- DRDO to extend tech for India's first manned space mission(20:18)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India's premier defence research organisation, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will provide critical technologies for India's first manned mission to space, set to be undertaken before the 75th year of Independence.
- Japan honours Casio's first ever G-shock wrist watches(17:22)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The National Museum of Nature and Science has added Casio's DW-5000C, the first-ever model in the G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches, released in 1983, as a fiscal 2019 future technology heritage to the register of essential historical materials for science and technology.
- NASA gets 2 Emmy Awards for interactive programming(16:34)
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) NASA has won two Emmy Awards for interactive programming for its coverage of a Mars mission and the agencys first test of a spacecraft that will help bring crewed launches to the International Space Station back to US soil.
- Lenovo focuses on consumer experience for voice, 5G in PCs(09:42)
By Ranjana Narayan
Berlin, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese tech major Lenovo, the worlds top personal computer maker, is focusing on bringing voice capability to its PCs, and will be shipping its first 5G personal computer early next year, said a top company official.
- Committed to building EV ecosystem in India: Dassault Systemes(09:24)
By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With the government setting a target of 2023 to step up the adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in India, global 3D design company Dassault Systemes is mulling to invest more for the development of the EV ecosystem in the country, a top company executive said on Sunday.
- MIT engineers create blackest of all materials(13:58)
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a material that they claim is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported.
- Chandrayaan, Mars mission man Annadurai a persona non grata at ISRO?(11:42)
By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Has Padma Shri M. Annadurai, former Director of the U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) and who was involved in India's three inter-planetary missions, a persona non grata at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wonder serving and retired officials.
- ISRO to simulate varied scenarios to find why Vikram failed(16:26)
By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian space agency will simulate various scenarios, including what it has not done and what it had assumed, to arrive the probable cause of its moon lander Vikram hitting the lunar surface after veering away from its plotted path and losing communication link with ground stations, a retired senior ISRO official said.
- '15 mins of terror' is disservice to science: Scientist(17:08)
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Even as serious attempts are being made by Indian space agency to establish communication link with its moon lander Vikram that crashed on to the lunar surface, a Senior Advisor in ISRO has explained in simple terms the landers planned operations.
- ISRO gets visitors from NASA, CalTech post Chandrayan-2(15:54)
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said officials of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) visited its headquarters and met its Chairman K.Sivan.
- NASA joins ISRO to track Vikram 'calling home'(15:48)
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is continuing its attempt to reach out to India's moon lander sending communication signals with its Deep Space Network (DSN), said officials.
- Water discovered on potentially habitable planet (Lead)(14:08)
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have for the first time discovered water vapour signatures in the atmosphere of a distant planet called K2-18b which is located in the habitable zone of its star, where conditions can lead to the formation of liquid water and the proliferation of life.
- Water vapour found on potentially habitable planet(00:14)
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) In a first, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected water vapor signatures in the atmosphere of a distant planet called K2-18b, an exoplanet around a small red dwarf star about 110 light years away in the constellation Leo.
- Taylor Swift once threatened to sue Microsoft over its bot(18:32)
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Inspired by the success of its Chinese female AI-based social chatbot "XiaoIce," Microsoft planned its American avatar in the name of 'Tay' that immediately ran into a controversy with singer Taylor Swift.
- ISRO will fix moon lander problem: Nobel laureate Haroche(15:46)
By Vishal Gulati
Mohali (Punjab), Sep 11 (IANS) Science poses surprises - sometimes failures and sometimes successes, according to Nobel laureate Serge Haroche, who said on Wednesday that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists will certainly try to fix the problem with India's first moon lander.
- Indian students will be able extend stay in UK for 2 years(13:38)
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) There is good news for students going to Britain for studying as the UK government on Wednesday announced the reintroduction of the two-year post-study work visa, expanding opportunities for talented international students to build successful careers in the country.
- Apple TV+, Arcade gaming to cost just $4.99 a month(23:12)
By Nishant Arora
Cupertino (California), Sep 10 (IANS) Giving its content streaming and gaming dreams a solid foundation, Apple on Tuesday began its mega event at the Steve Jobs Theater here not with regular hardware or software updates, but by unveiling its subscription-based video streaming Apple TV+ and gaming service Arcade.
- Chandrayaan 2 is most trending hashtag in India(17:48)
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's ambitious lunar mission - Chandrayaan 2 - has become the country's most trending hashtag on social media platforms such as Twitter, with 67,554 tweets in between September 1-9, a new study revealed on Tuesday.
- Microplastics are harming our drinking water: Study(13:26)
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Researchers have found plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles, causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems.