Working of Block Chain Technology

Block Chain Technology

Under this system, a transaction is stored online as a ‘block’. When the transaction is verified, it gets added to a chain of blocks. The transaction is considered complete only when it is verified by a certain number of computers on a network. New transactions add to the existing block chain in a chronological manner.

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Europe's Copernicus project

India joins Europe’s Copernicus project

India joins Europe’s Copernicus project India has joined Europe’s mega global arrangement of sharing data from Earth observation satellites, called Copernicus. What is the agreement? Data from a band of Indian remote sensing satellites will be available to the European Copernicus programme while designated Indian institutional users will in return get to access free data

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A new way to measure Kilograms: No Longer Linked to Physical Objects

A new way to measure Kilogram

A new way to measure Kilogram From 2019 onwards, the kilogram will get more accurate. The new artefacts ought to derive from the constants of nature that are all interdependent. The kilogram was the only one among the units still pegged to a real object. What Was the Earlier Measure of Kilogram? For 125 years,

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags  RFID is a form of wireless communication that uses radio waves to track and identify objects. For instance, all the grocery items within your cart with RFID tag can be simultaneously put under a scanner. The RFID tags, on all the items in your cart, communicate with an electronic reader

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Ultima Thule: Farthest object ever visited in space

Farthest object ever visited: Ultima Thule

Farthest object ever visited:  Ultima Thule Ultima Thule is the most distant object ever visited. It is visited by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. The object Ultima Thule is officially named (486958) 2014 MU69. It is located in the Kuiper Belt.  This belt is in the outer Solar System (beyond Neptune) and it consists of small

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NASA's lander called Insight landed on Mars in Nov, 2018

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on Mars

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on Mars NASA’s unmanned lander, called InSight, landed on Mars in Nov. 2018. It is the eighth successful landing on Mars in NASA’s history. What is the objective of InSight? It is designed to identify and analyse quakes and tremors of Mars in order to gain knowledge about Planet’s formation and

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GSAT-11: India's heaviest and most-advanced high through put communication satellite

India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 launched

India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 launched GSAT-11 was launched from French launch vehicle Ariane 5 which lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana.  Ariane 5 is operated by Arianespace. About GSAT-11 GSAT-11 is Indian Space Research Organisation’s heaviest and most-advanced high through put communication satellite. What is the purpose of launch? The 5,854-kg GSAT-11

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