Asteroid at a distance of 1.2 miles from Earth

15 January, 2022

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Geomagnetic Storm Watch for a G1 – Minor event

While an unexpected moderate Geomagnetic Storm impacted Earth yesterday, a new Geomagnetic Storm is forecast to impact Earth later tonight into tomorrow, prompting NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) to issue a Geomagnetic Storm Watch for a G1 – Minor event.  Weather Boy

NASA’s Astronaut corps too small

The size of NASA’s astronaut corps may soon fall below the minimum level the agency needs to support space station and Artemis missions and other activities, the agency’s inspector general warns.  Space News

Wordle answer 211

The Wordle answer 211 is “SOLAR.” “SOLAR” describes something that is related to or determined by the sun. Players may have heard of the “Solar System” or “Solar eclipse.” Games may have come across the word in Pokemon, where creatures like Venusaur can learn the move “Solar Beam.”Gamerevolution

Eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga 

In the wake of the damage caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga, the Nevada National Guard pledged its support for Pacific island nation.“The NV Guard’s prayers are with Tonga citizens,” the Guard tweeted Saturday night. “It goes without saying the NV Guard will do everything it can to support our SPP partners pending future requests for support.”. Review Journal

Asteroid 1994 PC1 is coming on Jan 18 at a distance of 1.2 miles from Earth

An asteroid that measures a little over half a mile wide (1 kilometer) will be cruising close enough to our planet that amateur astronomers may be able to get a glimpse. Asteroid 1994 PC1 is coming in for a swing past our cosmic corner on Jan. 18. While it’s quite a big ‘un as space rocks go, it will comfortably zip by at a distance of 1.2 million miles (1.93 million kilometers) from Earth. . CNET

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24 February, 2024

Byju’s, once heralded as a flagship in India’s edtech sector, is grappling with severe financial and operational challenges, marked by a dramatic valuation drop. The company, which sought to stabilize its operations and finances, is now raising funds at a valuation significantly lower than its peak. This development comes amid efforts to address a substantial debt burden, with Byju’s proposing a repayment plan for its $1.2 billion loan. Investor confidence appears shaken, with some stakeholders pushing for drastic changes in leadership to navigate the crisis effectively. The turmoil reflects broader sectoral pressures and raises questions about the sustainability of high-growth trajectories in the edtech industry

10 February, 2024

Australia’s energy market is witnessing significant transitions and investments aimed at bolstering renewable energy infrastructure and securing gas supplies. Key developments include a $179 million investment by the Queensland Government for community battery projects, Santos’ $5.7 billion gas pipeline project following a legal battle win, and a $206 million energy savings package for NSW households. Additionally, the Australian government has secured new gas supply deals to support the east coast market, emphasizing the role of gas in transitioning to a renewable grid.

India 2024
9 February, 2024

The latest opinion polls, including the Mood of the Nation survey by India Today, predict a comfortable victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), with a projected win of 335 Lok Sabha seats in the 2024 general elections. This forecast suggests a slight decrease from the 2019 elections but still ensures a majority. The survey, involving interviews with over 149,000 respondents, reflects Modi’s enduring popularity based on his nationalist policies and economic reforms. Other polls echo these findings, although seat projections vary slightly. The opposition INDIA alliance is expected to secure a significant number of seats, yet not enough to challenge the NDA’s majority. These predictions highlight a political landscape that remains largely favorable to Modi and the BJP as the election approaches