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    More than 1 lakh Indians are "booked" for Mars

    More than 1 lakh Indians are booked for Mars

    Space experts point out that US leading the list is not surprising since it is, after all, a NASA mission. The first is the US with 6,76,773 names followed by China with 2,62,752 names. India stands at number three.According to the space agency, India ranks third in the global list with regard to ...

    India test-fires 'Nirbhay' missile successfully

    India test-fires Nirbhay missile successfully

    India has successfully test fired cruise missile 'Nirbhay' which can travel at treetop level and evade Radars. It can also carry warheads of up to 300kg, including nuclear weapons and is a potent weapon of offence.The 1,500 kilogram missile has a length of about six meters and flies like a ...

    Twitter says it is ending its 140-character limit and giving nearly everyone 280 characters

    Twitter says it is ending its 140-character limit and giving nearly everyone 280 characters

    Twitter has said, it is ending its iconic 140-character limit and giving nearly everyone 280 characters. Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit as writing in those languages uses fewer characters.The company has said, 9 per cent of tweets written ...

    Ozone layer hole reducing due to warmer weather conditions

    Ozone layer hole reducing due to warmer weather conditions

    The giant hole in Earth's protective ozone layer is shrinking and has shrivelled to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA scientists have said. The largest the hole became this year was about 19.7 million sq km wide, about 21/2 times the size of the United States, in September. But it was ...

    Comet 96P's return spotted by NASA, ESA satellites

    Comet 96Ps return spotted by NASA, ESA satellites

    Scientists at NASA and European Space Agency have spotted the return of Comet 96P using Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) - making it the spacecraft's most frequent cometory visitor. The comet entered the lower right corner of SOHO's view on October 25, and skirted up and around the ...

    Stephen Hawking warns: AI will replace human beings as dominant species

    Stephen Hawking warns: AI will replace human beings as dominant species

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon replace humans as the dominant being on the plant, Stephen Hawking has predicted. Professor Hawking said that our time on Earth is numbered after we passed the point of "no return". The theoretical physicist said that developments in AI have been so ...

    NASA's Kepler telescope identifies 20 "potentially habitable" exoplanets

    NASAs Kepler telescope identifies 20 potentially habitable exoplanets

    Scientists using data from NASA's kepler telescope, have discovered 20 new potentially habitable exoplanets that may host alien life. The list includes several planets that orbit stars like our Sun. Some take a relatively long time to complete a single orbit, with the longest taking 395 ...

    Oldest recorded solar eclipse identified

    Oldest recorded solar eclipse identified

    Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded - an event that could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world. It is believed to have occurred on 30 October 1207 BC.Using a combination of biblical text and an ancient Egyptian ...

    New earthquake-resistant concrete to be tested in India

    New earthquake-resistant concrete to be tested in India

    Researchers plan to retrofit a school building in quake-prone Uttarakhand with a novel concrete coating that can dramatically enhance the earthquake resistance of seismically vulnerable structures. The seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British ...

    It's Halloween and NASA shared some creepy space sounds!

    Its Halloween and NASA shared some creepy space sounds!

    US space agency NASA gifted a rather haunting present on Halloween. It released some of the most spooky space sounds captured in our solar system by several spacecrafts, spanning over different missions.Scientists at the agency made a playlist of the mysteriously spooky sounds on Soundcloud ...

    Everest IMS is now an Independent Indian Entity

    BENGALURU : Everest IMS Technologies Pvt Ltd (Everest), a specialized company in providing integrated IT solutions today announced that it will serve as an wholly Indian and independent company. Previously, the team Everest was working under DMX Technologies. Now it has moved out of DMX umbrella to ...

    SIGMA announces the launch of SIGMA 16mm F 1.4 DC DN lens

    SIGMA announces the launch of SIGMA 16mm F 1.4 DC DN lens

    The international camera & lens maker, SIGMA, has launched the world's first interchangeable lens for mirrorless Sony E-mount cameras in the APS-C format to offer a 24 mm focal length (35 mm equivalent) and F/1.4 brightness. The SIGMA 16 mm F1.4 DC DN Lens will be available shortly in all ...

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