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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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12 PM USAF Math Skills On Display In B-3 Bomber Miscalculation The US Air Forces new Long Range Strike Bomber (LRSB) will cost $58

USAF B-3 Bomber (Graphical representaiton) The US Air Force's new Long Range Strike Bomber (LRSB) will cost $58.2 billion up by $25 billion... ...

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/13919/USAF_Math_Skills_On_Display_In_B_3_Bomber_Miscalculation
Nazi 'gold train' found in Poland could be claimed by Russia

. A Russian lawyer has said that the Kremlin could lay claim to the valuables as compensation for the country's losses in the Second World War.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/Nazi-gold-train-found-in-Poland-could-be-claimed-by-Russia/articleshow/48741077.cms
US is playing catch-up in scramble for the Arctic

ABOARD US COAST GUARD CUTTER ALEX HALEY (In the Chukchi Sea): With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/US-is-playing-catch-up-in-scramble-for-the-Arctic/articleshow/48733107.cms
19 AM Japan Launches Latest Helicopter Carrier 'Kaga' Japan has launched new Izumo-class helicopter carrier, Kaga, at the Japan Marine United shipyard in Yokohama on Thursday

Japan launched its second Izumo-class helicopter carrier in a ceremony in Yokohama on Thursday. Japan has launched new Izumo-class helicopter... ...

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/13875/Japan_Launches_Latest_Helicopter_Carrier__Kaga_
Facebook Is Reportedly Gearing Up For A Showdown With Russia

Facebook is gearing up for a showdown with Russia over the location of its servers, according to a local news report. As it currently stands, a... ...

http://techgig.com/tech-news/editors-pick/Facebook-Is-Reportedly-Gearing-Up-For-A-Showdown-With-Russia-35832

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