Vanita Srivastava

The supercomputers will be among the 73 supercomputing facilities planned by the government under a Rs 4,500-crore mission. (Image via Centre for Development of Advanced Computing website)
By 2016, India to have 10 new green supercomputers
The government is planning to build at least 10 green supercomputers by March next year and install them in select universities and colleges, in a move aimed at boosting high performance computing and high-end interdisciplinary research.
Catch the shortest lunar eclipse of the century today
Saturday’s will be the shortest lunar eclipse of the century – it is estimated to last for about 4 minutes 43 seconds -- when the moon just skims along towards the outer edge of the umbral shadow of the Earth.
Solar plane begins epic journey, to land in India today
A solar-powered plane set off from Abu Dhabi Monday on a bid to make the first round-the-world tour, a marathon journey that will test its pilots’ endurance to the limit.
Earth will be closest to Sun today this year
The earth will be closest (perihelion) it can get to Sun on Sunday. It will be at the closest point in its elliptical orbit at 0.983 astronomical unit (approx 147 million km) from the Sun.
MIT study delivers blow to plans of setting up human colony on Mars
In what could possibly slow down the process of establishing a colony on Mars, a study done by MIT says the project may have to take a step back to reconsider the mission’s technical feasibility.
Ozone pollution in India kills crops that can feed 94 million in poverty: study
In one year, India’s ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country’s major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living below the poverty line, says a new international study.
Scientists generate electricity from silk worm cocoons
A research study in this regard titled 'Electricity from silk cocoon membranes' was recently published in scientific reports of Nature journal.
44 Indians selected for the ‘one-way ticket’ to Mars personal interview
Amulya Nidhi Rastogi, who works with a private company in Gurgaon, got the news of being shortlisted for the personal interview for the ‘one-way ticket’ to Mars just a day before his 21st birthday.
200 days for Mangalyaan to get into Mars orbit
Mangalyaan will be inserted into the Mars orbit after 200 days after which it will carry out scientific experiments, says Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). "MOM is now 21 million kilometers away from earth, travelling with a helio-centric velocity of 29 km/s."
Mission to Mars: Mangalyaan on course for rendezvous with Red Planet
After a flight of almost three months, India’s maiden spacecraft to Mars – Mangalyaan – is on track. “Another 233 days for MOM (Mars Orbiter Mission) to reach Mars," the Isro Facebook site on the Mars mission site reads.

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