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Discovery of Helium-Rich Hot Subdwarf Stars

In a breakthrough discovery reported in February 2024 edition of leading scientific journal Science, an international team of astronomers confirmed sighting of a special stellar category matching helium-rich, compact and hot subdwarf characteristics that had been theoretically predicted over 10 ..

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Terahertz Tags to Spot Product Tampering

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created next-generation anti-counterfeiting tags harnessing terahertz waves that can remotely detect tampering or removal attempts from product packaging due to their novel tamper-proof adhesive design with embedded micro-particles. Compared to lower radio ..

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India’s First Private Spy Satellite Ready for Launch

As per latest reports, India’s  first dedicated surveillance satellite constructed entirely by a domestic company, Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), is slated to launch from a SpaceX rocket by April 2024. It would provide Indian defence agencies an independent imagery ..

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What is ‘ANUVADINI’- AI Tool?

The Government of India has directed all school and higher education institutions across the country to make available digital study material in Indian languages for every academic course within 3 years. This policy aims to enable students to learn in ..

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Japan successfully launches next-gen H3 rocket

On February 18th, 2023, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the successful first orbital launch of its next-generation H3 launch vehicle. The new flagship rocket delivered its test payload into intended orbit after two prior failed launch attempts in ..

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ISRO GSLV Mission to Launch INSAT-3DS Weather Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch the advanced INSAT-3DS meteorological observation satellite on 17th February 2023 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota using a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket. The mission aims to place INSAT ..

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