Technology

'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:42

New Delhi, Sep 19, A day after Google launched its new digital payment app "Tez" in India, the company's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation.

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CSIR lab seeks to ramp up supply of radiation protection glass

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:34

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) With India aiming to build 10 new nuclear reactors, the CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI) hopes to ramp up supply of radiation shielding window (RSW) glass that protects workers and scientists from harmful radiations to meet the demand.

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Six NASA scientists to emerge from Mars-like habitat

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 13:12

New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Six Nasa scientists, who were living in isolation on a Mars-like habitat in Hawaii since January to determine astronauts' psychology and requirements during manned space missions, will return to civilization on Sunday.

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CSIR labs for more collaboration, to act as force multipliers

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:52

Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Directors of two Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)labs on Saturday said institutions under India's premier national R&D organisation are committed to work together instead of remaining in "academic silos".

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How the brain copes with ageing

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:06

New York, Sep 16 (IANS) As the brain begins to shrink with age, it increases communication between the two brain hemispheres to help older people compensate for the negative aspects of ageing, new research has found.

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India to resume satellite launches by December

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:54

Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) India will resume launching satellites in November or December, unfazed by the failure of its rocket in deploying a spare navigation satellite in the Earth's lower orbit on August 31, said a top official on Friday.

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India to resume satellite launches by December

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:02

Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) India would resume launching satellites in November or December, unfazed by the failure of its rocket in deploying a spare navigation satellite in the earth's lower orbit on August 31, space agency chief A.S. Kiran Kumar said on Friday.

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Cassini spacecraft vanishes, ending historic mission to Saturn

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 20:32

Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close on Friday when NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet.

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Cassini spacecraft vanishes, ending historic mission to Saturn

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 20:08

Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) After 13 years in orbit, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into Saturn's atmosphere on Friday morning, ending the mission just one month shy of its 20th launch anniversary.

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Hubble spots blistering pitch-black exoplanet

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:50

Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a planet outside our solar system that looks as black as fresh asphalt because it eats light rather than reflecting it back into space.

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