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Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chile

14 hrs ago
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The telescope is also designed to be an adaptive telescope and has the ability to correct atmospheric turbulence.

NASA's Juno Mission reveals Jupiter's deep secrets

1 day ago
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Juno captured the images which portray Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world.

Indian researchers find a new way to kill tuberculosis bacteria

2 days ago
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The result was published recently in the journal Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag to be sold at an auction

May 24, 2017
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The moon dust bag will be up for auction along with a signed photograph of Armstrong’s companion Buzz Aldrin on the Moon and other noteworthy objects.

Hyperloop India to participate in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II

May 24, 2017
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The Indian team named Hyperloop India will be developing OrcaPod at an estimated expense of Rs 75 lakh.

World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 completes successful test flight

May 24, 2017
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On 10 May 2017, the behemoth flew for a total of 180 minutes to test its handling, improved landing technology, among other things. It was only the third flight of the Airlander 10.

ISRO and NASA collaborate to build Earth-imaging satellite NISAR

May 23, 2017
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The aim of the mission is to observe Earth and establish a pathway for future joint missions for Mars exploration.

Astronomers create the largest map of Universe ever!

May 22, 2017
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Astronomers have created the first largest map of the universe, solely using the positions of quasars that are incredibly bright and distant points of light.

New technique to help deaf-blind 'watch' TV

May 22, 2017
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The technique was developed under "PervasiveSUB Project" that was financed by "PervasiveSUB Project"

IIT Delhi scientists develop cheapest respiratory filter

May 19, 2017
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The product will soon be available in Indian and global markets under the brand name Nasofilters by Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd, a company formed by the innovators.

Researchers discover first Human Antibodies to fight Ebola viruses

May 19, 2017
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Kartik Chandran, a Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, helped identify the antibodies.

India’s first smart grid to generate power from renewable energy sources

May 17, 2017
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An Indian institute has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which would generate power from renewable sources of energy like wind and vegetable waste.

Dinosaur mummy discovered in Canada with all skin intact

May 17, 2017
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Canada has unveiled a Dinosaur Mummy that had been impeccably preserved with all the skin and gut contents intact.

NASA detects signs of water on a distant Neptune-sized planet

May 15, 2017
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Researchers in NASA have detected signs of strong water signature on the distant Neptune-sized planet, which is relatively clear of clouds.

Light Combat aircraft Tejas successfully test-fires air-to-air missile

May 14, 2017
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India’s Light Combat Aircraft successfully fired Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode on 12 May 2017.

Two Researchers from IIT Madras generated white light from turmeric and pomegranate

May 13, 2017
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Two researchers from the Department of Chemistry at IIT Madras were able to produce white light using the turmeric and red pomegranate extract.

China to install a cabin on Moon!

May 11, 2017
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China is preparing to send men to live on the moon by testing out its space cabin in Beijing. The cabin has an advanced life support system

India to replace its research station in Antarctica

May 10, 2017
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India will be replacing Maitri station in Antarctica in the next 3 to 4 years and would also be drafting its own laws to safeguard its interest in the continent.

Unmanned US Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year orbit

May 8, 2017
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Unmanned Boeing-built space plane landed in Florida, US after completing its two-year long classified space mission.

South Asia Satellite successfully launched

May 5, 2017
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In the regional communication satellite project, all the countries in the SAARC region barring Pakistan are participating.

NASA’s first inflatable Greenhouse could enable water recycling on Mars

May 4, 2017
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NASA scientists have created a prototype of an inflatable greenhouse that could enable crop production, oxygen creation and water recycling in deep space.

Humans must colonise another planet in 100 years to survive: Stephen Hawking

May 4, 2017
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Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned in a new BBC documentary that humankind would need to leave the Earth within the next 100 years in order to survive.

IIT researchers used Jamun to create inexpensive solar cells

May 2, 2017
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Scientists from IIT Roorkee created inexpensive solar cells using naturally occurring pigment in Jamun.

ISRO to improve India’s communication system by launching 5 satellites

Apr 29, 2017
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ISRO is going to launch five communication satellites by the end of 2017 to improve the communication system in India.

'Iceball' Planet discovered through Microlensing

Apr 27, 2017
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NASA scientists discover 'Iceball' planet through microlensing. The new planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life because its star is so is so faint.

NASA’s Cassini enters the never before explored region

Apr 27, 2017
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In a historic first, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has entered the never explored region between Saturn and its rings.

NASA launches Super Pressure Balloon from New Zealand

Apr 26, 2017
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The Super Pressure Balloon will detect ultra-high energy cosmic particles from beyond the galaxy as they penetrate the earth's atmosphere.

Trump wants to send men to Mars

Apr 25, 2017
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Donald Trump is planning to send American astronauts to Mars during his first term as the President of the United States.

NASA orbiter spots strange secondary craters on Mars

Apr 19, 2017
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The rocks which were ejected from the secondary crater had an impact on the ground by creating a huge number of smaller craters all over the region.

First Made in India industrial robot BRABO unveiled

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

BRABO stands for “Bravo Robot”. It has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India.

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