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  • New Space India Limited Signed A Satellite Launch Deal With OneWeb

    26 days ago
    A satellite launch agreement has been inked between One Web, a Bharti group firm, and New Space India Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Highlights: A satellite launch agreement has been inked between One Web, a Bharti group firm, and New Space India Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research ....

    IIT Bombay Ties Up With L&T To Develop Green Hydrogen Technology

    27 days ago
    L&T has struck a deal with IIT Bombay to collaborate on Green Hydrogen research and development. Highlights: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay have inked an agreement to collaborate on research and development in the Green Hydrogen value chain. According to the agreement, both ....

    IIT Delhi And Posoco Partners With Eachother For Research

    31 days ago
    The Northern Regional Load Despatch Centre of Power System Operation Corp. Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Highlights: The Northern Regional Load Despatch Centre of Power System Operation Corp. Ltd. (Posoco) and the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) signed a memorandum ....

    NTPC And IIT Guwahati Collaborated To Develop Energy-Efficient CO2 Collection Technology

    39 days ago
    National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and the IIT Guwahati have teamed up to design and build a highly energy-efficient CO2 collection system from power plants. Highlights: NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) and the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have teamed up to build a highly energy-efficient CO2 collection system ....

    Indias First Polycentric Prosthetic Knee KADAM Made By IIT-Madras

    42 days ago
    The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has introduced India's first Polycentric Prosthetic Knee, which aims to improve the lives of thousands of amputees above the knee. Highlights: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has introduced India's first Polycentric Prosthetic Knee, which aims to improve the lives of thousands ....

    China's Gaofen-3 03 Satellite Launched For Earth Observation

    48 days ago
    On April 7, 2022, China successfully launched Gaofen-3 03, a new Earth observation satellite, from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center aboard a Long March-4C rocket. Highlights: On April 7, 2022, China successfully launched Gaofen-3 03, a new Earth observation satellite, from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center aboard a Long March-4C rocket. By ....

    The Tata Group Soon To Introduce Its Super App Tata Neu

    51 days ago
    Neu, Tata Group's much-anticipated mega app, will be released. The Google Play Store will have this program available for download. Highlights: The Tata Group will unveil Neu, its much-anticipated super app, on April 7. The Google Play Store will have this program available for download. The Tata Group's primary goal is ....

    The Tata Group Soon To Introduce Its Super App Tata Neu

    51 days ago
    Neu, Tata Group's much-anticipated mega app, will be released. The Google Play Store will have this program available for download. Highlights: The Tata Group will unveil Neu, its much-anticipated super app, on April 7. The Google Play Store will have this program available for download. The Tata Group's primary goal is ....

    Pixxel Launched Its First Satellite Aboard SpaceX

    52 days ago
    On SpaceX's Transporter-4 flight, Pixxel, a space data startup, launched its first fully operational satellite, TD-2. Highlights: On SpaceX's Transporter-4 flight, Pixxel, a space data startup, launched its first fully operational satellite, TD-2. Pixxel's first full-fledged satellite, TD-2, is equipped with one of the ....

    Microsoft Initiated New Digital Startups Founders Hub Platform

    55 days ago
    In India, Microsoft introduced a new digital and inclusive platform for startup creators. The platform is known as the 'Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub.' Highlights: In India, Microsoft introduced a new digital and inclusive platform for startup creators. In India, the portal is the 'Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub' ....

    Daylight Saving Time

    69 days ago
    Daylight Saving Time (DST), also called summertime in some countries, could be a mechanism to save lots of energy and it involves resetting the clocks. Highlights Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of advancing clocks (typically by one hour) during spring (“spring forward”) and setting the clocks back by one hour in autumn ....

    Solid Fuel-Based Booster Stage Of SSLV Successfully Tested By ISRO

    70 days ago
    Indian Space Research Organization has conducted the ground test of the solid fuel-based booster stage (SS1) of its new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV). Highlights Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has completed the ground test of the solid fuel-based booster stage (SS1) of its new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV). The ....

    India's Largest Floating Solar Power Project In TN

    76 days ago
    India's largest floating solar power plant has been inaugurated in Tamil Nadu by its Chief Minister, M K Stalin, at the cost of Rs.150.4 crores. Highlights: M K Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has inaugurated India's largest floating solar power plant, which cost Rs 150.4 crores to build. The floating plant would offer ....

    Stonehenge As Solar Calendar

    78 days ago
    Due to its alignment with the solstices, Stonehenge, the world's most famous prehistoric monument, has long been thought to function as an ancient calendar. Highlights: A brand new study has discovered how the calendar might have functioned, led by researchers from England's Bournemouth University. This study was recently published ....

    RMIT University Melbourne Developed Next-Gen 3D Printed Catalysts

    78 days ago
    Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University in Melbourne, Australia, are developing Next-Gen 3D Printed Catalysts. Highlights: The researchers claim to have overcome the most challenging obstacle in constructing hypersonic aircraft: managing the considerable heat generated when planes travel at speeds greater ....

    Solar Tree As Power Generator

    80 days ago
    A structure that includes solar power technology on one pillar, sort of a tree trunk, is understood as Solar Tree. It should be a functional power generator or a solar artwork. Highlights: In 2016, the CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute in Durgapur designed a brand new Solar Tree model in communities, national highways, ....

    Afterglow Of Kilonova Explosion

    81 days ago
    The afterglow from an epic cosmic event referred to as "Kilonova" might have been spotted by astronomers. Highlights A study that supported the research was published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. When 2 hyper-dense neutron stars collide, the leftovers of stars that died in supernova explosions, a kilonova is formed. Astronomers ....

    NOAA Launched Spacecraft GOES-T

    84 days ago
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had launched a new spacecraft GOES-T on March 1, 2022, on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Highlights: The GOES-T satellite was launched into space on March 1 from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. GOES-T ....

    Yilan Crater Discovered In China

    86 days ago
    Geologists have discovered a crater named "Yilan Crater," the northwest of Yilan in Heilongjiang Province of China. Highlights Before 2020, one impact crater, "Xiuyan Crater," was discovered in Liaoning province, despite China's large area. Then, in 2021, the Yilan crater was discovered in the heavily forested Lesser ....

    Phase 2 Of Watts On The Moon Challenge

    87 days ago
    American Space Agency NASA has planned to return to the Moon using innovative technologies, under Artemis, during a bid to explore more lunar surfaces than ever before. Highlights These technologies would require lunar surface systems to deliver continuous, reliable power for supporting mining and construction, human habitation, and research ....

    Glass Spheres Found In Moon

    88 days ago
    Chinese rover Yutu-2 recently discovered mysterious glass spheres on the far side of the Moon. The paper highlighting the invention was published in Science Bulletin. Highlights According to being anorthositic impact glasses, peculiar morphology, geometry, and native context of the glass globules, collectively. As the first discovery of translucent ....

    Hydropower Project Task Force By India Nepal

    88 days ago
    On 24 February 2022, India and Nepal agreed to line up a joint task force on a "proposal to construct a hydropower project" from investments of both countries. Highlights The task force will have a maximum of three members from both countries. The agreement was signed at the 9th meeting of the Nepal-India Energy Secretary-Level ....

    Quantum Key Distribution Link Demonstrated For The First Time In India

    90 days ago
    A joint team of scientists from IIT Delhi and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), successfully demonstrated Quantum Key Distribution Link, for the first time in India. Highlights Quantum Key Distribution links are going to be created between Prayagraj and Vindhyachal in Uttar Pradesh, for a distance of around 100 km. Quantum ....

    A 9000 Year Old Shrine Discovered In Jordan

    91 days ago
    At a distant Neolithic site in Jordan's eastern desert, a team of Jordanian and French archaeologists discovered a 9,000-year-old shrine. Highlights The ritual complex was discovered beside large structures, referred to as desert kites or mass traps. These traps were thought to possess been wont to gather wild gazelles for killing during ....

    First Ear Surgery Evidence

    92 days ago
    A group of archaeologists has found a 5,300-year-old skull during a Spanish tomb that shows possibly the oldest evidence of ear surgery. Highlights Several cut marks are visible within the skull across the left auditory meatus. This suggests that surgery may be done to alleviate pain. It shows the evidence of two perforations, near its mastoid ....

    Corbevax Gets EUA For 12-18 Age Group

    92 days ago
    A vaccine manufacturer based in Hyderabad, Biological E has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the drug regulator of India for its Covid-19 vaccine for youngsters aged 12 to 18. Highlights Biological E's Corbevax vaccine was earlier approved by the Drugs Controller General of India for limited usage in adults during emergencies ....

    New COVID Vaccine In Development By India- Panacea Biotec

    93 days ago
    The government of India will partner with Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and pharma company Panacea Biotec for developing a brand new Covid Vaccine. Highlights They will develop vaccine candidates to produce broad protection against SARS-COV-2 variants also as other beta coronaviruses. CEPI is partnering with a consortium ....

    Hydrogen Train In Japan

    93 days ago
    Japan has launched its first hydrogen-powered train. This unveiling is seen as a step towards the country's objective of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. The hydrogen-fuelled train was tested within the country in March. Highlights "Hybari," the two-car train costs over USD 35 million or 4 billion yen and might go up to 140 kilometers ....

    Alcyoneus Galaxy Discovered

    93 days ago
    Located around 3 billion light-years away within the Lynx constellation, a remote galaxy is named as Alcyoneus Galaxy. Highlights: This galaxy was discovered using the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope and therefore the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) network, and it's the most essential discovered galaxy within the universe, Currently, ....

    Fast Radio Bursts

    93 days ago
    Fast Radio Bursts (FRB) are bright bursts of radio waves that celestial objects will create with everchanging magnetic fields with millisecond durations. Highlights This makes them difficult to spot and pinpoint their exact location within the sky. FRB was detected for the primary time in 2007. The bursts create a spectrum of radio waves, ....

    Kisan Drones

    93 days ago
    On February 18, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged 100 Kisan drones in several cities and towns of India to assist farmers in spraying pesticides in their farms. Highlights This is a replacement chapter in the direction of recent agricultural facilities of the 21st century. This move will be a milestone in the development of the drone ....

    Data Security Guideline By I&B Ministry

    94 days ago
    In its new guidelines on data security, Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has prohibited sharing secret or top-secret documents by its officials over the Internet. Highlights They have also been asked not to use digital assistant devices like Amazon's Echo, Google range in office, Apple's HomePod, and switch off digital ....

    JPMorgan: First Bank To Enter Metaverse

    97 days ago
    JPMorgan has become the world's first bank to line up shop within the metaverse. Highlights JPMorgan has become the world's first bank to line up shop within the metaverse. The most crucial bank within the US has opened a lounge within the blockchain-based world Decentral land. Users can create their virtual avatars, build virtual ....

    TriSb92 Molecule

    97 days ago
    Researchers from the University of Helsinki have developed a molecule that will inactivate the coronavirus spike protein. It also offers adequate short-term protection against coronavirus. Highlights Cell cultures and animal studies on the TriSb92 molecule show that it protects against coronavirus infection for a minimum of eight hours, including ....

    First HIV Case Cured After Stem Cell Transplant

    98 days ago
    US woman became the person worldwide and the first woman to be cured of HIV. Highlights The woman may be a leukemia patient. She received a somatic cell transplant from a person with natural resistance to the Aids-causing virus. She has now been freed from the virus for 14 months. A duct blood transplant was done in her case. This transplant ....

    Nuclear Fusion Energy New Record

    98 days ago
    The UK-based JET laboratory recently produced 59 megajoules of energy from a fusion reaction. Highlights The reaction was conducted for five seconds. With this, the corporate has smashed its own record. With this, the corporate has become capable of making a mini star and holding it there for five seconds. In the core of the sun, the ....

    Quadruple Asteroid

    99 days ago
    Astronomers discovered a 3rd moon orbiting the main-belt asteroid (130) Elektra. This is often the primary quadruple asteroid ever found. Highlights: Elektra may be a giant main-belt asteroid. Litchfield Observatory astronomer Christian Peters had first discovered it on February 17, 1873. Elektra has an efficient diameter of 199 km and an ....

    INSPIRESat-1

    99 days ago
    On February 14, 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a satellite called "INSPIRESat-1". Highlights INSPIRESat-1 has been developed by a team of international researchers from India, the U.S., Taiwan, and Singapore. The universities involved in development include: University of Colorado's Laboratory ....

    EOS-04 Launched By ISRO

    100 days ago
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched an Earth Observation Satellite, EOS-04, and two small satellites into the intended orbit. Highlights: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched an Earth Observation Satellite, EOS-04, and two small satellites into the intended orbit. This was the primary ....

    Parker Solar Probe Captures Images Of Venus Surface

    101 days ago
    NASA’s Parker Solar Probe took its first light images of the surface of Venus from space. Highlights The surface of Venus is typically shrouded from sight, covered in thick clouds. But in two recent flybys, Parker Solar Probe used its Wide-Field Imager (WISPR) to image the whole nightside in wavelengths of the color spectrum. It was ....

    Renewable Energy In Agriculture Sector Target

    101 days ago
    The central government has set the target to exchange diesel with renewable energy in the agricultural sector by 2024. Highlights: This target was set in line with the Government's commitment to accelerating the share of non-fossil fuels by 2030 and becoming a net-zero emitter by 2070. Through the KUSUM Scheme, the Central Government ....

    MUSE and HelioSwarm Projects By NASA

    101 days ago
    On 10 February 2022, NASA selected two science missions, namely, Multi-slit Solar Explorer (MUSE) and HelioSwarm, for improving our understanding of the dynamics of the Sun, constantly changing space environment, and Sun-Earth connection. Highlights: The mission will provide a deeper understanding of the universe and offer critical information ....

    Giant Magnellan Telescope Under Construction

    107 days ago
    The Giant Magnellan Telescope is under construction. It'll have resolving powers ten times the Hubble Space Telescope. Highlights: Giant Magnellan Telescope is an enormous telescope. The aperture of the first mirror is between 20 meters and 100 meters. It'll hold seven primary mirror segments. Each segment is 8.4 meters in diameter. ....

    ISRO Demonstrated Quantum Communication

    107 days ago
    Scientists from the Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre and Physical lab recently demonstrated Quantum Entanglement during a breakthrough towards satellite-based quantum communication. Highlights: Scientists conducted hack-proof communication between two places using real-time Quantum Key Distribution (QKD). These places were separated ....

    ISRO Demonstrated Quantum Communication

    107 days ago
    Scientists from the Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre and Physical lab recently demonstrated Quantum Entanglement during a breakthrough towards satellite-based quantum communication. Highlights: Scientists conducted hack-proof communication between two places using real-time Quantum Key Distribution (QKD). These places were separated ....

    COVID-19 DNA Vaccine Administered In India For The First Time

    108 days ago
    India has become the primary country to administer a DNA vaccine against COVID-19. Highlights: India has become the primary country to administer a DNA vaccine against COVID-19. The ZyCoV-D is the World's first plasmid DNA vaccine has been produced by Ahmedabad-based vaccine manufacturer Zydus Cadila, and it was administered for the ....

    ATLAS Funded By NASA

    108 days ago
    The NASA-funded Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) becomes the first survey to monitor the entire dark sky every 24 hours for near-Earth objects (NEOs). Highlights: ATLAS is an asteroid detecting system that is cutting-edge. The University of Hawai'i (UH) Institute for Astronomy (IFA) manages it for NASA's Planetary ....

    Space X Launched NROL-87 Mission

    110 days ago
    SpaceX successfully launched NROL-87, a spy satellite for the US military, as part of the operation. Highlights: Falcon rocket was used to launch the satellite, which is the second of the mission's three planned launches. Many details of the NRO fleet are never revealed, as these satellites are employed for military purposes. The First ....

    ISS Transition Plan By NASA

    111 days ago
    According to NASA, the International Space Station (ISS) will be decommissioned in 2031. Highlights: The spacecraft will fall out of orbit in 2031 and into the South Pacific Ocean's waters. NASA issued the ISS transition plan. It outlined how the International Space Station's functions will be transferred to commercial low-Earth ....

    Ring-Shaped Molecules Research

    111 days ago
    A team of MIT chemical engineers has developed a new material that is stronger and lighter than steel. Highlights: The material is simple to produce in significant quantities. Their research was published in the journal 'Nature.' A two-dimensional polymer is a new substance. Unlike all other polymers, it can self-assemble into sheets. ....

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