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15 March, 2018 12:33 PM NASA invites citizen scientists to observe clouds

This citizen science cloud data helps validate data from Earth-observing instruments. NASA has announced a global cloud observation challenge — inviting citizen scientists to observe and track clouds using their smartphones. From March 15 through April 15, citizen scientists of all ages can make up to 10 cloud observations per day using the GLOBE Observer 45

12 March, 2018 3:15 PM Google AI that helped NASA find exoplanets now open for all

San Francisco: A Google model based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) that helped NASA discover two exoplanets, is now available for researchers to process data from Kepler Space Telescope. The "TensorFlow" model decoded massive sets of data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope to discover two exoplanets last year, including one that has the first 50

7 March, 2018 10:35 AM Want to touch the Sun? NASA invites the public for first solar mission

New Delhi: NASA is inviting the public to go on a trip of their lifetime! Well, you can't go physically, but your name certainly can. The American space agency has invited people around the world to submit their names to be sent on its historic Parker Solar Probe mission – a planned robotic spacecraft to probe the outer corona of the Sun – scheduled 77

27 February, 2018 5:56 PM Moon To Get First Mobile Phone Network

BARCELONA: The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission. Vodafone Germany, network equipment maker Nokia and carmaker Audi said on Tuesday they were working together to support the mission, 50 years 44

27 February, 2018 8:29 AM Humans to meet aliens within next century but they may not be friendly, predicts physicist

New Delhi: During a Reddit AMA last week, Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, and futurist predicted that humans will come face to face with aliens for the first time within the next century. However, he wasn't very certain about the nature of that encounter, saying that he wasn't sure whether it would be friendly. On Thursday, Kaku was asked whether 57

21 February, 2018 10:13 AM Is Delhi experiencing its warmest February ever?

New Delhi: Delhi may be experiencing the hottest February this year. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature of the season was recorded at 29 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, February 20, four notches above the season's average. Both the maximum and minimum temperatures are set to rise over the next two days at least 45

18 February, 2018 11:19 AM Giant replica of moon unveiled in Kolkata, thousands throng Victoria Memorial

The moon has descended on earth, that too in the city of Kolkata. The lawns of Victoria Memorial are flooded with the people who have gathered to witness the 3-D installation of the moon.  KOLKATA: The moon has descended on earth, that too in the city of Kolkata. The lawns of Victoria Memorial are flooded with the people who have gathered to witness 61

17 February, 2018 2:57 PM Astronauts finish robot arm repair

NASA’s Mark Vande Hei, Japan’s Norishige Kanai ended months of effort at the ISS Spacewalking astronauts wrapped up months of repair work on Friday on the International Space Station’s big robot arm. The Canadian-built, 58-foot robot arm had both of its ageing mechanical hands replaced on spacewalks conducted in October and January. NASA astronaut Mark Vande 43

12 February, 2018 6:29 AM Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster spotted 'zooming' in space

The new observation of the Roadster, obtained by a robotically controlled telescope, showed the car moving across the night sky.  New Delhi: As Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster that was sent to an orbit around Mars took a different trajectory well beyond its destination, a space observatory in Arizona, US caught it 'zooming' in space. The car with a dummy 57

7 February, 2018 10:08 AM NASA prepares deep space atomic clock for test flight

Washington: NASA has said it is preparing to send its deep space atomic clock on a test flight in 2018 as a hosted payload on General Atomic's Orbital Test Bed spacecraft aboard the US Air Force Space Technology Program (STP-2) mission. The the "Deep Space Atomic Clock" (DSAC) aims to provide accurate onboard timekeeping for future missions, NASA said on Tuesday 50