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Project Daedelous plans to put humans on stars in 100 years


September 7th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Project Daedelous, so far the most audacious plan to place humans on a star within 100 years, would develop a gigantic spaceship weighing 50,000 tonnes that ... Read more...

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Indian -American scientist to leave top energy job


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Arunava Majumdar, a top Indian-American scientist, is leaving his job at the US energy department as the Senate has not confirmed his elevation as an ... Read more...

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Robot makes speed record


March 6th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah has set a new land speed record for legged robots by running at 29 kmph on a treadmill in ... Read more...

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Russia may set up defence research agency


February 16th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government will submit a proposal to the parliament on the establishment of an advanced military research agency, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has ... Read more...

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Woman astronaut to head 100-year Starship project


January 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space in 1992, has been chosen to head the 100-year Starship project.Jemison's project will explore what it ... Read more...

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US military to ‘colonise alien worlds’


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The US military plans to launch a Star Trek-style mission to "colonise alien worlds", a media report said Monday.But the top brass believe they would need ... Read more...

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US developing ‘flying’ armoured vehicle


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The Pentagon is developing a futuristic machine similar to a Humvee used for patrolling on the ground but which could turn into a helicopter at the touch ... Read more...

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US military’s ‘quintillion’ calculations per second computer on the anvil


August 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The US military is set to come up with a high-end computer that can perform quintillion calculations per second.According to the short scale of large number naming systems, ... Read more...

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American Chandrayaan scientist to remain in jail


October 21st, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) An American scientist credited with helping find water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission has been ordered to remain in jail on a charge of spying for ... Read more...

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Software embedded in soldier’s helmet pinpoints enemy snipers


March 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Imagine a squad of soldiers who can pinpoint out-of-sight enemy snipers and identify the calibre and type of weapons being fired, with the help of software embedded in ... Read more...

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Soon, robots to replace army medics on battleground


March 5th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Robots may soon replace army medics on the battlefield, say researchers.Scientists hope to replace Mobile Army Surgical Hospital with "Trauma Pod" including robot surgeons and nurses, in ... Read more...

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Researchers developing more powerful solar cells


October 9th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) University of Rochester researchers are designing more efficient solar cells by using special coatings that split light into colours like blue and red, to boost their power by ... Read more...

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Now, cyber bugs that can be used for spying into enemy territory


March 7th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Scientists are all set to insert micro-systems into living insects, so that they can be used to spy on the enemy.Inspired by Thomas Easton's 1990 novel "Sparrowhawk", ... Read more...

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US planning new space weapons against China, other rogue states


November 14th, 2007 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): The Pentagon is spending billions of dollars on new forms of space warfare to counter the growing risk of a missile attack from China. According to The Telegraph, the U.S. ... Read more...

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