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Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy


August 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan's water ... Read more...

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Cuba seeks to boost alternative energy production


June 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a push for "energy security and sovereignty", an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India can be a great power using more renewable energy


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India can be a great power, ushering in a game changing third industrial revolution by utilising its renewable energy resources and collaborating with power ... Read more...

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ONGC to set up n-plant, fertilizer unit, solar projects


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 29 (IANS) State-owned ONGC is to set up a slew of projects in the nuclear, fertiliser, solar, wind power and lighting sectors, a top company official said Thursday.A ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Durban climate talks: What it means for India?


December 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS)At the recently concluded UN climate change talk in Durban, the world agreed to a new global climate change regime by 2020 to bring down emissions ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Animation, gaming industry offers scope to students: President


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 2 (IANS) Set to grow at 10 percent per annum over the next two years, the global animation and gaming industry offered tremendous opportunities to students in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Asteroids are linked to meteorites striking earth


September 18th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Asteroids in space are linked to meteorites that land on earth, a new discovery claims. Analysis of dust samples from an asteroid known as Itokawa has ... Read more...

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China comes up with plan to save Earth from asteroid hit


August 19th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Chinese scientists have proposed a method to prevent the possible collision of Apophis - a 46-million-tonne asteroid - with the Earth in ... Read more...

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Water may be trapped in lunar potholes, suggest scientists


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Water molecules, which was found in 'significant amount' on the moon's surface in October 2009, may be trapped in the pits of its surface, say scientists.In 2009, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project


March 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Making a strong plea on the need for nuclear power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday said the coastal site in Ratnagiri where the controversial 9,900-MW ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No connection between superstorms and Earth’s magnetic fields: Experts


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): There's simply no established scientific connection between the concept of superstorms - and weather in general - and the Earth's magnetic fields, say experts.Some worriers say that these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Observing flares of ultraviolet light from Jupiter’s aurora


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists has reported that Jupiter's aurora often emits dramatic flares of ultraviolet light lasting several tens of seconds.Bonfond et al. capture high-time-resolution image sequences of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA clicks first 3D image of the sun


February 7th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A NASA-led mission has provided the world's first ever 3D image of the sun's surface. Two satellites orbiting the sun perfectly aligned on opposite sides for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists explore invisible space around Earth


December 15th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): For the very first time, NASA's spacecraft has captured images of magnetotail structures and dynamic interactions occurring in the invisible space around Earth.Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) designed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Voyager 1 edges closer to solar system


December 15th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Thirty three years after its launch, NASA's long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft is barrelling its way toward the edge of the solar system.Launched in 1977, the nuclear-powered Voyager 1 ... Read more...

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Voyager Spacecraft is Near Solar System’s Edge


December 15th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Voyager 1 Spacecraft, a long time part of the NASA space program is rushing toward the edge of our solar system. On Monday, NASA announced that recent ... Read more...

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NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft nearing edge of Solar System


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): NASA's long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft is nearing the edge of our solar system after 33 years.Now hurtling toward interstellar space some 10.8 billion miles from the Sun, Voyager ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intense solar activity in 2012 will trip mobile phones, GPS


December 12th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Experts predict the Northern Lights will be at their brightest in 50 years in 2012 and could cause disruption of mobile phones, Global Positioning Systems and even national ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NASA’s Artemis mission to shed light on Moon’s space environment


October 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Two micro satellites launched into the Earth's orbit by NASA in 2007 have now been redirected towards new orbits around the Moon to study its space environment in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How Sun steals Martian atmosphere


October 6th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Mars is losing its atmosphere slowly, and it's all because of the Sun, say scientists. It is using its own breath, the solar wind, and its radiation to ... Read more...

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Trigger that sets off pulsating aurorae found


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the elusive trigger that sets off the most striking visual outbursts, known as pulsating aurorae or blinking lights around Earth's polar regions.Though typical auroras ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Satellites harnessing solar winds can meet world’s energy needs100bn times over


September 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Bid adieu to wind power or conventional solar power, for scientists have suggested that the world's energy needs could be met 100 billion times over using a satellite ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cassini craft gets first snapshots from within Saturn’s radio aurora


September 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): The Cassini spacecraft has made the first observations from within the radio aurora of another planet than Earth."Whereas the source region of Earth's radio aurora has been studied ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dust models show what solar system might look like to aliens


September 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): New supercomputer simulations show what the solar system might look like to alien astronomers searching for planets.The models have also provided a glimpse of how this view ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Magnetic anomalies shielding Moon’s surface from solar winds


September 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that magnetized regions called magnetic anomalies, mostly on the far side of the Moon, strongly deflected the solar wind, shielding the Moon's surface.This will help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Double eye of Venus polar vortex disappears


September 24th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Using data from ESA's Venus Express spacecraft, a new animation has shown that the double eye of the giant vortex at Venus's South pole has disappeared.Dr. Giuseppe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mercury found to have comet-like appearance


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists say that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of escaping gas from the planet Mercury.The STEREO mission ... Read more...

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NASA eyes unprecedented mission to unlock Sun’s biggest mysteries


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): NASA is developing an unprecedented mission to study the Sun closer than ever before.The project, named Solar Probe Plus, is scheduled to launch no later than 2018.The small ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz university students set for electric-vehicle race around the world


August 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): A team of students from the University of South Australia is taking part in a race around the world in an electric-vehicle called TREV (Two-seater Renewable Energy Vehicle). ... Read more...

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NASA’s IBEX spacecraft reveals space as never seen before


August 17th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft has surpassed its mission objectives with images that reveal the interactions between our home in the galaxy and interstellar space to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mercury Is The Recipient Of Violent Magnetic Storms


July 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh investigation has indicated that Mercury is wracked by powerful magnetic disturbances that are more severe than any on Earth.A number of fresh ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rosetta to fly by asteroid Lutetia


July 10th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will make its closest approach to asteroid Lutetia today (1544GMT) as it heads towards comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for a 2014 rendezvous.The NASA instruments aboard Rosetta will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Promoting sustainable energy in India


May 6th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Timothy J Roemer, United States Ambassador to India on Thursday said that while climate challenges are urgent, there is also an opportunity for developing sustainable energy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Earth’s magnetic field is 3.45 billion years old


May 5th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered that Earth's magnetic field, which protects all life on the planet, is 3.45 billion years old.The evidence is seen in tiny iron ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronomers measure ‘biggest’ comet


April 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Astronomers have measured Comet McNaught, which is believed to be the biggest comet to date.In January 2007, people around the world watched comet McNaught streak across the ... Read more...

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