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  Science   05 May 2017

Science, 05 May 2017

First test flight of stratospheric solar plane

Pilot Damian Hischier took the craft for a seven-minute test flight, reaching an altitude of 300 metres (nearly 1,000 feet)

05 May 2017 9:21 PM

'Smart' contact lens may diagnose diabetes, glaucoma

The new smart contact lens sensors use electrodes made of highly stretchable and transparent graphene sheets and metal nanowires

05 May 2017 9:18 PM

3D-printed bricks from moondust may help build lunar colonies

The solar furnace focuses sunlight into a high-temperature beam to melt the soil grains together.

05 May 2017 1:18 PM

PM's gift satellite to SAARC buddies to take off today

The new South Asia Satellite will catalyze economic development and governance in six Saarc nations

05 May 2017 9:33 AM

Test-fire of Agni-II missile fails to meet desired parameters

The last user trial of Agni-II conducted on November 9, 2014, from the same base was a success.

05 May 2017 8:51 AM


Everest braces for record number of summit attempts

The number of climbers issued with permits for Everest this spring is the highest ever

05 May 2017 7:41 AM