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NASA to study previously unopened Apollo sample
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) As NASA plans to return humans to the Moon in 2024, scientists opened an untouched rock and soil sample from the Moon returned to Earth as part of the the US space agency's final mission of the Apollo programme.
2019-11-07
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sixth season of excavations at Keeladi to begin in Jan
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) With the five seasons of excavations at Keeladi in Tamil Nadu providing a rich haul of material and data about the past, the next excavation at the spot would begin by the end of January 2020, said K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, here on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Art/Culture/Books
How Microsoft defended its $10bn JEDI bid exactly a year ago
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Beating frontrunner Amazon, Microsoft on Friday won the lucrative $10 billion Cloud-computing contract from the US Department of Defense known as "JEDI", the short-form for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud project.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
IITM team develops simple technique to produce graphene platelets
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Thursday claimed its researchers have shown a simple route to producing graphene platelets from graphite.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism
Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
MIT, Italian energy major extend low-carbon energy cooperation
Rome, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eni have renewed their low-carbon energy research collaboration by extending the Italian energy giant's tenure as a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) till 2023, MIT and Eni said in a statement.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Italy,Science/Tech,Technology
Avaya set to enter Indian market in big way
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After making India its research and development (R&D) hub, US-based business communication solutions provider Avaya is all set to enter the domestic market in a big way with its Cloud-based offerings.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
VMware sees Cloud adoption growing across sectors in India
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Enterprise software major VMware is seeing consistent demand from all sectors when it comes to Cloud adoption in India, with more and more enterprises now aiming to be agile and deliver optimal environment for all applications, a top company executive has said.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Bitfury to set up Blockchain innovation centre in Hyd
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Bitfury Group, the largest full-service blockchain technology company in the world, will establish a Blockchain research and innovation centre in Hyderabad.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Science/Tech,Technology
From phones to Tesla cars, lithium-ion batteries come of age
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Be it smartphones, notebooks or electric cars, lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our world, laying the foundation for a wireless, fossil fuel-free society, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Wednesday while awarding the 2019 Nobel prize in Chemistry to John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.
2019-10-09
Category: International, India,Science/Tech,Technology
3 scientists share 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
Stockholm, Oct 8 (IANS) The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was shared by three scientists, the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm announced on Tuesday.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Sweden,Science/Tech
Saturn surpasses Jupiter to become new moon king
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Saturn now has 82 moons - three more than Jupiter's 79 moons - and each of the 20 newly-discovered Saturn moons is about five kms in diameter.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Computer kidney' suggests drink enough water daily
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a "computer kidney" that can help shed light on impacts of medicines taken by those who don't drink enough water.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
ISRO needs to find Vikram's fate on moon: US expert
Bengaluru, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has to find the fate of its Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram on the moon and if "it would be able to talk again", a US space expert said on Friday.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
ISRO offers great jobs for Indians in space domain: Expert
Bengaluru, Oct 4 (IANS) Young Indians need not venture abroad for jobs in the space domain, as state-run Indian Space Research Organsation (ISRO) offers great career opportunities in the new science frontier, an American expert said here on Friday.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA gets first all-electric experimental aircraft
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) NASA has taken the delivery of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, or X-plane, from Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) of San Luis Obispo, California.
2019-10-04
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
ISRO scientist found murdered in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) A scientist with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was Tuesday found murdered in his apartment here, police said.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Science/Tech
Starship could fly people next year: Elon Musk
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Unveiling his plans for the Starship rocket, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said that the reusable launch system designed to take humans to the Moon, Mars and beyond could fly with crew next year.
2019-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Science/Tech
Carcinogenic metals found in vapours from e-cigarettes
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) A team of US scientists has found that the concentration of carcinogen metals like lead, nickel, iron and copper in electronic cigarette aerosols, or vapour, has increased since tank-style electronic cigarettes were introduced in 2013.
2019-09-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Chinese satellite sheds new light on cosmic rays
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A Chinese satellite, named 'Monkey King', has not only searched for the invisible dark matter but also explored the origin of cosmic rays or high energy particles that travel through space at nearly the speed of light.
2019-09-28
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Location of Vikram on Moon yet to be determined: NASA
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said the precise location of India's moon lander Vikram on the lunar highlands is yet to be determined.
2019-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
DRDO inks pact to set up research centre in Jammu
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Thursday entered an MoU with the Central University of Jammu to establish a new centre for science and technology in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
China launches two new BeiDou satellites
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) China on Monday sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space.
2019-09-23
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Experts panel analysing cause of Vikram's failure
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said its own experts and a national committee of academicians are studying the cause of the failure of moon lander Vikram.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Japan honours Casio's first ever G-shock wrist watches
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The National Museum of Nature and Science has added Casio's DW-5000C, the first-ever model in the G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches, released in 1983, as a fiscal 2019 future technology heritage to the register of essential historical materials for science and technology.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Lenovo focuses on consumer experience for voice, 5G in PCs
Berlin, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese tech major Lenovo, the worlds top personal computer maker, is focusing on bringing voice capability to its PCs, and will be shipping its first 5G personal computer early next year, said a top company official.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Science/Tech,Technology
Chandrayaan, Mars mission man Annadurai a persona non grata at ISRO?
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Has Padma Shri M. Annadurai, former Director of the U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) and who was involved in India's three inter-planetary missions, a persona non grata at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wonder serving and retired officials.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
China launches three new satellites
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China sent a resource satellite and two smaller ones into planned orbits on Thursday.
2019-09-12
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Taylor Swift once threatened to sue Microsoft over its bot
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Inspired by the success of its Chinese female AI-based social chatbot "XiaoIce," Microsoft planned its American avatar in the name of 'Tay' that immediately ran into a controversy with singer Taylor Swift.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Apple TV+, Arcade gaming to cost just $4.99 a month
Cupertino (California), Sep 10 (IANS) Giving its content streaming and gaming dreams a solid foundation, Apple on Tuesday began its mega event at the Steve Jobs Theater here not with regular hardware or software updates, but by unveiling its subscription-based video streaming Apple TV+ and gaming service Arcade.
2019-09-10
Category: International, Mexico,Science/Tech,Technology
Chandrayaan 2 is most trending hashtag in India
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's ambitious lunar mission - Chandrayaan 2 - has become the country's most trending hashtag on social media platforms such as Twitter, with 67,554 tweets in between September 1-9, a new study revealed on Tuesday.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Orbiter
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Tuesday reiterated that its moon lander Vikram has been located by the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Twitterati hail ISRO as lander Vikram's location found
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) As the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that it has found its moon lander Vikram on the lunar surface on Sunday, the twitterati wasting no time in sharing words of hope and support for the organisation.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Your work not in vain: Rahul Gandhi to ISRO
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hailed ISRO for their incredible work on the Chandrayaan-2 mission saying their passion and dedication is an inspiration to every Indian and their work is not in vain, rather it has laid the foundation for many more path-breaking Indian space missions.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Chandrayaan-2: Jerry Linenger excited for Sept 7
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Even as he was dangling and walking in outer space for five hours or while fighting a fire or facing other challenges on-board the Russian space station Mir, no terrifying thoughts passed through his mind as the focus was on the task at hand, Jerry Linenger said.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Musk's Starlink satellite nearly crashed into European probe
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The European Space Agency (ESA) has somehow averted a cosmic crash by protecting one of its satellites from colliding with an SpaceX satellite part of Elon Musk's mega "Starlink" constellation.
2019-09-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Watch Chandrayaan-2 landing on Nat Geo with NASA astronaut
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) National Geographic on Tuesday announced that it is all set to take its viewers on a once in a lifetime expedition to witness a historic event in the country's space endeavours, the Chandrayaan-2 landing on September 6 at 1.30 a.m.-2.30 a.m.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Chandrayaan-2 gets closer to the moon
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Sunday evening successfully completed the fifth and final lunar bound orbit change for the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope fully assembled
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Engineers have finally assembled NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble observatory.
2019-08-29
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Chandrayaan's 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed
Bengaluru, Aug 28 (IANS) The telemetry, tracking and command network of the Indian space agency (ISTRAC) performed the third lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, the agency said on Wednesday.
2019-08-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech
Chandrayaan's 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed
Bengaluru, Aug 28 (IANS) The telemetry, tracking and command network of the Indian space agency (ISTRAC) performed the third lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, the agency said on Wednesday.
2019-08-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
2 UP students to witness Chandrayan 2 landing with PM
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) They may not have touched the moon but they will witness the historic landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the moon along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at ISRO control room in Bengaluru next month.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Science/Tech
Russian spacecraft with humanoid robot docks at ISS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday following a failed attempt.
2019-08-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
IIT-Madras proposes national facility on cancer genomics
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Monday said it has proposed to establish a national facility on cancer genomics specific to Indian population, in a bid to to identify cancer-specific biomarkers in the country.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
India to launch Cartosat-3 satellite in Oct/Nov
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) India will launch its advanced cartography satellite, Cartosat-3, towards the end of October or early November, said K.Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2019-08-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Giant volcanic rock raft found in Pacific Ocean
Canberra, Aug 26 (IANS) A vast "raft" of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq.km has been found drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists said on Monday.
2019-08-26
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Science/Tech
Russia offers India semi-cryogenic engine technology
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter's offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's human space capsule, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)Chairman K. Sivan said on Sunday.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diplomacy,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA astronaut says she did not hack her spouse's data
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) NASA astronaut Anne McClain has refuted allegations made by her estranged spouse that she accessed her emails and personal/bank details from a computer located at the International Space Station (ISS).
2019-08-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Hyderabad to host Word Design Assembly in October
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The 31st edition of the prestigious World Design Assembly (WDA) will take place for the first time in India at Hyderabad on October 11-12.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology