aerospace technology

  • US must collaborate more on space research : NASA

    US and INDIA should collaborate more on space research programmes, a prominent scientist from the US space agency NASA stressed here as he felicitated two young Indian astronomers who created history by discovering asteroids in 2010 that are now recognised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in the US....
  • Binary Star System Predicted To Merge, Explode In 5 Years

    Calvin College’s Larry Molnar originally made the prediction in 2015 and now, in a press briefing, he has confirmed that his theory is now closer to becoming reality. “It’s a one-in-a-million chance that you can predict an explosion. It’s never been done before,” he said. According to his prediction,...
  • New Bracelet Technology aims to help all children get birth certificate

    A new tech start up has set themselves a massive task: to register all newborn babies digitally. iCivil Africa, a company based in Burkina Faso, has developed a birth certificate system which involves a smartphone, a bracelet and encoded text messages. The company hopes the new system will make...
  • Canadian students rank fourth for science performance

    Canadian students are among the top performers in science, according to a new international ranking that shows a marked departure from the challenges faced in math. Canada placed fourth over all in science, tied with Finland and behind Singapore, Japan and Estonia, in the latest results from the OECD’s...
  • Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia: Russia

    An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said. The Progress MS-04 cargo craft broke up at an altitude of 190 kilometers (118 miles) over the remote Russian...
  • How to Win NASA’s $30,000 ‘Space Poop’ Challenge

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is now turning into crowd sourcing to solve the “dirty” problem being faced by astronauts stationed in space. Dubbed as the “Space Poop” challenge, NASA is willing to pay a handsome amount of cash to anyone who can propose a hands-free way...
  • Japan to build world’s fastest supercomputer

    Japan wants to build a superefficient supercomputer that could also well become the world’s fastest supercomputer by the year 2017. The project may soon provide a platform for research that could give the areas of robotics, driverless cars and medical diagnostics a boost. Building this new supercomputer is part of...
  • The Future of Everyday Technology

    The world is constantly changing and nowadays, with so many new technologies being introduced and developed, it seems that it is evolving faster than it ever has before. Think about it, it hasn’t been two decades since mobile phone use went mainstream and now, compared to this tech’s early...
  • Will Sci-Fi Bots Write the Next Great Dystopian Novel?

    OAKLAND, Calif. — William Faulkner kept the words flowing with a steady drip of whiskey. Laurence Sterne conquered writer’s block by shaving his beard. Ernest Hemingway stopped writing just when the story got good, so he’d always know where to pick up the next day. But perhaps the next...