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  • Elemental by Tim James: Review

    Title: Elemental
    Author: Tim James
    Publisher: Robinson
    Pages: 216; Price: 499

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    Mumbai FYJC admission: Students gear up as admission process begins

    Mumbai: Students can apply for admissions to First Year Junior College (FYJC) from Wednesday. Around 70,192 seats are available this year in Science, Commerce, Arts and vocational (Bifocal) courses. Students willing to apply for seats in Science, Commerce or Arts steam can fill forms from June 13 till June 25. The general merit list would be declared on June 29 for students to check any errors in their details like names and

  • Assam HS Result 2018: Assam board declares Class 12 results, check at ahsec.nic.in

    The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) declared the results of Class 12 or HS final year (Arts, Science, Commerce) examination today (May 31). The results were declared at around 9.30 am today. The students who have appeared for the examination can their results on the board’s official website ahsec.nic.in or resultsassam.nic.in. The students can also check results on examresults.net. The exams were conducted by the Board from February 23 to March

  • NASA astronauts to take a spacewalk on Thursday

    Washington: Two NASA astronauts will head outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday to begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk. During the spacewalk at approximately 8 a.m. (5.30 p.m. India time), Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold will install wireless communications antennas and replace a camera system, NASA said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • Countdown for GSAT-6A satellite launch progressing normally

    Chennai: The 27-hour countdown for Thursday’s launch of an Indian rocket carrying strategic communication satellite GSAT-6A was progressing smoothly, an ISRO official said. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation, the real time systems check operations have been completed.

  • Hot, metallic Earth-sized planet discovered 

    London: Scientists have discovered a hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet orbiting a dwarf star located 260 million light years away. Named K2-229b, the planet is almost 20 per cent larger than Earth but has a mass which is over two-and-a-half times greater. It reaches a day side temperature of over 2000 degrees Celsius.

  • Greece launches its own space agency Athens

    Greece: Greece launched its first space agency on Monday as an effort to rebuild the ailing economy as it exits a severe eight-year debt crisis. Entering into the space sector can make Greece stronger and more productive, increasing the country’s standing in many ways, Xinhua quoted Greek digital policy and media minister Nikos Pappas as saying.

  • Space travel may cause long-term change to DNA, says NASA

    Washington: Seven per cent of astronaut Scott Kelly’s genes linked to the immune system, DNA repair and bone formation, showed an unexpected change as a result of spending nearly a year in space, reveals NASA’s “Twins Study” aimed to unravel the genomics era of space travel.

  • China develops artificial heart with rocket technology

    Beijing: Chinese scientists have developed an artificial heart using rocket technology and it is currently undergoing testing after thorough experiments on animals, a media report said today. The heart was developed jointly by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) and the Teda International Cardiovascular Hospital in North China’s Tianjin.

  • Partial Solar Eclipse 2018: Where to watch LIVE streaming, and countries where it will be visible

    The first solar eclipse of 2018 is here. The said eclipse is a partial solar eclipse (aanshik surya grahan).Total solar eclipse and partial solar eclipse are different as in the latter only part of the solar disk is obscured. Scientists have warned that any kind of eclipse should not be watched with naked eyes keeping in mind the health reasons.

  • Indore: ‘Still miss poha-jalebi and Rajwada’

    Indore: Residents have helped Indore carve out a niche for itself on the world map. Children of Indore have travelled to different parts of the world proving their mettle. One of them is retired lead principal scientist Lead Principal Scientist of Alliant Techsystems Inc aka ATK, Pramod Nayate.

  • Watch: NASA Curiosity Rover beams back magnificent selfies from Mars!

    In the wonderful advancement of technology and science, NASA’s Curiosity Rover has managed to initiate the mission it was sent for. The rover sent a series of panoramic pictures of the Gale Crater and the surrounding landmarks. The rover took a total of 16 pictures that were compiled by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and were made public.

  • Indore: Despite Hiroshima, nuclear weapons must for national security: PSA

    Indore: Dr R Chidambaram, one of India’s distinguished experimental physicists having immense contribution in developing the country’s formidable nuclear power, inspired generations of scientists in making outstanding contributions to basic science and technology. On the sidelines of 8th Indian Particle Accelerator Conference (InPAC) held in Indore from January 9 to 12, Sourav Banerjee catches up with the principal scientific adviser (PSA) to Government of India in an attempt to unravel some intriguing