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Scientists develop cool glass paint

PTI, Monday, 17th August 2015
Boston: Scientists have developed a new, environment-friendly and inexpensive paint out of glass that bounces sunlight off metal surfaces - keeping them cool and durable.

Most-distant known galaxy cluster discovered

Washington: Scientists have discovered the most-distant known galaxy cluster of its size, a breakthrough that provides a unique opportunity to study old galaxies in detail and better understand their origins. ... Read More >>

Human impact affects Earth's global energy flow

London: The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how they produce and consume resources has formed a 'striking new pattern' in the planet's global energy flow, according to a new study. ... Read More >>

Trio win Nobel medicine prize for brain's 'GPS'

Stockholm: British-American researcher John O'Keefe today won the Nobel Medicine Prize with a Norwegian couple, Edvard and May-Britt Moser, for discovering how the brain navigates. ... Read More >>

Asteroid to make close pass by Earth

Washington: An asteroid the size of a football field is about to make a close pass by Earth but is not expected to hit or cause any damage, NASA said today. ... Read More >>

First solar 'sibling' discovered

Washington: Scientists have identified the first "sibling" of the Sun - a massive star almost certainly born from the same cloud of gas and dust as our own star. ... Read More >>

New 'meta-skin' to cloak objects from radars

Washington: Scientists have developed a new flexible, stretchable and tunable 'meta-skin' that can protect objects from radar detection, and may help develop next generation of stealth aircraft or even invisibility cloaks. ... Read More >>

Ozone layer on track to recovery: UN report

Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades, owing largely to the phase-out of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, according to a new UN report. ... Read More >>

Prototype robot developed to find victims trapped under debris

Hyderabad: A city-based organisation Hyderabad Science Society (HSS) has developed prototype of a robot, which can help in finding victims trapped under debris after earthquakes or building-collapse incidents. ... Read More >>

Jupiter moon Io's atmosphere repairs itself

Washington: Jupiter's volcanic moon Io has a thin atmosphere that freezes in the shadow of the giant planet during daily eclipses, a new study has found for the first time. ... Read More >>

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