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China plans to launch Chang’e 6 lunar mission around 2024

Moscow: China plans to launch the Chang'e 6 lunar probe to study the South Pole-Aitken Basin on the far side of the Moon and collect samples around 2024, official media reported on Sunday, citing the chief designer of the...

China’s first Mars rover named Zhurong after mythical God of Fire: Space Administration

Beijing: China has officially named the country's first Mars rover Zhurong after the god of fire and war in Chinese mythology, China National Space Administration said on Saturday. "On Saturday, a ceremony marking the opening of the Space Day of...

Carbon dioxide emissions to rise in 2021

New Delhi: A major rebound in global carbon dioxide emissions is likely this year as economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic, says the International Energy Agency, as world leaders on Thursday unveiled their plans to save the planet. The IEA...

Do deep networks see as well as humans?

Bengaluru: A new study from the Centre for Neuroscience (CNS) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has explored how well deep neural networks compare to the human brain when it comes to visual perception. Deep neural networks are machine...

Facebook announces new sound studio, soundbite, podcast, and live audio room features

Washington: Facebook is evolving the audio component of its platform by introducing several new features such as a sound editing studio, a new social audio format called Soundbites, the ability to listen to podcasts in-app, and live audio rooms...

NASA Mars Ingenuity Copter may fly 4 more times in next 2 weeks

Washington: NASA engineers plan four more flights for the Mars Ingenuity helicopter in the coming two weeks following its successful, short first flight, NASA project manager Mimi Aung told a press conference at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in...

China’s manned spacecraft moved to launch site ahead of Shenzhou-12 mission: Space Agency

Beijing: A Shenzhou manned spacecraft and a Long March 2F carrier rocket have arrived at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China ahead of the launch of the Shenzhou-12 manned space mission, the Chinese Manned Space Program said...

Traditional method to allow TB patients to chant kirtan in Namghar leads to ‘herd immunity’: Study

Guwahati: An indigenous, traditional practice of aerosol inoculation (vaccination through air-borne microbes) to prevent tuberculosis, with its roots in the philosophy of Vedic Altruism or JivaUpakarTantra, has been proved to hold a scientific basis in a study conducted over...

40 per cent of world populations depend on Himalayan ecology system

Chandigarh: Himalayas play a vital role in modulating global weather and climate, especially the Asian Monsoon. The large rivers viz. Indus, Ganges, Brahmputra, Irrawaddy, Salween, Mekong, Yangtze and Yellow originate from the Himalayas and provide much of the freshwater...

Dr Harsh Vardhan gives away awards to science communicators and women scientists on National Science Day

Imphal: Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday highlighted how science technology and innovation (STI) would impact our future in education, skills and functioning in the post-pandemic world.He...

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Airtel 5G Plus now live in 8 cities

Kolkata: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India's premier communications solutions provider, on Thursday provided more detail on the launch of Airtel...