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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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Electronic warfare technologies to be developed for police


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) India is set to develop electronic warfare technologies to help paramilitary and police fight the Maoists and terrorists, a defence scientist said Wednesday."We have created a ... Read more...

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Scientists test invisibility cloak on 3D objects


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mankind has been obsessed with invisibility for ages. The closest mankind has come to achieving that is in the mind and of course on the screens in ... Read more...

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Scientist to make stellar observations aboard Boeing 747


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A scientist from the University of Colorado at Boulder will be one of two scientists who will use data gathered by a world-class telescope flying aboard a modified ... Read more...

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India to develop electronic warfare system soon


November 25th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) India is developing its own radar-based electronic warfare system (EWS) with two test ranges in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to equip its armed forces for modern wars, a ... Read more...

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Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak can now be made from silk


August 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Always worn silk with golden embroidery to stand out in a crowd? Well, now you can wear the shimmering garment to become invisible in a crowd, just like ... Read more...

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Indian remote sensing satellite beams high quality images


July 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) India's latest remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2B has started beaming high quality images of the country's landscape from the earth's lower orbit, India's space agency said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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Now, remote sensing to help detect hidden explosives


July 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): American scientists have made a major breakthrough in remote wave sensing, opening the way for detecting hidden explosives, chemical, biological agents and illegal drugs from a distance of ... 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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UK firm developing laser bomb detectors for NATO troops to neutralize ‘invisible’ Taliban bombs


May 15th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, May 15 (ANI): NATO Commanders, and the US in particular, have reportedly accepted a revolutionary new laser technology developed by a company in Britain that can detect Taliban ... Read more...

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Ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser may be used for high-resolution imaging


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Recent breakthroughs by a team of scientists have paved the way on how to build a ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser that could be used for super high-resolution imaging.Both ... Read more...

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Astronomers finding “millisecond pulsars” at astonishing rate


January 7th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): An international team of astronomers is discovering exotic stars known as "millisecond pulsars" at an astonishing rate - much faster than ever before.In the last thirty years, only ... Read more...

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T-rays may soon replace X-rays


December 21st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) T-rays are more penetrating than X-rays and are likely to replace the latter in locating terror bombs or illegal drugs, says new research. Alexey Belyanin, associate professor in ... Read more...

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NIT-Warangal to set up terahertz technology development centre


December 16th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The National Institute of Technology (NIT-W) at Andhra Pradesh's Warangal plans to establish a development centre to study a new area of electromagnetic spectrum, said to be first ... Read more...

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Proposed exoplanet may not exist after all


December 9th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): If a new research is to be believed, a proposed exoplanet near a star some 6 parsecs from Earth may not exist after all.Ground-based astrometry has been ... Read more...

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World’s largest telescope spells golden age of astronomy


December 3rd, 2009 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 3 (IANS) Hailing it as the beginning of a golden age of astronomy, researchers say the latest data beamed back to earth by the Herschel Space Observatory (HSO) is providing ... Read more...

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Data from Herschel to shed new light on star formation in nearby galaxies


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): The latest data delivered back to Earth by the Herschel Space Observatory (HSO) is providing astronomers with a better understanding of the composition, temperature, density and mass of ... Read more...

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India to launch two satellites to study climate change


October 18th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) India will soon join a select space club by launching two dedicated satellites in polar orbit to study climate change through atmospheric research and detection of greenhouse ... Read more...

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Soon, intelligent harvesting robots to take over UK farmers


August 12th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): British researchers are working on developing intelligent harvesting robots that may soon minimise wastage and solve an impending problem of labour shortage for UK farmers.Annual waste for certain ... Read more...

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Government clears development of new communication satellite


July 24th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government has approved development of the advanced GSAT-11 communication satellite for augmenting telecommunication services in the country. The clearance for undertaking design and development of the ... Read more...

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New York teen discovers weakest supernova ever seen


June 11th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI: Observations have determined that a peculiar, junior-sized supernova discovered by a New York teenager in 2008, might be the weakest supernova ever seen.The supernova, called SN 2008ha, was ... Read more...

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ESA to launch two large observatories to look deep into space and time


May 8th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 8 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) is going to launch two of the most sophisticated astronomical spacecraft ever built - Herschel and Planck - to look deep into space ... Read more...

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Astronomers to search for precursors to life in cosmic dust


May 6th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A University of Michigan astronomer has decided to use the Herschel Space Observatory to study the organic molecules that make up life on Earth in new detail in ... Read more...

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Two highly complex organic molecules detected in space


April 21st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, April 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, Cornell University, USA, and the University of Cologne, Germany, have detected two of the most complex ... Read more...

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Dust-swaddled galaxies light up the Universe


April 10th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): An Antarctic balloon experiment has revealed that dramatic dust-swaddled stellar nurseries seem to be the main sources of a diffuse background light found in all directions in the ... Read more...

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US airports testing full body scanners


April 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 1 (ANI): Some American airports are using whole body scanners at security checkpoints, which can penetrate people's clothing.Developed by New York-based L3 Communications, the scanner has become a cause ... Read more...

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X-ray camera aboard Chandrayaan-1 to probe the moon


October 16th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): The Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, which is Indias first mission to the moon, will carry a sophisticated X-ray camera on board, when it is launched into space on October ... Read more...

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Single-pixel terahertz camera will fine tune security screening


October 15th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) A terahertz version of the single-pixel camera developed by Rice University researchers could lead to breakthrough technologies in security, telecom, signal processing and medicine.The research describes a way ... Read more...

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X-ray camera aboard Chandrayaan to eye the Moon


September 26th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): A sophisticated X-ray camera made by scientists and engineers from the UKs Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is set to launch into space on October 22nd ... Read more...

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Plastic nanosheets can capture solar energy cheaply


August 11th, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Plastic sheets arrayed with billions of nanoantennas will help collect abundant heat energy generated by the sun and other sources cheaply. The technology, developed at the Idaho National ... Read more...

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Harry Potters invisibility cloak almost within reach


June 26th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Your dream of having a Harry Potter invisibility cloak could soon turn into a reality, thanks to researchers at the University of Illinois, who have developed a ... Read more...

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India to launch 10 satellites in one go


April 24th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) India's space agency will launch a cluster of 10 satellites onboard a polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV-C9) from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, about 90 km ... Read more...

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Indian American developing infrared super computers


April 15th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A computer that is a thousand-fold faster than the fastest current supercomputers is being developed by an Indian American scientist. The machine of the future being developed by ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist takes step towards building superfast far-infrared computers


April 15th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has tested devices aimed at harnessing far-infrared light, which marks a step towards building superfast computers that run on far-infrared light instead ... Read more...

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‘T-ray’ signals for developing next generation security sensors


February 6th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 6 (ANI): A new research into a type of radiation known as T-rays may soon be led to the development a new generation of sensors for detecting explosives and ... Read more...

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