The surprising truth about Indian food

I was in a narrow kitchen in Mumbai, one of India’s most strikingly modern cities, watching an ancient Indian meal being cooked on vessels of baked clay. Utensils made from leaves, wood and metal were scattered across the kitchen. The food was being prepared using only ingredients native to the subcontinent, which meant that the sharpness of chillies (native to Mexico) and the starch of the potatoes (imported from South America) were missing. “No cabbages, cauliflower, peas or carrots, either,” said Kasturirangan Ramanujam, one of the cooks preparing the meal….

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NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon

There’s something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. But what? NASA teased a “surprising” announcement for Monday, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and which could host conditions favorable for life.” At Monday’s announcement, “astronomers will present results from a unique Europa observing campaign that resulted…

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‘Surprising Jupiter activity’: What will NASA reveal? (POLL)

NASA have found evidence of “surprising activity” on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, and speculation as to what the space agency is preparing to reveal has gone into overdrive. Last week, NASA announced that they will be holding a media call on Monday (September 26) at 2 p.m. EDT to reveal new findings and images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope which contains “surprising evidence of activity” on Europa. Despite the massive alien spoiler, Twitter users appear more convinced of the existence of evidence of extraterrestrial life than ever before. Some…

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