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Telangana varsity hosts global conference on functional materials

Hyderabad |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST

Over 200 delegates from 10 countries are attending an international conference on advanced functional materials which kicked-off on Monday at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT)

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Melting East Antarctic ice sheet may cause global sea level rise

New York |Monday, 2017 7:45:34 PM IST

The East Antarctic ice sheet -- one of the two large ice sheets in Antarctica and the largest on the entire planet -- may contribute substantially to global sea level rise, finds a study.

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Early hominins' walk was as energetic as modern humans: Study

London |Monday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

The walk of hominins in the Pleistocene era -- which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago -- was no less efficient energetically than that of present-day humans, a study has showed.

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What made the oldest plesiosaur a strong swimmer

London |Sunday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST

An analysis of the fossil remains of the oldest-known plesiosaur, an unusual underwater reptile that lived 201 million years ago, has revealed that the species was a very effective swimmer.

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NASA spots eighth planet in solar system

Washington |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST

NASA has announced the discovery of an eight planet orbiting Kepler-90, a star comparable to the Sun located 2,545 light-years from the Earth.

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Beijing plans remote sensing satellites over South China Sea

Beijing |Friday, 2017 3:15:07 PM IST

China's island province of Hainan has unveiled a satellite launch plan to assist remote sensing coverage over the South China Sea, authorities said on Friday.

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Google AI helps NASA discover two exoplanets (Second Lead)

Washington |Friday, 2017 5:45:06 PM IST

Utilising Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms from Google that decoded massive sets of data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, scientists have discovered two exoplanets,

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This is how Google AI helped NASA discover two exoplanets

Washington |Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) approach from Google researchers helped NASA discover two exoplanets, including an eighth planet around the star Kepler-90.

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Scientists find miniature version of our solar system with eight planets (Lead, Correcting headline)

Washington |Friday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST

Scientists applying artificial intelligence to data from NASAs Kepler Space Telescope have discovered an eighth planet around the star Kepler-90 -- breaking the record for the star with the most exopl

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NASA scientists to survey unexplored stretch of Antarctic ice

Washington |Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

NASA scientists are set to embark on a 756-kilometre expedition in one of the most barren landscapes on Earth to survey an unexplored stretch of Antarctic ice.

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SpaceX cargo mission to space station set for Friday launch

Washington |Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

SpaceX appears set to launch its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for NASA on Friday after scuttling several earlier attempts this month.

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60 million-year-old meteorite impact discovered in Scotland

London |Friday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST

While exploring volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye, geologists have found something out-of-this-world instead - materials from a previously unknown, 60 million-year-old meteorite impact.

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