Seoul/UNI: A Space X rocket on Tuesday launched South Korea's first military communications satellite into space as Seoul tries to build up its defence capabilities against a nuclear-armed, North Korea.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Monday launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates.
Hyderabad, Jul 18 (UNI) Travelling at a staggering speed of 13.5 kilometres per second or 48,000 kilometres per hour, an asteroid will come within just 0.034 astronomical units (Astronomical unit is the distance between the Earth and Sun) of the earth on July 24, B M Birla Science Centre Director Dr B G Sidharth said.
Guwahati/IBNS: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have developed methods to produce biofuels from non-edible seeds.
New Delhi/IBNS: Stevioside (STE), isolated from the leaves of Honey yerba and widely used as the non-caloric natural sweeteners, can sweeten our lives in more ways than one, say scientists.
New York/IBNS: The internet and new digital tools are being manipulated as never before to infringe on people’s right to free assembly, the UN’s top rights official said on Thursday, in a call for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology during peaceful demonstrations.
Kolkata/ IBNS: A Zoological Survey of India study has revealed mainly two variants of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) virus from China and Europe are most active in India among the 198 variants of the pathogen identified in the country, said a Hindustan Times report.
Bengaluru/UNI: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday congratulated NASA and SpaceX for their manned mission and termed it as ''historic''.
Washington/UNI: US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on Monday docked with, and entered, the International Space Station (ISS).
Florida/IBNS: Ushering in a new era in space travel, a SpaceX spacecraft carrying two NASA astronauts headed into outer space, the first in nearly a decade, from Florida's Kennedy Space Center in the United States on Saturday.
Beijing/IBNS: A noted Chinese virologist, who is famous for her work on researching coronavirus in bats, said the new discovered viruses are 'just the tip of the iceberg'.
Guwahati/IBNS: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati research team has developed a low-cost UVC light-based disinfectant box for disinfecting disposable medical accessories like gloves, masks etc. along with disinfecting the household wastes before going to the community bins.
Washinton/IBNS: Several hundred million years ago, two galaxy clusters collided and then passed through each other. This mighty event released a flood of hot gas from each galaxy cluster that formed an unusual bridge between the two objects. This bridge is now being pummeled by particles driven away from a supermassive black hole.
Qingdao/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese scientists identified bubbles from some hydrothermal vents in the western Pacific Ocean as supercritical carbon dioxide, and this is the first time that natural supercritical carbon dioxide has been discovered on Earth.
Kolkata/UNI: As the International Tea Day is nearing, it is now widely discussed whether Tea, the Wellness Drink, as many researchers claim, is potential enough to keep COVID-19 at bay.