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Project ‘DESCRAMBLE’ in News

Global green energy producer Enel Green Power is heading the project called DESCRAMBLE (Drilling in dEep, Super-CRitical AMBients of continentaL Europe), where the aim...

NASA Completes Review of Space Launch System

For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review (CLR)....

NASA Captures Coronal Hole

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, captured this solar image, which clearly shows two dark patches, known as coronal holes. The larger coronal hole...

Discovery of Hot Jupiter Like Planets

For the past 20 years, astronomers peered into the night sky, puzzled about a type of planet called hot Jupiters. As they analyzed data...

Black Phosphorus Next Wonder Material

In the last few years, two-dimensional crystals have emerged as some of the most exciting new materials to play with. Consequently, materials scientists have...

Science Express Climate Action Special

The “Science Express”, redesigned as Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS), the innovative mobile science exhibition mounted on a 16 coach AC train, was...

Rare Earth Permanent Magnets in India

Rare Earth (RE) magnets, such as samarium-cobalt, find use in Atomic Energy, Space and Defence industries for a variety of strategic and non-strategic applications....

New Species of Rat Discovered

Researchers at Louisiana State University have discovered a new genus and species on a remote, mountainous island in Indonesia. This new discovery is the...

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...

Curiosity Rover Finds Water on Mars

New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Using an imaging spectrometer...

New Human Genome Editing System Discovered

Scientists has now identified a different CRISPR system with the potential for even simpler and more precise genome engineering. CRISPR sequences were first described in...

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...

Electro-Magnetic Interference Test Facility Inaugurated

Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha inaugurated the Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) –...

Astronomers Discover Largest Feature in Universe

Astronomers have found what may be the largest feature in the known universe: a ring of nine gamma ray bursts - and hence galaxies...