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Nasa Wants to Turn Human Waste Into Food

  The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars. The researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina will receive $200,000 (roughly Rs. 1.4 crores) a year for up to three years to achieve this task, the US space agency said ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh Plans to Use Drone Cameras to Check Red Sander Smuggling

    The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to use drone cameras in Rayalaseema region to increase surveillance on red sander smuggling, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said on Saturday. The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to use drone cameras in Rayalaseema region to increase surveillance on red sander smuggling, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said on Saturday. The Andhra ... Read More »

Saturn and Jupiter May Have Started as Centimetre-Sized Pebbles: Study

  Gas giants such as Saturn and Jupiter may have been built by centimetre-sized pebbles that formed 4.5 billion years ago from dust and ice swirling around the newborn Sun, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that the primordial pebbles rapidly melded into the cores of gas giants such as Jupiter and Saturn. Earlier theories had suggested that building ... Read More »

World’s Largest Solar Power Station to Open in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh will house the world’s largest solar power station – 750 megawatts (MW) –  in Rewa district, state’s energy minister Rajendra Shukla said on Sunday. “Global tenders for commissioning the solar power station in an area over 1,500 hectares at Bandwar region in Gudh tehsil of Rewa, will be invited shortly,” Shukla told PTI. He said that if all ... Read More »

World’s Largest Solar Power Station to Open in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh will house the world’s largest solar power station – 750 megawatts (MW) –  in Rewa district, state’s energy minister Rajendra Shukla said on Sunday. “Global tenders for commissioning the solar power station in an area over 1,500 hectares at Bandwar region in Gudh tehsil of Rewa, will be invited shortly,” Shukla told PTI. He said that if all ... Read More »

Saturn and Jupiter May Have Started as Centimetre-Sized Pebbles: Study

Gas giants such as Saturn and Jupiter may have been built by centimetre-sized pebbles that formed 4.5 billion years ago from dust and ice swirling around the newborn Sun, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that the primordial pebbles rapidly melded into the cores of gas giants such as Jupiter and Saturn. Earlier theories had suggested that building a ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh Plans to Use Drone Cameras to Check Red Sander Smuggling

The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to use drone cameras in Rayalaseema region to increase surveillance on red sander smuggling, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said on Saturday. Mooting the suggestion during a meeting in Vijayawada to review law and order situation in the state, he said drones cameras or static balloon cameras may be used to keep a vigil ... Read More »

Nasa Wants to Turn Human Waste Into Food

The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars. The researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina will receive $200,000 (roughly Rs. 1.4 crores) a year for up to three years to achieve this task, the US space agency said in ... Read More »

Nasa Begins Satellite Project to Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Nasa engineers have started working on the first of eight micro-satellites under the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) project. The system, being built at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, will improve hurricane forecasting by making measurements of ocean surface winds in and near the eye wall of tropical cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes throughout their life cycle. ... Read More »

Apple leaves Wall Street hungry for more – can it deliver?

  To Wall Street, Apple is a company where the glass is constantly half-full. Itsquarterly results on Tuesday night showed revenues up 33% and operating profits up 37% to $49bn (£31bn) and $14.1bn respectively. However, there were disappointments for investors grown used to quarter after quarter of stellar figures. Unit sales of iPhones rose 35% to 47.5m in the three ... Read More »