India’s space economy set to reach USD 40 bn by 2040: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Thiruvananthapuram: India’s space economy is poised to reach USD 40 billion by 2040, and scientists will also enjoy a better working environment, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here. The Minister of State for Science and Technology & Atomic Energy and Space (Independent Charge) said that some foreign agencies like the AKD have predicted that this figure…

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Chlorine disinfectant no more effective than water at killing hospital superbug: Study

New Delhi: One of the primary chlorine disinfectants currently being used to clean hospital scrubs and surfaces does not kill the most common cause of antibiotic-associated illness in health care settings globally, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Plymouth in the UK found that spores of Clostridioides difficile, commonly known as C. diff,…

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Part of Chandrayaan-3 launch vehicle makes uncontrolled re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere: ISRO

Bengaluru: The cryogenic upper stage of the LVM3 M4 launch vehicle, which successfully injected the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft into the intended orbit on July 14 this year, made an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere, the ISRO said. This rocket body was part of the LVM-3 M4 launch vehicle, it said. It re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere…

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