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As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

01 Jun 2020

As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

As hundreds of people gathered outside White House on Friday night, to raise their voice against the brutal killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, United States President Donald Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker, reports said on Monday.

#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more

31 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more

This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.

Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS

31 May 2020

Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS

In the wee hours of Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the historic #LaunchAmerica mission to the International Space Station.

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

31 May 2020

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

26 May 2020

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.

Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs

08 May 2020

Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs

Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.

Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report

05 May 2020

Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report

Tom Cruise is leaving the planet, but for a very good reason.

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

02 May 2020

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

01 May 2020

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.

A huge 'mask-wearing' asteroid will zoom past Earth this week

28 Apr 2020

A huge 'mask-wearing' asteroid will zoom past Earth this week

In a matter of days, a humongous space rock will zoom past Earth.

#LockdownRecommendations: Shah Rukh Khan's all-time best 'Swades'

13 Apr 2020

#LockdownRecommendations: Shah Rukh Khan's all-time best 'Swades'

Swades is heartfelt and optimistic. But it only progresses into becoming so.

NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak

21 Mar 2020

NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak

After hitting the big tech companies, the novel coronavirus disease has deterred NASA from moving ahead with its mission to the Moon.

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

07 Mar 2020

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.

NASA rover just captured most detailed picture of Martian surface

05 Mar 2020

NASA rover just captured most detailed picture of Martian surface

Even though Earth and Mars are two very distant worlds, Earthlings are doing some incredible stuff on the neighboring planet.

Astronomers just detected biggest known explosion in the universe

01 Mar 2020

Astronomers just detected biggest known explosion in the universe

Astronomers have detected the biggest known cosmic explosion since the Big Bang - the event that kick-started our ever-expanding universe about 13.8 billion years ago.

An AI flagged 11 asteroids capable of smashing into Earth

21 Feb 2020

An AI flagged 11 asteroids capable of smashing into Earth

Asteroids pose a major threat to Earth and all of life.

#ComicBytes: Five reasons Captain Marvel's body is weird

18 Feb 2020

#ComicBytes: Five reasons Captain Marvel's body is weird

Carol Danvers was a hero long before she stepped into the suit of Captain Marvel.

NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time

25 Jan 2020

NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time

For the first time in the history of human spaceflight, astronauts have baked something in space - a batch of cookies.

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

20 Jan 2020

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.

European Space Agency plans to extract oxygen from Moon's surface

20 Jan 2020

European Space Agency plans to extract oxygen from Moon's surface

NASA plans to take humans back to the Moon.

Japanese billionaire looking for a girlfriend for Moon trip

13 Jan 2020

Japanese billionaire looking for a girlfriend for Moon trip

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who is SpaceX's first prospective customer for a round trip to the Moon, is looking for a girlfriend for his lunar voyage.

Rolls-Royce is developing world's fastest electric plane: See pictures

03 Jan 2020

Rolls-Royce is developing world's fastest electric plane: See pictures

As NASA continues with the vision of building the X-59 quiet supersonic jet, Rolls-Royce is setting its eyes on mastering the field of electric flight.

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.

NASA's 'low-boom' supersonic X-plane will take off soon

18 Dec 2019

NASA's 'low-boom' supersonic X-plane will take off soon

Despite having the technology for supersonic travel for decades, we don't have a single plane that could fly passengers at speeds exceeding that of sound (343 m/sec).

Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet

13 Dec 2019

Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet

For decades, scientists have wondered what lies beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica. Well, as per new findings, the White continent has been hiding a whole lot from us.

Speaking in Sanskrit can cure diabetes: BJP MP

13 Dec 2019

Speaking in Sanskrit can cure diabetes: BJP MP

As the Bharatiya Janata Party government pushes for a Bill to convert three Sanskrit deemed universities into Central Sanskrit Universities, a legislator of the ruling party has made absurd claims about the "Language of the Gods."

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more

08 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more

In the first week of December, we saw some big developments in consumer tech, thanks to the launch of a Nokia-branded TV and Amazon's first wireless Echo smart speaker.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

03 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

Earlier today, NASA announced it has located the crash site and debris of India's long-lost Vikram Lander.

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

03 Dec 2019

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help

03 Dec 2019

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2 lander's crash site with Chennai engineer's help

Almost three months after the Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander crashed on the moon, NASA has found the lander's debris on the lunar surface.

Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

28 Nov 2019

Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

After using Russia's Soyuz to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for years, NASA is inching closer to using home-built crafts, thanks to SpaceX and Boeing.

Saturn's largest moon, Titan, mapped for the first time ever

25 Nov 2019

Saturn's largest moon, Titan, mapped for the first time ever

In a major development, astronomers have mapped the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, for the first time ever.

Turns out, Space travel can reverse your blood flow

15 Nov 2019

Turns out, Space travel can reverse your blood flow

Elon Musk wants to make humans a 'multi-planetary' species and so does NASA!

Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why

08 Nov 2019

Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why

Last week, a dozen bottles of red wine were blasted off from a NASA launchpad in Virginia. The Bordeaux wines have already made their way to the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA Voyager 2 just found a weird interstellar boundary

06 Nov 2019

NASA Voyager 2 just found a weird interstellar boundary

Last year, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft crossed into interstellar space and became the second-ever man-made object to enter the realm between the Sun and stars (first being Voyager 1).

By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research

30 Oct 2019

By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research

As global warming continues, polar ice will melt faster and coastal regions worldwide will be swallowed by the swelling seas.

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

23 Oct 2019

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

NASA's second attempt to locate India's Vikram Lander on the Moon's surface has gone in vain.

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in full glow: Pics here

18 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in full glow: Pics here

Just a few days after taking a close look at lunar craters, Chandrayaan-2 has released another mind-blowing shot of the Moon.

NASA changes the schedule of first all-female spacewalk's schedule

17 Oct 2019

NASA changes the schedule of first all-female spacewalk's schedule

NASA has changed the schedule of the first-ever all-female spacewalk, again!

NASA unveils 'futuristic' spacesuits for Moon, Mars missions

16 Oct 2019

NASA unveils 'futuristic' spacesuits for Moon, Mars missions

In a major development, NASA has taken the wraps off the next-generation spacesuits for its astronauts.