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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-17 commu Bengaluru, June 29 (IBNS): GSAT-17 became India’s third communication satellite to successfully reach orbit in the past two months. 29-Jun-2017
Arctic subsea permafrost is thawing fast London, June 27 (IBNS): The permafrost in the ocean bottom below the East Siberian Arctic Sea is thawing at a rate of 14 cm per year. 27-Jun-2017
New map highlights sinking Louisiana coa New York, June 27 (IBNS): Researchers at Tulane University have developed a subsidence map of coastal Louisiana, putting the rate at which this region is sinking at just over one third of an inch per year. 27-Jun-2017
Lithuania to become Associate Member of Vilnius, June 27 (IBNS): CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, signed the Agreement admitting Lithuania as an Associate Member of CERN. 27-Jun-2017
PSLV-C38 successfully launches 31 satell Sriharikota, June 23 (IBNS): ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites on Friday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. 23-Jun-2017
NASA completes study of future ‘Ice Gi Washington, June 21 (IBNS): A NASA-led and NASA-sponsored study of potential future missions to the mysterious “ice giant” planets Uranus and Neptune has been released—the first in a series of mission studies NASA will conduct in support of the next Planetary Science Decadal Survey. 21-Jun-2017
Queen's University scientist warns of as London, June 21 (IBNS): A leading astrophysicist from Queen’s University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time. 21-Jun-2017
NASA releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Washington, June 20 (IBNS): NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky planet. 20-Jun-2017
What on earth is a VPN? 16-Jun-2017
SOFIA finds cool dust around energetic a Washington, June 14 (IBNS): Researchers at the University of Texas San Antonio using observations from NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, found that the dust surrounding active, ravenous black holes is much more compact than previously thought. 14-Jun-2017
New system being devised to restore comm Birmingham, June 13 (IBNS): A portable system which allows communications to be restored in the wake of a disaster and help direct survivors to safety is being devised by academics. 13-Jun-2017
Two new teams of high-school physicists Geneva, June 13 (IBNS): CERN on Tuesday announced the winners of its 2017 Beamline for Schools competition. “Charging Cavaliers” from Canada and “TCO-ASA” from Italy were selected from a total of 180 teams from 43 countries around the world, adding up to about 1500 high-school students. 13-Jun-2017
Cosmic magnifying-glass effect captures Washington, June 7 (IBNS): Boosted by natural magnifying lenses in space, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured unique close-up views of the universe's brightest infrared galaxies, which are as much as 10,000 times more luminous than our Milky Way. 07-Jun-2017
GSLV MkIII Successfully launches GSAT-19 New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): The first developmental flight (GSLV MkIII-D1) of India's heavy lift launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III was successfully conducted on Monday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota with the launch of GSAT-19 satellite. 05-Jun-2017
India's heaviest rocket blasts off with Sriharikota, June 5 (IBNS): Creating history, ISRO on Monday successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-19 with its heaviest rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here. 05-Jun-2017
Antarctic ice rift close to calving, aft London, June 2 (IBNS): The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has grown by 17km in the last few days and is now only 13km from the ice front, indicating that calving of an iceberg is probably very close, Swansea University researchers revealed after studying the latest satellite data. 02-Jun-2017
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