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Scientists use AI-designed serotonin sensor to monitor sleep, mental heath: Study

Scientists use AI-designed serotonin sensor to monitor sleep, mental heath: Study

The researchers used machine learning algorithms to help a computer 'think up' 250,000 new designs

Dec 27, 2020, 18:59 PM IST
Santa visits ISS astronauts as they celebrate Christmas in space - Watch

Santa visits ISS astronauts as they celebrate Christmas in space - Watch

The astronauts were very happy to recieve gifts on Christmas this year

Dec 26, 2020, 18:34 PM IST
Chandrayaan-2 mission's initial data released: ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 mission's initial data released: ISRO

The ISRO has said it has released the first set of data from the Chandrayaan-2.

Dec 25, 2020, 01:29 AM IST
India has data, demography, demand, democracy to achieve world-class scientific solutions: PM Narendra Modi at IISF

India has data, demography, demand, democracy to achieve world-class scientific solutions: PM Narendra Modi at IISF

PM Modi also said that India has a rich legacy in science, technology and innovation. 

Dec 22, 2020, 18:36 PM IST
India's leopard count crosses 12800, PM Narendra Modi calls it a 'great news'

India's leopard count crosses 12800, PM Narendra Modi calls it a 'great news'

Prime Minister Modi said, "Great news! After lions and tigers, the leopard population increases."

Dec 22, 2020, 16:02 PM IST
Jupiter-Saturn conjunction: Watch this rare celestial event today; know when and how

Jupiter-Saturn conjunction: Watch this rare celestial event today; know when and how

Jupiter and Saturn will be at the closest possible distance to each other, in what is being called the greatest celestial marvel in centuries.

Dec 21, 2020, 16:59 PM IST
Jupiter-Saturn conjunction on December 21: How and when to watch the celestial event

Jupiter-Saturn conjunction on December 21: How and when to watch the celestial event

In what is being called the greatest celestial marvel in centuries, the Jupiter and Saturn planets will be at the closest possible distance on Monday, December 21.

Dec 21, 2020, 08:09 AM IST
UK discovers new COVID-19 strain that spreads more quickly: Report

UK discovers new COVID-19 strain that spreads more quickly: Report

Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said work is under way to confirm that it does not cause a higher mortality rate

Dec 19, 2020, 19:27 PM IST
ISRO's PSLV-C50 successfully injects communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit

ISRO's PSLV-C50 successfully injects communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit

ISRO's PSLV-C50 successfully injected communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit.

Dec 17, 2020, 16:48 PM IST
ISRO successfully launches communication satellite CMS-01 onboard PSLV-C50

ISRO successfully launches communication satellite CMS-01 onboard PSLV-C50

CMS-01 is the 42nd communication satellite of ISRO.  

Dec 17, 2020, 15:50 PM IST
PSLV-C50 to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on Thursday, countdown begins: ISRO

PSLV-C50 to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on Thursday, countdown begins: ISRO

ISRO said that the countdown for the launch of communication satellite onboard launch vehicle PSLV-C50 has started.

Dec 16, 2020, 21:53 PM IST
NASA shares view from space: Bright city lights of New Delhi, snow-covered Himalayas

NASA shares view from space: Bright city lights of New Delhi, snow-covered Himalayas

NASA has shared a breathtaking picture of the Earth as seen from space.

Dec 16, 2020, 17:26 PM IST
India will soon become manufacturing hub of space assets, says PM Narendra Modi

India will soon become manufacturing hub of space assets, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi said that private investment in the sector will lead to the creation of hi-tech jobs.

Dec 14, 2020, 21:23 PM IST
China's moon probe begins journey back to Earth with lunar samples

China's moon probe begins journey back to Earth with lunar samples

A Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon has begun its journey back to Earth putting China on course to become the first country to successfully retrieve lunar samples since the

Dec 14, 2020, 00:24 AM IST
PSLV-C50 to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on December 17: ISRO

PSLV-C50 to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on December 17: ISRO

The launch of a communication satellite is scheduled on December 17 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.

Dec 12, 2020, 01:06 AM IST
Aerosols in Indo-Gangetic plain responsible for high rainfall in Himalayan foothills

Aerosols in Indo-Gangetic plain responsible for high rainfall in Himalayan foothills

The region is associated with high aerosol loading, much of which is black carbon and dust, and thus provides an opportunity for studying how aerosol affects extreme rainfall events.

Dec 11, 2020, 23:51 PM IST
First woman, Indian-American Raja Chari among NASA's 18 astronauts for Artemis Moon mission

First woman, Indian-American Raja Chari among NASA's 18 astronauts for Artemis Moon mission

Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari is part of NASA's 18 member team who will train for its Artemis moon-landing mission.

Dec 10, 2020, 22:44 PM IST
Enormous iceberg on course to collide with south Atlantic penguin colony island

Enormous iceberg on course to collide with south Atlantic penguin colony island

Some species, like King penguins, travel for up to 16 days to find food. If the iceberg gets in the way, that foraging trip could take longer.

Dec 10, 2020, 00:19 AM IST
'Christmas Star' to light up December sky first time in nearly 800 years; here's how and when you can view it

'Christmas Star' to light up December sky first time in nearly 800 years; here's how and when you can view it

Would you like to view a cosmic wonder that is taking place the first time in nearly 800 years?

Dec 09, 2020, 21:22 PM IST
First time in nearly 800 years: 'Christmas Star' to be visible in December; know about this celestial treat

First time in nearly 800 years: 'Christmas Star' to be visible in December; know about this celestial treat

A rare celestial treat awaits people on the evening of December 21, the beginning of the winter solstice.

Dec 09, 2020, 16:41 PM IST