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NASA's new rover camera may advance search for alien life

The next NASA rover to Mars or another planet may be quipped with a new "do-it-all" camera that can identify, photograph and even analyse patches of soil or rocks close up and far away, scientists......

PHOTO: Record-setting gas storm on Saturn

A NASA satellite has captured rare, record-setting 'burp' on the surface of Saturn in the aftermath of a massive storm, the US space agency said. Temperatures in Saturn's stratosphere soared more......

Lighting up moon's dark craters

Astronomers have created a new lunar topography map with the highest resolution of the moon's rugged south polar region, which they claim provides new data on some of the Earth's natural......

Discovery lands, ending days of anxiety

Space shuttle Discovery, with seven astronauts onboard, landed at the Edwards Air Force Base in California successfully, after a two-week stay in space, and ending days of anxiety about the safe......

SpaceShipOne wins $10 million prize

A privately funded rockethas won a $ 10 million US dollar prize for the first commercially viable manned spacecraft, report agencies. SpaceShipOne, commanded by test pilot Brian Binnie touched down......

Engineering marvel: World's largest solar power plant

One of the world's largest solar projects, which uses heat from the sun to generate power in California, opened on Thursday but may be the last of its kind in The Golden State.  Sprawling......

California solar project: Google puts $168 mn

Popular Internet engine Google has invested $168 million to help complete the construction of one of the world's biggest solar energy power plants in the state's Mojave Desert.The plant, Ivanpah......

Will the aviation sector recover in 2009?

As far as aviation goes, the less said about 2008 the better. Not only has the Indian industry been reeling with losses through the year, global airlines have had to watch over their tails like......

World's largest solar project in Gujarat

This could well be the world's largest solar power project at a single location if all goes as planned.The US-based Clinton Foundation is in talks with the Gujarat government to set up an......

Best vacations for thrill-seekers

Avid traveler Rocky Babson was tired of his regular trips to Asia, Europe and the Middle East. So when he read about Incredible Adventures, a company that offered the chance to fly a real L-39......

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sigma
Q. Where is the death valley ?
Sigma:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-death-valley-/26457040/answers/

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What is meant by Sand box ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. Situated within the Mojave Desert, it is the lowest, hottest and driest area in North America. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-sand-box-/25634198/answers/26457060

Anitha
Q. What is the name of the world's biggest desert?Kalahari DesertSahara DesertMojave Desert
Anitha:  A. the Middle East; a country in that region. There are manyliteral uses of sandbox to refer to any arid, desert, or sandy land orcountry, and in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-the-worlds-biggest-desertkalahari-desert/23234867/answers/25634202

Anitha
Q. U know where is AREA 51 ??
Anitha:  A. Area 51 is a name used in official CIA documents at least since 1967 for a military base that is located in the southern portion of Nevada in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/u-know-where-is-area-51-/23234867/answers/18124754

Amit Kashyap
Q. What is area 51 ?
Amit Kashyap:  A. Naming by IATA: none ICAO: KXTASummaryAirport type MilitaryOperator United States Air ForceLocation Southern Nevada, United StatesElevation...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-area-51-/18124737/answers/16941937

  Web results for Mojave Desert
Camping By a Pool in the Mojave Desert Was the Weirdest Night of My Life

There is a hidden swimming pool in the Mojave Desert, an eleven-by-five-foot wide minimalist structure designed by an artist and titled the "... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sasha-bronner/social-pool-mojave-desert_b_5628466.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
What Richard Branson Wants You To Learn From A Virgin Galactic Intern

Virgin Blog Virgin Group billionaire Richard Branson wants people to stop telling kids that something is out of their reach. In , he tells the... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/What-Richard-Branson-Wants-You-To-Learn-From-A-Virgin-Galactic-Intern/articleshow/39133159.cms
World's largest solar power plant opens in Nevada

A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/worlds-largest-solar-power-plant-opens-in-nevada/article5685463.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Environment&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Self-driving cars are no longer a pipedream

It was in October 2005 when Sebastian Thrun and his team from Stanford University in the US created an autonomous robot that traversed 175 miles... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/smartbuy/automobiles/selfdriving-cars-are-no-longer-a-pipedream/article6245921.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Packrats Were Able to Eat Poison After Fecal Transplants

Eating toxic creosote bushes proved fatal after antibiotics killed the gut microbes in woodrats. Those that never ate the plants were able to do so... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/packrats-were-able-to-eat-poison-after-fecal-transplants-138952-1.htm

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