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NASA Releases Images of 30 ‘Celestial Gems’ taken through Hubble on it’s 30th anniversary
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NASA Releases Images of 30 ‘Celestial Gems’ taken through Hubble on it’s 30th anniversary

NASA on 11th December released 30 newly processed Hubble images on the occasion of the space telescope turning 30 this year. These images feature dazzling galaxies, sparkling star clusters, and ethereal nebulae. All of these celestial objects belong to a collection known as the Caldwell catalog, NASA says. NASA has said that the newly released […]

Unraveling Astronomical Conundrum – New Data from Hubble helps understand Missing Dark Matter
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Unraveling Astronomical Conundrum – New Data from Hubble helps understand Missing Dark Matter

A team of astronomers led by senior scientist Mireia Montes of the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered that the missing dark matter in recently discovered galaxies can be explained by the effects of tidal disruption. They discovered the effects while studying the dark matter in the NGC 1052-DF4 using deep optical imaging aided by the data collected by the Hubble space telescope.

COVID-19 Vaccine by Pfizer and Biontech achieves first Emergency Use Authorization in the world after UK approves it for widespread use
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COVID-19 Vaccine by Pfizer and Biontech achieves first Emergency Use Authorization in the world after UK approves it for widespread use

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced today that the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the U.K. has granted a temporary authorization for emergency use for their COVID-19 vaccine against COVID-19. The authorization comes following a worldwide Phase 3 trial of a vaccine. In a press release,  Pfizer and BioNTech have said that […]

Chinese Chang’e-5 spacecraft lifts off for moon; Set to bring back lunar rock and soil
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Chinese Chang’e-5 spacecraft lifts off for moon; Set to bring back lunar rock and soil

Said to be its most ambitious lunar mission, China’s Chang’e-5 spacecraft lifted off from the Wenchang launch complex on a Long March 5 rocket on Tuesday, 24th November. The lunar mission aims to bring back lunar rock and soil and if everything goes as planned, the spacecraft should return by mid-December. Chang’e-5 is going to […]

Technology is the prime reason our schemes have  changed lives of people at such a speed and scale: PM Modi
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Technology is the prime reason our schemes have changed lives of people at such a speed and scale: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Karnataka’s flagship annual technology event – Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 (BTS2020) – via video-conferencing on Thursday. The summit is organised by the Government of Karnataka along with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), Karnataka government’s Vision Group on Information Technology, Biotechnology & StartUp, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and […]

“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC in collaboration with Atos becomes India’s largest and fastest Supercomputer; Ranks 63 in the world
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“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC in collaboration with Atos becomes India’s largest and fastest Supercomputer; Ranks 63 in the world

“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and Atos has officially become the largest and fastest Supercomputer in India on 17th November, 2020. The PARAM Siddhi – AI is currently ranked at 63 in the TOP500 ranking in the world. While Atos is a global leader in digital transformation, […]

South Korea tests Drone taxi capable of carrying two people
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South Korea tests Drone taxi capable of carrying two people

South Korea is investing around 24.5 billion won ($22 million) to develop the so-called K-Drone System by 2022 A demonstration and a test-run of a drone taxi, capable of carrying two people, was organised by South Korea’s transport ministry and Seoul City conducted in Seoul on Wednesday. South Korea has been working to move towards […]