13,000 light years away, planetary systems, iceball planet, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Microlensing, planet orbiting, foreground star focus, background star, distant known exoplanets, OGLE, NASA Spitzer Space Telescope, Science, Science news
April 28, 2017 7:40 pm

Scientists have discovered a new, frozen planet that has the same mass as that of Earth and is located 13,000 light-years away.

April 28, 2017 6:54 pm

The issue of specific framework for trial services had cropped-up last year after newcomer Reliance Jio's stormy entry into the telecom sector.

NASA Cassini spacecraft, Cassini Saturn historic dive, Grand Finale, Science data, Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex, Planetary Science Division, Science, Science news
April 28, 2017 10:52 am

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successful executed its historic first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings.

NASA, Ceres, Dawn space craft, technical glitch, Occator Creator, dwarf planet, gyroscope devices, opposition measuresments, zero-gravity, frictionless conditions of space, Science, Science news
April 27, 2017 4:59 pm

NASA's Ceres-orbiting Dawn spacecraft has encountered a technical glitch while preparing to observe a mysterious crater on the dwarf planet.

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April 26, 2017 11:02 am

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has completed its last close flyby of Saturn's hazy moon Titan.

computer controlled camera, single pixel cameras, prioritise objects, specific areas in field of view, processing time, Terahertz frequencies, Science, Science news
April 26, 2017 1:37 am

Researchers from University of Glasgow in the UK developed a method for creating video using single-pixel cameras.

Brexit, European Union, development of machine learning tech, Royal Society, exacerbate skill gap, Twitter, Magic  Pony Technology, Softbank, Swiftkey, AI startup DeepMind, high profile tech startups, Science, Science news
April 25, 2017 8:00 pm

Prominent academics and tech executives fear that the UK's exit from the EU could jeopardize UK's lead in the development of machine learning technology.

April 25, 2017 4:04 pm

ISRO said its Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a place.

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April 25, 2017 3:36 pm

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has completed its last close flyby of Saturn's moon Titan and is beginning its final set of 22 orbits before probe plunges into planet.

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April 25, 2017 12:54 pm

NASA successfully launched its super pressure balloon from New Zealand, that will help detect cosmic rays from beyond our galaxy as they penetrate Earth's atmosphere.

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April 25, 2017 12:19 pm

ISRO are yet to set up any time frame for the mission, but it is believed that India's Venusian orbiter mission may not happen before 2020

Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad, ISIS, Facebook, ISIS recruitment through Facebook, ATS, ATS on ISIS, indian express news
April 25, 2017 11:03 am

Scientists say social platforms like Facebook may help fight government corruption, especially in countries where press freedom is curbed.

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April 25, 2017 4:04 pm

NASA's Peggy Whitson today set a new US record for most cumulative days spent in space, surpassing cosmonaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days on ISS.

virtual lemonade, mimic flavour,  NUS-Keio CUTE Center,  National University of Singapore Japan's Keio University collaboration, electrodel LED, virtual drinks, Science, Science news
April 24, 2017 4:40 pm

Researchers say they've invented a 'virtual lemonade' by using electrodes to mimic the flavour of the beverage and LED lights to imitate its colour.

Middle East, development of natural resources in space, UAE, Saudi Arabia, space commodity initaitives, in space manufacturing, prospecting satellites, asteroid harvesting spacecraft,  commercial viability, Space mining,  Space commodities, Science, Science news
April 24, 2017 2:43 pm

Countries like the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are developing space programs and investing in nascent private space commodity initiatives.

Drones,  high flying footage, collection of data, inaccessible volcano, proof of concept flights, emissions from volcanos,  active volcanoes, study multiple eruptions in real time, unmanned aerial vehicles, lightweight sensors, wide range of sensors, in situ sampling, Science, Science news
April 24, 2017 8:07 pm

Scientists successfully use the unmanned aerial vehicles to collect measurements from an inaccessible volcano as it erupted.

Indian Space Research Organisation, increase frequency of launches, build more satellites, heavier satellite launches, reusable launch vehicle, air breathing propulsion system, net positive thrust, ISRO,Chandrayaaan 2, ISRO Chairman, Science, Science news
April 24, 2017 12:34 pm

ISRO is trying to increase its capacity to deliver by scaling up the frequency of launches to 12 per year from the seven at present.

car batteries, Stanford University, superior storage capacity,  super capacitors, transition from fossil fuels to renweables, science, Science news
April 23, 2017 8:27 pm

Scientists develop a new approach that may increase the performance of electric storage devices and also reduce their size.

smart glove, muscle stiffness detection, objective measurments, smart glove with sensors, diagnosing diseases, Science, Science news
April 23, 2017 6:21 pm

Scientists, have developed a 'smart glove' with sensors that can help doctors accurately rate muscle stiffness in patients .

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April 23, 2017 2:08 pm

Scientists have developed a light-weight robotic cheetah that efficiently uses its energy to replicate the movements of its real life counterpart.

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April 23, 2017 12:51 pm

Scientists develop a new tumbler dryer that can dry clothes twice as fast, while consuming 70 per cent less energy than conventional dryers.

3D print, complex forms of glass, high purity quartz glass, stereolithography,Nature jorurnal, Microstructure technology, Science, Science news
April 23, 2017 3:03 pm

A team of engineers has developed a process by which it is now possible to 3D print complex forms of glass

Mastercard, ATM pin, biometric card, payment authentication, in store purchases, EMV terminals, mobile payments, alternative to mobile payments, how do biometric cards work, genuine card holder, Science, Science news
April 23, 2017 11:34 am

Mastercard unveiled the new biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder's identity for in-store purchases.

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April 23, 2017 10:51 am

Scientists have developed a new device that can convert heat emitted by computers into an alternative energy source

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April 22, 2017 9:36 am

Cassini's fuel tank is practically empty, so with little left to lose, NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale.

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April 21, 2017 4:59 pm

High surface winds scuttled NASA's sixth attempt at launching a stadium-sized super pressure balloon from Wanaka in New Zealand on Friday.

naked singularity, extreme object, fuel of massive star, gravitational pull, black hole, Einstein theory of general relativity, fabric of space time , astrophysical object precess, gyroscope precession frequency, Science, Science news
April 21, 2017 4:26 pm

Scientists have found a new way to detect a bare or naked singularity, the most extreme object in the universe where the usual laws of physics break down

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April 21, 2017 11:36 am

NASA scientists have developed 3D-printed metal fabrics that could be used for astronaut spacesuits or as shields and insulation for spacecraft.

time crystals, quantum systems, nitrogen vacancy centres, microwave pulses, non equilibrium systems, theoretical systems, magnetic field sensor, Science, Science news
April 21, 2017 11:10 am

Harvard scientists, have created a new form of matter - dubbed a time crystal - which could offer important insights into the mysterious behaviour of quantum systems.

NASA Cassini spacecraft, Saturn flyby of Titan,  Titan's surface, Cassini Grand Finale, Cassini orbit around Saturn, Science, Science news
April 20, 2017 9:37 pm

It will be the spacecraft's final flyby of Titan before the mission plunges into the ringed planet to mark the end of the 20-year-long journey.

recycling programs, glass bottles, high purity silicon nano particles, conventional graphite anodes, nano scale, lithium half cell batteries,  nanosilicon, Science, Science news
April 20, 2017 5:58 pm

Scientists have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create high-performance lithium-ion batteries, four times more powerful.

International Space Station, Russia ISS, America ISS, Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Jack Fischer, Baikonur cosmodrome, NASA, Indian Express
April 20, 2017 3:36 pm

Fischer and Yurchikhin will be on board the ISS to witness Whitson break the 534-day American record for cumulative days in space previously held by Jeff Williams.

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April 20, 2017 3:01 pm

Two astronauts of Russian and American origin blasted off into International Space station , the first two person launch in over a decade.

Super earth, red dwarf star, Nature magazine, Cetus constellation, 39 light years away, exo-planets, Planet LHS 1140b, HARPS Spectograph, MEarth South Telescope,  Science, Science news
April 20, 2017 1:43 pm

Astronomers has discovered a so-called "super-Earth" that could contain liquid water, makes it a good candidate to harbour life.

Internet Atlas, India's internet physical structure, internet dependent nature, internet physical makeup, Data centres in buildings, physical internet, Internet infrastructre ,ISP,developed from Public information, to boost network peformance, Science, Science news
April 20, 2017 1:06 pm

Scientists have developed the first global Internet Atlas, including a detailed map of the internet's physical structure in India.

Exoplanet, three times larger than Jupiter,Planet Moa, Gravitational microlensing,University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, extrasolar planets, G Dwarf, Science, Science news
April 19, 2017 8:12 pm

Astronomers have found a new exoplanet about three times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star 21,000 light years away from Earth.