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SpaceX reacts to Starlink’s ‘false constellation’ fears over view of space

SpaceX announced that "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, generated positive power and communicated with our ground stations."

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Dabur India to collect, recycle over 3 lakh kg plastic waste

As part its mega plastic waste recycling initiative in Tamil Nadu, Dabur India has targeted to collect 3.18 lakh kg of plastic waste from all major cities in the state during this financial year, a to

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For first time, ‘forbidden’ exoplanet discovered in Neptunian Desert

Astronomers say they have discovered a rogue exoplanet with its own atmosphere in the Neptunian Desert.

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NASA Curiosity Mars rover finds clay cache on Red Planet

The rover recently drilled two samples at rock targets called "Aberlady" and "Kilmarie" in a region of Mars called the "clay-bearing unit".

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Cheating in school assignments? Novel AI to detect who really wrote it

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have been working on ways to detect cheating on assignments through writing analysis by way of artificial intelligence have been underway for a f

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Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Here’s how you can see the most anticipated celestial event of the year

Activities in Santiago include touring the Bellavista neighborhood, home to eclectic eateries and art galleries, and visiting the Plaza de Armas to tour the Metropolitan Cathedral.

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Pakistan launches its first ever moon-sighting website

Speaking at the launch of the website, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said that it will end the "moon-sighting controversy" in the country.

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No cars, no pollution! Study finds healthier air quality in car-free pedestrianised zone in Delhi’s Karol Bagh

Roychowdhury, executive director of research and advocacy at CSE, found that while the average "PM2.5 concentration on the Arya Samaj Road is 63.6 micrograms per cubic metre, it is 47.7 micrograms per

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Future of space programme: Why India needs to build its own space station

For long, India is known to be making investments in space arena for social, scientific and security purposes.

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NASA to control traffic? First of kind tests look to manage drones in cities

Multiple drones took to the air at the same time above downtown Reno this week in a series of simulations testing emerging technology that someday will be used to manage hundreds of thousands of small

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Want to go to Mars? Send your name to NASA to fly aboard 2020 rover

The rover, a robotic scientist weighing more than 1,000 kilogramme, will search for signs of past microbial life, characterise the planet's climate and geology, collect samples for future return to Ea

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How did water come on Earth? Scientist find surprising answer

According to the scientists, the collision provided sufficient carbonaceous material to account for the entire amount of water on Earth.

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ISRO launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B, to enhance country’s surveillance capabilities

According to ISRO, RISAT-2B will replace RISAT-2, which was launched in 2009. The new satellite is is equipped with a synthetic aperture radar that can take pictures of the earth during day and night,

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ISRO gets ready to launch the 48th mission of the PSLV series – PSLV-C46 tomorrow

Once launched the RISAT-2B will help in monitoring the weather conditions 24x7. ISRO says that RISAT-2 was the first satellite in the series, launched for the purpose of surveillance and the RISAT-1 w

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This Japanese Toaster costs $270, it only makes one slice at a time

Clad in faux-wood veneer, the gadget is meant to be used at the dining table, not the kitchen counter.

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5G spectrum: Space department getting its science wrong

The DoS has written to the department of telecommunications (DoT) that they exclusively want spectrum in the bands of 26 and 28 GHz for themselves.

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How does Atlantic Ocean impacts Indian monsoon? New study reveals interesting ‘teleconnection’

The unusual warming or cooling of the Atlantic ocean, known as the Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) or the Atlantic Nino, is known to influence the weather in Africa.

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Big breakthrough by NASA; water found in the farthest world ever explored by humans

The US space agency has published the first profile of Ultima Thule -- an ancient relic from the era of planet formation -- revealing details about the complex space object.

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A Nepalese director fights climate change in the Himalayas through his film at Cannes

Titled Kangling (Bone Trumpet), the Nepalese language film by Devkota is among 15 projects from around the world selected by the Cannes festival to promote creation of new works.

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Bad news! A quarter of West Antarctic ice now unstable, says study

The UK Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM) tracked changes in snow and ice cover across the continent, by combining 25 years of European Space Agency satellite altimeter measurements and

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Plastic pollution covers Indian Ocean! One million shoes, 413 million other pieces found on island’s beach

According to researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA), little research had been done to measure and track plastic waste in the Indian Ocean.

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SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

Musk added: "We don't want to trivialize it or not take it seriously because we certainly do take it seriously. But it's not crowded up there, it's extremely sparse."

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Chinese Lunar rover Chang’e-4 achieves big breakthrough!

The analysis showed the lunar soil in the landing area contains a large amount of olivine, low-calcium pyroxene and a small amount of high-calcium pyroxene, which are very likely from the lunar mantle

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SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds

Musk said SpaceX would begin approaching customers later this year or next year. As many as 2,000 satellites will be launched per year, he said.

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Scientists develop bowl-shaped electrode that converts carbon dioxide into fuels

However, researchers said in order to improve the efficiency of transforming CO2 into chemical fuels, it is extremely important to know the reaction pathway, and find the most suitable catalyst.

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India’s Moon mission: ISRO releases big update on Chandrayaan-2 launch

The spacecraft with a mass of 3.8 tonnes has three modules--Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).

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Curiosity or fear? How mythical creatures like Yeti and Bigfoot caught the world’s imagination

The creature was depicted in ancient seals of the Indus Valley Civilization, covering parts of India and Pakistan, and was also mentioned by the ancient Greeks.

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