Western Australia. Credit: Dr Ben McKinley, Curtin University/ICRAR/ASTRO 3D. Moon image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University.

Moon helps reveal secrets of the Universe

A team of astronomers led by Dr Benjamin McKinley at Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and the...
Artist's impression of CI Tau Credit: Amanda Smith, Institute of Astronomy

Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form

Specialists have distinguished a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting around it. It is the first event when that such a...