Today is birthday of Sir J C Bose-inventor of millimeter wave,  pioneer of wireless transmission in 19th century. He also invented semiconductor receiver ( Lead Sulfide ). Needless to say he was far far ahead of his time. Also unlike Tesla and Edison, he never thought of patenting any of his innovation or thought of
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The closest solitary star to the Sun has an orbiting planet that is being referred to as the ‘Super Earth’. Te planet is a frozen rocky planet, temperature being minus 170 degree celsius, with three times the mass of the Earth, hence the name. Astronomers from Queen Mary University of London  discovered this rocky planet,
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The first interstellar message was sent on this day 44 years ago from the Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico. It was in hopes to make contact with intelligent life in a particular star cluster who could receive and decipher. The broadcast used Arecibo’s megawatt transmitter attached to its 305 meter antenna. The latter concentrates the transmitter
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The real time landing of NASA’s InSight Mars Lander on November 26 is going to be broadcast live that day. Space enthusiasts all round the world shall be given this treat after 6 years of Curiosity landing. The landing shall be broadcast on NASA’s website, Twitter and Facebook. The last Mars landing was broadcast six
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European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite has discovered a massive galaxy hiding behind the Milky Way It’s discovery raises questions in conventional knowledge of galaxy formation as it has very few stars inspite of its size. The present knowledge fails to explain its formation. Usually the dwarf starts use a lot of stars to puff up
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Data sonification techniques to create  were the soundtrack of the 5,000th Mars sunrise captured by NASA’s robotic rover, Opportunity. The result was a captivating two-minute piece of music. This was made possible under the eyes of researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and University of Exeter in the UK. Scanning a picture from left to right,
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