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October 16, 2017
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft faces one last critical and risky adventure around Saturn. Cassini swings past Saturn's mega moon Titan early Saturday for a gravity-assisted, orbit-tweaking nudge. Cassini’s fuel tank is practically empty, so with little left to lose, NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale. “That last kiss goodbye,” as project manager Earl Maize calls it, will push Cassini...
Earth Day is an annual event marked across the world to show support for environmental protection.The event takes place around the world and it is described as the biggest secular holiday on the planet. More than a billion people are expected to celebrate the day including environmental campaigners Leonardo di Caprio and Emma Watson. Forty-seven years ago, on 22 April 1970,...
Days after a Class XII Physical Education textbook stating that body measurements of 36-24-36 were the best figures for women sparked widespread outrage, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has filed a case in the Preet Vihar police station against the private publisher of the book and the author. The accused — New Saraswati House (India) Pvt Ltd, which...
The India Rankings 2017 of higher educational institutions under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) were released by Ministery of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Monday. This was the second time that the rankings were released after India Rankings – 2016, which were released in April 2016. The participating institutions were weighed on several parameters. The institutions were assigned points based...
SeaWorld San Diego starts a new program, which will entertain as well as educate its visitors. The park's killer whales will no longer be in Shamu-style shows. This new show serves the purpose of educating the younger generation about the orcas. With, Granny, the oldest female orca's death last year, and the death of another orca earlier this week, it is...
The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, organises the Indian Scientific Mission to Antarctica every year and ISRO has been participating for a long time. The NCAOR and the Department of Ocean Development select the members for India's Antarctic expeditions.One expedition costs up to ₹200 million (US$3.0 million).The Indian Antarctic program is...
Ahead of the admission season of the 2017-18, the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Monday released on its website a list of 23 fake universities and 279 fake technical institutes that are operating in India. Students seeking for various Under Graduation and Post-Graduation Courses in Engineering colleges get disappointed with...
NASA now has a few high school students who will be a part of a major program. Students at an Alabama high school are now making parts for use on the International Space Station. NASA has been sponsoring programs to build the spark in students in the field of aerospace industry for more than 50 years. One of them is HUNCH...
NASA is all set to begin the most awaited and also the toughest rover challenge. The competition challenges students to solve engineering problems, design rovers and much more. NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge,  highlights NASA’s goals for future exploration to Mars and beyond. Nearly 99 high school and college teams will put their skills to the test from March 30 to April...
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The e-commerce major Amazon is blustering with job offers for the recent graduates at IIM Ahmedabad of the batch of 2016-17 during the recently concluded placement process, becoming the top recruiter. Amazon made 18 offers to final-year post-graduate students at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. This is still an unaudited report, released by the institution for the time being. An...