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GSLV Mk III Rocket and Its Launch in India

The first developmental flight (GSLV MkIII-D1) of India's heavy lift launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III was successfully conducted on June 05, 2017 from Satish Dhawan...

Moon Orbiting Planet 2007 OR10 Found

Scientists have discovered a new moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, that resides in the frigid outskirts in our solar system. The combined power...

‘Frozen Fossil Fuel’ and ‘Combustible Ice’ in News

Commercial development of the globe’s huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as “combustible ice” has moved closer to reality after Japan and...

India Develops Thermal Imaging Device

A team of scientists from IIT-Bombay has developed India’s first infrared sensors for thermal imaging. Thermal imaging is a method of improving visibility of objects...

China Tests ‘Lunar Palace’

Lunar Palace 1 or Moon Palace 1 or Yuegong-1, is a Chinese research facility for developing a moon base. It is an environmentally closed...

European Extremely Telescope: World’s Largest

The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is an astronomical observatory and the world's largest optical/near-infrared extremely large telescope now under construction. Part of the European Southern...

‘Deep Ocean Mission’ of Indian Government

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India is all set to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ by January 2018. This will improve India’s position in...

Tur Dal Genome Sequenced by Scientists

Team of 19 scientists have re-sequenced the genome or DNA of 292 pigeon pea (arhar dal or tur dal) varieties that would help in...

Google’s AlphaGo Wins Three-Match Series

Google’s AlphaGo AI has proved that machines are now smarter than man — when it comes to games of strategy. AlphaGo defeated high-profile Go player...

Plate Tectonics: Juan de Fuca is Sliding Under North America

Several hundred miles off the Pacific Northwest coast, a small tectonic plate called the Juan de Fuca is slowly sliding under the North American...

NASA First Mission to Touch Sun in News

NASA has announced its first mission to fly directly into our sun’s atmosphere. The mission, Solar Probe Plus, is scheduled to launch in the summer of...

Largest Aircraft ‘Airlander 10’ Completes Test Flight

The world’s largest aircraft has successfully completed a test flight, bringing the massive helium-filled airship one step closer to commercial use. The hybrid aircraft dubbed...

NASA’s New Frontiers Program in News

The New Frontiers program is a series of space exploration missions being conducted by NASA with the purpose of researching several of the Solar...

NASA Scientists Develops Inflatable Greenhouse

NASA scientists have designed an inflatable greenhouse that astronauts could one day use to grow fresh food and produce oxygen on Mars or Moon. This 'Prototype...

Large Hadron Collider Experiment Restarted

After 17-week-long extended technical stop, the world’s largest and most powerful particle smasher Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has restarted circulating beams of protons. Last week,...

USA Launched Secret Spy Satellite

SpaceX blasted off a secretive U.S. government satellite, called NROL-76. It is the first military launch by the SpaceX with a classified payload for the...

Scientists Develops Alternative to Lithium Batteries

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has developed a safer alternative to fire-prone lithium-ion batteries. They have developed the nickel-zinc (Ni-Zn) batteries in which...

Next Generation Launch Vehicle ‘GSLV Mark III-D1’

The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch GSLV Mark III-D1 with a payload of four tonnes on June 5. At present, ISRO has the capability to...

Demand for Lifting Ban on Kambala in News

Kambala is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the auspices local land lords and households (Aramane, Beedu, Guthu/Mane, Dodmane) or Patel of village,...

New 62 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved for the opening of new Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) each in “62 uncovered districts”. There will be...

India-Portugal Agreement in Field of Archives

A Protocol of Cooperation was signed between the National Archives of India and the Minister of Culture of the Portugal in the field of...

Budhi-Gandaki Hydroelectric Project in News

Nepal has signed an agreement with a Chinese company Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) to build the long-mooted 1,200-megawatt Budhi-Gandaki hydroelectric project. Estimates of the...