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Mars rover landing to be broadcast live


August 1st, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) NASA's Curiosity rover will land on the Martian surface at 0531 GMT Aug 6 and the landing process will be broadcast live from the New York ... Read more...

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British scientists to study how cows make friends!


July 30th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Cows have attracted the curiosity of British scientists as to how they make friends among themselves.In a three-year study, funded by the Department for Environment, Food ... Read more...

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Spacebots only way to find ETs: expert


April 19th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Deploying self-replicating robots or exobots in space explorations could be the only way to find extraterrestrial life and clean up space junk, says an expert. "Developing ... Read more...

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‘Tom and Jerry’ now in Tibetan language


January 14th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) American cartoon series "Tom and Jerry" is among 1,500 hours of English and Chinese TV programmes translated into Tibetan language and on show daily through a ... Read more...

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Twin NASA probes reach lunar orbit


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) New Year's Eve and New Year's Day saw twin US spacecraft entering lunar orbit to study the moon, NASA said.The second Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory, ... Read more...

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Aliens may have left footprints on moon!


December 29th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Aliens may have left their footprints or artefacts on the moon which would last far longer than radio signals. Two astronomers from Arizona State University who ... Read more...

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Could city lights help locate alien civilisations?


November 4th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists may have hit upon a new idea of tracking aliens, after years of seeking them through radio signals and ultra short laser pulses.Avi Loeb, working ... Read more...

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Measuring Wi-Fi attacks can combat cyber crimes


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to gauge how badly a Wi-Fi network can be damaged by cyber attacks. This can ensure stronger security systems. "This information ... Read more...

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Issue of cross-border mobile signals to be taken up: Deora


August 24th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The department of telecommunications has asked the external affairs ministry to discuss with Islamabad and Dhaka the issue of mobile signals being available in Indian ... Read more...

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Whale Orca’s ears inspire ultrasensitive mike


June 26th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Orca whale's ears have inspired researchers to develop a microphone so sensitive that it can be used at any ocean depth, capable of recording anything from ... Read more...

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Look for signs of mining in asteroid belts to find alien life, say scientists


April 5th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): For decades, scientists have been trying to establish contact with extra-terrestrials by sending radio signals deep into space.Now, there's a quicker way to reach them - just search ... Read more...

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GPS dependent UK can be dismantled instantly by terrorists


March 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Engineers have warned that the Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) navigation system, on which Britain is greatly dependent, is vulnerable and could be misused by terrorists to create chaos ... Read more...

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Human networking theory explains how infectious diseases spread


December 14th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study using human-networking theory may explain how infectious diseases such as the common cold, influenza, whooping cough and SARS spread through a closed group of people, ... Read more...

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Air Force scientists study flying insects’ altitude control mechanisms


December 8th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists at a Caltech laboratory are studying flying insects' altitude control mechanisms, which may in turn lead to technology that controls altitude in a variety of aircraft for ... Read more...

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Wi-fi radiation harmful to trees: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Wi-fi networks that enable our burgeoning online communications are a threat to trees, say Dutch scientists.According to the study in Holland, trees planted close to a wireless router ... Read more...

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Simultaneous signals from 2 pulsars heralds new era in radio astronomy


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Astronomers at ASTRON demonstrated the feasibility of a new receiver technology by simultaneously detecting the radio signals of two widely separated pulsars - the observation will have a ... Read more...

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NASA’s bread-loaf-sized nanosatellite to study life in space


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): In an attempt to answer astrobiology's fundamental questions about the origin, evolution, and distribution of life in the universe, NASA is getting ready to fly a small satellite ... Read more...

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Tiger found dead in Sariska


November 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 15 (IANS) A tiger has been found dead in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve, an official said Monday.The carcass of the tiger was found late Sunday evening by forest officials who ... Read more...

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‘Ear on the universe’ to revolutionize astronomy studies


September 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): LOFAR (Low Frequency Array) - the first major radio telescope to be built in Britain for decades will help answer questions such as "Are we alone?" and "how ... Read more...

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Aliens exist but are yet to visit earth


August 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Extra-terrestrial beings do exist but they have not yet come to visit our planet, and the best way to communicate with aliens is to send radio signals, a ... Read more...

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Spinning stars help scientists ‘weigh’ planets in our Solar System


August 24th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): An international team of researchers has come up with a new way to weigh the planets in our Solar System, using radio signals from pulsars.Data from a ... Read more...

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Odds of finding ET is ‘1 in 10 million’


July 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): There is 1 in 10 million chance of successfully eavesdropping on the daily radio traffic of extraterrestrial life forms, calculated a pair of UK scientists.Duncan Forgan, from the ... Read more...

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Consumer Reports Slams the “Flawed” iPhone4


July 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The engineers from Consumer Reports has stated that they do not recommend the flawed iPhone4 from Apple, even if it is considered the “must ... Read more...

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Cosmic clocks can help unravel universe’s mysteries


June 25th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new technique that will turn pulsars - natural cosmic clocks - into accurate time-keepers. The work will improve studies of the origins ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane spotted by amateur skywatchers


May 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26 (ANI): A group of amateur sky watchers have spotted the X-37B mini-space plane, despite US Air Force's efforts to keep the whereabouts and the actual purpose of the ... Read more...

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US to improve Pak radio signals in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan


May 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 7 (ANI): Pakistan has signed eight million dollars agreement with the United States for providing two AM transmitters in order to enhance radio transmission coverage in Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan ... Read more...

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New innovations required for finding aliens


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): The author of a new book, titled "The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone?" has said that bold new innovations are required to search for extraterrestrial intelligence.Writing in March's ... Read more...

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NASA’s new mission to unlock secret of solar storms


February 1st, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) NASA is sending a new mission in the space to observe the surface of the sun so as to unlock the secret of solar storms and other chaotic ... Read more...

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NASA to unlock sun’s secrets


January 31st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): US space agency NASA is set to embark on an ambitious mission which will try to discover the causes of extreme solar activity, such as sun spots and ... Read more...

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Chennai software engineer forecasts weather with self-made antennas


January 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 29(ANI): Rajesh Kannan, a software engineer from Chennai, has a fascinating hobby of using his self-made antennas to predict weather conditions across the globe.Kannan is an amateur radio operator, and ... Read more...

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Digital revolution making Earth invisible to aliens in outer space


January 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 26 (ANI): The world's leading alien hunter has said that satellite TV and the digital revolution is making humanity more and more invisible to inquisitive extraterrestrials on other planets.According to ... Read more...

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Scientists discover tsunami on the Sun


December 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 7 (ANI): In what is a surprising discovery, scientists have found tsunami-style towering waves that race across the face of the Sun.According to a report in ABC News, the Solar ... Read more...

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New concept may enhance Earth-Mars communication


October 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): An ESA (European Space Agency) engineer, working with engineers in the UK, may have found a new concept that may enhance Earth-Mars communication.The European researchers studied a possible ... Read more...

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New satellites can overcome glitch in Earth-Mars communication


October 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The sun can block direct communication between Earth and Mars for weeks at a time, cutting off any potential mission to the red planet. The solution - satellites ... Read more...

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Radio waves can ’see’ terrorists, hostages through walls


October 12th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Engineers have developed a wireless network of radio transmitters that can track people moving behind solid walls. The system could help police, firefighters and others nab intruders, and ... Read more...

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