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Syed Maqbool Ahmed
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Trained as a VUV spectroscopist (Ph.D. 1990); started career in the field of Laboratory Astrophysics; later moved to Plasma diagnostics (1992). In the recent past again switched over to Space-borne Instrumentation (2005) with a 4-year stint at ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Center. Had 2-years stint with NASA-JPL and 1-year sabbatical at Swiss Federal Lab (EPFL).
Trained as a VUV spectroscopist (Ph.D. 1990); started career in the field of Laboratory Astrophysics; later moved to Plasma diagnostics (1992). In the recent past again switched over to Space-borne Instrumentation (2005) with a 4-year stint at ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Center. Had 2-years stint with NASA-JPL and 1-year sabbatical at Swiss Federal Lab (EPFL).

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Opportunities for final year M.Sc. Physics .....

http://indisocialfan.blogspot.in/ 

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Schiaparelli
The unrelenting European spirit of landing on Mars continues. Mars-3 , the first earthling object from USSR, though, had landed on Mars in 1971; it's signals ceased within 14-seconds of soft landing. While USA is sitting pretty with nearly half a dozen rove...

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Schiaparelli
The unrelenting European spirit of landing on Mars continues. Mars-3 , the first earthling object from USSR, though, had landed on Mars in 1971; it's signals ceased within 14-seconds of soft landing. While USA is sitting pretty with nearly half a dozen rove...

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To quote an article at SPACE " Europe's lander Schiaparelli crashed on the Red Planet, and an orbiting NASA spacecraft has spotted its grave, European Space Agency(ESA) officials said" ... http://www.space.com/34472-exomars-mars-lander-crash-site-photos.html 

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Schiaparelli landing on Mars LIVE @ 14:28 GMT, 20:10 IST (http://livestream.com/ESA/marsarrival)
and the details : http://indispacefan.blogspot.in/ 

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19th October, Wednesday at 2.48 pm GMT; European Space Agency will make another daring attempt to land on Mars. Schiaparelli, the 600-kg saucer like lander will try to brake shackles of landing on Mars... http://indispacefan.blogspot.in/
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The famous Italian astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835-1910) dedicated his life studying planet Mars from three observatories in the Europe. From the ground telescopes, he observed a network of linear structures; calling them " canali ", in Italian, mea...

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There is an opportunity (M.Sc. students) for the project post at NGRI with my friend Dr. PSR Prasad... http://rectt.ngri.res.in:8080/pa92016/main_advt.pdf 

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It is almost for the past 4-5 decades that the gene responsible for Duchenne Muscle Dystrophy is discovered that there is one drug called Eteplirsen approved by FDA (yesterday) which can salvage a pathetic condition of patients suffering due to exon-51 mutation.

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An epic journey to the Comet 67P started 10-years ago by ROSETTA; a baby out of its womb, Philae, landed on the Comet... but lost. 4-days ago the mother (ROSETTA) overjoyed to find its lost baby fallen in the dark rubbles of comet... have a look... http://www.esa.int/Our_Activit…/Space_Science/…/Philae_found

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