BRICS S&T News

South China Morning Post, 25 February 2020
New rules will mean that researchers will no longer be judged on the amount of research published in international journals Read more...
Xinhua, 26 February 2020
Dr. Bruce Aylward, team lead of the WHO-China joint mission on COVID-19, has given examples of China's scientific and technological measures taken to fight the virus: Read more...
Russia Beyond, 23 February 2020
The vessel will be able to break through the meters-thick winter ice of the Arctic Ocean, clearing the way for merchant ships from all across the world. Read more...
Russia Beyond, 21 February 2020
In five years, Russia will complete the modernization of its nuclear arsenal, including missiles. Their silos will be able to withstand a first strike, while they themselves can retaliate. Read more...
The Hindu, 16 February 2020
The country will send up an unusually large number of 10 earth observation (EO) satellites during 2020-21 Read more...
The Hindu, 10 February 2020
Solar Orbiter carries ten instruments packed behind a massive 324-pound (147 kg) heat shield Read more...
The Hindu, 08 February 2020
NASA has decommissioned the Spitzer Space Telescope, one of its greatest observatories which has studied the universe by detecting cosmic infrared radiation for more than 16 years. Read more...
The Hindu, 03 January 2020
New-age technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, data analytics, Internet of Things, content streaming, automation, robotics and 5G have been growing in leaps and bounds Read more...
Indian Express, 08 February 2020
The previous record of 17.5 degrees Celsius was set in March 2015. Read more...
Indian Express, 07 February 2020
NASA astronaut Christina Koch wrapped up a 328-day mission after her first flight into space, providing researchers the opportunity to observe the effects of long-duration spaceflight on a woman. Read more...
The Hindu, 31 January 2020
Spitzer, which was launched in 2003, studied some of the most distant galaxies ever detected with the light from some of the cosmic bodies travelling for billions of years to reach the telescope, NASA said. Read more...
Indian Express, 2 February 2020
In fact, Oppo, vivo and Realme together account for 43 per cent in the Indian market against Xiaomi’s 28 per cent, as per shipping data for Q4 2019 from Hong Kong-based market-research firm Counterpoint. Read more...
Indian Express, 3 February 2020
A company Tethers Unlimited has made the Terminator Tape that can pull down dead satellites, thus minimising the space debris. Read more...
The Rio Times, 2 February 2020
The payment tool allows users to transfer money through the App. Read more...
The Rio Times, 1 February 2020
Bitcoin has thus reverted the negative January series, which has been running since 2015. Read more...
India Today, 26 January 2020
PM Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro held wide-ranging talks with a focus on boosting bilateral ties in key areas of trade and investment, energy, defence and security, culture, education, medicine, scientific research and more Read more...
AP News, 23 January 2020
The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. Read more...
AP News, 23 January 2020
Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. Read more...
AP News, 21 January 2020
A U.N. human rights panel has ruled for the first time that people fleeing the effects of climate change may be entitled to claim asylum Read more...
AP News, 26 January 2020
Spacewalking astronauts plugged a leak in a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Saturday, completing a series of complex repairs to give the instrument new life. Read more...

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