Sunday, October 22, 2017

Indian, Russian firms sign agreement for IT solutions
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
India and Russia have signed an agreement to cooperate in Information Technology and the projects in the agreement include cooperation in Smart City projects, cyber security and e-governance, officials said. ... read..

ISS astronauts take a spacewalk to install new camera system (Lead)
Washington | Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have completed a spacewalk to install a new camera system on the orbiting laboratory's robotic arm, replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera on the starboard truss of th ... read..

US astronauts conduct seven-hour spacewalk outside ISS
Washington | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Two US astronauts conducted a nearly seven-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), repairing the orbiting laboratory's robotic arm, replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera. ... read..

Google now lets you take a virtual walk on Mars
Washington | Friday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
If you are curious about the unknown terrains of the Red Planet, here is your chance to take a walk on Mars for free all the while staying in your living room, thanks to Google's immersive experience initiative Access Mars. ... read..

Bigelow Aerospace plans to deploy lunar depot by 2022
New York | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Las Vegas-based space technology company Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon to serve as a lunar depot by 2022. ... read..

NASA extends Dawn mission at dwarf planet Ceres
Washington | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
NASA has approved a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. ... read..

Google honours astrophysicist Chandrasekhar with doodle (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Google on Thursday dedicated a special Doodle to mark the 107th birth anniversary of India-born US scientist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar who became the first astrophysicist to win the Nobel Prize for his treatise on the evolution of stars along with Willai ... read..

Google honours astrophysicist Chandrasekhar with doodle
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Google on Thursday marked the 107th birth anniversary of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars, with a Doodle. ... read..

Google celebrates 107th b`day of Nobel-winning astrophysicist S. Chandrasekhar
London [UK] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Thursday's Doodle celebrates the 107th birth anniversary of Indian American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 for his theory on the evolution of stars. ... read..

Warmer oceans set to hit global marine diversity: Scientists
Sydney | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Climate change and warmer oceans are likely to change reef ecosystems worldwide, reducing the diversity of invertebrates such as crabs, lobsters and sea urchins, Australian scientists have revealed. ... read..

7 moons work together to keep Saturn's largest ring in place
New York | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
After poring over NASA's Cassini mission data, astronomers have determined that it takes the teamwork of seven moons to keep Saturn's A ring - the largest and farthest of the visible rings - contained. ... read..

Whales, dolphins have rich 'human-like' cultures: Study
London | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Whales and dolphins live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects, much like human societies, according to a study. ... read..

Diwali gift from scientists: Cosmic clues to gold's origin
Kolkata/New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Celebrating Dhanteras? Have you ever wondered where did the gold in your jewellery come from? A cosmic cooking pot may hold the answer. ... read..

Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Stargazers are in for a treat as Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps. ... read..

Indian scientists, IITs play big role in gravitational wave observation (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
At least 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutions, including IIT-Bombay played an important role in the exciting August 17 observation of gravitational waves from a pair of colliding neutron starts, detected for the first by Laser Interferometer Gravitat ... read..

Gravitational waves from neutron stars' merger just the beginning
Washington | Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
In yet another interstellar feat, scientists at the LIGO detectors and the world over detected the first "ripples in space" or gravitational waves produced by the merger of two ancient remnants of stars known as neutron stars. ... read..

India should recapture its scientific glory: Naidu
Chennai | Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said it was time to achieve new advancements in science and technology and India should recapture its past glory in these fields. ... read..

Aquifer water levels in Himalayas can forewarn of earthquakes
Bengaluru | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Continuous monitoring of water levels in the foothills of the Himalayas can warn about an impending earthquake in the region, which is due for a major temblor. ... read..

Planet Nine does exist in our solar system: NASA
Washington | Monday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed 'Nibiru' by doomsayers, will end of the world. ... read..

Novel augmented tongue ultrasound for speech therapy?
London | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
A team of researchers have developed a system that uses an ultrasound to display movements of tongues in real time, a finding which may help patients with tongue surgery to improve their speech. ... read..

Scientists design 'camouflaging skin' inspired by octopus
New York | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Scientists have found a way to develop a synthetic "camouflaging skin" inspired by studying and modelling the real thing in octopus and cuttlefish. ... read..

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