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IceBridge launches two sets of Antarctic

Washington, Oct 31 (IBNS): Scientists with NASA’s longest-running airborne mission to map polar ice, Operation IceBridge, completed a successful science flight on Oct. 29, inaugurating their 2017 survey of Antarctic sea and land ice. 

31-Oct-2017
NASA evaluates use of a coin-sized therm

Washington, Oct 30 (IBNS): Two NASA teams want to deploy a highly compact, sensitive thermometer that could characterize comets and even assist in the redirection or possible destruction of an asteroid on a collision course with Earth.

30-Oct-2017
NASA releases spooky space sounds on Hal

Washington, Oct 29 (IBNS): Soaring to the depths of our universe, gallant spacecraft roam the cosmos, snapping images of celestial wonders. Some spacecraft have instruments capable of capturing radio emissions. When scientists convert these to sound waves, the results are eerie to hear.

29-Oct-2017
British High Commissioner to India launc New Delhi, Oct 27 (IBNS): British High Commissioner to India, Dominic Asquith, on Friday launched the 2017-18 TECH Rocketship Awards to an audience of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, start-ups and a judging panel including Saurabh Srivastava and Mohandas Pai. 28-Oct-2017
Small asteroid or comet 'visits' from be Washington, oct 27 (IBNS): A small, recently discovered asteroid -- or perhaps a comet -- appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy. If so, it would be the first "interstellar object" to be observed and confirmed by astronomers. 27-Oct-2017
Hubble observes exoplanet that snows sun Washington, Oct 27 (IBNS): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found a blistering hot planet outside our solar system where it "snows" sunscreen. 27-Oct-2017
Turning a pinch of salt into an electric London, Oct 24 (IBNS): A team of scientists from the University of Liverpool, University College London and the University of Zaragoza in Spain has discovered a way to induce and control a fundamental electrical switching behaviour on the nano-scale. 24-Oct-2017
‘Floating food’ invention could star London, Oct 24 (IBNS): Floating food could be the next culinary craze thanks to a new invention that levitates, transports and delivers food and drink directly onto your tongue. 24-Oct-2017
Breakthrough in efforts to ‘supercharg London, Oct 24 (IBNS): Scientists have taken an important step in a long-term project aimed at improving photosynthesis in rice to increase crop yields and help meet the food needs of billions of people around the world. 24-Oct-2017
Research finds world's oldest and most c Cardiff, Oct 24 (IBNS): The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has revealed. 24-Oct-2017
Bigelow Aerospace, United Launch Allianc Washington, Oct 20 (IBNS): Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) are working together to launch a B330 expandable module on ULA’s Vulcan launch vehicle. The launch would place a B330 outfitted module in Low Lunar Orbit by the end of 2022 to serve as a lunar depot. 20-Oct-2017
Solar eruptions could electrify Martian Washington, Oct 19 (IBNS): Powerful solar eruptions could electrically charge areas of the Martian moon Phobos to hundreds of volts, presenting a complex electrical environment that could possibly affect sensitive electronics carried by future robotic explorers, according to a new NASA study. 19-Oct-2017
NASA missions catch first light from a g Washington, Oct 17 (IBNS): For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra. 17-Oct-2017
NASA pinpoints cause of Earth’s recent Washington, Oct 13 (IBNS): A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years. 13-Oct-2017
New insights from OCO-2 showcased in sci Washington, Oct 13 (IBNS): High-resolution satellite data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 are revealing the subtle ways that carbon links everything on Earth – the ocean, land, atmosphere, terrestrial ecosystems and human activities. 13-Oct-2017
Esri India and IIEST Shibpur launch Cent Howrah, Oct 6 (IBNS): Esri India on Thursday announced the launch of a Centre of Geospatial Excellence (CoGE) in the eastern region in association with Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Shibpur. 06-Oct-2017
Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to thre Stockholm, Oct 4 (IBNS): The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was on Wednesday awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which both simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. 04-Oct-2017
Nobel Prize in physics awarded to three Stockholm, Oct 04 (IBNS) The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves". 04-Oct-2017
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