Tag Archives: january

NASA’s SMAP Instrument All Set to Measure Earth’s Soil

NASA’s Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument is all set to measure the moisture lodged in Earth’s soils with an unprecedented accuracy and resolution. The instrument’s consists of three main parts – a radar, a radiometer and the largest rotating mesh antenna ever deployed in space. It is scheduled for launch on January 29. Remote sensing instruments are called “active” when ...

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BioAsia to Hold Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad in January

BioAsia 2015 declared the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare sector. It will be held as four phases in the months of January and February. BioAsia Healthcare Devthon is an initiative that will bring together healthcare experts, doctors, designers, engineers, technologists ...

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Former PM Vajpayee to be Honoured with Bharat Ratna Tomorrow

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, a Rasthrapati Bhavan communique said on Wednesday. “The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthmously) and to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” the communique said. Vajpayee was prime minister from 1998 ...

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