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Scientists to harness solar energy in space


May 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Solar power from space could be a valuable source of renewable energy, thanks to an innovative research. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have already ... Read more...

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Solar powered lasers could zap asteroids


March 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Engineers are developing an innovative laser-based technique to zap asteroids with greater probability of success. This could prevent asteroids from exploding on earth.The technique hinges on ... Read more...

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New ice-melting probe could help penetrate frozen environs on Earth, Mars


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists have developed a new type of ice-melting probe, known as an IceMole, which may one day penetrate frozen environs on Earth or Mars.Bernd Dachwald ... Read more...

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Dragonfly’s stability in flight inspires micro wind turbine design


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Micro wind turbines that can withstand gale-force winds are being developed with the technology that allows a dragonfly to remain stable while in flight.Micro wind turbines work very ... Read more...

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Close encounter for landing passenger jets at San Francisco airport


December 15th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Two passenger jets approaching the dual runways of San Francisco International Airport for parallel landings looked like they were about to collide with one another.From the picture ... Read more...

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15 leaders have been Maharashtra chief minister in 50 years


November 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Maharashtra, which enjoys a reputation of political stability, has had 15 chief ministers, including farmers, lawyers, teachers, a management graduate and now an aerospace engineer ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan, Ajit Pawar brace for Maharashtra innings (Night Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Technocrat-turned-politician Prithviraj Chavan of the Congress was late Wednesday invited by Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to form the next government in the state. Ajit Pawar of the ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan: Aerospace engineer who became a politician (Lead, Profile)


November 10th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) His parents were political leaders but his heart was in aerospace engineering. He worked on aircraft instrumentation and designed audio recorders for anti-submarine warfare. Prithviraj Chauhan's life ... Read more...

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Why ‘controversial’ Jabulani ball is missing its mark in soccer WC


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The Jabulani's aerodynamic effects coupled with Johannesburg's altitude may just be the reason why strikers and goalies have been grumbling about the Adidas manufactured ball this soccer World ... Read more...

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Indian-American on trial for selling bomber secrets to China


April 15th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) An Indian-American B-2 stealth bomber engineer Noshir Gowadia is under trial in a US court on charges of selling defence secrets to China, but his lawyer says such ... Read more...

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Former Boeing employee sentenced in California to 16 years for spying for China


February 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An aerospace engineer was sentenced on Monday to 188 months (nearly 16 years) in federal prison on charges of economic espionage and acting as an agent ... Read more...

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NASA’s one-person plane to revolutionize air travel


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): If NASA has its way, then very soon, people would have their own one-person aircraft that they can use for personal air travel.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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Tooth enamel can inspire lighter, stronger aircraft


August 20th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A study has revealed that the structure of tooth enamel holds promising clues for aerospace engineers as they build planes and space vehicles of the future. Herzl Chai of ... Read more...

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Micro robo flies can save up to 50 percent energy if they fly like helicopters


August 8th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that micro flying robots that hover like flies can save up to 50 percent energy if they swing an insect wing around like ... Read more...

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Aerospace engineer thinks up way of deflecting asteroids


April 17th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) David French may be the guy who saves the world from an asteroid when it comes hurtling down from space. French, a doctoral candidate in aerospace engineering at ... Read more...

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Scientist suggests use of rocket-powered water gun to blow away space junk


March 12th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): An aerospace engineer has suggested the use of rocket-powered water gun to blow away space junk, which includes about thousands of pieces of useless equipment circling Earth.According ... Read more...

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Police say retrieving Indian Australian’’s body from ice glacier will take time


January 12th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
South Island(New Zealand), Jan.12 (ANI): Police said on Monday that there was little hope of an early recovery of the body of the second Indian Australian climber, who was crushed to ... Read more...

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This space engineer has licence to kill (Lead)


October 15th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The name's Krishnamurthy. S. Krishnamurthy. He is 59 and has a dull designation: general manager safety. But he is the only man licensed to kill in midair the ... Read more...

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This space engineer has a licence to kill


October 15th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The name's S. Krishnamurthy. He is 59 and has a dull designation: general manager safety. But he is the only man licensed to kill in midair the ... Read more...

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Ancient pterodactyl inspires Indian origin scientist to design robotic aircraft


September 30th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin, along with his team, is designing a robotic aircraft inspired by a 225-million-year old crested pterodactyl.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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Can the red planet support life?


May 27th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) As NASA's Phoenix Lander prepared to dig on Mars after an incredible 422-million mile voyage, an Indian American engineer who was among those who helped steer ... Read more...

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Coming soon, scramjet powered planes and missiles that will fly at Mach 6


January 7th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan7 (ANI): Researchers have conducted experiments in wind tunnels to yield data which might help in the development of future military and civilian planes traveling at hypersonic speeds, as well as ... Read more...

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Aerodynamic ‘bellyflaps’ may make aircraft easier to handle in emergency


December 18th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, December 18 (ANI): A US researcher has come up with an idea to make aeroplanes easier to handle, something that is very important for manoeuvring them in emergency situations.Ron Blackwelder, an ... Read more...

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Soon, Superbus for faster, luxurious bus travel


December 14th, 2007 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): With a view to encouraging people to travel by bus, researchers in the Netherlands are creating a smart vehicle which will be similar to the limousine in many ... Read more...

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Miniature airplanes to help in tracking hurricanes


December 1st, 2007 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have developed miniature airplanes that could someday track hurricanes, thus helping to better predict the course and strength of the storms. Made by researchers at the University ... Read more...

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