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India test fires endo-atmospheric interceptor missile (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST

India on Wednesday successfully test fired the Advanced Air Defence (AAD) Missile, the second level of two-tier interceptor missile system that can destroy hostile ballistic missiles.

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Trip past sun may alter comet's water 'fingerprint'

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet known as Lovejoy -- an effect not seen by astronomers before, a new NASA study suggests.

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Frogs can see colour in extreme darkness

London |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST

Frogs have the unique ability to see colour even when it is so dark that we are not able to see anything at all, new research has found.

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Two travellers around moon with SpaceX in 2018

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST

Two individuals will be on a week-long trip around the moon in 2018 on the Dragon spaceship as part of an initiative by US company SpaceX supported by NASA, a media report said.

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SpaceX to fly 2 private tourists around moon in 2018 (Second Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

US aerospace major SpaceX has announced plans to fly two private citizens on a week-long trip around the moon next year.

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S&T in northeast plagued by poor infra, lack of good governance (Feb 28 is National Science Day)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST

Delay in receiving lab equipment due to remoteness, corruption in fund management, dearth of jobs for returnee scientists and inadequate infrastructure are some of the major hurdles faced by researche

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IIT, NID students win aerospace design competition

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST

Two students each from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Design (NID) on Tuesday won the India Aerospace Design Challenge organised by Honeywell, an official said.

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SpaceX to send 2 tourists around moon in 2018 (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST

Two space tourists will be on a week-long trip around the moon in 2018 on a Dragon spaceship as part of an initiative by US company SpaceX, a media report said.

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Moving at airline speed - Hyperloop One unveils 'Vision for India'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

A futuristic technology in the transport system could see one whiz from Delhi to Mumbai in a pod-like car in just under one hour.

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Tool to reduce risk of triggering manmade earthquakes

New York |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST

Two researchers at Stanford University have developed a software tool designed to reduce the risk of triggering manmade earthquakes where oil and gas production activities may trigger slip in nearby f

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Earth's first outer layer was single solid shell: Study

New York |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST

Shortly after te Earth formed and began to cool, the planet's first outer layer was a single, solid but deformable shell which later began to fold and crack more widely, giving rise to modern plate te

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Exoplanets with volcanic hydrogen may support alien life

New York |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

Exoplanets with hydrogen pouring from volcanic sources may have a warmer surface and provide a better target for scientists to find signs of life outside our home planet, says a study.

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