Sat, July 22, 2017

NASA orbiter avoids collision with Mars moon

Image Courtesy: DNAIndia Washington: NASA said its MAVEN spacecraft performed a previously unscheduled manoeuvre this week to avoid a collision next week with Mars&...

Why satellites sometimes lose their GPS connection

Image Courtesy:CNBC.com London: 'Thunderstorms' in the ionosphere are to blame for loss of GPS signals on low-orbiting satellites, says a study that used da...

Migratory bird can fly nonstop for 10 months straight

Washington: Scientists had long ago proposed that common swifts, a medium-sized migratory bird, might spend most of their lives in flight, but it is only now that it is pr...

Russian makers of Kudankulam n-plant open regional centre in Mumbai

Mumbai :  The Russian makers of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday opened their regional centre here with an aim to boost the comp...

Manganese oxide indicates Mars was once Earth-like

Image Courtesy: vishvatimes Washington :  NASA's Curiosity rover has observed high levels of manganese oxides in Martian rocks which indicates that higher...

NASA mission discovers infant exoplanet around young star

Image Courtesy: i4u Washington :  Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, astronomers have discovered a newborn fully-formed exopl...

Philippine volcano spews ash smoke into air

Image Courtesy: dw Manila :  Mount Kanlaon in central Philippines erupted on Saturday, spewing columns of "white steam plumes" that rose up to 100 me...

Jupiter-like planet that orbits two Suns discovered

Image Courtesy: siasat Washington :  Using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, a team of astronomers led by the team from US space agency's Goddar...

This new 'hot Jupiter' can spin its star

Image Courtesy: economictimes New York :  An international team of astronomers has discovered a “hot Jupiter” exoplanet that is so massive and cl...

New Blood Test Helps Effectively treating Cancer

Image Courtesy: icr.ac.uk/ London, June 8: In a first of its kind discovery, researchers have found that the level of blood metabolites, the building blocks of fa...
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