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India conducts developmental trial of Astra missile

December 21, 2012 16:20

India on Friday conducted developmental trial of its indigenously developed beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile 'Astra' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, 15 km from here

NASA project set to spot huge galaxy clusters

December 10, 2012 14:47

Hundreds of billions of solar systems like ours - comprising planets, asteroids and comets - may be residing in our Milky Way galaxy, which itself may be like a drop in the ocean of galaxies, feel scientists

Year 2013 to witness five eclipses

December 6, 2012 18:41

Year 2013 will witness five eclipses, at least two out of which will be visible in India.

Indian scientists ready to detect genetic variations

December 6, 2012 13:25

In what could help predict one's susceptibility to various ailments, a new technique to detect genetic variations associated with diseases, including cancer, has been proposed by scientists at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS).

Fish ear bones can reveal past climates

December 4, 2012 10:18

Fish ear bones and their distinctive growth rings can offer clues to climate change impact in aquatic environments, says a latest finding.

US varsity unveils new "solar steam" technology

November 20, 2012 12:40

Scientists at an American university have unveiled a revolutionary new technology that uses nano particles to convert solar energy directly into steam that could be used for sanitation and water purification in developing countries.

World except India to witness two eclipses this month

November 1, 2012 11:27

In a rare celestial treat for astronomers, the world will witness two eclipses within a gap of just a fortnight this month, creating a lot of excitement among the scientific and astrological fraternities, a leading astronomer said here. India will, however, miss out

Japan plans to launch new carrier rocket

October 30, 2012 13:48

Japan is planning to launch its new carrier rocket in summer of 2013, national space agency JAXA said.

Technology to improve medical education

October 29, 2012 20:10

A 3D surgical camera attached with a microscope and the combination connected to a 1080p display through cables, sounds like a combination of electronic and scientific equipments.

Ozone hole second smallest in 20 years

October 25, 2012 15:56

Bringing great reprive to scientists monitoring ozone hole over the Antarctic, the the average area covered by the hole this year is smallest in the last 20 years

Scientists discover new species of coelacanth fish

October 25, 2012 12:25

Scientists have discovered a new species of coelacanth fish whose tiny pieces of fossil skull are 100 million years old

New science policy in 2013: Vayalar Ravi

October 23, 2012 16:09

India is likely to unveil a new science policy next year which will give primacy to global competitiveness on scientific discoveries and evolving affordable solutions through science.

Solar energy to be used for producing electricity and fuels

October 23, 2012 14:34

Scientists are now tapping solar energy to produce chemicals which could be stored to create electricity and fuels.

Nuclear energy only option before country: Ansari

October 20, 2012 20:53

Due to limited energy reserves and ever growing pressure on them, nuclear energy is the only option left before the country, Vice President M Hamid Ansari said Saturday.

New planet discovered

October 16, 2012 13:14

A planet with four suns has been identified by two astronomers.


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