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How a cyclone looks from space in 3D!

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:52

The first spacecraft designed to detect light rain and snowfall from space has now captured the first 3D images of precipitation on earth.

New Age snow-measuring satellite set for launch

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 21:36

Scientists are eagerly awaiting the launch of a joint US-Japan satellite mission that should provide the most detailed global measurements yet of rain and snow.

Most accurate definition of kilogram on anvil

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:32

Researchers have developed a novel system to allow a direct comparison of an object being weighed in a vacuum to one outside a vacuum.

Expert panel to develop global norm for measuring property

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 19:18

An expert committee has been set up for developing a global standard for measuring property to address the problem of inconsistent methodology adopted across the world for measurement of real estate.

Prasar Bharati moves CCI, alleges TAM rating anti-competitive

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 11:57

Public sector broadcaster Prasar Bharati has moved the CCI alleging that Television Audience Measurement (TAM) agency is abusing its dominant position by not carrying out audience measurement fairly.

Most precise measurement of universe revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:26

Researchers have shed light on how ancient sound waves sculpted the cosmos, thus revealing the most accurate measurements ever made of the large-scale structure of the universe between five to seven billion years ago.

GE opens measurement & control validation lab in India

Last Updated: Monday, March 12, 2012, 17:27

The new facility is the fourth of its type in the world for GE and the only lab in India to support the repair and calibration of Kaye validation products.

First-ever measurement of magnetic field inside Earth’s core

Last Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010, 14:27

A geophysicist has made the first-ever measurement of the strength of the magnetic field inside the Earth’s core, 1,800 miles underground, by using the moon and distant quasars.

Scientists make first measurement of age of cometary material

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 17:29

New research on comet Wild 2 indicates that inner solar system material was transported to the comet-forming region at least 1.7 million years after the formation of the oldest solar system solids.