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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...

Reserves of Frozen Fossil Fuel “Combustible Ice”

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...

World’s Smallest Satellite ‘KalamSat’

History will be created when America’s space agency, NASA launches the world’s smallest satellite, KalamSat on June 21. It has been made by an Indian...

First Map of Universe Based on Black Holes

Astronomers have constructed the first map of the Universe based on the positions of supermassive black holes. The map precisely measures the expansion history of...

New Technology ‘Easi-CRISPR’ in News

Latest study shows how custom genetically engineered animal models are easily generated using a new patent-pending technology called Easi-CRISPR. Easi-CRISPR allows researchers to create these much-needed...

Mission Surveyor 3 Lands on Moon Crater

Surveyor 3 is the third lander of the American uncrewed Surveyor program sent to explore the surface of the Moon. Launched on April 17, 1967,...

Clinical Trial of Zika Virus Vaccine in India

Bharat Biotech International Ltd in Hyderabad has started the Phase I clinical trial of Zika virus vaccine (MR 766) in two centres in India. The...

Exo-Planet ‘Wolf 1061c’ in News

Wolf 1061c or WL 1061c is an exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of the red dwarf star Wolf 1061 in the constellation Ophiuchus,...

Global Maps of Earth at Night Released

NASA scientists have released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across...