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Musk envisions SpaceX Starship's lunar landing by 2021

Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility.

19 Jul 2019 6:13 pm
Umiam Dam lifespan reduced by 5 years due to pollution

During the inspection, the committee found that silt deposits in the dam was very high and all types of waste including plastic waste carried by the highly polluted Umkhrah and Umshyrpi rivers accumulated in the dam.

19 Jul 2019 5:49 pm
India will overachieve Paris pact targets by 60%: IEEFA

 The growth in new installed power capacity will lead renewables to generate close to 44 per cent of all electricity consumed in India in 2029-30.  

19 Jul 2019 5:49 pm
World's highest aquarium starts trial operation in China's Qinghai

The new aquarium is located more than 2,200 meters above sea level in the city of Xining, the capital of Qinghai, representing the first aquarium on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

19 Jul 2019 5:48 pm
J&K produces 20,000 tonnes of fish annually

J&K has tremendous potential in the fisheries sector and it can become a modern, world class industry as there is 50,000 hectares of water area in the state.

19 Jul 2019 4:40 pm
Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of NASA's Apollo 11 mission

former astronaut and Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins. 

19 Jul 2019 9:48 am
Man is going to the Moon, 'this time, to stay,' NASA tweets

The last manned mission to the moon was in 1972, almost a half-century ago. 

19 Jul 2019 9:41 am
This card game can help you learn about species

Participants who played the Phylo game were not just remembering iconic species like the blue whale and sea otter, but things like phytoplankton, zooplankton and mycorrhizal fungi.

18 Jul 2019 6:10 pm
Researchers show how plastics can be reused

The Journal for Carbon Research, focuses on chemical recycling which uses the constituent elements of the plastic to make new materials.

18 Jul 2019 6:07 pm
Space exploration critical for our survival: Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos envisions creating enormous space colonies in close proximity to Earth, as a way of expanding humanity to a trillion people.

18 Jul 2019 4:59 pm
Chandrayaan-2, India's most prestigious mission: ISRO chairman K Sivan

The 20-hour countdown for the mission will begin on Sunday.

13 Jul 2019 3:03 pm
IIT Kanpur develops mapping generation software for ISRO's lunar mission Chandrayaan 2

The planning and mapping generation software developed by the IIT Kanpur scientists will help the rover in its movement and guide its route on the lunar surface. 

13 Jul 2019 12:30 pm
Heavy rocket GSLV Mk III undergoing launch checks for historic flight to Moon, says ISRO

Taking to Twitter, ISRO said that the Chandrayaan 2 will be launched from the launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 2.51 am (IST) on July 15.

11 Jul 2019 7:48 pm
Education institutions declare climate emergency

Talks about a three-point plan that includes going carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the latest, mobilising more resources for action-oriented climate change research and skills creation, and increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curricula, campus and community outreach programmes.

11 Jul 2019 6:05 pm
Great Barrier Reef facing unprecedented challenges

Reefs can recover in given time and the right conditions, but there has been little relief from disturbances in recent years to allow significant recovery to occur.

11 Jul 2019 6:05 pm
50 birds die of mysterious disease in Bihar

Officials of the forest and animal husbandry departments said that the deaths of the 50 birds has surprised them as they had apparently fallen from the trees and died.

11 Jul 2019 6:04 pm
World not doing enough about climate change: UN

The natural environment is deteriorating at an alarming rate: sea levels are rising; ocean acidification is accelerating; the last four years have been the warmest on record; one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction, and land degradation continues unchecked.

11 Jul 2019 5:30 pm
Human waste an asset to economy, environment: Study

We typically think of sanitation as degrading the environment, but we find ways it could actually help improve it while bringing benefits for people.

11 Jul 2019 5:04 pm
Where did Moon come from? ISRO's intriguing tweet ahead of Chandrayaan 2 launch

Chandrayaan 2, Indian lunar mission, will go to Moon's south polar region where no country has ever gone before

10 Jul 2019 10:29 am