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Planet Named ‘Bernardbowen’ in Solar System

A minor planet in the Solar System is officially known as Bernardbowen after Australian citizen science project theSkyNet won a competition to name the...

NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to...

Cabbage Grown in Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have harvested the first crop of Chinese cabbage. While the space station crew will get to eat some...

3D-Printed “Laugh Star” in News

A ‘laugh star’ — a 3D-printed representation of sound waves generated from human laughter — created aboard the International Space Station has become the...

Upper Stage of GSLV MkIII Cryogenic Engine Tested

The ISRO has successfully tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage for GSLV MkIII. The cryogenic stage, designated as C25, was tested for a flight...

Communication Radio STARS-V Mk III

PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has unveiled a new communication radio for the Indian armed forces, called STARS-V Mk III. The radio is completely designed,...

Comprehensive Analysis on Oxygen Loss Released

In the latest issue of journal Nature the oceanographers published the most comprehensive study on global oxygen content in the world's oceans. Main findings of...

Recirculating Aquaculture System Developed

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) at Kochi (Kerala) has set up a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) at its Vizhinjam Research Centre to...

ISRO Launches Satellites Century in One Go

ISRO successfully launched record 104 satellites by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in a single mission. No other country has ever tried to hit a century...

Scientists Discovered New Species of Amoeba

Scientists have discovered a new species of amoeba. Thecamoebians are among the 30-45 lineages of amoebae known to exist worldwide. During their evolution, they have...

Scientists Discovered New Geckos Species

Scientists have discovered a new species of geckos. The species, dubbed Geckolepis megalepis, possesses the largest scales of any gecko. The scales are attached by relatively...

Comet 45P Close to Earth

According to NASA, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova will pass close to Earth in February 2017. Discovered in 1948, 45P is a short-period comet, with an orbit that...

Farthest Gamma-Ray Blazars Discovered

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars. These are a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by supersized black holes. Light...

New Data Transfer Efficiency Record Created

Researchers have set a new record in the transfer of information via superdense coding, a process by which the properties of particles like photons,...

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