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Lonely black hole hiding in giant star cluster identified

London |Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Astronomers have discovered a star in a massive globular cluster that appears to be orbiting an inactive and invisible black hole about four times the mass of the Sun.

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Japan successfully launches new Earth observation satellite

Tokyo |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST

Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Thursday successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite, equipped with X-band radar which is capable of obtaining high-resolution terrain images

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Post Brexit, EU's satellite centre to move to Madrid

Brussels |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

The Madrid region in Spain was on Thursday selected to be the new home of the security monitoring centre (GSMC) for the European Union's global navigation satellite system Galileo after Brexit, said E

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China launches new scientific research ship

Qingdao |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

A Chinese university has launched a new deep ocean scientific research ship in Shanghai.

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Cartosat-2 becomes operational, beams images

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

India's remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2 has become operational and started beaming images from the earth's lower orbit, a space official said on Wednesday.

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China to build deep-space lab in Luxembourg

Beijing |Tuesday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST

A leading Chinese science-technology institution announced Tuesday that it was going to establish a deep-space lab in Luxembourg.

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India, Israel to enhance agriculture, S&T, security cooperation

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST

India and Israel have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of agriculture, science and technology and security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

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Modi invites Israeli defence firms to make in India, both countries pledge to fight terror (Roundup)

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST

India and Israel on Monday pledged to fight terror as the two countries sought to broadbase their relationship on the silver jubilee of establishment of their diplomatic ties with Prime Minister Naren

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CES 2018 brought disruptive technologies closer to our lives

Las Vegas |Sunday, 2018 1:45:33 PM IST

It was a glimpse into tomorrow's world of technology which would bring far-reaching changes in the lives of those who would finally adopt it -- promising to overturn many assumptions made.

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SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to return with key NASA cargo

Washington |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Carrying approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft was set to splash down in t

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China launches land exploration satellite

Beijing |Saturday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

China on Saturday launched a land resources exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert.

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Three IIT-KGP students receive 'Learn-Earn-Return' Fellowship

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Three first year students were on Saturday awarded the maiden "Learn-Earn-Return Fellowship" introduced by IIT Kharagpur this year, the institute announced.

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