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Glimpses of Science & Technology in 2009

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Explained: ISRO's new series of heavy lift rockets

Sep 16, 2021
ISRO would be launching a new series of heavy lift rockets or  five Heavy-lift Launch Vehicles (HLV) . These would be able to carry a payload of  more than 5 tonnes into the GTO. Take a look at the details of the rockets below. 

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 discovers water on Moon: All you need to know

Aug 12, 2021
Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon was launched on 22 July, 2019 from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. It has recently discovered water and hydroxyl molecules on the Moon recently. Let us read in detail about this here. 

What is China's Artificial Sun? All about EAST, the nuclear fusion reactor and its new record

Jun 3, 2021
China had activated its “artificial sun,” that is, a nuclear fusion reactor in December 2020. It would grant the country with fuel for years to come. Recently, EAST has set a new record in performing the fusion reaction for the longest time till now.  Read all about the reactor, the fusion reaction and the challenges of Artificial Sun here

National Technology Day 2021: Current Theme, History and Significance

May 11, 2021
National Technology Day 2021: National Technology Day is celebrated across India on 11 May to commemorate India’s scientific advancement. On 11 May 1998, India successfully tested nuclear bombs in Pokhran. Let us read in detail about National Technology Day.

What is Koo App: Know all about the Indian alternative to Twitter

Feb 11, 2021
Know all about Koo App here. Why has it been launched and what is the reason for the Indian Government's support for it? Know its uses, significance and  the list of top users of Koo here

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: All important updates and questions from January 9-15, 2021

Jan 15, 2021
Listed below is the gist of the past week of events of Science and Technology, in brief, followed by some questions regarding the topics.  Take a look at the article below and speed up your preparation for your exams.

All about the Missing Supermassive Black hole

Jan 12, 2021
Scientists have recently reported a missing supermassive black hole in the Abelle cluster of galaxies called A2261-BCG. This may the first evidence of a recoiling black hole. Know all about it here

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important Updates from January 2-8, 2021

Jan 8, 2021
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from January 2-8, 2021. Know all details here

What is a dry run of Vaccine? 2nd vaccination dry run for COVID 19 conducted in India

Jan 8, 2021
The Government of India had planned a dry run of the COVID 19 vaccine in the country before actually delivering the main vaccine on January 2, 2021- Know all about the process and the details of the administration of vaccine here

What is KSTAR Fusion Reactor? Know all about South Korea's artificial sun here

Dec 29, 2020
Know all about the Korean KSTAR Fusion Reactor that is also called a Korean artificial sun here. It has set a record of 20 seconds long operation at 100 million degrees recently

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from December 21-25, 2020

Dec 25, 2020
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 21-25, 2020. Know all details here

What is Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Facility (HWT)? Know its significance, functioning here

Dec 21, 2020
Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test during his visit to Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex in Hyderabad. India has become the third country after Russia and US to have such a facility. 

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Check all important updates from December 7-11 here

Dec 11, 2020
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 7-11, 2020.  Know about Loon Internet Balloon, China's Artificial Sun, Robotic Surgery and more

Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI): Objectives, Process, Significance, and Benefits

Dec 10, 2020
The Union Cabinet led by PM Modi has approved the setting up of public Wi-Fi networks across the length and breadth of the country called as PM WANI- Know about its significance, benefits, objectives and other details here

What is Robotic Surgery?

Dec 9, 2020
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) standardised health policies across all health insurers to even cover robotic and bariatric surgeries- Know what is Robotic Surgery and its details, benefits and challenges here

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