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PM greets the scientists and science lov New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the scientists and science lovers on National Science Day. 28-Feb-2016
NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, researchers California, Feb 27 (IBNS) NASA will share the completion of American astronaut Scott Kelly’s one-year mission aboard the International Space Station with live television coverage of his return to Houston on Wednesday, March 2, and two news briefings on Mar 4. 27-Feb-2016
NASA tests life-detection drill in earth California, Feb 27 (IBNS) In a harsh environment with very little water and intense ultraviolet radiation, most life in the extreme Atacama Desert in Chile exists as microbial colonies underground or inside rocks. 27-Feb-2016
NASA’s IBEX Observations pin down Inte California, Feb 27 (IBNS) Immediately after its 2008 launch, NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, spotted a curiosity in a thin slice of space: More particles streamed in through a long, skinny swath in the sky than anywhere else. 27-Feb-2016
The Frozen Canyons of Pluto’s North Po California, Feb 26 (IBNS): The ethereal scene captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft tells yet another story of Pluto’s diversity of geological and compositional features—this time in an enhanced color image of the north polar area. 26-Feb-2016
ISRO signed satellite launch service agr New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS) In reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, Union minister Dr Jitendra Singh said that Antrix Corporation Limited (Antrix), the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed a Launch Services Agreement in October 2015, with PlanetIQ, an American company. 25-Feb-2016
Tropical fires fuel elevated Ozone level New York, Feb 25 (Just Earth News/IBNS) A diverse team of atmospheric chemists, meteorologists and modelers, including scientists from NASA, has traced the origins of mysterious pockets of high ozone concentrations and low water vapor in the air above the western Pacific Ocean near Guam to fires burning in Southeast Asia and in Africa, half a world away. 25-Feb-2016
Flying through the Aurora's green fog California, Feb 25 (IBNS) Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency (ESA) shared a stunning image of a glowing aurora taken on Feb. 23 from the International Space Station. 25-Feb-2016
NASA partners on air quality study in Ea California, Feb 25 (IBNS) NASA and the Republic of Korea are developing plans for a cooperative field study of air quality in May and June to advance the ability to monitor air pollution accurately from space. 25-Feb-2016
Cabinet approves arrangement for establi New Delhi, Feb 24 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday was apprised about signing ofan arrangement for the establishment of an Indo-French Joint Committee on Science & Technology Cooperation.India and France have signed the arrangement for establishment of this apex level Joint Committee on Jan 25 in New Delhi. 24-Feb-2016
K. N. Vyas takes over as BARC Director New Delhi, Feb 24 (IBNS) Scientist K. N. Vyas has taken over as the Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). 24-Feb-2016
ISRO, Minstry of Urban Development worki New Delhi, Feb 24 (IBNS) ISRO is working with Minstry of Urban Development for enabling preparation of large scale GIS database using satellite data for 500 towns under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). 24-Feb-2016
K. N. Vyas takes over as Director, BARC Mumbai, Feb 24 (IBNS) Distinguished Scientist and Associate Director, Reactor Projects Group of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), K. N. Vyas, took over as Director, BARC on Tuesday from Dr. Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy. 24-Feb-2016
NASA, UN announce final winner of #whysp California, Feb 23 (IBNS) As astronaut Scott Kelly’s one-year mission aboard the International Space Station draws to a close, NASA and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are announcing the final winner of a global photography competition highlighting how the vantage point of space helps us better understand our home planet and provide benefits to humanity. 24-Feb-2016
Graphic images may not scare smokers off Illinois, Feb 23 (IBNS) Images of disease and suffering should move smokers to kick the habit – at least, that’s the thinking behind graphic warning labels used on cigarette packages in much of the world, and maybe someday in the U.S. 23-Feb-2016
NASA Global Hawk flies Pacific storm mis California, Feb 23 (IBNS) Extreme weather predictions on the West Coast could become more accurate with help from NASA's remotely piloted Global Hawk. Flights to look at Pacific storms as they develop began Feb. 12. 23-Feb-2016
NASA sees category 5 Southern Pacific tr California, Feb 23 (IBNS) NASA satellites provided data on Tropical Cyclone Winston before and after it made an historic landfall in eastern Fiji. 23-Feb-2016
European Nuclear researchers' delegation New Delhi, Feb 22 (IBNS) A delegation representing task force of “European Organization for Nuclear Research”, known in French as “Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire” (CERN) called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh here on Monday and discussed with him wide range of issues of mutual interest including the status of application put in by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, recently for the associate membership of CERN. 22-Feb-2016
SOFIA begins fourth year of observations California, Feb 22 (IBNS) NASA’s “flying” telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aboard a highly modified Boeing 747SP jetliner, began its fourth series of science flights on Feb. 3. 22-Feb-2016
Brain activity patterns during sleep con London, Feb 22 (IBNS) A question on sleep and its importance was tackled by a new research at the University of Bristol that revealed how brain activity during sleep sorted through the huge number of experiences one encounters every day, filing only the important information in memory. 22-Feb-2016
Adimab scientists report isolation of hi New York, Feb 20 (IBNS)Adimab, LLC, a global leader in the discovery of human antibodies, recently reported the isolation of a broad panel of neutralizing anti-Ebola virus antibodies from a survivor of the recent Zaire outbreak. 20-Feb-2016
NASA invites public to send artwork to a California, Feb 20 (Just Earth News/IBNS) NASA is calling all space enthusiasts to send their artistic endeavors on a journey aboard NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft. 20-Feb-2016
Record number of Americans apply to #BeA California, Feb 20 ( (Just Earth News/IBNS) More than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class, almost three times the number of applications received in 2012 for the most recent astronaut class, and far surpassing the previous record of 8,000 in 1978. 20-Feb-2016
NASA scientists, engineers receive Presi California, Feb 20 (Just Earth News/IBNS) President Obama Thursday named six NASA researchers as recipients of the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). These recipients, and 100 other federal researchers, will receive their awards in a ceremony later this year in Washington. 20-Feb-2016
Study finds Aboriginal children experien Melbourne, Feb 19 (IBNS) New research shows Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are more than one and a half times more likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries than non-Indigenous children, prompting calls for more targeted child injury prevention programs. 19-Feb-2016
NASA introduces new, wider set of eyes o California, Feb 19 (IBNS) After years of preparatory studies, NASA is formally starting an astrophysics mission designed to help unlock the secrets of the universe -- the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). 19-Feb-2016
Hubble directly measures rotation of cl California, Feb 19 (IBNS) Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have measured the rotation rate of an extreme exoplanet by observing the varied brightness in its atmosphere. This is the first measurement of the rotation of a massive exoplanet using direct imaging. 19-Feb-2016
Pluto's 'Hulk-like' Moon Charon: A possi California, Feb 19 (IBNS): Pluto’s largest moon may have gotten too big for its own skin. 19-Feb-2016
How a NASA team turned a smartphone into California, Feb 18 (IBNS) Satellites aren’t small or cheap. The Solar Dynamics Observatory launched by NASA in 2010 weighs about 6,800 pounds and cost $850 million to build and put into orbit. 18-Feb-2016
NASA plant researchers explore question California, Feb 18 (Just Earth News/IBNS) NASA plant physiologist Ray Wheeler, Ph.D., and fictional astronaut Mark Watney from the movie "The Martian" have something in common — they are both botanists. 18-Feb-2016
NASA TV to broadcast U.S. cargo ship dep California, Feb 17 (IBNS) After delivering more than 7,000 pounds of cargo to support dozens of science experiments from around the world, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Friday, Feb. 19. 17-Feb-2016
Glow from the Big Bang allows discovery California, Feb 17 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a jet from a very distant supermassive black hole being illuminated by the oldest light in the Universe. This discovery shows that black holes with powerful jets may be more common than previously thought in the first few billion years after the Big Bang. 17-Feb-2016
NASA releases Mar 8 total solar eclipse California, Feb 15 (JEN/IBNS) People in parts of Southeast Asia will see the sun in a new light on Mar 8, 2016 EST, (March 9 local time) during a total solar eclipse that will last over a minute in every location on its path, NASA said. 15-Feb-2016
Nutrient slowed cancer cell growth in ea Washington, Feb 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS) One of the first clinical studies to look at the effect of sulforaphane on breast tissues of women diagnosed with breast cancer showed that this compound was well tolerated and slowed the growth of cancer cells, especially at early stages, Oregon State University said. 15-Feb-2016
Flowering Zinnias on space station set s California, Feb 14 (IBNS) Zinnia plants from the Veggie ground control experiment at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida were harvested Feb 11 in the same way that crew member Scott Kelly will harvest the zinnias growing in the Veggie system aboard the International Space Station on Feb 14—Valentine’s Day. 14-Feb-2016
Particles in love: Quantum mechanics exp California, Feb 13 (IBNS) Here's a love story at the smallest scales imaginable: particles of light. It is possible to have particles that are so intimately linked that a change to one affects the other, even when they are separated at a distance. 13-Feb-2016
NASA, University Study shows rising seas California, Feb 12 (IBNS) New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. 12-Feb-2016
Gravitational waves detected, scientists Washington, Feb 12 (IBNS) For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe, according to the LIGO Hanford observatory. 12-Feb-2016
Meteorite did not kill Indian man, NASA Washington/ New Delhi, Feb 10 (IBNS) American space agency NASA has refused to accept reports that an Indian driver was killed in Tamil Nadu by a meteorite. 10-Feb-2016
New satellite-based maps to aid in clima California, Feb 10 (IBNS) New, detailed maps of the world’s natural landscapes created using NASA satellite data could help scientists better predict the impacts of future climate change. 10-Feb-2016
NASA's GPM Satellite examines violent th California, Feb 6 (IBNS) Severe weather moved through the southern U.S. on February 2 and 3, and NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite examined the violent thunderstorms. 06-Feb-2016
Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell dies at California, Feb 6 (IBNS) Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot on Apollo 14, passed away Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing. 06-Feb-2016
NASA's James Webb Space telescope primar California, Feb 5 (IBNS) The 18th and final primary mirror segment is installed on what will be the biggest and most powerful space telescope ever launched. 05-Feb-2016
Pluto's mysterious, floating hills Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IBNS) The nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto’s surrounding uplands. 05-Feb-2016
NASA's Juno Spacecraft burns for Jupiter California, Feb 4 (IBNS) NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path on Thursday. 04-Feb-2016
Solar thermal power and applications are New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): Solar thermal has many applications where the heat of the sun is directly used for many industrial, residential and commercial purposes – but it has not yet found much support in the country. 04-Feb-2016
NASA Space launch system's first flight New York, Feb 3 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The first flight of NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), will carry 13 CubeSats to test innovative ideas along with an uncrewed Orion spacecraft in 2018. 03-Feb-2016
Orion crew module for Exploration Missio California, Feb 2 (IBNS) The Orion crew module pressure vessel for NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) arrived on Tuesday at the Shuttle Landing Facility operated by Space Florida at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 02-Feb-2016
Todd May named Marshall Space Flight Cen California, Feb 2 (IBNS) NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Todd May director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. May was appointed Marshall deputy director in August 2015 and has been serving as acting director since the Nov. 13 retirement of Patrick Scheuermann. 02-Feb-2016
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