electromagnetic radiation

Indian astronomy satellite to study universe at multi-wavelengths


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) Astrosat, the $50 million astronomy satellite India will put in polar circular orbit in 2013, will study the universe at multi-wavelengths for the first ... Read more...

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Putin allows high-tech gun that hits nervous system


April 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin has given the go-ahead to a gun that uses electromagnetic radiation to attack a victims' central nervous system, a British media report ... Read more...

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Programme glitch led to Russian Mars probe failure: Report


January 31st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A government commission has blamed Russian programmers for the recent failure of Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars probe, the Kommersant daily said Tuesday citing a space industry ... Read more...

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Sun’s ‘killer flare’ won’t end earth in 2012: NASA


November 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) For all the doomsayers predicting that the world will come to an end in 2012, at least one of the potential reasons for earth's destruction has ... Read more...

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Mobile towers impacting biological systems of birds: Study


October 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from mobile towers was interfering with the biological systems of birds, a study released by the environment ministry said Wednesday and called ... Read more...

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Cell phone exposure linked to bone weakening


March 25th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that electromagnetic radiation from cellular phones may adversely affect bone strength.Men who routinely wear their cell phone on their belt on the right ... Read more...

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Yale University scientists build world’s first anti-laser


February 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Yale University scientists have developed the world's first anti-laser, in which incoming beams of light interfere with one another in such a way as to perfectly cancel each ... Read more...

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Mobile phone radiation poses health risks: Government panel


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Next time you chat away for hours on your mobile phone, think about the grave health risks from the emitted radiation. It causes loss of memory, lack ... Read more...

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How light can be used for making smaller, faster, cheaper computer chips


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): University of Maryland researchers have found how they can use visible light to make tiny integrated circuits.The find could one day, have implications for making ever smaller, faster, ... Read more...

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Cellular tower study debunks radiation myth


December 21st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI-Business Wire India): In a first of its kind study, specific to the Indian environment carried out Independently by the Premier Engineering Institutes revealed that "Levels of Radiation" from ... Read more...

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Scientists using ordinary light to trace merging supermassive black holes


November 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Researchers are creating a detailed blueprint for merging black holes using ordinary visible light and existing telescopes.Simulated models of these mergers will also aid the discovery of gravitational ... Read more...

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Air Force One Reaches India With President Barack Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and wait the iconic Air Force One has reached India with the First couple of USA. The arrival of the Air Force One ... Read more...

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Wind turbines do not make people sick, says Oz study


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): An Australian study has come to the conclusion that there is no scientific evidence linking wind turbines to the ill health of people living nearby.The National Health and ... Read more...

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Fear of mobile tower radiation grips Delhi area


June 12th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Residents in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh are demanding the demolition of a mobile phone tower in the residential area, alleging that electromagnetic radiation from it ... Read more...

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‘Blacker than black’ metamaterial created


June 12th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): A "blacker than black" stuff has been created, which, according to scientists, is made of metamaterials that absorbs virtually all the light that hits it.Metamaterials exhibit optical properties ... Read more...

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Cancer warning on cell phones?


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): The debate on whether cell phones cause cancer is still going on, with some groups saying that a safety-warning label should be put on them the way they ... Read more...

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Shrunken brain found in ancient human ancestor


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A remnant of the male individual's brain may be present in the remains of a well preserved 1.9-million-year-old human ancestor, say the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, ... Read more...

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New optical system to revolutionize undersea communications


February 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists and engineers have devised an undersea optical communications system that-complemented by acoustics-enables a virtual revolution in high-speed undersea data collection and transmission.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

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Racing gamma-ray photons prove that Einstein still rules


October 29th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Two gamma-ray photons that raced across the Universe for the last 7.3 billion years to arrive at NASA's orbiting Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope within nine-tenths of a second ... Read more...

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Residents blame mobile tower for health hazards in Kota


October 19th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kota (Rajasthan), Oct. 19 (ANI): A cell phone tower installed atop a house has become a health hazard for residents of a railway housing society in Kota.Many elderly people staying in this ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan first to find water on Moon


September 24th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Data from Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar mission, has revealed the presence of large quantities of water on the surface of the Moon, a discovery that is a ... Read more...

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New Drake-like equation to quantify a habitat’s potential for hosting life


September 17th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Researchers from the Open University, UK, are laying the groundwork for a new equation that could mathematically quantify a habitat's potential for hosting life, in a similar way ... Read more...

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Airframe tests to help ensure better air travel safety


August 27th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Recent tests by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will provide much needed, independent data on how electromagnetic radiation penetrates aircraft, helping to ensure ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s invisible gateway closer to reality, say scientists


August 13th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Invisible gateways, like the one in Harry Potter,are a step closer to reality, thanks to a new theory developed by scientists.With the help of a technique known as ... Read more...

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NASA mission to explore the polarized universe


August 5th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): An exciting new astrophysics mission led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will be the first to provide a revolutionary window into the polarized universe.Named ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre tastes like raspberries and smells of rum


April 21st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): If a long term research by astronomers is anything to go by, then the centre of our of galaxy tastes like raspberries and smells of rum.According to a ... Read more...

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E bomb to destroy and disable electronic systems in one blast


March 14th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): The U.S. Army is developing an e-bomb that would use electromagnetic radiation to destroy and disable electronic systems and their operators in one blast.The key is a ... Read more...

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A unique mission: Beijing man tests radiation in the community


March 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (Xinhua) Holding a black electronic gadget, Cheng Jing, a 38-year-old man who lives here carefully reads the figures on its screen and jots them down in a notebook. Cheng ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology to help improve quality of paper, packaging materials


February 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers are taking the help of nanotechnology to improve paper and packaging materials at low cost. Their finding, which involves the addition of a simple step to the ... Read more...

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Cell phone use linked to brain tumours: Russian scientist


February 6th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (RIA Novosti) A leading Russian scientist has said, citing a Swedish study, that the use of cell phones from an early age could lead to brain tumours. "We have ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan camera detects X-ray signal from moon


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) The sophisticated camera on board India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 detected the first X-ray signal from the moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said here Friday."The first ... Read more...

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What happened before the Big Bang


December 17th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A team of astrophysicists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has said that their new theoretical interpretation of an imprint from the earliest stages of the ... Read more...

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Computer criminals can hear what you type on a keyboard


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): Swiss researchers have shown that computer criminals can misuse the electromagnetic signals produced by when buttons on a keyboard to eavesdrop on what a user types. Martin ... Read more...

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Time’s green hero Dilawar Mohammed fights for the sparrow


October 7th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Dilawar Mohammed, one of the winners of Time magazine's Heroes of the Environment-2008, is a crusader for the almost ignored bird - the common sparrow.He is almost single-handedly ... Read more...

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Invisibility cloak to protect coastlines from large water waves


October 3rd, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Liverpool have tested an invisibility cloak that could reduce the risk of large water waves overtopping coastal defenses.Mathematicians at Liverpool, working with ... Read more...

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