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'First discovery of many potentially habitable planets': Researchers discover vapour in exoplanet's atmosphere

The search also detected signs of water vapour in the atmosphere and Earth-like temperatures that could potentially support life

Published on 12th September 2019
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Why is Chandrayaan 2 landing on the South Pole: 10 things you need to know about the mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the landing of Chandrayaan 2 Lander Vikram live with 60 kids from across the country from Bengaluru

Published on 6th September 2019
James Webb Space Telescope

NASA finally assembles Hubble's successor James Webb Space Telescope to explore cosmos

NASA's most powerful and complex space telescope has now been mechanically connected. The next step will be to electrically connect the two halves and test the electrical connections

Published on 29th August 2019
ISRO Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-2 closer to the moon as ISRO performs second lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre, 13 more to go

The next Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on August 28, 2019 between 5.30 - 6.30 hrs IST and this will take the spacecraft one step closer to the moon

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Meet M Vanitha, the College of Engineering, Guindy alumnus who is at the helm of Chandrayaan-2

At ISRO, Vanitha has earned the reputation for handling the data sent by Indian remote sensing satellites and managing a team of about 60 officials

Published on 20th August 2019
MOON

Moon may have more frozen water than previously thought

The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience

Published on 5th August 2019
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Orbit raised further, Chandrayaan-2 now another step closer to moon

The fourth orbit-raising manoeuvre is scheduled on August 2 between 1400 hrs to 1500 hrs

Published on 29th July 2019
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India on the moon: How to use the phrases 'bounce back', 'technical glitch' and others correctly in sentences

To ‘bounce back’ means to return quickly to a normal condition after a difficult situation, crisis or setback

Published on 27th July 2019
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ISRO launches Chandrayaan-2 a week after failed attempt

ISRO chief K Sivan on Sunday said that the Chandrayaan-2 will perform 15 crucial manoeuvres in the days to come

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Now, chemical recycling can turn plastic into heat and electricity

The team tested plastics, in particular black plastics, which are commonly used as packaging for ready meals and fruit and vegetables in supermarkets, but can't be easily recycled

Published on 17th July 2019
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Rare 'superflares' from Sun could disrupt Earth's communications, warn scientists

Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed superflares — huge bursts of energy from stars that can be seen from hundreds of light years away

Published on 12th June 2019
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Artificial Intelligence discovers two hidden planets from Kepler space telescope data

The process, described in The Astronomical Journal, should help astronomers find many more missed planets hiding in Kepler data

Published on 27th March 2019
VSSUT Satellite Launch Vehicle

VSSUT students' innovative space programme on sounding rocket launch vehicle gets PM's pat on Mann-Ki-Baat

Stating that the country has also created a world record for launching 104 satellites simultaneously from the same spacecraft, Modi hoped that India would soon register its presence on the moon

Published on 28th January 2019
NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest winner

How Bengaluru schoolgirl Nidhi Mayurika managed to crack a NASA contest thrice

This 15-year-old girl has won the NASA contest thrice and her innovations have been unique every year. Now, she plans to be a Cosmologist

Published on 25th September 2018
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Delhi College Grads win $1million for Women Safety Device

The Delhi College of Engineering graduates won the 'Anu and Naveen Jain XPrize for Women's Safety' at an awards ceremony at the United Nations

Published on 7th June 2018

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