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Harnessing Solar Power From Where There Is No Night—Space
To quote Neil Armstrong, “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.”
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Scientific Studies Are Shrinking The Gaps Between Plants, Animals And Human Beings
“the seeking and shrinking of the plant, its pleasure and pain, its sleep and its wakefulness and all that strange life...is then a sub-mental...has precisely the same initial reactions as the mental, but is different in the constitution of its self-experience..”
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Genome Editing: The Benefits And The Ethics
India is the worst sufferer of anti-biotech activism, whereas neighbouring Bangladesh has gone ahead with a variety of GM crops to improve its agriculture.
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Pesticides: The Unknown Dangers
Chloropicrin causes poisoning of the lungs, skin and the digestive tract. And the other one that’s of major concern is Telone or 1,3-dichloropropene. This one is another cancer causing chemical. And it’s also neurotoxic, and impacts fertility.
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Watch this spacetime: gravitational wave discovery expected
The detection of gravitational waves would tick off the last major prediction of general relativity. It would demonstrate that the equations drawn up by Einstein, who refused to believe in black holes himself, hold true in what ranks as the most extreme realm of physics.
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Speed of Light in the Rig Veda
Thus 2,202 yojanas in half a nimisha is equal to 189,547 miles per second after conversion. The modern estimate of the speed of light is 186,281.7 miles per second.
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Bermuda Triangle Mystery Revealed in Rig Veda & Atharva Veda
Earth has tilted axis at 23½. Modern science could not explain this phenomenon and also the strange coincidence that Earth is titled at 23½ degress and Bermuda Triangle is also at 23½ !
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Electric, hybrid cars to source battery tech from spacecraft
“The ARAI will work towards testing of the technology and will come out with a prototype in a year’s time. Thereafter, the industry should come forward to manufacture these batteries for supply to automobile manufacturers,”
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Vedic Framework And Modern Science
the nature of time is very different in the Vedic framework than the notion of time in modern science. The principle of karma is a theory of delayed causation: Unlike physics where causation is only immediate and empirically traced back to the cause, in karma an action can have both immediate and delayed consequences, including consequences that are not empirically traceable to the cause.
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Vedic Framework and Modern Science
modern science is a special type of smriti developed for the logical mind, which is a mind that seeks truth by the criteria of such truth being reproducible and verifiable by anyone.
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Space revolution hatching in a New Zealand paddock
Ships and planes need re-routing every time a rocket is launched, which limits opportunities in crowded U.S. skies, but New Zealand, a country of 4 million people in the South Pacific, has only Antarctica to its south.
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NASA finds evidence of recent flowing water on Mars
Something is moistening Mar’s ample deposits of perchlorate, study leader Lujendra Ojha, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, said. And that something must be liquid water.
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Vegetarianism: A Reasoned Argument That India Can Take To The World
The Mahabharata’s maxim — Ahimsa Paramo Dharma — and its role in India’s independence spurred similar freedom movements globally, and at a subtler level, rightly place vegetarianism as a privileged value in Indian society.
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How Engineers Think
The engineering mind-set can be applied successfully in every walk of life because its core elements (structure, constraints, trade-offs) and its basic concepts (including recombination, optimization, efficiency, and prototyping) are equally effective in finding solutions to non-engineering challenges.
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Gene drive': Scientists sound alarm over supercharged GM organisms which could spread in the wild and cause environmental disasters
Some believe it could even be used as a terrorist bio-weapon directed against people or livestock because gene drives – which enable GM genes to spread rapidly like a viral infection within a population – will eventually be easy and cheap to generate.
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Jewish billionaire funding $100 million project to find life in space
He believes other civilizations could teach us how to handle challenges such as allocating natural resources, he said in an interview. And if we don't find them, we can learn other lessons.
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Astronomer's ashes nearing icy world he discovered: Pluto
When New Horizons rocketed away from Cape Canaveral on Jan. 19, 2006, Pluto was the ninth planet in our solar system. It was demoted to dwarf planet a scant seven months later.
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Study says Earth entering ‘great mass extinction event’
The last mass extinction event led to the demise of the dinosaurs after what was most likely a large meteor hitting Earth.
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Growing realisation of dangers of GM crops
Indian environmentalists approached the Supreme Court in 2005 (the case is continuing) amidst mounting evidence of the risks from GM crops; their significantly lower yields as compared to non-GM crops; and escalating use of pesticides.
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It’s unlikely that any robot will have the smarts of a human: Vijay Kumar
we are so far away from understanding how the human brain learns, reasons and acts, that it is very unlikely that we will have human-like robots with the same mental agility, dexterity and smarts that we see in humans.
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China plans massive solar power station in space by 2050
Space-based solar panels can generate ten times as much electricity as ground-based panels per unit area, say the experts.The electricity generated would be converted to microwaves or lasers and transmitted to a collector on Earth.
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Solar energy to be cheapest power source in 10 years
While the cost of producing hardware for solar will continue to plunge irrespective of local conditions, the financial and regulatory environments will play a key role in the price drop.
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Government to Invest 10 Billion US $ in the Chip Manufacturing Facilities Coming up in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh
the frugal technologies that it has evolved has a higher value quotient and are suitable for many countries which are at the same level of development.
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The story of shunya
Unfortunately for them, Baudhayana’s result is now known only as the Pythagorean theorem, while few people know Brahmagupta as the genius behind “Arabic numerals”. (Ironically, the Arab mathematician al-Khowarizmi, who became famous for Arabic numerals, referred to them as “Hindu numerals”.)
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Australia creates 'world first' 3D-printed jet engines
Smith said the technology could be used to build prototypes and customised components quickly and cheaply.
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How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
The hack was perpetrated by a joint unit consisting of operatives from the NSA and its British counterpart Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ.
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Africa: What Tech Will Take Off in Developing Nations in 2015?
The UN has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, with the goal of raising global awareness of how such technologies can help development by providing solutions to challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health.
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Science Congress lauds ‘feats’ of ancient India
In the Sulbha Sutra written in 800 BCE, Baudhayan wrote the geometric formula now famously known as Pythagoras theorem.
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Aeroplanes in Vedic age could fly between planets: Speaker at Indian Science Congress
Bodas cites ancient Indian treatise on aviation, the Vaimanika Prakaranam, as his source and claims that most of its principles have been forgotten because of the passage of time, foreign rulers and things being stolen from the country.
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GLOBAL WARMING: THE GREAT LIE
Global warming is a lie propagated by the corporate Media. Global Warming is bad science, worse politics and catastrophic for economics. Many politicians and elitists have received global warming as "sound science". Joseph Goebells would be proud at the effectivness of the propaganda from the establishment about this issue. Climate Changes are invevitable, cyclical, recurrent, and unpreventable. Long before man could have possibly had any measurable impact upon the earth's environment, The Middl
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Is Propaganda of Global Warming a Hoax
Manmade carbon dioxide emissions are roughly 5 percent of the total; the rest are from natural sources such as volcanoes, dying vegetation and animals. Annually, volcanoes alone produce more carbon dioxide than all of mankind's activities. Oceans are responsible for most greenhouse gases. ... The bottom line is, the bulk of scientific evidence shows that what we've been told by environmentalists is pure bunk.
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ISRO tests its heaviest space launch vehicle, eyes global market
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to develop India's 50-year-old space programme and the government increased funding for space research by 50 percent to almost $1 billion this financial year.
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Paris climate summit faces tougher job after modest Lima deal
"The U.S.-China announcement hinted at a fundamental shift putting developed and developing countries on a more equal footing.
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Arun Majumdar Stanford University Named Among Four U.S. Science Envoys
Science Envoys travel as private citizens and advise the White House, the Department of State, and the scientific community about potential opportunities for cooperation.
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How Will Drones Change the World?
There is much debate over how drones should be used in warfare. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? Plus some ways drones are making a difference outside the military.
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ISRO to launch GSLV Mark III mid Decembe
“The rocket can carry upto four tonne payload. This is the heaviest rocket India has ever launched. It is 630 tonne at lift off.
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Mangalyaan No. 2 in Time’s 25 Best Inventions of 2014 After Hendo
Riding high on its success, ISRO is now aiming at the next mission in 2018 with lander and a rover to explore Mars in depth.
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Mangalyaan is best invention of year 2014: Time magazine
Indian space scientists who have to work on water-tight budgets made it possible and the spaceship is now orbiting in space for around two months.
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Rosetta’s missing Philae lander is frantically doing improvised science, even as its batteries die
Philae's X-ray spectrometer, which should reveal some clues about the comet's molecular composition, is also running.
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ISRO Sets Eyes on Space Laws, Debris Clearance
ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said that there are thousands of expired communication satellites and they may pose challenge to new satellites.
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Could This Brain-To-Brain Interface Be The First Step Towards Achieving Telepathy?
Their results showed that whenever Rao imagined hitting the 'fire' button, Stocco would almost instantaneously move his right index finger to fire the cannon.
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Direct brain-to-brain communication improved
The UW researchers transmitted signals from brain of one person to another in order to govern the motions of the hand of the receiving person directly.
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Unmanned U.S. supply rocket for space station explodes on liftoff
The accident raised fresh questions about the use of Russian engines in U.S. rockets. The Antares is powered by the AJ-26 engine built by GenCorp Inc division Aerojet Rocketdyne - a refurbished version of the Soviet-era NK-33 engine developed for the heavy-lift N-1 moon rocket.
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Construction on 30 Meter Telescope with Indian support begins
The TMT will be one of the largest optical-infrared telescopes to come up in the next decade. Its 30 meter diameter primary mirror will consist of 492 segments of 1.44 meter diameter each.
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A Look at Winners of 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Nobel committee says the work of the three scientists "has brought optical microscopy into the nano-dimension," allowing the study of molecular processes in real time. This has helped improve our understanding of diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's
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Japanese, American win 2014 Nobel Prize for physics
"With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long lasting and more efficient alternatives to older light sources," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement
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India successfully test fires Mars Orbiter's main liquid engine
"India will be the first country in the world to insert a spacecraft into the Martian orbit in a maiden attempt if the operation succeeds,"
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Hope to be first Asian country to reach Mars in first shot: Isro chairman K Radhakrishnan
The entire nation has been with us on this mission and its success will make every Indian proud. It will also help inspire the younger generation take up science, technology, math and engineering.
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Mind over matter:Indian Scientists find way to email brainwave
It's the first time humans have been able to drop messages into another brain using a machine.
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Electric sparks may have altered properties of lunar soil
Scientists have found that high-energy particles from uncommon, large solar storms penetrate the Moon's frigid, polar regions and electrically charge the soil, a finding that may change our understanding of the evolution of planetary surfaces in the solar system.
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Trade Wars on Solar Energy Miss the Point
The Chinese have managed to bring down prices and in the process led to the collapse of manufacturing across the world.
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One in every 3 Apple engineers is Indian
Apple was clearly convinced it could not do without India and found ways to use the country's talent.
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