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November 18, 2018 7:57:09 pm

Launched on March 6, 2009, NASA's Kepler telescope combined cutting-edge techniques in measuring stellar brightness with the largest digital camera outfitted for outer space observations at that time.

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November 18, 2018 6:19:24 pm

This will assure the future stability of the SI and open the opportunity for the use of new technologies, including quantum technologies, to implement the definitions.

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November 18, 2018 1:43:41 pm

Instead of upgrading Falcon 9 for more reusability, SpaceX was now focusing on "accelerating BFR (Big Falcon Rocket)" which is being designed to take humans and supply to Mars

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November 15, 2018 2:27:57 pm

The discovery could lead to insights into the ice age climate, and the effects on it from the eruption of debris that would have resulted from such a cataclysmic collision.

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November 15, 2018 1:25:02 pm

Barnard's star, which is just six light-years away, moves in Earth's night sky faster than any other star.

GSAT-29: Eye on moon, ISRO takes a leap with heaviest satellite
November 15, 2018 10:23:37 am

The GSLV Mk III’s flight on Wednesday was its second developmental flight. It was earlier flown on one experimental and one developmental flight.

November 14, 2018 8:21:41 pm

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29 was injected into a geosynchronous orbit by ISRO's heavy-lift rocket GSLV-MkIII-D2 16 minutes after it took flight at 5.08 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

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November 14, 2018 7:16:38 pm

Purple phototrophic bacteria capture energy from sunlight using a variety of pigments, which turn them shades of orange, red or brown -- as well as purple.

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November 14, 2018 6:28:19 pm

JunoCam's raw images are available online for the public to peruse and process into image products.

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November 14, 2018 5:45:44 pm

NASA is planning to launch a challenge for the public and scientific community to design a self-assembling robot with artificial intelligence that can explore the surface of the Moon

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November 14, 2018 5:11:42 pm

The US National Academy of Sciences has declared gene editing one of the breakthroughs needed to improve food production

November 14, 2018 8:27:02 pm

GSAT-29 launch: The GSLV Mk III’s took flight as scheduled for 5.08 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It will be the third flight undertaken by ISRO’s most powerful rocket.

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November 14, 2018 7:19:50 am

The GSLV Mk III rocket is expected to undergo 10 flights, including two in an unmanned human space launch vehicle form, prior to the human space mission scheduled at present for 2022.

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November 18, 2018 2:17:26 pm

NASA Parker probe launch, mission objectives, duration and more: The Parker solar probe will be the first spcecraft sent to understand the nature and behaviour of stars.

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November 13, 2018 3:10:23 pm

The rover will drill into the surface of the Red Planet to search for evidence of ancient life after it lands there in 2021.

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November 13, 2018 11:59:35 am

The launch is subject to weather conditions as cyclone Gaja is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast on November 15.

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November 14, 2018 8:40:18 am

A British Airways pilot claimed to have spotted UFOs off the south-west coast of Ireland. The matter is currently under investigation with the Irish Aviation Authority.

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November 12, 2018 4:14:48 pm

The broad areas of research that ISRO plans to explore in its Venus mission include surface, subsurface and atmosphere of the planet, as well as its interaction with the Sun.

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November 13, 2018 12:44:50 pm

Mars Soundscapes, created from images captured by NASA's Opportunity rover, will be presented at the Supercomputing SC18 Conference in Dallas on November 13.

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November 12, 2018 3:17:30 pm

The glaucoma drainage device is built with microactuators that vibrate when a magnetic field is introduced. The vibrations shake loose the biomaterials that have built up in the tube.