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March 25, 2017 10:50 pm

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the event, which saw millions of people plunging into total darkness for an hour.

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March 25, 2017 4:29 pm

World Wildlife Fund started the initiative back in 2007 in Australia as a gesture against man-made carbon dioxide emissions

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March 25, 2017 10:08 am

NASA is expected to schedule a third spacewalk once its next cargo ship arrives at the station with more items to install.

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March 24, 2017 8:16 pm

2017 marks the 10th annual Earth Hour - the world's biggest environment event. It will be held from 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 25.

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March 24, 2017 5:50 pm

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of European Space Agency will prepare for its robotic move on March 30.

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March 23, 2017 3:41 pm

The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration will help NASA understand the best ways to operate laser communications systems

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March 23, 2017 11:22 am

More than 500,000 children die each year from dehydration and complications of rotavirus, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO.

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March 22, 2017 2:35 pm

Extreme weather and climate conditions are expected to continue in 2017.

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March 22, 2017 1:39 pm

The clock will be smaller, lighter with magnitudes more precise than any atomic clock flown in space before, NASA said.

March 22, 2017 9:58 am

The biggest compliment that a biologist or palaeontologist can pay to another one is to name a fossil in his honour, said Attenborough.

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March 21, 2017 4:23 pm

According to a new NASA study, the last volcanic activity on Mars ceased about 50 million years ago, around the time when dinosaurs went extinct.

March 20, 2017 1:27 pm

Still, Pluto "as everything going on on its surface that you associate with a planet. There is nothing non-planet about it".

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March 19, 2017 5:54 am

Devas Multimedia is embroiled in a multi-billion dollar dispute with the Central government over cancellation of a 2005 deal with ISRO to launch satellites to deliver digital video broadcasting services for mobile phones.

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March 18, 2017 5:28 pm

Elon Musk’s SpaceX won its second-ever launch contract from the U.S. military by underbidding an alliance of defense industry giants.

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March 18, 2017 4:25 pm

A robot has successfully assisted in a risky surgery that involved placing a tiny hearing implant in the inner ear with unprecedented precision.

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March 18, 2017 5:30 pm

Scientists have developed a new, inexpensive sensor that could help develop tablets which can be folded and put away in your pocket.

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March 18, 2017 9:42 am

“There is no plan to brew beer on the moon by any spacecraft to be made by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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March 17, 2017 8:13 pm

A tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping scientists carry out experiments in the absence of gravity.

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March 17, 2017 8:22 pm

India is going to launch GSLV Mark-III, the country's most powerful launch vehicle, in another two months, said senior space scientist of ISRO Prof T G K Murthy

March 16, 2017 4:33 pm

This feature makes it suited for foldable devices of the future, researchers said.

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March 16, 2017 9:22 am

Experts have suggested that these “bendable” batteries, which are also light weight, have a wide range of applications that can be used in space.

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March 15, 2017 6:41 pm

First 3D structures of intact mammalian genomes determined from individual cells, showing how the DNA from all the chromosomes intricately folds to fit together inside the cell nuclei.

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March 15, 2017 10:06 am

In a tightest orbital dance ever witnessed for a black hole and a companion star, the star whips around the black hole at an astonishing speed.

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March 15, 2017 6:16 am

Until now, the oldest known red algae was 1.2 billion years old, said the paper in the journal PLOS Biology.

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March 15, 2017 2:52 am

India, which has not squarely addressed the issue yet at the level of policy, is slated to begin a round of meetings to discuss the social and ethical dimensions of human genome editing next month.

March 14, 2017 5:02 pm

Experts argue that there are so many aspects to living on Mars that it is nearly impossible to predict the effects using Earth simulations.

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March 14, 2017 4:32 pm

Japanese authorities sent a robot to the Fukushima nuclear plant to measure radiation levels and evaluate its condition ahead of a future dismantling of a reactor.

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March 14, 2017 3:31 pm

Scientists have pinpointed the start of the Sturtian snowball Earth event to about 717 million years ago.

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March 14, 2017 1:30 pm

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has an underground ocean of liquid water that may be only a few kilometres beneath the surface.

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March 13, 2017 10:02 pm

Though it is native to Africa, several geologists and archaeologists have over the time found ostrich egg shell pieces in India, mostly in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

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March 11, 2017 5:34 pm

Alastair Westgarth, former head of wireless antenna company Quintel, replaces Tom Moore, a satellite veteran who lead Google's Project Loon unit.

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March 11, 2017 11:28 am

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

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March 11, 2017 2:23 am

According to scientists associated with Chandrayaan-1, the finding reveals the development of radar technologies that can even protect the earth from being struck by objects like asteroids.

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March 10, 2017 10:07 pm

The spacecraft was successfully launched by ISRO on October 22, 2008 and barely a year after it was launched ISRO lost communication with the spacecraft on August 29, 2009.

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March 10, 2017 6:49 pm

Now, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California have successfully located the spacecraft still circling some 200 kilometres above the lunar surface.

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March 10, 2017 5:29 pm

The world's oldest known crocodile eggs laid some 152 million years ago have been discovered in the cliffs of Portugal.