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NASA slams A-SAT test for leaving debris in space, increasing risk factor for space station

On 27 March, India entered an exclusive club of nations capable of destroying space-borne satellites as it launched a missile to destroy an Indian satellite.
The change in oceans’ colour takes place because of the difference in quantities of phytoplankton, a microscopic algae | Pixabay

By the end of the century, our blue oceans will turn green

MIT scientist who led the study says there will be a notable difference in the colour of 50% of the oceans by 2100, and it could be ‘quite serious’.
A researcher prepares a sample inside a laboratory ~ Gilles Sabrie/Bloomberg

New ideas replace superstar scientists when they die

A study has found that the death of a scientist leads to an influx of new people with different ideas into the field.

Nuclear energy has to use climate crisis to justify its high cost: MIT study

Policies needed now to dial down greenhouse gases emitted by power producers more than 90% to stave off runway global warming, study says.

Calling Baker Street! IISc duo’s ‘power breakthrough’ has kicked up a Sherlockian mystery

If proved true, the discovery of the researchers could well be one of the biggest moments of modern science.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.


After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?