Expedition 47 Crew Set for ISS Launch on Saturday

On a second US record-breaking mission for 2016, Nasa astronaut Jeff Williams, with cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, are set to begin their five-and-a-half-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 18. The Expedition 47 crew is scheduled to be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in […]

Read More →
IIT Bombay to Host eYantra Robotics Competition

The finals of IIT Bombay’s eYantra Robotics Competition (eYRC), which is in its fourth year, will be held in the campus from tomorrow. The two-day event will witness teams from across the country competing for the coveted prize and the opportunity to intern at IIT Bombay, an official release said. The e-Yantra project is sponsored […]

Read More →
Virtual Earth-Space Telescope Reveals New Details About the Milky Way

Astronomers have created a virtual Earth-space radio telescope more than 100,000 miles across – a super-high resolution that reveals new details of a quasar and our Milky Way. The researchers were surprised when their Earth-space system revealed a temperature hotter then 10 trillion degrees. “Only this space-Earth system could reveal this temperature, and now we […]

Read More →
Source of Unprecedented Energy Found at Centre of Milky Way

A source of cosmic rays radiating energies 100 times greater than those achieved at the largest terrestrial particle accelerator the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) has been found in the innermost region of our Milky Way galaxy. The source was revealed after a detailed analysis of the data collected […]

Read More →
Isro, Indian Railways to Sign MoU for Remote Sensing, GIS Technologies

Aiming at effective use of space technology in remote sensing and graphic information system (GIS) based applications, Railways is set to join hands with Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro). An MoU will be signed between Railways and Isro, under Department of Space, tomorrow for developing applications in the field of remote sensing and GIS. The […]

Read More →
This Fungus Could Lead to Better Rechargeable Batteries

In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical […]

Read More →
Google Glass Helps Researchers Develop ‘Organs on Chips’

Using Google Glass, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Massachusetts, US, have collected promising results as part of a technology known as “organs-on-chips”. Google Glass offers researchers a hands-free and flexible monitoring system, and enables them to give voice commands. The team first developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices […]

Read More →
India, US to Sign MoU for Building LIGO Project

India and US will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Thursday for building a state-of-the-artLIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational – wave Observatory) project in the country, almost a month after the discovery of gravitational waves. The MoU will be signed between the National Science Foundation USA and India’s Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science […]

Read More →
Exploring Video Social Network Trends

Video-to-video communications is about to become as ubiquitous as voice in the very near future. This is possible without any difficulty using fixed Internet access, but there are still some hurdles to overcome with wireless broadband. When 4G LTE and 5G networks are fully deployed however, video will be as standard as voice on mobile. […]

Read More →
Linksys Offers New Wireless Networking Without Costly Hardware

Wireless network services have now become a must for almost all businesses. Whether it is a coffee shop, a book store or large corporation, having wireless access gives employees and customers access to the Internet or company networks right away. Depending on the kind of setup you choose to deploy, it can be expensive and […]

Read More →