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ISRO successfully tests its Cryogenic Stage for GSLV MkIII for the Flight Duration

5 hrs ago
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This complex technology named the cryogenic engine has been mastered only by six countries namely Russia, the US, France, Japan, China and India

UAE reveals its plan to build the first city on Mars by 2117

2 days ago
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The United Arab Emirates plans to spearhead international efforts in Mars exploration with its Mars 2117 program.

Kids with ADHD have some brain regions smaller than normal: Study

3 days ago
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The results of the study involved 1713 people with ADHD and 1529 people without the condition. The findings were published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

Scientists create high-quality graphene using soybean

3 days ago
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The scientists developed a novel "GraphAir" technology, which does not require a highly-controlled environment.

ISRO successfully launched record 104 satellites including Cartosat-2 in single mission

Feb 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India’s Cartosat-2 was joined by 103 other payloads, all weighing together 664 kg. They are to be injected in a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit.

ISRO plans Venus mission, wants to revisit Red planet

Feb 14, 2017
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ISRO plans its second interplanetary mission to Mars and its maiden mission to Venus with the help of the French space agency and NASA.

NASA’s Chandra satellite detects distinct X-ray signal

Feb 9, 2017
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This observation can help the scientists in proving the existence of dark matter in the universe.

NASA’s Juno completed fourth flyby of Jupiter

Feb 8, 2017
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Juno benefits from advances in solar cell design that are 50 per cent more efficient and radiation tolerant than silicon cells available for space missions 20 years ago.

Scientists discover 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars

Feb 4, 2017
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Scientists after analysing a 2.4 billion-year-old meteorite have uncovered 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars.

Scientists confirm existence of lost continent under the Indian Ocean

Feb 3, 2017
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Researchers after studying minerals found in rocks from lava in Mauritius confirmed that they belong to a lost continent that was initially a part of the ancient supercontinent, Gondwanaland.

UAE Aims to Launch Its First Ever Mars Mission in 2020

Feb 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

UAE to launch it’s first-ever Mars spacecraft ‘Hope’ in an effort to expand the available human knowledge about the atmosphere and climate on Mars.

Mt Everest to be remeasured by Survey of India

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Survey of India is going to remeasure the height of Mount Everest in order to verify the doubts expressed by some of the scientists that the peak’s height is shrinking post the devastating Nepal earthquake.

New species of songbird found

Feb 1, 2017
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The researchers while exploring sky lands in the Western Ghats have found two new genera and a new species of songbird.

Scientists discover oldest human ancestor

Jan 31, 2017
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This microscopic sea animal is the earliest known step on the evolutionary path that led to fish and humans.

Vampire star caught in the act by Indian space observatory ASTROSAT

Jan 31, 2017
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The observation of the entire Vampire star phenomenon was made through the telescope.

ISRO successfully tests Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III

Jan 30, 2017
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This first flight stage for GSLV Mk III D1 mission is in an advanced stage of realisation. It is scheduled to launch GSAT-19 during first quarter of 2017.

Japan launches first-ever Military Communications Satellite Kirameki-2

Jan 25, 2017
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The satellite was launched through Mistubishi H-IIA rocket from southern-most islands of Japan, an area in which Tokyo and Beijing have clashed over the gas-rich East China Sea.

Scientists spot sunspot with centre twice the size of Earth

Jan 25, 2017
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Scientists were able to observe an enormous sunspot using two of ALMA’s receiver bands at wavelengths of 1.25 millimetres and three millimetres.

Browned toast and potatoes are potential cancer risk: Scientists

Jan 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The campaign Go for Gold clearly states that while frying, baking, toasting or roasting starchy foods like potatoes, one should aim for a golden yellow colour or even lighter one.

NASA approves mission to explore iron-rich asteroid 16 Psyche

Jan 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Scientifically, Psyche is believed to be a protoplanet as its entire body consists of all those things which one day will be the core of a new planet.

Scientists named 3 diseases that could cause next global health emergency

Jan 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Outbreak of Nipah virus was noticed first in 2001 in Bangladesh and in a hospital of India. Since 2001 to 2015, Bangladesh has seen the outbreak nearly every year.

Silicon identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core

Jan 18, 2017
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According to the researchers, silicon makes up a significant proportion of Earth’s core after iron and nickel. It was missing element in the deep interiors of the Earth.

SpaceX launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California

Jan 16, 2017
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The launch was made after three consecutive postponements in recent weeks. The 23-foot long Falcon 9 placed the cluster of Iridium’s 10 communication satellite into designated orbits.

China launches first commercial space mission with Kuaizhou-1A rocket

Jan 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

As a part of the mission, three satellites namely Jilin Linye-1 forestry satellite (JL-1), CubeSats XY-S1 and Caton-1 were launched into space.

Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable submarine cruise missile Babur-3

Jan 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Babur is a joint cruise missile weapon systems that has been in service with the Pakistan Army since 2005 and with the Pakistan Navy since 2017.

Satellites and Missions launched by ISRO in 2016

Jan 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Earlier in June 2016, ISRO managed to successfully launch record 20 satellites in a single mission, which broke its previous record of 2008 of placing 10 satellites into the orbit in a single mission.

Astronomers discover powerful cosmic double whammy

Jan 9, 2017
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The findings were made by combining the data such as radio, X-ray and optical observations from India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes.

NASA captures image of ISS crossing Sun

Jan 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

At that time, NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonauts Andrey Borisenko, Sergey Ryzhikov, Oleg Novitskiy and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet were onboard.

China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 01 and 02

Dec 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

These two satellites will be operated by the Siwei Star Co. Ltd which will make sure that the staellites complete their mission to click images of the space and transmit them back to the earth.

Scientists build bacteria-powered battery on single sheet of paper

Dec 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Papertronics, a fusion of paper and electronics, can power disposable electronics and can reduce the fabrication time and cost.

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