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When did India become nuclear power?

India became a nuclear power in May 1998, when it conducted a series of nuclear weapon tests at the Pokhran Test Range in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This was the first time that India had tested nuclear weapons since 1974, and the tests were seen as a major milestone for the country’s scientific and […]

In 2021, The Top Five Nuclear Energy Producing Countries

Nuclear power is frequently overlooked in discussions about energy transition. Nuclear fission can provide a dependable source of low-cost energy, but the high cost of building nuclear plants makes nuclear a difficult market to enter. While nuclear energy emits no direct greenhouse gases, nuclear waste is a distinct issue. Despite the fact that modern practises […]

From Homi Bhabha to APJ Abdul Kalam: India’s Rocket and Aerospace Pioneers

The popular web series ‘Rocket Boys’ brings to life the scientific achievements of India that aided in the launch of India’s atomic and space programmes. The Sony LIV series includes works by Homi Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, both of whom made significant contributions to the development and progress of India’s space and nuclear projects. Dr. […]

New coronaviruses found in bats in China

The research into the roots of SARS-CoV-2 perseveres, Chinese researchers have revealed that a discovery of a new batch of coronaviruses in bats has been found which includes one that could be genetically the second closest to the COVID-19 virus till now, CNN reported on Thursday. The research is being conducted at Weifeng Shi from […]

Sea creatures, solar panels and plague-fighting toothpaste experiment launched by Space X to space station

Thousands of tiny sea creatures along with a plague-fighting toothpaste experiment and some powerful solar panels were launched to the international space station by Space X yesterday. The shipment also includes fresh lemons, onions, avocados and cherry tomatoes for the seven astronauts on the station. The entire shipment weights around 3,300 kilogram (7,300 pounds) and […]