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Know About Indigenous Satellites of India

India presently has 38 indigenously manufactured satellites operational in orbit. It comprises of 12 Earth observation satellites (RESOURCESAT-1 & 2, CARTOSAT-1 & 2, CARTOSAT-2S...

Spectacular Phenomena in Universe Discovered

Astronomers, using data from India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), have discovered two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe — a supermassive...

Exploration of Polymetallic Nodules in News

The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of contract between Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India and the International Seabed Authority (ISA) for...

World’s Highest Altitude Telescope ‘Ngari’

China is setting up the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in a Tibet prefecture close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with...

Kepler Space Telescope Hit by Cosmic Ray

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope was hit by a cosmic ray event during a recent campaign to observe TRAPPIST-1. TRAPPIST-1 is a star system that...

Ebola Vaccine Trials Gives High Results

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has informed that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly...

New Human Body Organ Discovered

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body. Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be...

Global Map of Antineutrino Emissions Created

The neutrino and its antimatter cousin, the antineutrino, are the tiniest subatomic particles known to science. These particles are byproducts of nuclear reactions within...

Driverless Taxis Started in Singapore

The world's first driverless taxis went into operation in Singapore in a limited public trial. The six taxis -- Renault Zoe and Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric...

India Becomes CERN Associate Member

India and European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed an agreement making India an Associate Member State of CERN. The agreement was signed by Dr....

Asteroid Named After Rock Star

An asteroid between Mars and Jupiter has been named after Freddie Mercury to mark his 70th birthday. Regarded as one of the greatest rock singers...

ISRO Sucessfully Tested Screamjet Rocket Engine

The Indian space agency ISRO tested a new rocket engine. Called a Super Sonic Combustion RAM Jet or Scramjet, the engine was tested from...

PSLV Launches Space Observatory ASTROSAT

In its 31st flight (PSLV-C30), India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched ASTROSAT, the country's Multi Wavelength Space Observatory along with six foreign customer...

8 Satellites Launched for Hurricane Forecasting

NASA launched eight mini-satellites to measure surface wind deep in the heart of hurricanes. The plane carrying the satellites took off from Cape Canaveral Air...

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