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Boat Breaks Speed Record in San Francisco


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly advanced multihull sailboat DCNS hydroptere amazingly sets the record for the fastest time over a one nautical mile distance on the afternoon of Friday ... Read more...

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Austrian skydiver plans to break sound barrier in free fall (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) An Austrian skydiver will try to break the sound barrier during a free fall from a balloon high up in the stratosphere.Felix Baumgartner, 42, termed it ... Read more...

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Big Chinese chopper passes cold weather flight test


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's first independently-developed large civil helicopter has passed a cold weather flight test, said China Aviation Industrial Helicopter Co. Monday.The flight testing period for the 13-tonne ... Read more...

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Ultimate parachute jump: Diver to break sound barrier


February 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) An Austrian skydiver will try to break the sound barrier during a free fall from a balloon on the edge of space later this year, The ... Read more...

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New Eiger speed record set


May 4th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Grindelwald, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a new speed record regarding the climb of the north face of Eiger. 27-year-old Swiss climber, Dani Arnold, scaled the challenge in 2 hours ... Read more...

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Solar car sets speed record


January 12th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) A solar car designed by Australian students achieved top speed of 88 kmph - the fastest in its category.Designed and built by students of the University of New ... Read more...

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By 2050, high speed trains will run at 500kmph: Experts


December 10th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Experts believe that high-speed trains would run at a skyrocketing speed of 500 kilometers per hour or above in 2050."We will own the technology of operating trains ... Read more...

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Chinese train breaks speed record


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China Friday claimed that one of its high-speed trains broke the world record for unmodified commercial use during trial service.The train hit a speed of 486.1 km per ... Read more...

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Daring 41 female skydivers set new women’s free-fly world record


November 29th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A team of 41 brave and adventurous ladies has created a new women's free-fly world record hurtling towards the ground at a speed of up to 200mph.Female ... Read more...

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China working to run trains at over 500 km/hour


October 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China has started research on a new super-speed technology that would allow it to run trains at over 500 km an hour, an official said.Railway ministry chief engineer ... Read more...

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World’s fastest helicopter developed


August 28th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): The world's fastest helicopter has been developed by Sikorsky Aircraft.The X2 unofficially broke the helicopter speed record in AugustAnd the company's engineers and test pilots are still striving ... Read more...

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Silicon chip speed record shattered on electron ‘racetrack’


July 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A "racetrack" that can shuttle electrons around at high speeds has set a new record for silicon chips.Electrons travelling through silicon have a strict speed limit due to ... Read more...

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Kiwi sets new tap dancing speed record


October 21st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 21 (ANI): A Kiwi man has reclaimed his title of being the fastest tap dancer in the world.Tony Adams's record of 610 taps in a minute last year was toppled ... Read more...

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Scientists break light modulation speed record


June 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has broken the light modulation speed record, that too twice, with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz, breaking the previous record of 1.7 ... Read more...

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Quantum computing comes closer to reality


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 22 (ANI): Stanford researchers say that they have made a significant advance towards creating quantum computers that will dramatically outshine tradioinal computers in tackling certain key problems like searching ... Read more...

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Frenchman set to plunge to Earth from the edge of space


May 24th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London , May 24 (ANI): Parachuting has been a hobby for many, but a retired French army colonel is so passionate about the sport that he is preparing to attempt a ... Read more...

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Human fat powered $3 m boat aims to set new speed record!


December 24th, 2007 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): A bio diesel speedboat powered in part by liposuctioned human fat will go around the world in a bid to set a new speed record.Pete Bethune will ... Read more...

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