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NASA launches tools to increase commercial use of satellite data

Washington |Friday, 2018 1:15:06 PM IST

NASA has launched an online toolkit to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts.

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World's beaches eroding in protected marine areas: Study

Washington |Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

The world's sandy shorelines are declining in protected marine areas which could threaten plant and animal species and cultural heritage sites, a global survey of beaches with satellites data from NAS

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NASA sees first sign of one young star devouring planets

Washington |Thursday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST

Observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory indicates that scientists may have for the first time seen a young star devouring a young planet or planets.

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Scientists discover new 'Maghalayan age' in Earth's history

London |Wednesday, 2018 10:45:05 AM IST

Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct Earth age and are calling it a new chapter -- the "Meghalayan Age" -- the onset of which was marked by a mega-drought that crushed a

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New book draws parallels between human body and change

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST

Charting the dynamism of human body and mind, writer-doctor Gavin Francis traces the linkage between mankind and its inevitable transformation in his book "The Shapeshifters: On Medicine and Human Cha

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Scientists discover new 'Meghalayan age' in Earth's history (Lead)

London |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct Earth age and are calling it a new chapter -- the "Meghalayan Age" -- the onset of which was marked by a mega-drought that crushed a

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Ancestors made bread before advent of agriculture

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST

Scientists have found that the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date is at least 4,000 years before the advent of agriculture, according to a new study.

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Britain announces its first ever spaceship launch site

London |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST

Britain's space sector took one giant leap when the site of its first vertical launch spaceport was announced.

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Origins of pottery traced to Japan: Study

London |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM IST

The origins of ceramic production can be traced to Japan and closely linked with intensified fishing at the end of the last Ice Age, finds a study, shedding light on how prehistoric hunter-gatherers p

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Google Doodle honours Georges Lemaitre's Big Bang theory

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Google on Tuesday dedicated an animated Doodle to Belgian cosmologist Georges Lemaitre who in 1927 propounded the Big Bang theory when he theorised that the universe began as a single point and expand

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Cygnus spacecraft leaves ISS after giving orbital boost

Washington |Monday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

A Cygnus cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station (ISS), after raising the station's altitude by about 282 feet (86 meters), the media reported.

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India successfully test fires BrahMos missile

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

India on Monday successfully test fired supersonic cruise missile BrahMos off the Odisha coast, proving it one of the best all-weather weapon systems.

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