Sci-Tech

Science says goodbye to X-ray machines; says Hi to a camera which can see inside the body

If one fell somewhere or something has hit someone then the doctor might advise you to do an X-ray report because the doctor wants to see is there any injury inside the body or not but we know that X-rays are not so good for our health. Keeping this in mind scientists have found a camera which can see inside your body and can help the doctors or anyone to observe inside the body...

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Methyldopa: Consumption of this medicine will prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes is a hard hitting disease and the consequences are even harder. There are millions of people diagnosed with diabetes and there are some who are undiagnosed. Getting accustomed to Type 2 of diabetes is very crucial thus there is a hope to sustain this disease under Type 1 of its first stage. There's new hope for stopping Type 1 diabetes in its tracks after researchers discovered an existing drug can prevent the condition from developing and the same techniques used here could also be applied ..

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Soon we will listen to what dolphins want to communicate but in our language!

Humans are so powerful and communicative that they can communicate within themselves in any manner but have you have heard that people can soon to communicate with dolphins? Yes, but it is true...

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Chandraayan-2 will carry an orbiter, a lander and a rover to the moon

Chandraayan-2 is a challenging mission as for the first time we will carry an orbiter, a lander and a rover to the moon. He said that it is a matter of pride that ISRO is launching Chandrayaan-2, which will place India at a new height in space technology...

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Annoying ads can’t intrude anymore while surfing on Chrome owing to new default ad-blocker

Online ads have become one of the worst headaches while surfing the internet. While Google Chrome is one of the most used platforms, it will now not allow annoying intruders anymore. Google has launched an ad-blocker for its Chrome web browser...

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Install this device and get 10 litres water per day from Mother Nature

In today’s time the need for water has become very essential. this science’s boon will prove as a helping hand to the mankind. Zero Mass Water began a revolution in the water industry -- the ability to create drinkable water out of thin air. Their new project, Source, is able to do this by pulling moisture from the air with the help of solar energy generation...

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After smart phones and smart watches, now is the time for smart glasses!

In a new blow to the advancing technology, Intel has sought out to launch its own smart glass. After a series of failure viewed in the first by Google with their pair of spectacles which did not receive much popularization, Intel has created Vaunt whose goal is not to have a smartphone on your face but will act as a laser screen to give complete details of your phone...

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What will be the future of windmills? No blades!

In today’s world need for a renewable source of energy is very important and essential too. Windmills, solar panels, hydro turbines etc all are renewable sources of energy but day by day these sources are also getting more developed and environment-friendly. Have you heard ever about a windmill without blades? Isn’t the question irrelevant but this is the truth as science has invented a windmill which will do the same function as the normal does but without blades...

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reLEAF to nature: Technology which can grow leafy veggies with only 5 % water

We see at many places people are dying because of hunger, lack of vegetation but this technology may prove as a boon to those who don't have proper land, water or sunlight to do farming...

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Now transparent window panes can soon generate solar power for electricity

Use of solar energy has benefitted almost every state and each and every activity accorded with it has given the officials positive results. In same lines, according to a research, it is seen that transparent solar materials on windows could also gather as much energy as bulkier rooftop solar units...

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Have a look at this record-breaking photo, farthest image from Earth ever taken

NASA keeps us always surprising with new footages or photos from space, a source of great mystery till now. This time, the space agency has released a record-breaking photograph taken by the New Horizons spacecraft when it was 3.79 billion miles away from the Earth. The same Spacecraft gifted us the rare close up of Pluto...

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Time to work out with your Apple iWatch

Apple is making its smartwatch one step closer to pervasiveness, by enabling the Apple Watch to connect with gym equipment so consumers can more accurately track how they work out. This was enabled by Apple's solution GymKit, which was officially launched in China on Thursday...

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Women’s brain is more active than men’s: Study

Women’s brains are significantly more active in many more regions than men’s, according to new research. The findings could help explain why women are more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, insomnia and eating disorders...

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Move on from cliché Valentine celebration, this year surprise your lover by customized gift

Get creative and share your memories using themed movies, and share them with your loved ones, not just this Valentine’s Day but all year long. Creating a saccharine memory video you can make your Valentine Day all the more special. To help you Google has rolled out a new feature ahead of Valentine’s Day that lets users share themed movies with their friends...

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ISRO sets up 437 Village Resource Centres for rural development through satellite technology

With an aim to draw the optimum outcome of the satellite technology used for development of rural areas, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO has set up 437 Village Resource Centres (VRCs). About Rs 18 Crores was spent for establishing 473 VRCs...

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Badminton has reached space! Astronauts tossed shuttlecock in International Space Station

The colonization of space by humans is gaining more momentum with time. Astronauts are turning outer space a second home and making their out of world stay more entertaining. First badminton match outside the world, aboard the International Space Station, took place...

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There’s a car in orbit around Earth! Falcon Heavy launched successfully

The most powerful, the heaviest rocket of the world has reached space making history. The private space company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center of united states...

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Have a look at this safety helmet with digital eyes

Safety of the soldiers in each country’s responsibility, keeping this in mind a Ukrainian company, LimpidArmor, has developed a Microsoft HoloLens-based helmet for tank commanders...

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Now wake up with Google Assistant's musical alarm

Tech giant Google has released an update on its Google Assistant platform, where the users can set alarms through voice commands. Google said the alarms will work with any music service the Assistant is set to use by default, so Spotify and Pandora, for instance, can both be used. Further, any song uploaded to Google Play Music library can be used...

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4 day Astronomical Society of India Conference opens up to confer on vivid corners of astronomy

4 day Astronomical Society of India conclave kicks off discussing vivid corners of astronomy at Osmania University. The conclave will go on till 9th February which will be graced by at least 400 astronomers. Subjects ranging from mysteries of super-massive black holes lurking in the middle of our galaxy and exploration of the character of dark matter, to peculiarities of planets orbiting other stars, and gravitational waves, the latest topic in the world of astronomy, will feature at the meet to mark ..

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Smart Solar Palm: Combination of safety, technology and comfort

Technology can be molded in any shape in any manner it depends on the mentor. Likewise is the Smart Palm technology which is a green initiative provide a path of development and give the citizens a comfort as well as secure zone...

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Japan’s Space Agency launches world’s ‘smallest’ satellite-carrying rocket

Taking a lesson from last year’s failure, Japan has launched a tiny satellite-carrying rocket touted as smallest in the world. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, launched the tiny rocket from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, at 2:03 PM on Saturday...

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Fasten your seatbelt and gear up to drive this Self-driving electric vehicle from 2020

The year 2018 has been considered as a year of development in infrastructure and the automobile sector has also encompassed a considerable change. And therefore yet another set of innovation waits with Toyota revealing its self-driving concept vehicle, the ‘e-Palette,’ at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. ..

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NASA broadcasts super blue moon

NASA broadcasts super blue moon..

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No sunlight, no soil! Plants grown aboard Space Station imprints ‘Roots in Space’

Nature just needs to breathe! Space is the new bed as Scientists living on International Space Station are growing plants out there. Study revolving around how plants adapt to microgravity, team of Scientists have revealed the science behind adapting nature of plants in space...

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‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ to wake you up: Don’t miss this once-in-a lifetime opportunity peeps!

While the world has been gearing up to watch ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ live which will be broadcasted by NASA today. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity peeps! Only for the people who live in North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands our Moon is set to rock with another avatar! Set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a “Super Blue Blood Moon.”..

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‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ on his way to drown you all

New Year set to welcome us with a mesmerizing gift. Only for the people who live in North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands our Moon is set to rock with another avatar! Set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a “Super Blue Blood Moon.”..

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Fly in Sky with the help of a Segway: Ezfly

We sometimes think that if we can fly then what interesting that experience would be, these fantasies of childhood are now real as an inventor has minted the machine which can fly and give you an enormous experience...

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Apple launches a new product HomePod with ultimate features

Most famous company for mobile manufacturing, Apple Inc., is coming with a new product ‘HomePod’. Apple has announced it will release the HomePod on February 9th and that preorders for the device will start this Friday, January 26th. The smart speaker will initially go on sale in the US, UK, and Australia. It’ll then arrive in France and Germany sometime this spring...

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Need to Break the Mindset of Working in Silos and Work Collectively Towards Developing Synergy: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

All sorts of problems can be solved through science, but the approach towards it needs to be changed in favour of collaborative efforts and developing synergies says Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan while emphasizing on the need to break the mindset of “working in silos” and to work collectively towards developing synergy for technological solutions and for optimal utilization...

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Jupiter's husky dusty crust, tickling spots on blue waves not only glitters the image but the eyes too

In this busy life we have never looked up in the sky and observed that how beautiful nature is. Small tickling stars, white cottony Moon, Bright shiny Sun. sometimes our eye goes on it but there are a lot of things in the sky which our eye can’t see but a digital eye can. ..

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Nokia starts working on its new Smartphone with 5 cameras

Nowadays smartphones are in almost every hand, they have now become one of the basic necessities of man. With new features and new models, mobile companies emerge in the market. Likewise Nokia, a mobile manufacturing company is working on its new Smartphone which will have 5 lens camera. Ohh yes you read it to correct a 5 lens, also known as a Penta lens camera will be the unique feature of this new smartphone...

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This solar pipe will make saline water potable!

Water is each and every creature’s need, but there is a limit on potable water so here is the solution where we can convert saline seawater into drinking water. In the following picture you can see a big creative pipe floating on the water but that it is not only the pipe but is the purifier...

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Congratulations ISRO for placing India in the forefront globally: Dr Jitendra Singh

The new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization Dr K Sivan called on Union Minister of State FOR Atomic Energy and Space Dr Jitendra Singh after the Minister Dr Jitendra Singh complimented the new Chairman for taking over the charge of ISRO at a time when the Team ISRO, through its commendable work, has placed India as a frontline nation in the community of world nations...

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Modi Govt brought Space technology to every Indian household: Jitendra Singh

It is primarily the personal indulgence, intervention, and patronage provided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which has made space technology an essential part of Modi’s “Transforming India” mission, which will finally culminate in the building of “New India” says MoS Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh while addressing the International Space Conference of “Geospatial World Forum.”..

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Electricity in the air: Battery plane flies with zero pollution

As the world prepares for an all-electric vehicle (EV) future and numerous countries plan to do away with combustion-engine cars, it comes as no surprise that the next EVs are airplanes. The recent test flights of a single-engine electric plane in Australia are an example of this transition...

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Geospatial World Forum 2018 seeks to chalk out ‘Scientific Solutions’ for combating societal issues

Geospatial World Forum 2018 opened up in Hyderabad International Convention Centre, focuses on the locational information and its applications across the globe for various purposes. Inaugurated by Science and Technology Minister Dr Harshavardhan, Geospatial World Forum 2018 seeks to come up with Scientific Solutions to abide by social responsibility...

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Want your babies to learn new languages? Join this educational program

Imagine babies learning new languages. Researchers have developed a play based educational program that can teach babies a second language in just one hour per day...

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Fasten your seat belts! Automated Robotic taxis is set to take you for a ride

The nation had not overcome the news of the upcoming solar cars, that now the streets are set to gear up with robot drivers. Uber is all set to extend its service where the commuters will use their mobiles to summon fully autonomous robot taxis. Yes you heard it right! The automotive company has expressed its desire to extend its service by letting cars run through robotic drivers...

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Cartosat-2 series satellite clicks its first image, have a look

Here is the very first-day image of the Cartosat-2 series satellite. The first image shows part of Madhya Pradesh’s Indore city with Holkar Cricket Stadium in the middle. This mind-blowing picture from ‘Eye in the Sky’ attracts towards the beauty of the city...

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A study which gives magical eyes to visually impaired

Blinds can never see, we all know that but if one says that blinds will be able to see then wont it be an irrelevant question? But this is the truth as a study says that legally blind can see and can have a good visibility...

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Science's eye on cyber security: New data encryption tool will protect it

Nowadays while using the internet we think that is our data or information safe? Will it be leaked? Keeping this in mind, researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) in the United States have used laser pulses to design a new type of data encryption tool that is more powerful and energy efficient for cyber security...

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Future Architecture: Solution for energy saving and harvesting

Human landscapes are ever-changing. In 2017, the most remarkable building designs hinted at a newfound peaceful relationship with nature and proposed solutions for overcrowded megacities...

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Hypatia stone: The key which may unlock the mystery of solar system formation

The creation of solar system is still now an unfolded mystery though scientists are coming up with new insights. Recently, scientists have found space rock in Egypt’s dessert which fell to Earth and could rewrite history. The stone named as Hypatia after the name of first Western woman mathematician and astronomer, contains minerals never seen before in our solar system...

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The wait is over, now it's time for solar power cars!

Just like we came across many things that has got solar power energy like the railway stations, airports now it’s time that company’s come out with vehicles that work on solar power. Solar powered cars were like a dream but this innovation by Lightyear One has made dream come true. The roads are set to test the wheels running on full speed from 2019...

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‘Saare Jahan Se Accha’ said our 1st spaceman Rakesh Sharma after successfully immortalizing history in Space Science

Soyuz T-11 spacecraft was set to leave Earth which had Soviet cosmonauts Yuri Malyshev and Gennady Strekalov - and our Indian cosmonaut, Rakesh Sharma. Then exactly nine minutes after blast-off at a height of 200 km above the earth, the spacecraft was injected into space, free from the clutches of earth's gravity, he had become India's first man in space. History has saved a page of Indian Rakesh Sharma who was the first space man of India. Happiest Birthday to this inspiring soul Rakesh Sharma...

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31 satellites in one go! ISRO scores century after successful launch of PSLV-C40

Finally achieving a new milestone in space science, Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) has launched its 100th satellite from Sriharikota. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV lifted off today at 9.29 am from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This veichle carries total 31 satellites from India and six other countries, including India’s 100th satellite...

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Robotic Outside, Human Inside: New ‘emotional’ Robot ‘Forpheus’ to become your best buddy in future

Our future is surprising it seems as we all are looking forward to settling on Mars, giving birth to a baby outside womb and now a robot which can be our buddy: where he can talk, feel like us! Buddy the companion robot by Blue Frog Robotics is seen on display during the CES Unveiled preview event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during CES 2018 in Las Vegas...

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100th Mission on way: Countdown ticks as ISRO set to launch 31 satellites in one go

Countdown begins as Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is set to launch its historic mission by launching 31 satellites in one go. ISRO will launch 31 satellites at 9:29 am from Sriharikota’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre of Andhra Pradesh. ..

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‘Ab har wish hogi poori’ with the launch of Smart TV and Innocool AC

The Indian online shopping portal Flipkart has announced to launch its own Smart TV and InnoCool AC’s in India under its own label MarQ. This announcement was made in (Consumer Electronic Show) CES 2018 in Las Vegas...

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Meet Aibo robby: A robot dog which barks, wag his tail and gives a paw

A puppy comes to you to cuddle, you play with the puppy dog and when you touch the dog you realize that there is no skin of a dog, it has a fabric body then? How will you feel? Isn’t it strange that a dog having fabric body? But it is the truth as Sony has launched an artificial puppy dog named “Aibo”...

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Excited to tour the ‘Rocky Red Planet’? UAE gives you virtual glimpses of 1st Mars city

Mars has always been the planet of human interests. Many numbers of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right?..

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Intel’s Mobileye will have 2 million cars on roads building HD maps this year

Intel Corp (INTC.O) Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said on Monday 2 million vehicles from BMW (BMWG.DE), Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) would use its unit Mobileye’s autonomous vehicle technology to crowdsource data for building maps that enable autonomous driving...

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Drive safe! Here’s reason behind motorcycle collisions

According to researchers from Australian National University (ANU), a majority of motorcycle accidents occur because drivers fail to notice unexpected things in plain sight...

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Life is Good when your TV too does Yoga with you!

With the press of a button, LG Display's 65-inch screen slowly lowers into a box, rolling up around a solid core like wrapping paper. The tech company introduced the latest rolling screen technology at the International CES 2018 in Las Vegas...

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High jump towards future ‘Tech-Era’: India unveils 1st supercomputer ‘Pratyush’ for accurate weather forecasts

2018 being a ‘Tech-Era’ for India! Taking a high jump towards future and entering into a tech-era, India unveiled its supercomputer – Pratyush. Installed with high definition technology ‘Pratyush’ is India’s first multi-petaflop supercomputer...

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Don't worry if smartphone screen is broken, self-healing glass is for your rescue

Researchers have come up with a glass which can heal your broken screen and give back the original touch. While researching new kinds of adhesives, researchers at the University of Tokyo came upon a type of glass that could repair its own cracks...

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Twinkly Massive Galaxy discovered: ‘Large Magellanic Cloud’ galaxy shines with million stars

Revealing shining stars in the neighboring galaxy, astronomers discovered Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy. Astronomers have revealed an 'astonishing' overabundance of massive stars in a neighbouring galaxy. The results are published in the journal Science...

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Alert! New Android malware targets 232 banking apps

As per the reports of Quick Heal Security Labs, a new Android banking malware called 'Android.banker.A9480' is now targetting over 232 banking apps including Indian banks. The Android banking trojan is mainly designed to steal the login ID, password, SMS, contact lists etc and focusing on cryptocurrency apps as well. Over 20 cryptocurrency apps, including Bitcoinium, CoinPayments, and Bitfinex, were affected...

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Tech savvy get ready, after smart phones now it’s time for smart mirrors!

The tech giants have swayed people with bringing out smart phones, now it’s time for smart mirrors. Yes! Amazon is about to launch a smart mirror to give its customers a virtual view of their attires before buying it...

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Instant coffee, instant noodles and now its Instant house

What can one do in 24 hours time span? There are number of things to do but if one says that can you built a house in 24 hours then? Isn’t the question irrelevant? We’ll think how can one build a house in just 24 hours? But this is the truth now building a house in just 24 hours is possible. The design of the ‘Plug-in’ house was architected by People’s Architect Office PAO), China...

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Night Gazers! Be ready to hook this month end for Lunar Eclipse after 150 years

Night gazers! Be ready to watch the ‘Lunar Eclipse’, this month end. The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on Jan. 31. Interesting part is such a sky watching event hasn't happened last 151 years...

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Small but clever; a robot acts as a digital eye anywhere

Emme doesn't use wires, screws or connectors and has a different shape, you can put all the pieces together in seconds or you can use only one wheel as a 360º motorized selfies machine, he can follow you and he can go on the road, offroad, on water and underwater...

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4G version of Nokia 3310 to be out soon

HMD Global is likely to launch a 4G variant of Nokia 3310 along with Nokia 6 in January 2018. A leaked picture of Nokia 3310 4G was spotted on TENAA certification website...

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Unknown micro-organisms found in space by astronauts

Astronauts have identified microbes in space for the first time which needs not be send to Earth for undergoing test. The International Space Station has identified microbes on space which can help the astronauts to diagnose and treat ailments in space in no time...

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New Year Resolutions anyone? NASA’s 2018 resolutions look forward to touch ‘Sun’

New Year Resolutions anyone? What are yours? NASA has got perky yet dangerous resolutions set for New Year 2018. Any guesses? NASA’s 2018 interesting goal is to touch ‘Sun’. With its Solar Parker Probe, NASA aims to explore boiling atmosphere of Sun. The Parker Solar Probe will perform its scientific investigations in a hazardous region of intense heat and solar radiation. The primary science goals for the mission are to track how energy and heat move through the solar corona and to explore what accelerate..

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New year bonanza: ISRO to launch 31 satellites in single mission

The mission will be a combination of 28 nanosatellites from foreign countries, including Finland, and the United States, and one micro and nanosatellite from India along with one Cartosat satellite...

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Stepping on India’s footsteps, SpaceX set to launch heaviest rocket this New Year

This year India’s Space Organization ISRO launched heaviest rocket by launching GSLV Mk3. Following the footsteps of the sme concept SpaceX Agency set to launch ‘Megarocket’ in the New Year which will pave way for humans to explore the solar system from Cape Canaveral launchpad for the first time...

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Space Application Centre to develop new Remote Sensor camera to capture images from height of 300 kms

The Space Application Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad is all set to develop a new advanced hi-tech "Remote Sensor" camera with a capacity to capture images/pictures from a height of over 300 kms...

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From over 20 hours to 10 minutes: Japanese team invents easy recycling process of rare metals by using microwave

In the age of growing pollution, climate change, energy crisis, recycling has become a very important diction. While Japan is always famous for its innovative attitude, a Japanese research team has developed a method of recycling platinum using a microwave. Yes, you are reading it right; even microwave can help you to recycle such a costly metal...

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Extra thumb anyone? Have a look at this innovation which will make your hand fingers five to six

The nature has given us a thumb four fingers which makes our hand. The human thumb has a really dynamic movement; the opposing movements working together make the thumb more functional than a single finger. But imagine if one attaches an extra thumb to your hand then? You will be surprised to know that a student has designed and created ‘The Third Thumb’ to make that happen...

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Nicknamed as ‘Great Pumpkin’: Skull shaped asteroid heading towards Earth

NASA always has exciting yet informative things in their kitty! This time it is the astronomers are preparing for the return of a skull-shaped asteroid that's so dark, it barely reflects sunlight. The asteroid 2015 TB145 is expected to brush our Earth at 78,000mph...

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No need of a woman to produce a baby; this machine will grow and nurture foetus

Motherhood is an extra ordinary moment a woman experiences but it may now be experienced outside the body also. Even a father can enjoy the same moments of baby growing; kicking etc. this is because scientists have found out machine which can grow a foetus into a whole baby...

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Race is on: Indian and Japanese teams competing in intl lunar probe contest

The interest for the Sun and the Moon never decreases among scientists how much space science may get improved. For the first time ever, international lunar probe contest is being held, namely Google Lunar XPRIZE contest. Among the five contesting teams, India’s Team Indus is one of the unique entities which is partnering with the Japanese team to transport the latter’s rover...

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Blame ‘Microgravity’! Space radiation may cause ‘Bone Loss’ in Astronauts

Ever wondered about the side effects of living in space those astronauts may face? In a shocking outcome, space radiation may cause astronauts in outer space to lose additional bone, but not more muscle, a study has found. In the first study of its kind, researchers investigated the combined impact of space radiation and microgravity on bone and muscle, hypothesising that radiation would exacerbate bone and muscle loss caused by microgravity...

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Estream: Device which makes water flow to fill your battery low

If anyone says that you can produce electricity at your own will you believe it? Yes it can be done. You can produce electricity at your own with your own power plant using moving water and can charge your mobile phone thrice. This is possible because of the ‘Estream’ which is a portable water power generator fits into your backpack. It converts any type of moving water into stored energy to charge every usb-connected mobile device even while you're in off-grid...

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Now Google Maps to give alert on departure times of a journey with step by step navigation

There are many commuters who tend to forget their route or when to get down from Bus or misses stop during the train ride. Now to help them in trouble, Google Map has come up with a new feature which will remind the next stop by a push notification. Now, commuters can have a happy journey with good music or a book without tension...

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Christmas Gift for Space Station Crew: SpaceX carves history by launching ‘Completely Recycled’ spacecraft

SpaceX carved history as for the first time ever, the spaceflight company flew a mission using mostly refurbished technology. The CRS-13 is an important resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), meaning NASA has just cast a major vote of confidence in SpaceX's reusable technology...

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Winter Olympics in South Korea to see Robot “volunteers” assisting visitors

You have heard of Human volunteers in different social events, but have you ever heard of robot volunteers? If the answer is no, then wait till next winter Olympics which will be hosted in South Korea. The country has announced that 85 robot helpers will be available to assist visitors at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. ..

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Not for ‘Humans’! NASA finds another ‘solar system’ like ours

Last year NASA made a surprising announcement of discovering a solar system which is 40 light years away consisting of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star called TRAPPIST-1, on Thursday NASA again announced of another discovery from Kepler telescope where it captured an eighth planet in a distant star system called Kepler 90 - the first time a faraway star has been found to have the same number of planets orbiting it as our own sun. ..

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Smart India Hackathon’18: Hub for directly engaging with technical students

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is ready to launch Smart India Hackathon 2018. It is the world’s largest digital national building initiative. Through this initiative, HRD Ministry is keen to reach out to all technology institutions in the country and challenge students to offer innovative solutions to some of the daunting problems faced by our nation...

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Trump to renew efforts to send American astronauts to Moon

Spokesman Hogan Gidley said US President Trump's move is based on recommendations from the National Space Council...

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Let’s take a dive into 'The Great Red Spot'; NASA reveals new information on Solar System’s most famous storm

We all know about various storms on our planet but it’s time to move on from Earth’s storm to Jupiter’s storm. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has come up with new information about the Great Red Spot, the zone in Jupiter which produces a gigantic storm on the planet. It penetrates well below the clouds about 300 kilometres into the planet's atmosphere, new data from JUNO reveals...

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Furious Nature: NASA captures bright flames of the California wildfires

California wildfires got furious as NASA captures the blazing pictures of it. Thick plumes of smoke and bright flames of the wildfires ravaging Southern California were captured by NASA. The state’s biggest active blaze is in Ventura County, where the Thomas Fire continued to grow Friday and burned more than 200 square miles and destroyed more than 400 buildings. Another 85 structures were damaged, the county fire department said. The fire started Monday evening and erupted overnight...

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ALERT! These Chinese Apps steal all your information

Indian Army has asked its troops near Chinese border to format their smartphones and delete nearly 42 apps including WeChat, Truecaller and UC Browser. The move was on the back of intelligence reports that these apps destructive to national security due to possible links to Chinese hackers...

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Googly by Google: Two-wheeler mode pops up in Maps

There are many places in India where even cars can’t go through but two wheelers can. Taking this into mind Google Maps has introduced Two-wheeler mode in India. There are a lot of people in the world who ride motorcycles. So it will be beneficial to them...

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Over 1500 participants attended Rajasthan Digi Fest 2017

At least 1581 participants from various parts of India took part in Rajasthan Digi Fest 2017 that was kicked off Udaipur on Saturday to mark the succession to the string of IT festivals that the state government has been hosting...

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Robotic technology to snatch 800 million jobs by 2030: Study

A new study by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has found that robot automation will take over up to 800 million jobs around the world by 2030. The study, conducted on 46 countries and 800 occupations, says that with a higher dependency on robot automation 20% of the global work force will no longer be needed while more than 33% of the workforce in developed nations may need to be retrained for other jobs...

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Have a look at the ‘Bluetiful’ picture released by NASA of Jupiter

In this busy life we have never looked up in the sky and observed that how beautiful the nature is. Small tickling stars, white cottony Moon, Bright shiny Sun. sometimes our eye goes on it but there are lot of things in sky which our eye can’t see but a digital eye can. Likewise NASA has released a very ‘Bluetiful’ picture of our biggest planet Jupiter...

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1st 'Made in India' robot

During the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017, held in Hyderabad, PM Modi and Ivanka Trump pressed the button on the first Indian made robot- Mitra. It is a humanoid robot which interacts, helps you and learns on the move. It was developed by a Bangalore-based startup, Invento Robotics founded by Balaji Vishwanathan who hopes that the robot will be employed at banks, hotels and corporates...

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Russia loses contact with newly launched weather satellite

While Russia has been creating excellence space science since a long time, it is a big disappointment for the country as it has lost contact with a weather satellite just a few hours after the launch. The Meteor-M was launched on Tuesday from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome in the country’s Far East . ..

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YouTube Go app launched in India; will tackle buffering even at low data speed

Do you have low connectivity of internet and not able to watch YouTube videos properly? Then you need not worry because YouTube has launched YouTube Go app which works even on low data speed...

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‘Farewell to Saturn’: Cassini clicks amazing images of Saturn while biding adieu

The planet with its ring- Saturn was clicked by the Cassini during the final journey. NASA has released a stunning image mosaic of Saturn assembled from the images snapped by the Cassini probe during the final leg of its journey...

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Want to see how Planet Earth looks groped with dust, sea salt and smoke?

Want to see how Earth looks from space? Groped with dust, pollution! The Goddard Earth Observing System (GEOS) uses data from NASA satellites and computer models to track three aerosols in the atmosphere: smoke, sea salt and dust giving a different color to each...

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Hyderabad Metro will adopt Driver-less technology soon

Have you ever travelled by a train which runs without a driver? If not then you may get a chance do travel by a driver-less train as Hyderabad Metro will soon adopt driver-less technology...

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Mars Colour Camera captures latest pictures showing vivid volcano shields and clouds over Red Planet

Curiosity builds up day by day over our Red Planet as currently it is the only planet which may support human life. Mars is an open playground for scientists where several numbers of studies are blooming with new outcomes. But for now let us glance over these fresh images clicked by Mars Colour Camera (MCC). ..

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Slowing down of Earth’s Rotation Speed could deter massive earthquakes in 2018

Few days ago earthquake of around 6.9 struck at the Indo-China border, prior to that even Mexico got hit by the worst earthquake this time with magnitude of around 8.2! Scientists have observed the reason behind this increasing numbers of earthquakes this year. The reason is ‘Speed of Earth’s Rotation’. ..

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Solar System may have a neighbor! Scientists confirm first object from another star

So it is likely to have a neighbor of our solar system as per new discovery of scientists which says asteroid Oumuamua is the first confirmed object from another star. Speculation of scientists was growing up regarding interloper Oumuamua. The intriguing asteroid zipped through the solar system on a steep trajectory from interstellar space. After long years of theorization, Scientists are very excited to get a concrete proof of the interstellar object. ..

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After launching Nano-satellite Asgardia- 1st Space Kingdom awaits for ‘human colonization’

Ever thought about travelling to moon and settling down there? What an immense view it could be if we get to go and settle out in space? Far away from this pollution, terrorism, politics, disasters??? Isn’t it? Do you know, ‘Space Kingdom’ named as ‘Asgardia-1’ will soon be existing in real time where around 500,000 people applied to become citizens of Asgardia...

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NASA launches highly advanced satellite for accurate weather forecast

Natural disasters have become so much frequent that weather forecast is very much needed now. Hence to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts, NASA has launched the satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This highly advanced polar-orbiting satellite is equipped with next-generation technology. The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) lifted off on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California...

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That’s our Earth: It’s breathing every single day from seasons to seasons

Our Earth has been constantly under the eyes of our ‘NASA’. NASA has been continuously been sharing stories and videos about our home planet and the search for life elsewhere. But this time, NASA has shared a new time-lapse animation that captures 20 years’ worth of the planet’s changing land and ocean life as seen from the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of view Sensor (SeaWiFS), which launched in 1997...

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Toyota and Suzuki partners together to bring electric vehicles to India by 2020

India’s leading car companies Toyota and Suzuki have joined their hands to make electric car for our country. Both the companies have signed a memorandum of understanding which will see both companies working together for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market by around 2020...

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Global Warming Side Effects: NASA tool reveals ‘Mumbai’ at high risk of getting flooded

Global Warming is stirring up the levels of our planet and so the sea levels are also rising day by day. With new NASA tool, now we would be able to know which city will get flooded due to melting of glaciers. Thanks to NASA...

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Messenger from far away: the first ever Asteroid from another Star named ‘Oumuamua’

“Space”, the world itself creates an image of great void but with a weird awe. Till now thousands of mysteries are not known to even space scientists, astronauts. We have ever wondered if we have any neighbor or not now it turns out at least there is another star system from which a visitor has been in interstellar space. The interloper has been named 'Oumuamua, which means "a messenger from afar arriving first" in Hawaii...

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India to host Global Conference on Cyber Space for first time ever

In present time cybersecurity is a big issue globally. India is also moving to a digital era. Hence against this backdrop, focusing on a Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development, India will host the Global Conference on Cyber Space. The Curtain Raiser events will be held from 20th November...

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Scientific Breakthrough: Soon ‘Editing’ your ‘DNA’ will be Reality

We humans often think about the illnesses that are passed on to us from our parents! Or sometimes even people feel bad that how can we not let our children affect due to us? The disease normally get pass on which we call as ‘hereditary’! But scientists have invented breakthrough discovery about ‘editing genes’. ..

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Planet Earth’s new neighbor: Ross 128b

A temperate planet, the size of the Earth, has been discovered only eleven light-years away from the Earth. The planet is named as Ross 128b founded by European Southern Observatory (ESO)...

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Ta-dah! Soon charge your cellphones on your go, anywhere, anytime

Today in our daily schedule we are totally dependent on our cellphones; take it for reading calendar, writing down important reminders, alarms, using internet for every question and the list goes on! Besides making calls we use cellphones for many things where it becomes necessary for us to keep our cell phones all charged up! Also people carry their power banks, chargers everywhere they travel but still this gets burdening and hectic at times, isn’t it?..

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Firefox challenges Chrome with new browser ‘Quantum’

Firefox has thrown a challenge to Google Chrome and its users with the launch of its 'fast new Firefox' - Quantum. It took a year for Firefox to complete the project. Firefox Vice President, Product, Nick Nguyen said that the firm won't rest until Quantum becomes the average internet user's primary browser, overtaking Chrome. Assuring that Quantum is good enough to be a primary browser, Nguyen said, "My biggest fear is that people won't try it."..

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Excited to tour the ‘red planet’? More than 1.3 Indians book ticket to Mars

More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to the red planet next year. Mars has always been the planet of human interests. Many numbers of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right?..

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Star like appearance of tiny moon Phobos photobombed Mars

While taking the photograph of the Mars, the unexpected appearance of a tiny moon Phobos in the camera's field of view as the picture has been captured in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Hubble Space Telescope. The bounty appearance of the moon was captured during its orbital trek around Mars on 12 May 2016...

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NASA discloses mind blowing picture of Jupiter

NASA recently unveiled the stunning picture of the giant planet. The picture is of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere. The beautiful picture of Gas Giant will leave you astonished. The picture was captured by NASA’s Juno space craft on October 24...

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Adopting space technology ISRO will help ‘alert’ people at unmanned level railway crossings

Indian Space Research Organization collaborated with Ministry of Railways to help save lives of people who die due to unmanned level railway crossings. With the help of space technology, ISRO will warn road users through ‘hooters’ once a train approaches an unmanned level crossing. ..

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UN Chief urges to accelerate climate action

Climate change related disasters are occurring in several countries while pollution is also bothering the world constantly. Temperature change to melting of ice in Antarctica, the effects of climate change are worsening in the entire world. Against this backdrop, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble efforts to help countries respond to climate shocks, especially the most vulnerable...

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Now you can tweet 280 characters on Twitter!

After months of speculation, Twitter has finally increased the character limit for tweets to 280. The move is said to be an attempt to draw more users onto the micro-blogging site. The doubled character limit is available across all languages except Japanese, Korean, and Chinese since they didn’t have space limitation issues...

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Hurry up! You can send your name to Mars

Now your wish in your wishlist to have your name on the red planet will be fulfilled soon. According to reports by NASA more than 2.4 million people have registered to have their names on Mars. Last month, NASA invited members of the public to send their names to Mars. After this invitation, the public responded loud and clear...

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Magical world beyond Earth! Every picture from ‘Space Gallery’ will make you fall in love

Our galaxy is filled up with magical planets, colors, twinkling stars etc. Who doesn’t wants to get lost in universe? Our solar system lies in Milky Way which is mesmerizing enough to make anyone fall in love...

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Happy Birthday to ‘Mangalyaan’: India’s first kiss to Red Planet completes 4 successful years

In the history of space science, India wrote a new chapter on November 5, 2013, when today 'Mangalyaan' was launched from Sriharikota from Andhra Pradesh. What a remarkable examples have been set by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO! Ranging from the successful models like ‘Aryabhatta’, ‘Mangalayaan’, Launching 104 satellites at one go’, till launching heaviest satellite etc. The list goes on and ISRO never fails to make India proud...

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After TRAPPIST, NASA discovers 20 more exoplanets that could possible harbor life

Remember TRAPPIST Solar System, NASA has discovered 20 more planets beyond solar system with Kepler Telescope. A large international team of researchers working with data sent back from NASA's Kepler space telescope has found evidence of 20 previously unknown, promising exoplanets...

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Ta-Dah! Halloween arrives with NASA’s spookiest ‘Galaxy of Horrors’, Explore at your own risk!

And the Halloween starts amidst the dropping temperatures everywhere. NASA has spookiest gift for all with different planets having different zombie worlds. Ta-Dah, ready to explore?..

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ISRO to launch 30 satellites in December

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching 30 satellites in one single mission on board its PSLV in December this year. This was told to reporters by ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar here...

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Halloween Playlist! This time NASA records spooky sounds in our solar system

Remember the NASA earlier gave us the different playlist of sounds around Earth! This time the playlist features the theme of ‘Halloween’- NASA has debuted a playlist of sounds from space. And even though we know none of it is aliens, those noises are creepy as hell. ..

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CIA responsible for fabricating the case; Former Scientist asks for enquiry into ISRO spy case 1994

Former Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan released his tell-all autobiography, ‘Orbit of Memories’ where he spoke about 50 days’ jail term before being acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 1994 case. Narayanan said he suspects an involvement of US American intelligence agency CIA behind the fabrication of the case...

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India set to launch ‘Chandrayaan II’ in 2018: Dr. Jitendra Singh

India set to launch ‘Chandrayaan II’ in 2018, informed by Union Minister for Atomic Energy and Space Dr. Jitendra Singh. Addressing the 5-day Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that India today has emerged as the world’s frontline nation in the field of Space Technology. The 5-day conference is being attended by over 500 eminent foreign delegates and some of the world’s most distinguished faculty in the field of Space Science...

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Enjoy your ‘Virtual’ tour: ‘Access Mars’ takes you to the rocky, red planet right from your smartphone

Mars have always been the planet of human interests. Many number of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right? Brace yourselves, because NASA is all set to give you the experience of visiting the Mars and exploring the space. Right here through your smartphone you can walk on Mars...

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Chinese space station ‘Tiangong-1’ to crash into Earth soon

China's space station Tiangong-1, which went out of control some time back, is set to crash into Earth in next few months. Chinese authorities are monitoring its move, keeping the US in the loop...

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Attempt to prevent pollution: atmosphere monitoring satellite successfully launched from Russia

The air quality monitoring satellite was successfully launched from Russia on Friday. Sentinel-5P satellite was launched by a Rokot missile from the Plesetsk launch pad in northwestern Russia. The satellite's TROPOMI instrument will build daily global maps of gases and particles harmful for health...

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Proud India! Five Indians selected for the prestigious NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Indians have always shone out wherever they went- be it is the field of engineering, agriculture or space science. Indian students are going a long way in making the nation proud. From making terrific inventions to participating in world-class events, Indian students are making their mark. Proud India...

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Read about the new satellite dedicated to air quality monitoring

Air pollution is now one of the major issues concerning the entire world. Hence as a preventive measure, a satellite will go into orbit to monitor air quality around the globe. The satellite named Sentinel-5P is a UK-assembled satellite...

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NASA using the opportunity of asteroid flyby to test global warning network

NASA has predicted that an asteroid will safely pass by Earth at a distance of approximately 26,000 miles (42,000 kilometers). Though the asteroid is “pretty close” compared to normal distance there is not any chance to hit us. But Scientists are using this appearance of the small asteroid with bigger aim to test Earth’s international warning network...

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Space X Falcon 9 rocket successfully lands on the ocean platform, creating bigger hopes towards space exploration

US aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, Space X launched a recycled rocket that had already flown to the space and landed successfully on an ocean platform, as part of its ongoing effort to recycle costly rocket components. ..

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Windows Phone is officially dead now!

Microsoft has officially announced the end of Windows Phone, as its Vice President Joe Belfiore confirmed that the firm will no longer focus on Windows 10 Mobile features and hardware...

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Now grow your merchandise with ‘WhatsApp Business’ app, launches soon

WhatsApp is launching a new app - WhatsApp Business - a new business model it is currently testing in India. Listed separate from WhatsApp app, the new app's logo has 'B' inside the green conversation bubble. ..

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ISRO will soon set up its Research Centre in Assam

Indian Space Research Organisation Research Centre will soon be establishing in Assam. ISRO Chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar disclosed the great news saying that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has embarked upon an ambitious plan to set up a research centre for startups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs in Assam. Soon MoU will be signed between Assam government and ISRO. ..

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Happy Birthday to these ISRO’s satellites who gave so much to think about!

September witnessed birth anniversaries of many satellites like Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), AstroSat, SCATSAT-1, etc. Let us also wish these satellites Happy Birthday! Following are the names of satellites developed by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO who gave us the imaginative world of our solar system in real. These satellites have also provided us in forecasting weathers, cyclones etc...

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Keep gazing at Earth as NASA Astronaut presents us with ‘fish eye’ view of our planet

Ever wondered how our Earth looks from outside the Earth? The twisty question yet interesting at the same time. Of course, it looks like a blue ball! But, gazers here is something new for you! Here is the fish eye view of our planet Earth. ..

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Expressing pride over India’s space prowess in ‘Space Technology’, VP Naidu inaugurated ‘World Space Week Celebrations'

Do you know that ‘World Space Week’ began from today and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the ‘World Space Week’ at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Happy World Space Week!..

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Our Earth just got clicked! MapCam camera of NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft took new images

Our Earth got clicked with NASA’s unmanned spacecraft called OSIRIS-Rex. On September 22, OSIRIS-Rex’s MapCam camera clicked new pictures of Earth. The image was taken just hours after the spacecraft completed its Earth Gravity Assist at a range of approximately 106,000 miles (170,000 kilometers). MapCam is part of the OSIRIS-REx Camera Suite (OCAMS) operated by the University of Arizona...

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EasyJet announced plans to build electric plane

A flight from Paris to London could operate by an electric plane by 2027. EasyJet revealed a prototype which has wings equipped with electric motors. EasyJet is hoping to turn science fiction into science fact...

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U.S. teams up with Russia to seek what lies beyond the deep space by building a space station near moon

Nobody knows what’s lying far beyond of our planet Earth. Will we ever know it? Is there any possibility? Well, maybe yes! NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos have announced a new partnership for human exploration of the moon and deep space. Both agencies signed a joint statement on cooperation at the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia...

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Now tweet your feelings with more words; Twitter confirmed to double 140-character limit

Twitter is likely to increase its 140-character limit to 280 characters to address users' concerns of restricted space. Twitter is currently testing its plan as it's allowing a small group of users to tweet using 280 characters in various languages...

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Are you lucky enough? Design your ‘Aerosol Sensor’ and NASA will award you with grand prize worth USD 100,000

Recently NASA observed the presence of ‘aerosols’ in the air we breathe in. Aerosols, these tiny airborne particles, known as aerosols, can contribute to a variety of health problems, such as asthma and respiratory tract irritation. To tackle this in the creative way NASA has announced a USD 100,000 grand prize for designing a low-cost and lightweight aerosol sensor that can monitor air quality on Earth as well as in space environments...

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Tick Tock… time to say Goodbye! Spacecraft Cassini’s fiery finale gets closer; NASA to stream live

On its way to ‘bid adieu’, Spacecraft Cassini entered into its final stage. Only a few minutes are left and then this spacecraft will plunge into the Saturn’s atmosphere today. NASA will be streaming the live – video of Cassini spacecraft. And down here on Earth, scientists will gather at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge to await the signal that their beloved spacecraft is no more — and you can join them live...

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On its way to ‘bid adieu’, Spacecraft Cassini captures the heavenly images of Saturn

‘Solar System’ has been one of the worlds where only a few people dwell and those are scientists. To accompany them there are satellites placed in the orbits of our planet Earth. Likewise, Cassini spacecraft is in its final stage but it has some beautiful images of Saturn planet that it captured out there...

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Indians spend 4 hours every day on mobile apps: Report

The active smartphone users in India spend more than 4 hours a day on mobile apps, according to analytics firm App Annie. India was among the top 5 markets in terms of time spent on mobile apps in May 2017. Other four countries include South Korea, Mexico, Brazil and Japan, where users spent about 5 hours doing the same...

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Want to have a glimpse of monster Hurricane Irma? Get here

After Harvey now Hurricane Irma has shaken the Caribbean and is in its gravest form. With 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma has been one of the threatening ones as NASA has declared warning for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NASA has also produced the certain stock of images and gifs. which shows the enormous Irma Hurricane...

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Elon Musk’ Neutralink receives $27 million through fundraising to build brain computers

Washington, 6 September: We often watch Marvel movies wherein we love the actor connecting his brain to the computer. What if this happens soon in the near future? Amazing, right? Well, Elon Musk is one of the firsts to execute this brilliant idea in real life. He wants to connect the brain directly to a computer, and investors are ready to make that science fiction a reality. Musk’s startup Neutralink has raised $27 million of a technically still-open funding round that could grow to $100 million.&n..

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NASA detects the 4.4 km massive asteroid Florence passed by Earth

Massive asteroid flew near Earth. Scientists have detected the largest ever recorded asteroid and its moons as it made a near-earth fly-by. Radar images captured the astral body, called Florence, as it passed Earth at a distance of more than 233 million kms...

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Back to ‘Earth’! Record setter NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson lands in Kazakhstan after spending 10 months in space

Remember Astronaut Peggy Whitson? Who holds the record to become world’s oldest spacewoman, has returned to Earth after 665 days. Astronaut Peggy Whitson became the first female ever to have this experience of working with ten more astronauts being the eldest spacewoman. Wow!..

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Read! How to survive from new ransomware breach ‘Locky’; Govt issues ALERT

The Centre has issued an alert regarding a new malware ‘Locky Ransonware’ that locks computers and demands ransom for unlocking them. Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted that an alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware was issued by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team yesterday...

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ISRO’s first private sector navigation satellite launch unsuccessful

Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO was about to launch its 1st private sector navigation satellite IRNSS-1H from Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) but unfortunately the mission was unsuccessful. The 1425-kg satellite was expected to expand the existing seven satellites of the NavIC constellation. The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 lifted the satellite on Thursday using the 'XL' variant, of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant. The three phases of the launch went ..

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Hackers target celebrities on Instagram, contact details of public personalities revealed

Instagram has revealed a flaw in its systems revealed "a number of" stars' phone numbers and email addresses to cyber-attackers. ..

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Countdown begins! ISRO set to launch 1st private sector built navigation satellite IRNSS-1H today

Countdown begins! Today ISRO will launch its first private sector satellite from Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) at 6.59 pm. This private sector satellite will replace one of NAVIC's seven satellites, which is malfunctioning. The NAVIC is a system of seven home-made navigational satellites which is currently powering the Swadeshi Global Positioning System...

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Women on Mission: After Kalpana Chawla, Jalseen Kaur Josan becomes 2nd Indian woman to fly for NASA’s Mars Mission

When we give examples of inspirations to the world, Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams who are the names which are the pride of India. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams were the first two Indian origin women to fly to space. Here is one more rising inspiration- Jaslin Kaur Josan becomes the first Indian Sikh woman to be selected by NASA for the Mars Expedition happening in 2030...

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Spyware threat: Google removes 500 apps!

Google has removed at least 500 apps from Play Store due to a spyware threat. The action was prompted by a report by US-based cyber security firm Lookout which stated that more than 500 apps in Play Store can spread spyware on smartphones...

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Google launched this feature and it's awesome!

In a welcoming move, search giant Google has added a six-second video preview to its mobile search results. The search engine will use its machine learning capabilities to analyses the entire video and decide what 6-sec part should be taken for preview...

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NASA powers up spacecraft that could carry humans to the space beyond

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the best space exploration institutions that we have in the entire world has got one step closer to carry humans to the moon, Mars and perhaps beyond. Orion, a spacecraft has the capability to cross the vacuum space, said NASA...

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Still gazing about ‘Total Solar Eclipse’? Here is much more for you!

The Total Solar Eclipse made the whole world go awe as it happened after 99 years and scientists have much more for you peeps- Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have created an original music composition using data from the movements of the Sun, the Moon and the gradual darkness during the total solar eclipse in the US. This is the first time researchers have made music with eclipse information...

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After century, Total Solar Eclipse 2017 made world go gaga as millions enjoyed thrilling phenomenon

World went ‘Awe’ while watching the ‘Total Solar Eclipse 2017, especially the millions of Americans braced up with protective glasses and marvelled at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in the US in nearly a century...

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‘Total Solar Eclipse’ happening today; Not in US? You can still watch it live, Read here!

While the world has been gearing up to watch ‘Total Solar Eclipse’ live which will be broadcasted by NASA today. Don’t miss this once-in a lifetime opportunity peeps! Today in the US majorly, this eclipse will be visible as the moon will eclipse the sun, keeping the Earth in temporary darkness for a few minutes. Also known as the solar eclipse, this celestial event will take place and will be visible from North America primarily the United States...

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Japan successfully launches satellite for advanced GPS system

For advanced GPS operation, the technologically advanced nation Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geopositioning satellite. The satellite was launched after a week-long delay. This is Japan’s third geo-positioning satellite...

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3-mile asteroid to pass safely by Earth on September 1; catch the story here!

This year’s encounter is the closest by Asteroid Florence since 1890 and the closest it will ever be until 2500. The asteroid will pass safely by our planet on September 1 at a distance of about 7 million km, said NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)...

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Now talk to Google in 8 Indian languages

You can now talk to your Google Assistant in your own language. Google announced that its voice search will now support the languages Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. The company revealed that the search has been customized to understand Indian accents better...

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All the stargazers, if you’re in London, don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend!

Who doesn’t like gazing at the stars blankly? And if meteor shower twinkles in the sky, then it’s heaven for most of us, stargazers. It’s very rare to witness a meteor shower but this time, you might grab one if you’re in UK. The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to look at the shooting stars in the sky. ..

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International Space Station set to get first Supercomputer launched by SpaceX

Supercomputers on a mission soon at International Space Station. The International Space Station is expected to get its first supercomputer next week. The supercomputer is being sent by SpaceX through SpaceX Dragon spacecraft...

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Story of a man who put India on the space exploration map

ISRO is not only a space science center in India but also our national pride. But do we remember the founder of ISRO? Vikram Sarabhai, the father of space science in India. Today 12th August is the 98th birth anniversary of the great scientist. Guided by C.V. Ramon and mentor of Abdul Kalam- he carried the legacy of scientific research in India from one generation to another...

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Cassini will begin final five orbits before plunging into Saturn

Over the past few months, Cassini took the closest pictures of Saturn's rings we've ever seen that it was pretty easy to forget that the probe was nearing its end. It actually dove in and out of the rings to prepare for its poetic death, and now it's down to its last orbits around the planet. On August 14th, 12:22 AM Eastern, Cassini will begin its final five passes over Saturn, going as close as 1,010 to 1,060 miles above the planet's clouds to observe its auroras and finer features not visible from ..

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While Total Solar Eclipse on its way NASA says Planet Nibiru poses no threat to our Earth

While the total solar eclipse is about to hit our planet Earth, some of the theorists claimed that after the eclipse Planet Nibiru which is having a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbit about 20 times further from the sun than Neptune, taking a whopping 10,000 and 20,000 Earth years to make one full orbit around the sun; This Nibiru planet will collide with our Earth and –Doooooooom!..

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Indians! Get ready to watch the ‘Lunar Eclipse’ on 7th Aug

While lunar eclipse is around the corner, everyone seems quite excited and confused! Indians, you all will be able to see upcoming lunar eclipse on the intervening night of August 7 and 8. It will be visible all over Asia, Europe and Africa...

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Soon ‘Tricolor’ set to get unfurled on Moon as India will launch twin Moon missions in 2018

India is set to hoist its ‘tricolor’ on Moon… Yes, you read it right. India will launch twin Moon missions from its own soil in early 2018. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission and another mission by Team Indus, a group of space enthusiasts who want to unfurl the Tricolour on the moon's surface as part of a global lunar competition...

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Coming Solar Eclipse will bewitch all! Airbnb and National Geographic to host viewing experience

On coming August 21, America will witness the magical ‘Solar Eclipse’ after 38 years. To make the experience even more memorable, Airbnb and National Geographic are teaming up to create a solar eclipse viewing experience that involves sleeping under the stars in a geodesic dome and a flight aboard a private jet that moves directly into the moon’s shadow...

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Facebook’s chatbots shut down after they start talking to each other in their ‘own’ language

The theory of ‘Artificial Intelligence’ has taken the world over by excitement. Countries like Japan, U.S, China and many others are experiment the AI robots. And recently, Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood...

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India’s space technology to boom higher in collaboration with FICCI soon!

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) look forward to join hands with ISRO. FICCI is an association of business organizations in India. FICCI’s President Pankaj Patel met MoS of Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh to discuss the possibilities of industrial collaboration in space projects. The FICCI President briefed Dr Jitendra Singh about his meeting with ISRO Chairman Shri Shri A S Kiran Kumar and said that the entire Indian industry is elated at the successful ..

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Facing Sexual Harassment issues at the workplace? Register online complaint on ‘SHe–Box’ portal

Facing Sexual Harassment issues at the workplace? Now you don’t need to worry as Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched an online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic–Box (SHe-Box)...

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New High altitude cloud physics observatory in Kerala used for predicting monsoon rainfall

In order to observe cloud and rain processes over the region with state of the art observations, a high altitude cloud physics observatory has been established at Munnar, Kerala, in the Western Ghats, the region which is a gateway for the monsoon of India...

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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With ‘She-box’, Women can now file complaints regarding sexual harassment at workplace

In order to enable women employees of the government to file complaints regarding sexual harassment at workplace. Today the Ministry of Women and Child Development launched ‘She- box’ Sexual Harassment e-complaint box...

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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Telangana to provide students end-to-end details through web portal

Telangana will be the first state in India which will have all details of the student with just one click. Telangana soon to bring a web portal which hosts all the details of candidates who are studying or passed out from class X to PhD level...

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Unique hydrogel 5 times stronger than steel could create artificial human organs too

As we age years towards a new future, the field of science and technology advances more and more creating revolutionary inventions. Today, a paraplegic can be provided with artificial limbs and with the speed that the technology is advancing, we are not far behind before we can create a man-made human being. However, researchers in Japan have developed a new gel that is stronger than any metal like steel. The flexibility of the jello could help the scientists to heal our bodies and develop biological ..

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Grab your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! ‘Eclipse Safari’ app lets you know everything about eclipses

Gearing up for ‘Eclipse Safari’, the countdown to the total solar eclipse on August 21 has begun, and viewers can prepare with Eclipse Safari, a new mobile app that provides sky-watchers with an interactive eclipse map, letting users know exactly when the eclipse will start in their location, how long it will last and when it will end. ..

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Ready to watch light from the new Russian satellite, the brightest man-made object in the sky

Russia has always amused the World with its new discoveries and innovations in the Science field. Russia has successfully launched its missile which is going to be a new source of light in the sky. The Russian Satellite is Mayak, the Russian word for "beacon," set to become the third brightest object behind only the sun and the moon. Moscow Polytechnic University has developed this satellite. This wonder will use a giant mirror to become the brightest man-made object in the sky...

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Telangana’s special portal ‘Janahitha’ to resolve public grievances

Maintaining transparency in all aspects and putting all out efforts to resolve the issues of people living in remote areas in the state, Telangana government launched a special portal ‘Janahitha’ to receive public grievances at Suryapet Collectorate...

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Brace yourself to experience virtual adventure of the 'Pluto tour', Right Now!

To mark, two years anniversary of its Pluto Mission, NASA has released a flyover video. NASA is giving us a new view of the distant dwarf planet. Through this video, we can actually fly over the Pluto! Go have your ‘Pluto’ tour, now...

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‘Sohum’ screening device to diagnose newborn babies hearing damage

A low-cost indigenously developed hearing screening device, ‘Sohum’ for newborns was formally launched to make this battery-operated non-invasive device available across the country to cater nearly 26 million babies born every year in India...

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The underwater robot starts its probe inside nuclear disaster hit Fukushima plant

Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 is considered as the second most dangerous disaster in the world. Radiation emanated from the power plant contaminated the soil of the total area leading to forced evacuation of all local civilians. To examine the damaged part of Fukushima nuclear reactor, the underwater robot has started its operation...

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Now technology will help in conversion of ‘Sea Water’ into ‘Drinking Water’

In order to solve water issues in India, the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) comes up with the technology which will help in generating drinking water by transforming sea water. NIOT has indigenously developed and demonstrated Low-Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology for conversion of sea water to drinking water..

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Want to install solar rooftop systems? 'ARUN' app will guide you, know how!

An easy to use mobile app ‘ARUN’ launched for the promotion of solar rooftop systems and assistance of installations of solar rooftop systems. This App is a simple which will be useful for layman or an agency for installation of Solar Rooftop in their premises. The App is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)...

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Even ‘Space’ has its own playlists! NASA records mesmerizing sounds around Earth

How mesmerising it is to hear 'sounds' of our space! Earlier NASA recorded the sound waves from ‘Sun’ and coincidently those sound waves matched with the frequencies of our ‘Aum’ which we chant in our daily lives. Again NASA has revealed unreal sounds from the space environment around Earth...

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Android app to bridge between blood donors and recipients in Hyderabad

An android application developed with an aim to bridge the gap between the blood donor and recipients institutions that the blood is donated to. The app is developed by a group of engineering students from city-based colleges of Hyderabad...

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India electrifying a remote village in Egypt with solar project

The technological innovation and capability of India is not only helping our nation but also other countries. A solar project with state-of-the-art technology has been launched in a remote village in Egypt. The village named Agaween village is in the Western Desert in Matrouh Governorate, close to the Libyan border. The off grid system is ideal for remote locations...

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India electrifying a remote village in Egypt with solar project

The technological innovation and capability of India is not only helping our nation but also other countries. A solar project with state-of-the-art technology has been launched in a remote village in Egypt. The village named Agaween village is in the Western Desert in Matrouh Governorate, close to the Libyan border. The off grid system is ideal for remote locations...

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Need ‘Smart Wallet’ in your kitty? It is Thief-Proof, Trackable and acts as Power-Bank

In the digital world today, it seems that papers, documents, wallets are taking a shape of ‘digital’. Who wants the ‘Smart Wallet’! Smart Wallet captures the picture of the one who steals it, charges your cell phone, provides you with Wi-Fi hotspot and much more! Of course, everyone will love to have such ‘Wallet’ in their kitty...

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India develops low cost wireless communication system to aid disaster management

Researchers from 6 Indian institutes, including IIT-Kharagpur and IIM-Calcutta, have developed a low-cost and fast deployable wireless communication infrastructure, project DiSARM: Post-Disaster Situation Analysis and Resource Management that is driven by human mobility to aid disaster management services...

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Saraswati: Filled with 20 Mn Bn Suns, Indian Astronomers discover Supercluster of galaxies

Wow! A team of Indian astronomers have identified an extremely large super cluster of galaxies and have named it Saraswati. The supercluster of 43 galaxies is located in the direction of constellation Pisces and is one of the largest known structures in the universe which may contain the mass equivalent to over 20 million billion suns...

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Punjab to get India’s 1st Technology and Innovation Support Center soon

Entrepreneurship and enhancing social, economic and cultural development is important to foster creativity and innovation in India. To stimulate a dynamic, vibrant and balanced Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) system, India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at Patent Information Centre is planned to be opened in Punjab. The institution will run under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) TISC program...

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Maharashtra launched Asia's 1st 'Mangrove' app

Making it a first in the whole of Asia and India, a subsidiary of Godrej Group launched a mobile application on mangroves. The Godrej Mangroves app is Asia’s first mobile app dedicated solely to the mangrove ecosystem. Conceived and developed by Godrej & Boyce. The app covers 22 mangrove and associated species found in Maharashtra...

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Solar flares, Auroras or Apocalypse Coming Soon? NASA tracks Sunspot larger than the size of Earth

While Earth is boiling over the pan of ‘Global Warming’, another heater is set to hit our Mother Earth it seems… with the new Sunspot which was tracked rotating towards Earth. NASA has tracked the sunspot called Active Region 12665 between July 5 and 11. ..

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New Telecom Policy will be Application driven: Manoj Sinha

As India is heading towards a digital economy, that requires proper connection to Digital India program. To make a different communication system, the communication ministry is working on a new Telecom Policy which will be application driven as compared to National Telecom Policy, 2012. The old policy was connection driven. The Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha spoke at a seminar in New Delhi on the topic of ICT: Engendering New Governance Structure...

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Civil Aviation Ministry starts consulting stakeholders to upgrade AirSewa

Passengers comfort and convenience is important for air business. In last November, AirSewa web portal and mobile app were launched to make air travel convenient and hassle-free. Now Civil Aviation Ministry wants to upgrade AirSewa. The department invited a meeting to invite suggestions for designing AirSewa 2.0. Nodal Officers of all stakeholders like Airlines, Airports, Immigration, Customs, DGCA, attended the meeting. ..

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