Science and Technology News: 8 November 2021

8 November, 2021

Latest Science Technology news:

  1. Change is constant and common on Earth across geologic time. But in the icy polar regions, change has been dramatic and swift in the past few decades. One example is northwest Greenland, where quite a lot has changed in 21 years. Kjer and Hayes—the two main outlet glaciers shown above—are also speeding up.. Nasa
  2. The advanced model, dubbed Digital Twin Earth, is being developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and its partners based on data and images from Earth-observation satellites and sensors on the ground. To run reliably, the project will require new advanced artificial intelligence algorithms and powerful supercomputers, which are currently being developed. . Scientific American
  3. Microsoft introduced Loop, a new application based on its Fluid platform for collaborative and simultaneous editing of many Office documents in real time, reach Through her official blog. The tool brings Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams functionality together in one place for increased convenience and productivity. Sunday Vision
  4. Amazon is kicking off its Black Friday deals in the UK early this year because it wants to give customers the chance to “save big” ahead of the holiday season.. Yahoo News
  5. It’s been over a month since Windows 11 started generally rolling out, but since it is being made available in a staggered manner, not everyone has received it on their machine. Although there are ways to immediately trigger the update, it is perhaps advisable to know what’s in store before you decide to do so. Neowin
  6. Brilliant Venus is above the southwestern horizon after sunset and can be seen near the crescent moon today. Bright Jupiter and dimmer Saturn are in the southwestern sky after sunset and can be seen near the moon on Wednesday and Thursday. A deep partial lunar eclipse is visible during the early morning hours of Nov. 19. fredericksburg

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India 2024
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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