Friday , August 6 2021

SCIENCE

Machine learning helps pick out stars in a crowd

Indian Astronomers have developed a new method based on Machine Learning that can identify cluster stars– assembly of stars physically related through common origin, with much greater certainty. The method can be used on clusters of all ages, distances, and densities. The method has been used to identify hundreds of ... Read More »

NASA’s Perseverance Drives on Mars’ Terrain for First Time

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover performed its first drive on Mars March 4, covering 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape. The drive served as a mobility test that marks just one of many milestones as team members check out and calibrate every system, subsystem, and instrument on Perseverance. ... Read More »

Touchdown! NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Successfully on Mars: After a seven-month-long journey, NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California celebrate landing NASA’s fifth — and most ambitious — rover on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Download video ... Read More »

DRDO Young Scientists Laboratory Develops Quantum based technology for Random Number Generation

Random numbers have essential roles in many fields, such as Quantum Communication, cryptography (key generation, key wrapping, authentication etc.), scientific simulations, lotteries and fundamental physics experiments. The generation of genuine randomness is generally considered impossible with classical means. Quantum Mechanics has the inherent potential of providing true random numbers and ... Read More »

IISF 2020: Young Scientists’ Conference is a Unique Event to Engage Young Minds towards Scientific Research- Event showcases various opportunities for science enthusiasts: Dr. C. M. Joy

  (IISF-2020) is the largest ever science festival going to be held on virtual environment. In this festival, 41 events on different themes will be organised and these themes are directly related with the society and the general public. Young researchers and scientists are the key stakeholders of this science ... Read More »

SwarnaJayanti Fellow to work on Metal CO2 battery which can reduce payload mass & launch costs of planetary missions

India’s planetary missions like Mars Mission may soon be able to reduce  payload mass and launch costs with the help of an indigenously developed Metal- CO2 battery with CO2 as an Energy Carrier. Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Associate Professor from Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad and a recipient of this year’s SwarnaJayanti fellowship instituted by the Department of Science ... Read More »

Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) to promote private investment and innovation in the space sector: Dr Jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha that the Government has launched the Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) to promote private ... Read More »