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Cyber security: Challenges and preparedness in India

Cyber security is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. With the development of cyber technology and its overwhelming use for scientific research, delivery of services (financial and other services like e-commerce and payment to public

Breakthrough in race to commercialize quantum computers

Researchers at International Business Machines Corp have developed a new approach for simulating molecules on a quantum computer. The breakthrough, outlined in a research paper to be published in the scientific journal Nature Thursday, uses a technique that could eventually allow quantum computers to solve difficult problems in chemistry and

ISRO launches 104 satellites in one go: Establishes its credentials as low cost and efficient commercial launcher


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) set a new record in space mission achievements after it successfully launched 104 satellites in desired orbits one go from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on February 2017morning. This was ISRO’s first space mission for the year 2017, and the most complicated

NASA discovered 7 Earth-like planets

NASA discovered 7 new planets

Scientists of NASA announced discovery of an entire system of Earth-sized planets. In these seven planets, six innermost are rocky like earth. Three of the planets lie in the star’s habitable zone. The habitable zone or goldilocks zone is the region surrounding a star in which liquid water could theoretically exist.

China launches world’s first quantum communications satellite

China launches world’s first quantum communications satellite

China launches world’s first quantum communications satellite, marks an achievement in the realm of higher technology, a milestone in space and cryptography. Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), nicknamed Micius after the philosopher, lifted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 1:40 AM local time (August 15, 2016 in the