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DRDO Directors’ Conclave 2016 begins i New Delhi, May 29 (IBNS) The DRDO Directors’ Conclave 2016, an annual event of DRDO was inaugurated by Secretary Defence R&D and Director General DRDO S Christopher on Sunday at Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Auditorium, Pashan, Pune. 29-May-2016
Mark Zuckerberg to connect with space st Washington, May 28 (IBNS) Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and chief executive officer, will speak with three astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 12:55 p.m. on June 1. 28-May-2016
New Horizons' best close-Up of Pluto's s California, May 28 (IBNS) This is the most detailed view of Pluto’s terrain you’ll see for a very long time. This mosaic strip – extending across the hemisphere that faced the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew past Pluto on July 14, 2015 – now includes all of the highest-resolution images taken by the NASA probe. (Be sure to zoom in for maximum detail.) 28-May-2016
NASA's GPM Satellite sees potential Atla California, May 27 (IBNS) An area of low pressure designated as System 91L, located in the Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas is being monitored today for possible development into a tropical or subtropical cyclone. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission core observatory satellite flew over the developing low pressure area on May 26, 2016 at 0932 UTC (5:30 a.m. EDT). 27-May-2016
NASA radar finds ice age record in Mars' California, May 27 (IBNS) Scientists using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age recorded in the planet's north polar ice cap. 27-May-2016
NASA scientists explain the art of creat California, May 26 (IBNS) Every day, scientists at NASA work on creating better hurricanes – on a computer screen. 26-May-2016
CERN experiment points to a cloudier pre Geneva, May 26 (IBNS). In two papers published on Wednesday in the journal Nature, new results from the CLOUD experiment at CERN imply the baseline pristine pre-industrial climate may have been cloudier than presently thought. 25-May-2016
Cabinet apprised on MoU between SRO and New Delhi, may 25 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) for cooperation in the exploration and user of outer space for peaceful purposes. 25-May-2016
NASA Telescopes find clues for how giant California, May 25 (IBNS) Using data from NASA’s Great Observatories, astronomers have found the best evidence yet for cosmic seeds in the early universe that should grow into supermassive black holes. 25-May-2016
NASA: Solar storms may have been key to California, May 24 (IBNS): Our sun's adolescence was stormy—and new evidence shows that these tempests may have been just the key to seeding life as we know it. 24-May-2016
RLV-TD : Pranab Mukherjee, Ansari wish I New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS) Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President M Hamid Ansari greeted Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday over successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime. 23-May-2016
India launches indigenous space Shuttle Sriharikota, May 23 (IBNS): India's first ever indigenous space satellite launch vehicle - Re-usable Launch Vehicle - Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) - was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, reports said. 23-May-2016
Study helps explain sea ice differences California, May 21 (IBNS) Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean? A new NASA-led study finds the geology of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are responsible. 21-May-2016
NASA crash-test dummies suit up for acti California, May 19 (IBNS) Upon re-entry from a deep space mission, NASA’s next generation spacecraft, more commonly known as Orion, will descend under its three main parachutes, swaying in the wind until its final splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. 19-May-2016
Fort McMurray fire sends up huge columns California, May 17 (IBNS) Huge columns of smoke rise up from the myriad of fires in the Fort McMurray complex in Alberta, Canada. 17-May-2016
NASA super pressure balloon begins globe Wanaka, New Zealand, May 17 (IBNS) NASA on Tuesday said it successfully launched a super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand on a potentially record-breaking, around-the-world test flight. 17-May-2016
Birmingham water experts develop device Birmingham/New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a device that could save lives in India by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink. 17-May-2016
New study maps rate of New Orleans sinki California, May 16 (IBNS) The highest rates of sinking were observed upriver along the Mississippi River around major industrial areas in Norco, and in Michoud, with up to 2 inches (50 millimeters) a year of sinking. 16-May-2016
From ‘Magnetoshells’ to growable hab California, May 14 (IBNS) NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to transform future aerospace missions, introduce new capabilities, and significantly improve current approaches to building and operating aerospace systems. 14-May-2016
U R Rao to be honoured by International New Delhi, May 13 (IBNS) U R Rao, former Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space is being honoured by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) with the 2016 ‘IAF Hall of Fame’ Award, for his outstanding contribution to the progress of astronautics within the framework of the IAF activities. 13-May-2016
NASA satellite data could help reduce fl Washington, May 13 (IBNS) A volcano erupting and spewing ash into the sky can cover nearby areas under a thick coating of ash and can also have consequences for aviation safety. Airline traffic changes due to a recent volcanic eruption can rack up unanticipated expenses to flight cancellations, lengthy diversions and additional fuel costs from rerouting. 13-May-2016
NASA directly observes fundamental proce California, May 13 (IBNS) Like sending sensors up into a hurricane, NASA has flown four spacecraft through an invisible maelstrom in space, called magnetic reconnection. 13-May-2016
Critical NASA science returns to Earth a California, May 12 (IBNS) A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 11, about 261 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with more than 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station. 12-May-2016
NASA's Kepler Mission announces largest Washington, May 11 (IBNS): NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date. 11-May-2016
Transit of mercury over the solar disc Kolkata, May 9 (IBNS) The transit of mercury over the solar disc took place and was visible in Kolkata as speculated by the scientists, officials said. 09-May-2016
Chief Minister of Odisha flags off 20 as Bhubaneswar/ Kolkata, May 8 (IBNS): Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik on Sunday flagged off the exposure visit of the top twenty budding astronomers of the state to Satellite Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bengaluru in a function held at Naveen Niwas, Bhubaneswar. 09-May-2016
UCI astronomers determine precise mass o Irvine, May 6 (IBNS) Astronomers from the University of California, Irvine and other universities have derived a highly precise measurement of the mass of a black hole at the center of a nearby giant elliptical galaxy. 06-May-2016
Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta Canada California, May 5 (IBNS) The Fort McMurray wildfire hazard has been deemed "extreme" by the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry website. This wildfire in the Fort McMurray area of Alberta remains out of control and has burned approximately 7,686 hectares (almost 19,000 acres) in a heavily populated area. 05-May-2016
Pluto’s interaction with the Solar Win California, May 5 (IBNS) Pluto behaves less like a comet than expected and somewhat more like a planet like Mars or Venus in the way it interacts with the solar wind, a continuous stream of charged particles from the sun. 05-May-2016
PM congratulates Indian scientists who a New Delhi, May 4 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the Indian scientists, who are among the recipients of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. 04-May-2016
NASA Study: Rising carbon dioxide levels California, May 4 (IBNS) Elevated carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere may increase water-use efficiency in crops and considerably mitigate yield losses due to climate change, according to a new NASA study. 04-May-2016
The transit of Mercury over the disk of New Delhi, May 3 (IBNS):A transit of Mercury over the disc of the Sun will take place in the afternoon of May 9. 03-May-2016
NASA to provide coverage of May 9 Mercur California, May 3 (IBNS) NASA is inviting media and viewers around the world to see a relatively rare celestial event, with coverage of the Monday, May 9 transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. 03-May-2016
Earth's new lightning capital revealed California, May 3 (IBNS) Earth has a new lightning capital, according to a recent study using observations from the Lightning Imaging Sensor onboard NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission. 03-May-2016
Promising worlds found around nearby ult California, May 3 (IBNS) Astronomers using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory have discovered three planets with sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth, orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. 03-May-2016
NASA researchers improve hazardous weath California, May 3 (IBNS) Forecasts play key roles in many people’s lives, from planning picnics at the park, to cancelling flights and avoiding weather-related tragedies. Because weather can be a life-or-death matter, researchers work hard to develop new technology and ways to provide earlier and more accurate forecasts. 03-May-2016
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