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'Iceball' planet about the same mass as Earth found

Scientists have discovered a new, frozen planet that has the same mass as that of Earth and is located 13,000 light-years away. The finding may help understand the types of planetary systems that......

NASA finds 7 Earth-seized planets outside solar system

For the first time, seven new Earth-sized exoplanets that may be able to sustain life have been discovered orbiting a star 39 light years away, astronomers said on Wednesday. “They could......

With an eye on Venus and Mars, ISRO attempts mega world record

India will boldly go to Venus for the first time and re-visit the Red Planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first......

Humanity only has around 1,000 years left on Earth, Stephen Hawking predicts

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world’s best-known physicists Stephen Hawking has warned. “I......

NASA telescopes spot 'missing link between planets and stars'

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Spitzer and Swift space telescopes have joined forces to unveil an elusive brown dwarf (external......

India can become the entrepreneurial engine for the planet: Nadella

This is Satya Nadella's third visit to India since he took over as Microsoft CEO in February 2014. India-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella on Monday said developers and entrepreneurs from......

Save the planet, drive these eco-friendly vehicles!

New electric and hybrid vehicles are on display as manufacturers plug into environment-friendly segment.     New and environment-friendly mobility solutions are engaging the automobile......

Toyota Prius: The planet's favourite hybrid

The fourth generation Prius combines a premium styling and an enjoyable driving dynamics.Photographs by Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com at the Auto Expo 2016. Japanese auto major Toyota on Thursday......

Ban Ki-moon hails climate pact as Earth's 'health insurance'

  Terming the Paris climate change deal as ‘a health insurance policy for the planet’, UN chief Ban Ki-moon called on all nations to turn their commitments on reducing emissions......

Obama calls Paris climate pact 'best chance' to save the planet

Obama has made combating global climate change a top priority of his presidency US President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the landmark climate accord reached in Paris as strong and historic,......

'I was a quiet kid; never opened my mouth till the age of 10'

'I have some more things to do on this planet that will make me happy.' 'Just because I have become a grandfather doesn’t mean I am ready for retirement.' Boman Irani gets ready for a new......

On Planet Nihalani, reality is defamation

'The most unusual howls of protest from Bollywood have shown that even people known for party drugs draw the line somewhere,' says Mitali Saran. When I was sixteen, Aldous Huxley's The Doors of......

PIX: Amy Jackson, John, Sidharth attend Lonely Planet awards

Bollywood celebrities attended the Lonely Planet Travel Awards 2016, held in Mumbai recently. Daisy Shah and Amy Jackson put their best foot forward style wise, and John Abraham and Sidharth......

The Greek God in Hema Malini's life

Birthday girl Hema Malini considered Dharmendra to be the most handsome man on the planet when she met him. But the Garam Dharam has met his match. Hema feels her grandson -- daughter......

PIX: Neha Dhupia, Jacqueline turn heads at Lonely Planet awards

Check out the star arrivals.Several Bollywood and television folks attended the Lonely Planet Travel Awards, held in Mumbai recently. Two actresses particularly held court with their stylish turns......

Master huntsman 'Kohli is from another planet'

IMAGE: India's captain and centurion Virat Kohli acknowledges the crowd as he walks off the ground after being dismissed during the first ODI against England in Pune on Sunday. Photograph: Danish......

Indian football inspired by Iceland in grassroots expansion

The country of 1.3 billion is finally waking up to the most popular sport on the planet. Kushal Das, secretary general of the All India Football Federation, has said the country is aiming to......

'Virat Kohli is at the moment from a different planet'

IMAGE: India's Virat Kohli attends a practice session. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Sunil Gavaskar has praised Virat Kohli for his stellar show Down Under. After impressing in the ODI......

Brought down to earth, Ronaldo says, 'I'm not from another planet'

The Real Madrid forward apologises after Real Madrid dumped out of King’s Cup by Atletico Madrid Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the King's Cup round of 16 second leg match......
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An actual Canon 300mm F/1.8 lens exists, but you will probably never get to see one

If you thought a 300mm telephoto lens with an aperture as big as f/1.8 has not been made, think again. Canon has this giant. As you can see it is a... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/an-actual-canon-300mm-f1-8-lens-exists-but-you-will-probably-never-get-to-see-one-374102.html
NASA's Cassini successfully executes dive in between Saturn, its rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successful executed its historic first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings,... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN16634
Martian soil could be pressed into making strong bricks

Experimenting with Mars-like soil, researchers have found that the Red Planet's soil could be turned into bricks just by applying pressure to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/martian-soil-could-be-pressed-into-making-strong-bricks-117042800615_1.html
Countdown begins for FIFA U-17 WC Final

The countdown for the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 begins today with the City of Joy gearing up to stage the marque clash exactly six... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/countdown-begins-for-fifa-u-17-wc-final-117042800384_1.html
NASA's staff react to Cassini spacecraft sending closest-ever images of Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is currently orbiting the sixth planet from the Sun ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-watch-nasa-s-staff-react-to-cassini-spacecraft-sending-closest-ever-images-of-saturn-2419858

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