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Venus` atmospheric waves decoded for the first time

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:45

A new research has identified the nature of atmospheric waves of the planet Venus for the first time.

Planet Mercury result of early hit-and-run collisions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:41

Mercury and other unusually metal-rich objects in the solar system may be relics left behind by hit-and-run collisions in the early solar system, scientists say.

NASA captures `mid-level` solar flare

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:35

NASA has captured mid-level solar flares at its Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Solar Panel scam: Public Interest in appointment of Judicial commission, says Kerala HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:20

Kerala High court on Monday orally observed that as far as government was concerned there is public interest in the appointment of the Judicial Inquiry Commission to probe the Solar Panel scam.

Delhi Metro to install 3 more solar power plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:11

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to install three more roof-top solar power plants in its premises, as a continuation of its policy to encourage eco-friendly work practises and technologies.

New `IMaX` magnetograph makes observing Sun`s magnetic structure possible

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:51

A Spanish instrument known as IMaX magnetograph has observed the sun for the formation and evolution of a magnetic flux tubes on its surface.

First solar-powered farmbot unveiled in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:47

A new solar-powered robot has been designed for farms to collect data on pests and plant disease, pick weeds, and even harvest crops in future.

PowerMin may seek scrapping of proposed duty on solar gear

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:56

The Power Ministry may seek dropping of the proposal to levy anti-dumping duty on imported solar power equipment on the plea that the current manufacturing capacity is not sufficient to meet the requirements of electricity generating firms in the sector.

Solar power likely to get top billing in Rail Budget

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:40

With a view to reducing its dependence on conventional sources of energy, Railways is looking to harness solar power in a big way and is likely to include a plan for the same in its upcoming budget.

Study reveals tofu ingredient could revolutionize solar panel production

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:05

A new study has found that chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells.

NASA maps much larger solar atmosphere than previously observed

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 10:05

NASA`s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory ( STEREO), has mapped a vast atmosphere of solar particles surrounding the sun, through which magnetic fields swarm, solar flares erupt, and gigantic columns of material rise, fall and jostle each other around.

Delhi govt studying Gujarat solar power generation model

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 01:59

The `rent-a-roof` model for solar power generation which has been adopted by the city of Gandhinagar in Gujarat can for now only be replicated in government buildings in the national capital, Delhi government has said.