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Star’s ‘Death Spiral’ Merged into Black Hole

Some 290 million years ago, a star much like the sun wandered too close to the central black hole of its galaxy. Intense tides...

430 Million-Year Old Fossil Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new 430 million-year-old fossil and has named it in honour of Sir David Attenborough. The fossil is named Cascolus Ravitis in honour...

Purest and Massive Brown Dwarf Star Discovered

Scientists have identified a record breaking brown dwarf (a star too small for nuclear fusion) with the 'purest' composition and the highest mass yet known....

Scientists Create New Form of Matter

Scientists have created a form of matter called as 'Time Crystal', in which atoms move in a pattern that repeats in time rather than...

Scientists Releases Cosmic Census Data

The first massive data set of a "cosmic census" has been released using the largest digital camera on the Subaru Telescope. With its beautiful images...

Star Near Black Hole Discovered

Scientists using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as NASA's NuSTAR and the Australia Telescope Compact Array have found a star that whips around a...

Capability of India to Launch Heavy Payloads

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has the capability of launching  1700 kg to Sun Synchronous Polar Orbit (600 km) and has proven its...

List of Nuclear Reactors and Year of Start

The current installed nuclear power capacity in the country comprises of 21 reactors with a total capacity of 5780 MW.  One more reactor, KKNPP-2...

List of Science Cities Setup by Government of India

The following Science Cities have been set up by Ministry of Culture through National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an Autonomous Organisation under the...

Forecast of Natural Disasters by ISRO

ISRO is working on systems to forecast the natural disasters that could be used as input by States/ disaster management agencies. ISRO is carrying...

Nuclear Recycle Board of India

The Nuclear Recycle Board was formed with the approval of the Cabinet during September 2009. Nuclear Recycle Board functions as an entity within Bhabha Atomic...

Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution: Study

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new...

First Pristine Air-Quality Monitoring Station

National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has established an atmospheric monitoring station in the campus of Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT) at Palampur (H.P.) at...

Scientist Found Wheat Yield Boosting Molecule

Scientists have discovered a new molecule that can make the wheat crop resistant to climatic stress and boost yields by 50 per cent. The new...