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Another Failure from ISRO GSLV-D3

Sriharikota (AP): India’s GSLV-D3 powered by homegrown cryogenic engine for the first time failed in its mission as the rocket carrying a communication satellite deviated from its path and went out of control shortly after its lift-off from the spaceport ...

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ISRO set to launch GSLV-D3 today

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): The stage is all set for the launch of the first flight-testing of indigenous cryogenic engine on homespun rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D3), from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota at 4.27 pm today. The ...

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Google defies China, stops web censorship

Beijing/Washington: Uncertainty loomed over China operations of the world’s leading internet search engine Google as the company stopped censoring web search results and redirected hunt queries from mainland to an uncensored site in Hong Kong. The move, which came after ...

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Self charging mobile from Nokia

London : Experts have come up with a cellphone that can recharge its own battery by harvesting energy from the owner’s motion. The self-charging handset by Nokia, who has already filed for a US patent, was predicted to work with ...

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NASA radar detects ice on Moon’s north pole

A NASA radar aboard India’s maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has detected craters filled with thick deposits of ice near the moon’s north pole, the US space agency said today. NASA’s Mini-Sar experiment found more than 40 small craters, ranging in ...

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Web at the speed of light

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new infrared laser made from germanium that operates at room temperature, which has made light-speed computing come one step closer to reality. The research removes the cryogenic cooling systems ...

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