PTI | April 12, 2018 2:23 PM
Scientists, led by an Indian origin researcher, have developed a durable, transparent coating that repels water, oils and alcohols, paving the way for grime-proof phone screens, camera lenses and countless other everyday items.
IANS | April 12, 2018 9:29 AM
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is not facing any funds crunch for its ongoing activities, the agency Chairman said on Thursday.
FE Online | April 12, 2018 9:11 AM
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today successfully launched the PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I from Satish Shawan Space Centre SHAR in Sriharikota. IRNSS-1I, is a navigation satellite and the eighth such satellite to be a part of a constellation
IANS | April 11, 2018 1:37 PM
In a first, a team of scientists from NASA are on a research mission to study phytoplankton — the tiny sea creatures — and their impact on the atmosphere and climate on Earth.
IANS | April 11, 2018 1:02 PM
The 32-hour countdown for Thursday’s early launch of the IRNSS-1L navigation satellite is progressing smoothly at the Sriharikota rocket port, around 105 km from here, Indian space agency officials said.
PTI | April 11, 2018 12:52 PM
Our limited understanding of dark matter and energy may be making us blind to signals from intelligent alien life, which possibly exist in dimensions that humans cannot perceive.
PTI | April 10, 2018 3:25 PM
Food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates, according to a study.
End to painful finger-prick tests? Scientists develop adhesive patch that can monitor blood sugar in diabetics through skinPTI | April 10, 2018 2:20 PM
Scientists have developed an adhesive patch, which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin, potentially spelling an end for frequent painful finger-prick blood tests.
Groundwater Mission can address a host of problems like alarming dwindling of freshwater resources, says IIT Kharagpur scientistIANS | April 10, 2018 1:22 PM
Setting up of a Groundwater Mission can help develop an action plan for tackling problems like arsenic and fluoride pollution, storage anomalies and the alarming dwindling of freshwater resources that plague the South Asian region, a new book edited and partly written by an IIT don and other experts contends.
PTI | April 10, 2018 11:59 AM
NASA is launching a new spacecraft to Mars, that will study the deep interior of the red planet to learn how all rocky planets and their moons are formed.
Reuters | April 10, 2018 9:54 AM
A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of seagoing reptile called an ichthyosaur that scientists estimated at up to 85 feet (26 meters) long – approaching the size of a blue whale.
FE Online | April 9, 2018 4:40 PM
The spacecraft was flown by the US Air Force to Florida, where the space shuttle will continue testing before it eventually undergoes the final assembly and mating to the third stage of the Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.
Indian-origin scientist in Australia launches world’s first microfactory to help tackle e-waste hazardPTI | April 9, 2018 1:10 PM
An Indian-origin scientist in Australia has launched the world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste items such as smartphones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use.
PTI | April 8, 2018 9:29 PM
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – humanity’s first mission to the Sun – is undergoing final preparations for its launch scheduled for July 31. The spacecraft was flown by the US Air Force to Florida, where it will continue testing, and eventually undergo final assembly and mating to the third stage of the Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.
PTI | April 8, 2018 1:36 PM
So far researchers have collected 3.6 kilograms of lettuce, 70 radishes and 18 cucumbers in the first harvest.
IANS | April 7, 2018 9:30 PM
India’s space agency ISRO on Saturday said it will launch a navigation satellite from its spaceport in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on April 12.
IANS | April 7, 2018 10:41 AM
NASA has updated its commercial crew contract with Boeing to let the US-based aerospace company fly three people to the International Space Station (ISS) who will stay there for up to six months from an earlier planned two-week trip.
IANS | April 6, 2018 7:13 PM
With talk of space tourism and even trips to Mars, NASA has launched human sperm to the International Space Station (ISS) to test what happens when it gets exposed to zero-gravity environment.
PTI | April 5, 2018 2:33 PM
Dinosaurs were in trouble long before the massive asteroid – believed to be the primary cause of their extinction – hit the Earth some 65 million years ago, a study suggests.
PTI | April 5, 2018 12:53 PM
Scientists have developed a bio-inspired camera that mimics the eyes of a mantis shrimp, an advance that may open up new ways for people and robots to better navigate underwater.
IANS | April 5, 2018 11:34 AM
Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have for the first time precisely measured the distance to one of the oldest objects in the universe — a collection of stars born shortly after the Big Bang.
PTI | April 5, 2018 11:17 AM
There may be tens of thousands of blackholes at the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy, say scientists who have discovered a dozen of them, lending support to a decades-old prediction.
AFP | April 4, 2018 6:01 PM
SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived today at the International Space Station, packed with food, gear and science experiments for the astronauts living in orbit.
PTI | April 4, 2018 1:53 PM
Most people cannot identify or are unaware of the more common version of the lowercase print letter “g,” despite seeing it millions of times in everyday books, newspapers and emails, a study has found.
PTI | April 4, 2018 11:55 AM
Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) may help us to predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a study.
After Concorde, supersonic air travel may come back; NASA set to build quiet planes faster than speed of soundPTI | April 4, 2018 12:25 PM
For the first time in decades, NASA is set to develop an ‘experimental plane’ designed to fly faster than the speed of sound without producing the noise typical of supersonic flights.
AFP | April 4, 2018 10:33 AM
NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic “X-plane” that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials said today.
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