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NASA wants an energy solution for lunar mission, announces challenge

28 Sep 2020

NASA wants an energy solution for lunar mission, announces challenge

NASA is gearing up to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

28 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.

New Solar Cycle begins: Here's what it means

16 Sep 2020

New Solar Cycle begins: Here's what it means

A few hours ago, scientists from NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the Sun has entered a new Solar Cycle. They described it as the Solar Cycle 25.

How scientists found potential signs of life on 'inhospitable' Venus

15 Sep 2020

How scientists found potential signs of life on 'inhospitable' Venus

Recently, a team of scientists made major headlines for discovering potential signs of life on Venus.

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

27 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

In the updates since last night, Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, became richer than ever.

An AI just found 50 new planets: Here's how

26 Aug 2020

An AI just found 50 new planets: Here's how

In a major development, an AI algorithm has discovered as many as 50 new planets.

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

21 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

Indians are searching ways to MAKE coronavirus vaccine at home

12 Aug 2020

Indians are searching ways to MAKE coronavirus vaccine at home

The sporadic surge in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths has made the whole world desperate for a vaccine.

NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91

03 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91

A lot has happened over the weekend.

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

02 Aug 2020

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

02 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.

Indian techie claims Chandrayaan-2 rover intact, even moved a bit

02 Aug 2020

Indian techie claims Chandrayaan-2 rover intact, even moved a bit

In a major surprise, a Chennai-based techie has claimed that the rover element of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission survived the harrowing crash-landing on the Moon last year.

SpaceX is bringing NASA astronauts back: How to watch live

02 Aug 2020

SpaceX is bringing NASA astronauts back: How to watch live

SpaceX has moved into the final phase of the "Launch America" mission - bringing NASA astronauts safely back to Earth in its Crew Dragon capsule.

#TechBytes: Weird technologies that can protect you from COVID-19

02 Aug 2020

#TechBytes: Weird technologies that can protect you from COVID-19

In a span of six months, COVID-19 has turned the whole world upside down.

NASA launches rover to find 'ancient Martian life'

30 Jul 2020

NASA launches rover to find 'ancient Martian life'

In a major development, US space agency NASA has launched a robotic rover to Mars.

Two Indian girls just discovered a 'near-Earth' asteroid: Details here

28 Jul 2020

Two Indian girls just discovered a 'near-Earth' asteroid: Details here

In a major development, two Indian schoolgirls, hailing from the city of Surat, have discovered an asteroid.

China just launched a rover and orbiter to Mars

23 Jul 2020

China just launched a rover and orbiter to Mars

Merely days after the UAE, China has also started its journey to Mars.

NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO

17 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO

In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.

Rare comet visible from today, will disappear for 6,800 years

14 Jul 2020

Rare comet visible from today, will disappear for 6,800 years

Starting tonight, July 14, a rare comet will streak across the night sky for a period of 20 days.

India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'

05 Jul 2020

India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'

Like Earth has one, Mars hosts two elusive moons in its orbit - Phobos and its smaller, more distant sibling Deimos.

Why NASA has delayed launch of its next Mars rover

02 Jul 2020

Why NASA has delayed launch of its next Mars rover

In an unexpected turn of events, NASA has delayed the launch of its next Mars rover.

NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh

29 Jun 2020

NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh

NASA is going back to the Moon, with the hopes of landing the first woman and the next man there by 2024.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

28 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

This week has been all about consumer technology, thanks to Apple.

NASA develops 3D-printed necklace to help people avoid face-touching

27 Jun 2020

NASA develops 3D-printed necklace to help people avoid face-touching

The uncontrolled outbreak of COVID-19 has gotten everyone worried.

SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

15 Jun 2020

SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

A talented actor with a charming personality and an infectious smile, Sushant Singh Rajput bid an early adieu as he passed away on Sunday at age 34.

Kathy Sullivan, America's first woman spacewalker, reaches ocean's deepest point

10 Jun 2020

Kathy Sullivan, America's first woman spacewalker, reaches ocean's deepest point

America's first woman spacewalker has now become the first-ever woman to reach the deepest known point in our planet's oceans.

New Earth-like planet found orbiting a Sun-like star: Details here

08 Jun 2020

New Earth-like planet found orbiting a Sun-like star: Details here

In a major development, a team of researchers has discovered an Earth-like exoplanet revolving around a Sun-like star.

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

07 Jun 2020

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

You can keep Shah Rukh Khan away from the screen, but not from cinema.

A ginormous asteroid will zoom past Earth this weekend

06 Jun 2020

A ginormous asteroid will zoom past Earth this weekend

A ginormous 'potentially hazardous' asteroid, nearly as big as the Empire State Building, is set to zoom past Earth this weekend.

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.