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NASA is planning to crash its USD 3.26 billion spacecraft into Saturn

NASA is planning to crash its USD 3.26 billion spacecraft into Saturn

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has revealed that its Cassini spacecraft will make the first in a series of dives through the 2,400-kilometer gap between ...

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Fossils Point to Life on Earth 4 Billion Years Ago

Fossils Point to Life on Earth 4 Billion Years Ago

Scientists have discovered remains of microorganisms in Canada that are between 3.8 and 4.3 billion years old, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on the ...

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National Science Day is celebrated today to commemorate discovery of the Raman Effect

National Science Day is celebrated today to commemorate discovery of the Raman Effect

National Science Day is celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm on 28th of February every year in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect in India by the ...

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Bharat QR code launched to push less-cash economy

Bharat QR code launched to push less-cash economy

The Union Government has launched Bharat QR code, a quick response (QR) code to enable digital payments without card swiping machines. It is world’s first interoperable payment ...

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7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star discover by Astronomers

7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star discover by Astronomers

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings ...

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SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA’s historic Moon pad

SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA’s historic Moon pad

Sunday's launch was the first for SpaceX from Launch Complex 39A. (AFP Photo) A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station ...

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104 Satellites in One Go with PSLV-C37: ISRO creates record

104 Satellites in One Go with PSLV-C37: ISRO creates record

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history on 15 February, 2016 by successfully launching a record 104 satellites in single mission. The 714 kg Cartosat-2 Series ...

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India Successfully Tests  Advanced Air Defense (AAD) Missile: ASHWIN

India Successfully Tests Advanced Air Defense (AAD) Missile: ASHWIN

Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile dubbed as Ashwin was successfully test-fired from launching complex-IV of Dhamara Abdul Kalam defence base off Odisha coast. The ...

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World’s first Braille Atlas for visually impaired persons released

World’s first Braille Atlas for visually impaired persons released

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan, releasing the atlas in New Delhi. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan ...

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This Blistering Sunspot is Bigger Than Two Earths Put Together

This Blistering Sunspot is Bigger Than Two Earths Put Together

Scientists have spotted a new view of the dark, contorted centre of a sunspot that is nearly twice the diameter of the Earth. It was spotted using Atacama Large ...

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LIGO India, Meant to Study Gravitational Waves, To Be Ready By ’24

LIGO India, Meant to Study Gravitational Waves, To Be Ready By ’24

The LIGO India project is likely to be commissioned in 2024. The LIGO India centre, which will study cosmic gravitational waves, will only be the third one in the world. However, ...

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Silicon identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core

Silicon identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core

Scientists from Tohoku University in Japan have claimed that Silicon (Si) is the ‘missing element’ in the Earth’s core. This discovery could help us to better understand how our ...

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SpaceX launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California

SpaceX launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California

US based rocket manufacturing company SpaceX successfully launched constellation of 10 satellites into orbit on board of its two stage Falcon 9 Rocket from the Vandenberg Air ...

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Scientists discover mesentery, a new human organ in digestive system

Scientists discover mesentery, a new human organ in digestive system

Scientists from Ireland have claimed discovery of a new human organ named the 'mesentery' that exists in the digestive system. It will be human body’s 79th organ. Mesentery ...

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