• U R Rao – launching ISRO from experimentation to establishment

    U R Rao – launching ISRO from experimentation to establishment

    The Indian Space Research Organistaion (ISRO) is today counted among the best space agencies globally. Much of the credit for this goes to UR Rao who helped the agency master technology for making complex communication, weather and remote sensing sat...

    2017-07-24 12:25:15.0
  • Scientists design solar cell that captures nearly all energy of solar spectrum

    Scientists design solar cell that captures nearly all energy of solar spectrum

    Scientists at George Washington University have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum. The new design ...

    2017-07-23 06:54:01.0
  • Water could propel future Indian satellites

    Water could propel future Indian satellites

    An Indian start-up foraying into space technology is coming up with a propulsion system for satellites known as Microwave Thruster, designed to run on water as fuel medium. The promising technology has zero erosion characteristics, thus increasing th...

    2017-07-21 15:22:56.0
  • New discovery by Astrosat dashes hopes of alien life on nearest exoplanet

    New discovery by Astrosat dashes hopes of alien life on nearest exoplanet

    A new discovery by India's space telescope, Astrosat, has dashed hopes of alien life on our nearest stellar neighbour, Proxima Centauri. Highly energetic flare simultaneously observed by Astrosat and NASA's space telescopes on Proxima means it is not...

    2017-07-21 14:35:49.0
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