Thursday 17 April, 2014

Orbit of India’s Mars mission raised further

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The third orbit raising manoeuvre for India’s Mars Orbiter went smoothly Saturday morning, the country’s space agency ISRO said. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the orbit raising activity began at 2.10 a.m Saturday. The on-board motor was fired for 707 seconds. This took the Mars Orbiter to an apogee (farthest More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Emirates Airline builds its own aircraft

Emirates Airline, which normally makes the headlines for buying aircraft, has decided to build one Continue reading “Emirates Airline builds its own aircraft” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Indian mission heads to Mars

India’s first Mars orbiter was successfully placed in orbit by an Indian rocket Tuesday Continue reading “Indian mission heads to Mars” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Highlights of India’s Mars mission

Highlights of India’s mission to Mars: India is the first Asian country and the fourth in the world to undertake a mission to the red planet in the hope of finding methane and minerals. The cost of India’s More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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‘God particle’ theorists receive Nobel Prize in physics

François Englert and Peter W. Higgs are jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 Continue reading “‘God particle’ theorists receive Nobel Prize in physics” »  More...

New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago. Credit: University of Gothenburg
By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have spent many years studying the remains of a Stone Age community in Karleby outside the town of Falköping, Sweden. The researchers have for example tried More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Saturn to be closest to Earth Sunday for decade

Planet Saturn will come close to Earth Sunday – its closest position till 2023 – and will be visible directly opposite the Sun, an astrophysicist said here Saturday. Akash Ganga Centre for Astronomy More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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Researchers Create Novel Optical Fibers

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have found a new mechanism to transmit light through optical Continue reading “Researchers Create Novel Optical Fibers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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For the very first time, two spacecraft will fly in formation with millimetre precision

Spanish industry is leading the Proba-3 mission, a world first in precise formation flying. Continue reading “For the very first time, two spacecraft will fly in formation with millimetre precision” More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Ecuador to launch first domestically produced satellite

Ecuador will send its first domestically produced satellite into orbit in late April Continue reading “Ecuador to launch first domestically produced satellite” »  More...