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Russia marks Sputnik's 50th anniversary

Russia on Thursday marked the golden jubilee of the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, which sparked off a space race between the then Communist state and the US 50 years ago. Giant......

NASA spacecraft finds haze, flowing ice on Pluto

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s New Horizons spacecraft has discovered flowing ice and a surprising extended haze on Pluto, which show the dwarf planet to be an icy world of......

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......

When US almost blew up the moon to prove a point

The United States had planned to blow up the moon with a nuclear bomb in the 1950s. At the height of the space race, the US considered detonating an atom bomb on the moon as a display of America's......

The last column K Subrahmanyam never wrote

India's foremost grand strategist shaped policy from the outside, seeking to enhance India's power without seeking any for himself, says Sanjaya BaruHis voice was faint, almost conspiratorial.......

It's time to focus on human capital

There was a Sputnik moment in the world of global education in December 2010.About 5,000 students from China, included for the first time in the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

12 innovations from the 1950s that we still use today

The decade of 1950s is marked with some of the major scientific innovations such as the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA and the launch of Sputnik I, which started the Space Race. It......

Chelsea and Inter through, Milan have to wait

Inter Milan and Chelsea secured their places in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday but AC Milan will have to wait after an 89th-minute goal by Ronaldinho gave Barcelona a 2-1 win......
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Flowing ice on Pluto a sign of past life?

In the northern region of Pluto's Sputnik Planum, swirl-shaped patterns of light and dark suggest that a surface layer of exotic ices has flowed... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=143065
NASA spacecraft shows Pluto wrapped in haze, nitrogen ice flows

Scientists have been able to see closer images of the western half of the heart-shape -- known as Tombaugh Regio -- on Pluto's surface, where ices... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-nasa-spacecraft-shows-pluto-wrapped-in-haze-nitrogen-ice-flows-2107918
Flowing nitrogen ice glaciers seen on Pluto

Washington: Flowing nitrogen ice glaciers have been glimpsed on the surface of Pluto, along with an unexpectedly thick layer of haze in the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/flowing-nitrogen-ice-glaciers-seen-on-pluto_1635799.html
20 PM Russia To Showcase Platforma-M Combat Robot on Russian Naval Forces Day Russia will showcase Platforma-M Combat Robot at an event in Kamchatka on July 26 marking Russian Naval Forces Day

Russian Platforma-M combat robot Photo Credit: Sputnik International Russia will showcase Platforma-M Combat Robot at an event in Kamchatka on... ...

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/13557/Russia_To_Showcase_Platforma_M_Combat_Robot_on_Russian_Naval_Forces_Day
China's Biggest Solar Plant Coming up in Gobi Desert

China has announced the construction of its largest-ever solar plant in the Gobi desert. (Representative Image) Reuters Energy through solar... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/chinas-biggest-solar-plant-coming-gobi-desert-640412

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