Space

  • 26 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    For the first time, researchers have discovered ammonia in the Earth's lowest atmospheric layer with highest emissions of the gas encountered in North India and Southeast China. Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany together with researchers ...

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  • 09 Dec - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    What will happen to Earth when, in a few billion years’ time, the Sun is a hundred times bigger than it is today? Using the most powerful radio telescope in the world, an international team of astronomers has set out to look for answers in the star L2 Puppis. Five billion years ago, this sta...

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  • 23 Nov - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Frozen beneath a reg...

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  • 19 Oct - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    New global images of Mars from the MAVEN missio...

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  • 12 Aug - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Nearly two years after it was launched, 'Mangalyaan' is still functioning well, and with a planned course correction next January to extend its battery life, it would keep going for many years, according to ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar . ...

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  • 03 Jul - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
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  • 23 Jun - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Creating a record, India on Wednesday successfully launched 20 satellites including 17 foreign and its earth observation satellite in a single mission in 26 minutes from Sriharikota, in a crucial step to become a key player in the multi-billion dollar space launch market....

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  • 29 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    Ingredients crucial for the origin of life on Earth, including the simple amino acid glycine and phosphorus, key components of DNA and cell membranes, have been discovered at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. ...

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  • 25 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A Southwest Research Institute-led team of scientists discovered two geologically young craters - one 16 million, the other between 75 and 420 million, years old - in the Moon's darkest regions. "...

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  • 25 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    The government on 25 May 2016  gave nod for signing an MoU between ISRO and the UAE Space Agency ( UAESA), a move that will lead to setting up a Joint Working Group between the two agencies and help in cooperation in the exploration of outer space for peaceful purposes. ...

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  • 23 May - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    On may 23, 2016 ISRO successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime.    In this experimental mission, the HS9 solid rocket boos...

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  • 23 Mar - 2016 posted by - Prof. S A MOHAN KRISHNA (AMATEUR ASTRONOMER)
    ‘Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards.’ It is the study and understanding of the universe beyond the planet Earth. It is impossible for anyone to rival the magnificence of universe. The astronomical bodies viz., Planets, Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, Nebulae, Stars and celestial ma...

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  • 22 Feb - 2016 posted by - Scientific India
    A team of scientists working with NASA is now attempting to make that science fiction into a science fact. The space agency is working with the International Potato Center (CIP) in Peru to grow taters in conditions as similar to the surface of t...

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  • 23 Dec - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    American aerospace company SpaceX on 21 December 2015 achieved the historic feat of successfully launching and landing Falcon 9 rocket.  The Falcon 9 rocket was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida carrying 11 satellites to low-Earth orbit and was also successfully landed after 10 minutes to the Earth. ...

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  • 13 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    GSAT-15, India’s communication satellite, was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle in the early morning hours on November 11, 2015.  The 3164 kg GSAT-15 carries communication transponders in Ku-ban...

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  • 01 Nov - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    BioAsia is your Asian gateway in both directions (inward & outward) to explore the immense...

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  • 11 Oct - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    In a new paper published October 9, 2015, in the journal Science, the Mars S...

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  • 11 Oct - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The first color images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA's New H...

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  • 28 Sep - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Us...

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  • 28 Sep - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    In its thirty first flight (PSLV-C30) conducted today (September ...

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  • 18 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    NASA has released the latest batch of images of Pluto and its complex system of moons, revealing the dwarf planet’s heart in stunning detail. The “heart,” estimated to be 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) across at its widest point rests just above the equator. (The angle of view displays mostly the northern hemisphere.  The heart’s diam...

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  • 09 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    NASA has selected four astronauts to train and prepare for commercial spaceflights that will return American launches to U...

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  • 05 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    If a NASA experimental program pans out, the first aircraft on Mars could be a flying wing. Under development at NASA Armstrong, the Prandtl–m is a flying wing glider designed to fly piggyback with a future Mars rover mission to provide low-altitude reconnaissance. It's scheduled to begin test flights later this year. Named the "Prelimina...

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  • 02 Jul - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    "Earth's rotation is gradually slowing down a bit, so leap seconds are a way to account for that," said Daniel MacMillan of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Strictly speaking, a day lasts 86,400 seconds. That is the case, according to the time standard that people use in their daily liv...

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  • 30 Mar - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Total solar eclipse is that during which the Moon totally blocks the light of the sun – can be seen somewhere on Earth every year or two. Totality can occur anywhere on the planet and usually in remote locations. On Friday (20 March 2015), people across Europe, Northern Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a partial solar eclip...

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  • 31 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    Astronomers at the Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands, and the University of Rochester, USA, have discovered that the ring system that they see eclipse the very young Sun-like star J1407 is of enormous proportions, much larger and heavier than the ring system of Saturn. The ring system -- the first of its kind to be found outside our solar system -- was discovered in 2012 by a team led by R...

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  • 17 Jan - 2015 posted by - Scientific India
    The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, an M6.6-class, peaking at 11:32 pm EDT on Oct. 28, 2014 – the latest in a series of substantial flares from a giant active region on the sun that first erupted with a significant solar flare on Oct. 19. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which constantly observes the sun, captured images of the event. ...

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  • 19 Nov - 2014 posted by - Scientific India
    The Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) is an inducement prize space competition organized by the X Prize Foundation, and sponsored by Google. The challenge calls for privately-funded spaceflight teams to compete to successfully launch arobotic spacecraft that can land and travel across the surface of the Moon while sending back to Earth specified images and other data....

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  • 19 Nov - 2014 posted by - Scientific India
    Is There Life On Mars? Earth is the only place that we know for certain supports life. Many claims have been made by observers who thought they saw evidence of life on Mars, but we now know they were tricked by the very difficult measurements. From Earth, even with our most powerful t...

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  • 19 Nov - 2014 posted by - Dr. S. S. Verma, Department of Physics, S.L.I.E.T., Longowal, Distt.-Sangrur (Punjab)
    Need of solar power Concerns about climate change, rising pollution from fossil fuels and to meet the ever increasing demand of power supply require increasing use of renewable energy in coming years. The world needs to find new sources of clean energy. Space solar power can solve our energy and greenhouse ...

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