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Be careful and think twice before becoming group admin on WhatsApp, facebook- why

Be careful and think twice before becoming group admin on WhatsApp, facebook- why

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Varanasi: Think twice before becoming administrator of a group on WhatsApp or Facebook as one is liable for prosecution if any rumour or fake news is circulated on it. Social media platforms allow a person to create a group on which members can share views, photographs or videos. Concerns have…

NASA’s planet-hunters featured among TIME’s Top 100 Most Influential People!

NASA’s planet-hunters featured among TIME’s Top 100 Most Influential People!

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New Delhi: The world of space is one which hold its secrets really close and getting to them is a difficult task. Scientists shouldering that responsibility should know. This is why it isn’t a small feat to achieve what planet-hunting scientists at NASA do. NASA, a pioneer in the field…

NASA’s balloon launch postponed for the sixth time due to high surface winds

NASA’s balloon launch postponed for the sixth time due to high surface winds

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Wellington: NASA has postponed the launch attempt of its super pressure balloon (SPB) for the sixth time due to high surface winds. The balloon was scheduled to launch at 6:45 am on Friday, April 21 (New Zealand time) from Wanaka, New Zealand. The US space agency will make its seventh…

Samsung Galaxy S8 launched: Here are the key features

Samsung Galaxy S8 launched: Here are the key features

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New Delhi: South Korean giant Samsung on Wednesday launched its flagship device, Galaxy S8, that has a voice assistant. Samsung will release these devices in India in the coming months.  Here are the key features: 1) The device comes in two variants with different screen sizes — the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy…

SpaceX makes history by launching its ‘used’ Falcon 9 rocket and bringing it back to Earth

SpaceX makes history by launching its ‘used’ Falcon 9 rocket and bringing it back to Earth

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New Delhi: SpaceX, run by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, just made history on Friday by launching an already-used Falcon 9 rocket back into space and then landed its first stage on a droneship floating in the Atlantic Ocean.  The two-stage rocket, carrying a communications satellite into orbit for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, blasted…

Astronomers discover Neptune-sized ‘lost’ planet

Astronomers discover Neptune-sized ‘lost’ planet

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New Delhi: Astronomers have discovered a ‘lost’ planet which they claim is about the size of Neptune about 3,000 light years from Earth. The new planet, Kepler-150 f, was overlooked for several years, according to researchers at the Yale University in the US. Computer algorithms identify most such “exoplanets”, which are…

Twitter to allow media firms to directly live stream

Twitter to allow media firms to directly live stream

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New York: Micro-blogging site Twitter will soon allow media firms to post live streaming videos directly into the service, media reports said. According to a report in the Information on Thursday, Twitter will allow media firms to plug directly into Twitter’s software to go live by opening its streaming application programming interface (API)…

OPPO to launch selfie-focused F3 Plus in five markets

OPPO to launch selfie-focused F3 Plus in five markets

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New Delhi: China-based OPPO on Tuesday announced the launch of its new dual selfie camera F3 Plus across five markets from March 23. OPPO will simultaneously launch F3 Plus of the F3 Series in five key markets — India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam. The F3 Series is OPPO`s first-ever dual selfie camera…

Miniature laboratory, the size of a tissue box kick-starts experiments in outer space!

Miniature laboratory, the size of a tissue box kick-starts experiments in outer space!

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New Delhi: The space is hiding numerous secrets that are waiting to be unfolded. Mysteries that if and when unraveled, would revolutionize our knowledge about the evolution of the entire solar system, as well as the universe. Multifarious experiments, probes and investigations are currently underway that are helping scientists unearth the…

Kalpana Chawla’s birth anniversary – This was the last message sent by the astronaut

Kalpana Chawla’s birth anniversary – This was the last message sent by the astronaut

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New Delhi: On 17th March 1962, the first woman of India orgin space – Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal. She would have attained the age of 55 today had it not been for the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster on February 1, 2003 which led to her death and six…

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