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Monthly Archives: April 2011

plasma rocket [Q&A]

A student from Bhandarkar’s College asks, what are plasma rockets? Sounds like something out of science fiction, but they are real. In 1998, NASA launched a technology proving mission called Deep Space 1 that was powered by ionized Xenon atoms. In a rocket, propulsion is provided by expelling mass at high momentum in one direction, […]

hemmeya kuvararu [bio]

Profile of Jagadeesh Moodera in the 11 Mar 2011 issue (p3) of Vijaya Next: