The Final Frontier- ISRO Launches Spacecraft To Reach Neighbouring Star System
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The Final Frontier- ISRO Launches Spacecraft To Reach Neighbouring Star System, In a Stephen Hawking-backed Project

Interstellar space travel, that is travel to another star system or travel between galaxies.

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Ten Year Old Genius Designs Gadget To Save Toddlers Locked In Hot Cars

Every summer, the most heart-rending stories we read in the newspapers are about toddlers getting left behind in cars in the sweltering heat by forgetful or negligent parents. And the worst part of the episodes is that most times, the kids suffocate to death in the closed confines of the car.

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Young Inventors- Aryan Tanwar’s Smart School Bag

Heavy school bags lead to heavier prices. And no, it’s not about how cheap or expensive their school bag is, but about the price kids have to pay physically as a result of lugging hefty, book-laden bags to school on their delicate shoulders, every day for twelve years of their young lives.

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Young IISC Graduate Set To Launch Satellites to Provide High Speed Internet To Rural Areas

Just a few years ago, it would have been impossible to contemplate satellites beaming internet services to earth. The futuristic concept is set to become reality as close as 2018. High tech companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Jeff Beezo’s Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, OneWeb, Google Inc. and Boeing are racing to launch their satellites into low orbit; satellites which will beam high speed internet to the world.

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The Farmer’s Son Who Created a Unique Solar Dryer for Farmers

Inventions are fashioned by those who have a burning need to make a difference to the world; who try to do something that will leave the world a better place for its inhabitants. Such people have a relentlessly curious mind, are sensitive to the concerns of others and are driven by a need to do something concrete to alleviate those concerns

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Lottery for Palaeontologists- Almost Intact Armoured Dinosaur Fossil Found In Canada

One hot March afternoon in 2011, Shawn Funk, a miner working his excavator down the vastness of the Millennium Mines in Alberta, Canada, hit something that was much harder than the surrounding rock he was digging through. Closer inspection revealed a walnut coloured rock-like structure displaying a bizarre pattern- row after row of sandy brown disks, each ringed in gunmetal grey stone.

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18 Year Old Indian Boy Builds the World’s Lightest Satellite

In recent years, Indian teenagers have been making great strides in the fields of STEM- science, technology, engineering and Maths. Their innovative accomplishments have brought them laurels not only on the Indian stage, but also on the international platform. Meet Rifath Sharook, an 18-year-old boy, from Tamil Nadu’s Pallapatti town, who has managed to build what is estimated to be the world’s lightest satellite! So compelling is Rifath’s creation that it has even bagged NASA’s attention.

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The Human Calculator- Priyanshi Somani

Anyone who has grappled with math calculations must know how difficult it is to not reach for the calculator when faced with large numbers; and if not the calculator, then a good old pen and paper to do the calculations manually. But, Priyanshi Somani is made of a different mettle. This Surat girl is known … Continue reading “The Human Calculator- Priyanshi Somani”

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The 13 Year Old Tech Entrepreneur

At an age when the only activity that interests them is playing mindless video games, thirteen year old Indian origin boy, Shubham Banerjee, has created the first ever low cost braille printing machine out of Lego blocks. And that is not all- computer technology giant, Intel Corp, was so impressed with his invention, that its … Continue reading “The 13 Year Old Tech Entrepreneur”

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Scientists Create Inflatable Greenhouse to Feed Astronauts In Outer Space

Scientists moved one step closer to sending human inhabitants to live and work in deep space, on the moon or on Mars.

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The Boy Who Built Landmine Detecting Drones

Boys his age spend their time playing and loafing around, this wonder boy Harshvardhan Zala has built not one, but three prototypes of drones that can detect and defuse landmines.

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Scientists Create Artificial Womb

The ‘artificial womb’ was the culmination of efforts put in by researchers, led by Dr Alan Flake, at the Centre for Foetal Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.