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NASA probe finds second mountain range in Pluto's heart

The peaks in the second mountain range are estimated to be 1-1.5 kilometres high. Photograph: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI National Aeronautics and Space Administration New Horizons spacecraft has......

Stunning NASA image reveals Pluto's mysterious icy plains

A view of icy, frozen plains on Pluto. Photograph: NASA Smooth, icy plains have been spotted on the surface of Pluto, in the latest images released on Friday from a NASA spacecraft that flew by......

'We cannot allow political ideology to hijack science'

‘Such kind of mythology-based talks do not in any way contribute to science’. ‘My biggest concern is these things will (eventually) become part of school curriculum (in India),......

The NASA hand in India's Mars mission

NASA's Deep Space Networks will help India to track the Mars orbiter’s journey, and will also help to track it when it will go around Mars, reports Ritu Jha from California. India’s......

DISCOVERED: A second earth in our galaxy

A 'habitable' earth-like planet, which is orbiting around a sun-like star 600 light years away, has been discovered in our galaxy for the first time, researchers say. A team of researchers from......

Google to build 1 mn sq ft campus on NASA property

Google Inc. said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to develop up to 1 million square feet on a NASA research centre in the heart of Silicon Valley.The development is part of a partnership......

Now, NASA supercomputer is 'fastest'

The Unites States space agency NASA has unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer at its Ames Research Centre in California, where India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla worked for years, in honour......

NASA teams up with Nissan to develop self-driving cars

US space agency aims to start testing the first such vehicle by the end of 2015 US space agency NASA has joined hands with Japanese automaker Nissan to develop self-driving cars and aims to start......

his univ targets the world's pressing problems

Consider this: An intensive 9-week, 10-day, or 3-day programme involving ten future-looking technologies and disciplines. If you are interested in the 10-week course, you need to be a super-smart......

The Jabulani balls: World Cup nightmare?

France native Claude Arpi, who has lived in India for 36 years, captures the fan's passion for football in an ongoing e-mail exchange with Ivan Crasto,'s Sports Editor. Read Claude's......
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Scientists, using data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, have discovered what may be giant ice-spewing volcanoes on the surface of Pluto,... ...
How IIsc alumnus mentored students to build solar copter

In 2013 when students from the University of Maryland set about the task to win the $2.5 lakh Sikorsky Prize, to build and fly the worlds first... ...
Check out Pluto's weird ice volcanoes

Scientists have discovered what appear to be ice-spewing volcanoes on the surface of Pluto, raising questions about how the distant world has been... ...
Lured by jet spray, Nasa looks for life

Where there is water, is there life? That’s the $64 billion question now facing NASA and the rest of lonely humanity. When the New Horizons... ...
Nasa is preparing to launch a 'swarm' of tiny satellites

Nasa engineers looking to monitor charged particles hitting the Earth's atmosphere have come up with a simple, low-cost, 'swarm' of satellites that... ...

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