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Indian rocket set for blast-off


July 15th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Ferrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12A, a fully fuelled up Indian rocket is all set to blast off from the space port ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for launch Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The stage is set for the Friday launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17) ferrying the 1,140 kg GSAT-12 communication satellite.The rocket will blast-off ... Read more...

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New tabletop device that produces high energy X-rays at lower costs


October 25th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists have suggested a new tabletop instrument that would make producing tightly focused beams of high energy X-rays-cheaper and simpler.Researchers from Imperial College London, the University of Michigan ... Read more...

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Now, inflatable collar to replace helmet


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The 'Hvvding' helmet is an airbag 'collar' that springs into action in an eye blink -- covering the skull and neck of a cyclist in the event of ... Read more...

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How young galaxies can grow gently


October 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Galaxies often collide and then merge to form larger systems and this process is certainly an important growth mechanism. However, an additional way has been proposed so that ... Read more...

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Our helium reserves to run out in 25 years


August 24th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Colourful balloons that float in the air during our birthdays are the only link we have with helium. But the non-renewable gas is being squandered at a rate ... Read more...

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Indian satellite launch postponed to June


April 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to launch its rocket, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C15), carrying its cartography satellite Cartosat-2B and couple of other payloads, ... Read more...

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Nuclear fusion power could solve world’s energy crisis


April 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Imagine if you could generate power using nuclear power minus radioactivity - it would be the answer to the dream of finding a clean, sustainable energy source. ... Read more...

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Design flaws may have doomed the “Big Bang Machine”


February 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A senior scientist who helped to build the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is claiming that the cause of the shutdown of the giant particle accelerator in 2008 ... Read more...

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Magnetic field allows interstellar space to be fluffy


December 30th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): The Voyager probes have discovered that interstellar fluff is more magnetized than previously believed, a factor that seems to allow its very existence.The 'Local Fluff', which is a ... Read more...

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Scientists discover “noodle soup” of solar material at space bubble’s edge


October 16th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): The NASA Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission has found a "noodle soup" of solar material accumulated at the outer fringes of the heliosphere bubble.The heliosphere is a bubble ... Read more...

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New technology to help doctors image lungs


April 18th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) New technology pioneered by Australian researchers will help doctors image a patient's lungs and respiratory diseases. Scientists from the University of Queensland (UQ) have successfully developed the country's first ... Read more...

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Soon, plasma needles to revolutionise dental treatment


May 10th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
London , May 10 (ANI): Chinese researchers have reported the successful development of "plasma needles," i.e. luminous jets of ionised gas, which when put to use, can revolutionise dental treatment and ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover timing mechanism of stellar time bomb


May 1st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered a timing mechanism that allows them to predict exactly when a superdense star will unleash incredibly powerful explosions.The timing mechanism ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher unveils Victorian piston to cool space-age electronics


April 16th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): A researcher of Indian origin and his colleagues at the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, have developed a new prototype that may form the basis ... Read more...

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Life could have evolved 500 million years earlier but for UV radiation


December 10th, 2007 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that life could have started in the universe 500 million years earlier than it did, but UV (Ultra Violet) radiation suppressed its formation. Conducted ... Read more...

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Scientists make breakthrough in understanding new state of matter


December 6th, 2007 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 6(ANI): Researchers at the University of Alberta have made a remarkable advancement in the understanding of what they call a new state of matter or supersolidity.The research led by ... Read more...

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First stars in the Universe might have been “dark stars” with no twinkle


December 3rd, 2007 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): The first stars in the beginning of the universe might have been invisible "dark stars", which were powered by the presence of dark matter, a new study has ... Read more...

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