SCIENCE / TECH

Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI A conference on Cyber Security– Challenges and Innovations on Monday deliberated on the current trends, need and future requirements of innovation in the field of cyber security for a secured cyber space. It focused on understanding the challenges the way ahead for the country through homegrown technological research and innovation. … Continue reading Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

Indian International Science Festival begins in Lucknow

AMN Four-day Indian International Science Festival (IISF) 2018 kicked off in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. Union science and technology minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed scientists and experts, including science teachers and students, participating in the event. President Ramnath Kovind will formally inaugurate the festival tomorrow. The subject of this year’s festival is science for … Continue reading Indian International Science Festival begins in Lucknow

Three scientists jointly win Nobel Prize for Physics

AMN They are Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland. Dr Ashkin is from the US, Dr Mourou is French and Dr Strickland is of Canada. The three researchers have been awarded for inventions in the field of laser physics which have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in industry and medicine. The … Continue reading Three scientists jointly win Nobel Prize for Physics

India successfully test fires Prithvi Defence Vehicle

WEB DESK India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast last night, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system. Defence sources said, the interceptor was launched from Abdul Kalam Island of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at 8.05 PM.A Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientist said … Continue reading India successfully test fires Prithvi Defence Vehicle

ISRO to outsource production of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle to private Industries

WEB DESK The Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO will outsource the production of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and Small Satellite Launch Vehicles to private Industries. The Indian Space agency Chairman K Sivan informed media persons in Bengaluru yesterday that private industries will play a major role in capacity building. He said the ISRO will … Continue reading ISRO to outsource production of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle to private Industries

First time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training

  WEB DESK For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency has said. Robb Kulin resigned from NASA effective August 31 for personal reasons, spokeswoman Brandi Dean said, declining to provide further details. Some 18 thousand people seek the 12 spots that open each … Continue reading First time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training

ISRO unveils plan of Gaganyaan programme

To put Indian in space before 2022 Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi The Indian Space Research Organization, ISRO, Tuesday unveiled India’s Gaganyaan programme for manned space flight before 2022 as announced by the Prime Minister on the Independence Day. Giving details at a press conference here, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan said the manned mission to … Continue reading ISRO unveils plan of Gaganyaan programme

IIT Kanpur develops online tool to help people deal with mental health issues

AMN / KANPUR The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has developed an online tool, TreadWill, to help people cope with issues related to mental health. The tool has been developed by a team with collaborative support from the Computer Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences, HSS (Psychology) departments. Professor at the Biological … Continue reading IIT Kanpur develops online tool to help people deal with mental health issues

ISRO carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

AMN The Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, today successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System. It is meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency. In a release, the ISRO said the first ‘Pad Abort Test’ demonstrated the safe recovery of the crew module in case of any exigency … Continue reading ISRO carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

US Scientists create world’s smallest computer

U-M researchers from @UMengineering have taken their research one step further (or smaller) and created the world’s smallest computer measuring just 0.3 mm. https://t.co/5JnYhOd7eT pic.twitter.com/NUMEJa151J — University of Michigan (@UMich) June 21, 2018   WEB DESK US Scientists in the University of Michigan have developed the world’s smallest computer. It measures just 0.3 millimetres and … Continue reading US Scientists create world’s smallest computer

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