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July 20, 2018 6:41:41 pm

The Remote Sensing Toolkit will help grow the number of users who put NASA's free and open data archive to work for people.

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July 20, 2018 1:16:26 pm

Calculations based on CMB observations indicate the universe contains five per cent normal matter protons, neutrons and other subatomic particles, 25 per cent dark matter, and 70 per cent dark energy.

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July 19, 2018 10:10:03 pm

Researchers from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) showed that piloting a drone using torso movements is more effective than using the long-established joystick

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July 19, 2018 10:19:06 pm

The wire, which is threaded into a vein, attracts special magnetic nanoparticles engineered to glom onto tumour cells that may be roaming the bloodstream if you have a tumour somewhere in your body.

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July 19, 2018 7:05:32 pm

The study suggests that the parent star, located about 450 light years from Earth, is now in the process of devouring the planetary debris resulting from collision of infant planetary bodies.

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July 19, 2018 2:01:10 pm

The results showed that beaches in Australia and Africa are experiencing more erosion than growth, a process scientists call accretion.

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July 18, 2018 3:18:09 pm

Astronomers have now spotted 12 new moons orbiting around Jupiter, that brings the number of natural satellites up to 79.

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July 19, 2018 11:46:57 pm

The Meghalayan, the youngest stage, runs from 4,200 years ago to 1950. It began with a destructive drought, whose effects lasted two centuries, and severely disrupted civilisations.

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July 17, 2018 5:01:47 pm

The UK is a “geographically strategic location for launch” with its northern latitudes, and well-placed to reach polar and near-polar orbits.

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July 17, 2018 3:55:14 pm

In September ISRO will fly a PSLV rocket with two foreign satellites, earning revenue for the country.

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July 17, 2018 2:47:33 pm

Total Lunar Eclipse on 27-28 July 2018: Here is why this month's Blood Moon and lunar eclipse will be the most unique one of the century.

ISRO scientists successfully test Vikas Engine from Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli
July 16, 2018 12:41:50 pm

The Vikas Engine is the workhorse liquid rocket engine used to power the second stage of the ISRO's trusted Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

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July 15, 2018 9:25:52 pm

Scientists have discovered a new volcano on Io, a moon of Jupiter. The observations were made from data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft

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July 15, 2018 5:21:40 pm

The frozen corpse of a 5,300-year-old hunter could provide evidence of the meals that ancient man ate.

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July 14, 2018 3:18:20 pm

The findings detailed in the journal Science marked the detection of the source of such a particle for the first time.

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July 14, 2018 12:58:41 pm

The observations revealed two distinct lobes, but the asteroid's orientation was such that scientists could not see if the two bodies were separate or joined.

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July 15, 2018 7:27:44 am

The brighter Mars will remain very close to the eclipsed Moon in the sky on July 27-28 and can be spotted very easily with the naked eye,” according to a statement from the ministry.

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July 13, 2018 1:27:23 pm

A Blue Origin employee with first-hand knowledge of the pricing plan said the company will start selling tickets in the range of about $200,000 to $300,000.

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July 14, 2018 9:24:09 am

Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse 2018 Dates and Time in India: A partial solar eclipse will take place on July 13 in 44 years. The eclipse will last for about an hour and 13 minutes.

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July 12, 2018 4:09:24 pm

NASA does not have a contingency plan for ensuring uninterrupted US access to the International Space Station.