Neil Armstrong, the American astronaut who made history by becoming the first man on the moon, died today at the age of 82
309 URLs that the Indian government wanted banned as a result of the Assam riots were allegedly leaked on the internet.
The rover sent to Mars - Curiosity has completed its first drive, NASA scientists announced today.
Scientists have also confirmed that it will be capable for Curiosity to move farther afield on the Red Planet.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced today that India has set its sight on the Red Planet - Mars.
The US Federal regulators have said that internet giant Google has agreed to pay USD 22.5 million as fine to settle charges that it violated the “default privacy norms” of the Apple's web browser, Safari.
The Curiosity Mars rover lifted its mast and used its high navigation cameras for the first time today.
Cern scientists reported the discovery of a new particle consistent with the Higgs boson
On 13th July 2012, the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Indian Army launched the Agni-I missile from Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast.
In 2003, when Shivaprasad Naik, chief representative of Reliance Industries wen to China for the first time, there were merely 250 Indians in the Chinese nation. However, by 2008 the scenario was very different with China boasting a population of at least 2000 Indians.
India now has the capability of neutralising antagonistic satellites in space. This was determined by the success of the Interceptor Missile Mission. According to V.K. Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister, India is equipped with the necessary technological know how that will help deal with anti – satellite missions.
The failure of GSAT-5p, when GSLV F06 disintegrated within minutes of launch and fell into the Bay of Bengal, has caused alarms in the Indian Space research fraternity. The failed rocket puts a doubt on India's ability to put satellites in the geostationary orbit. It also does cast a doubt on the dreams of sending a manned space mission.
Bioplastics hold great promise for the future, if they can become commercially viable to replace oil-based plastics
The Indian space research program started post independence. Prime Minister Nehru’s vision and Prof Vikram Sarabhai’s interest in rocketry and space research led to the formation of the Indian Space Research Organization in 1969. Ever-since its inception, ISRO has developed several programs in space technology and its application to national tasks.
A visual treat of the old and new man-made wonders of our world.
Stem cells found in human embryos may hold the key to cures and treatment of many diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes etc. Embryonic stem cells have the potential to develop into any specialized cell of the body. The tremendous medical potential in this finding has got the scientific community really excited. The problem is, however, that extracting these cells from embryos destroys the embryo. Politics, morality, religion, and economics battle over stem cell research. Read on…