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TOKYO, Japan - In an effort to enhance its homegrown geolocation system, that would help improve the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps - Japan launched its third satellite on S

When the Moon’s shadow races across the continental United States on 21 August, researchers will be waiting — in planes, on mountaintops and at other carefully chosen vantage points along the roughly 110-kilometre-wide path of totality. Thanks to the sheer number of observers, solar physicists hope to learn more from this latest total solar eclipse than from any previous such event, and to use that knowledge to develop tools for next time.

Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, has unveiled the National Science, Technology and Innovation Road Map from 2017 to 2030 to serve as a catalyst to Nigeria’s economic growth.

The first Israeli satellite for environmental research was launched early Wednesday morning from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Noting that air pollution has reached crisis level in Northern India, government think-tank Niti Aayog has recommended a slew of measures like imposing higher taxes on petrol in and around the more polluted cities to encourage commuters to share cars and take public transportation.

Giant radio galaxies (GRGs) are one of the largest astrophysical sources in the Universe with an overall projected linear size of ∼0.7 Mpc or more. The last six decades of radio astronomy research has led to the detection of thousands of radio galaxies. However, only ∼300 of them can be classified as GRGs. The reasons behind their large size and rarity are unknown. We carried out a systematic search for these radio giants and found a large sample of GRGs.

Liberian scientist and medical doctor Dougbeh Chris Nyan has won the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa Award for Social Impact, according to a press release. Dr.

Kenya is the 12th best country in Africa and 92nd in World, according to this year's Good Country Index results released yesterday.

Seven African countries — Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar and Senegal — have been hailed for their support to innovation in the agricultural sector.

Smart windows can save up to 40% on heating and cooling costs in commercial buildings and high-rise residence towers.

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