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From the colonies to the space race - pa

New York, Dec 29 (IBNS): A timeline that stretches from the colonial past, through the present, and into the future for the final frontier in space, defines one of the United Nations General Assembly’s most versatile Main Committees – the Fourth Committee.

Cabinet clears Gaganyaan Programme, 3 In

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Gaganyaan Programme with demonstration of Indian Human Spaceflight capability to low earth orbit for a mission duration ranging from one orbital period to a maximum of seven days.

Pine needles from old Christmas trees co

New York, Dec 28 (IBNS): Abandoned Christmas trees could be saved from landfill and turned into paint and food sweeteners according to new research by the University of Sheffield.

Crashes increase when speed limits dip f

New York, Dec 26 (IBNS): Speed limits set only five miles per hour below engineering recommendations produce a statistically significant decrease in total, fatal and injury crashes, and property-damage-only crashes, according to a group of Penn State researchers.

Scientists discover new, exotic class of

Zurich, Dec 22 (IBNS): Researchers at the Universities of Zurich and Cambridge have discovered a new, exotic class of planets outside our solar system.

India's ISRO launches GSAT-7A satellite

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS): Adding one more feather to its crown, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)  on Wednesday launched nation's newest satellite GSAT-7A.

University of Birmingham leads discussio

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IBNS): Experts from the University of Birmingham led discussions on broadening the use of sustainable cooling technology in India and supporting the Indian Government’s drive to meet key development targets.

Scientists find a young star caught form

London, Dec 16 (IBNS): Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit around it.

UN space-based tool opens new horizons t

New York, Dec 13 (IBNS): Satellite-based tracking to chart how land is being used on the earth’s surface is about to get much easier and more accessible, the UN food agency has announced, launching a new online portal developed in collaboration with the United States Space Agency, NASA.

More Glaciers in east Antarctica are wak

New York, Dec 12 (IBNS): East Antarctica has the potential to reshape coastlines around the world through sea level rise, but scientists have long considered it more stable than its neighbor, West Antarctica. 

NASA InSight Lander 'hears' Martian wind

NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. A media teleconference about these sounds will be held today at 12:30 p.m. EST (9:30 a.m. PST).

India’s heaviest communication satelli

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) heaviest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite GSAT-11 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours on Wednesday.

India's heaviest satellite launched, Nar

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): In a major achievement, India’s heaviest satellite GSAT 11, weighing 5,854 kg, was launched from Kourou space centre in French Guiana by European commercial launch provider Arianespace on Wednesday.

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft arrives at

Washington, Dec 4 (IBNS): NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday.

LHC prepares for new achievements

Geneva, Dec 3 (IBNS): Early this morning, operators of the CERN Control Centre turned off the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ending the very successful second run of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. CERN’s accelerator complex will be stopped for about two years to enable major upgrade and renovation works. 

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