Why is there a crater named Sinbad on Saturn's moon Enceladus? Is there an underwater ocean on Enceladus and what are the chances of life existing on such a moon? In this episode of Science ka Adda (SkA), Salman Hameed talks about the connection between "The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights" and one of the most mysterious, interesting, and puzzling objects in our solar system. For more videos in the series, please visit sciencekaadda.com
Pluto was discovered in 1930. Until 2015, we did not know much about this little world in our Solar system. The flyby of The New Horizon spacecraft has revealed Pluto to be a fascinating object hosting tall mountains made up of ice, smooth plains with nitrogen ice flows, and a moon that features canyons that can be several kilometers deep! In this episode of Science ka Adda (SkA), Salman Hameed examines some of the latest pictures from New Horizons spacecraft and talks about the mysteries that these pictures have opened up in our understanding of Pluto. And of course, he reaffirms his absolute support for redesignating Pluto as a planet! For more videos in the series, please visit http://www.sciencekaadda.com
In the recent blockbuster film, Interstellar, a planet is shown orbiting a supermassive black hole. Do such black holes exists in the universe? In this episode of "Science ka Adda", we explore such a possibility from the center of our own galaxy, Milky Way, to Centaurus A - a galaxy located 13 million light years from Earth.