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World's largest radio telescope activated

China on Sunday commissioned the world's largest radio telescope which has a 4,450-panel reflector as large as 30 football pitches, boosting the global hunt for extraterrestrial life. Hundreds of......

Death of a Hero: How Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was ambushed

IMAGE: An NSG commando at the spot where the terrorist who shot Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan had positioned himself. 26/11 will always be remembered for the courage displayed by our security......

Indian scientists detect crack in Earth's magnetic shield

The world’s largest and most sensitive cosmic ray monitor, located in India, has recorded a burst of galactic cosmic rays that indicates a crack in the Earth’s magnetic shield,......

The astronomy photos of 2016 are simply stellar

From captivating photos of Northern Lights, sparkling galaxies, the ‘man on the moon’ and more, photos taken by the winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016......

Scientists glimpse Einstein's gravitational waves; PM Modi lauds role of Indian scientists

In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, international scientists said on Thursday they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, which......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Rohan Murty tells Rahul Jacob he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. IMAGE:......

First drive: Mini Cooper, an awesome hatchback money can buy

The MINI Cooper 5-door offers a blend of performance and practicality with the 1.5-litre diesel engine also being a frugal unit that will allow you to have fun on a daily basis, says Faisal Ali......

Indian card processor in $45-mn heist

The Indian card processor - used in the heist on December 21, 2012 - was ElectraCard Services, which is based in Pune, India. One of the credit card processing companies whose security was breached......

India Inc is all a Twitter

Of what use can 140 characters be to a very large private bank in India? If those characters make a 'tweet', you will be surprised with the results. With the help of Mahesh Murthy, founder and CEO......

Computer programmer at age 4?

Microsoft unveiled its latest set of innovations this week, which included a game to teach 4-year-old children computer programming and a "telescope" programme that enables computer users to......

Birthday Special: The A to Z of Amitabh Bachchan

Happy birthday, Amitabh Bachchan! We re-publish a special first carried on Rediff.com in November 2009. There are actors, and there are stars, and there are those who end up dwarfing the industry......

The Bollywood Tweet Diary

A quick update on what the stars are saying in 140 characters. It's a tough to be Hrithik Roshan given his penchant for controversy at the moment! The actor tweets his justification......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

'I am proud I was the only undefeated player'

It is always a pleasure to interview Vishwanathan Anand. Very rarely you come across such a warm and down-to-earth person, nay world champion!Only a few months ago he took over the world No 1......
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A relatively large near-Earth asteroid will fly safely past our planet on April 19 at a distance of about 1.8 million kilometres - over four times... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/large-asteroid-to-buzz-past-earth-on-april-19-nasa-117040800244_1.html
Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes

Observations using ESO's Very Large Telescope have revealed stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black... ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170327114604.htm
Harvard Scientists Say Aliens May Be Using Giant Radio Beams To Travel The Cosmos

Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting that mysterious fast radio bursts , detected in faraway galaxies, may be evidence of aliens... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/16/aliens-space-travel-fast-radio-bursts_n_15435684.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
How Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was ambushed

IMAGE: An NSG commando at the spot where the terrorist who shot Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan had positioned himself. 26/11 will always be... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/mumbai-26-11-death-of-a-hero-how-major-sandeep-unnikrishnan-was-ambushed/20141126.htm
Seven earth-size planets orbiting single star discovered

Washington: In a major boost to the search for alien life outside our solar system, astronomers have spotted the first known system of seven... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/seven-earth-size-planets-orbiting-single-star-discovered-news-scitech-rcxlanchahigh.html

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