Current Events Chronology: Science and Technology Compilation Jan-July 2014


Dear friends,

The importance of current affairs has increased in the recent years. As a result, we spend a lot of time reading and researching the newpapers and magazines. We have compiled important news and current events for the months of January to mid-July, to help the fellow aspirants prepare for the exams.

This is the Science and Technology section of the news and events for the months of January to mid-July 2014. We will update and cover the coming months soon.

Hope it will be helpful for the fellow aspirants in their jouney to the UPSC.

Thank you for your support and appreaciation.

All the material related to the current events have been placed, in a revised form in a chronological order. This will help you know about the events in a systematic order.

Here is a sample of events that the file would cover:

3-D Printing

10/01/14

it has been around for 25 years, but has gained popularity recently. Printers aimed at home market typically use corn-based biodegradable plastic layered and shaped using lasers and heated plates. Along with objects like figurines, chess pieces and appliance handles, printers can pump out ball bearings, gears and components for creations with moving parts.

13/02/2014

3-D printing is based on methods of applying a 2-D image on a 3-D surface, to generate three-dimensional objects by creating a cross-sectional pattern of the object to be formed. 3D scanning is a process of analyzing and collecting data of real object, its shape and appearance and building digital, 3-D models.

It uses additive layer processes, where successive layers of materials are laid down in different shapes. 3-D printer can print with anything that can be dispensed from a syringe as liquid or paste.

06/06/14

A team of scientists from Scotland recreated a digital version of five international heritage sites, including the Rani ki Vav from Gujarat. This was done with a view to help in the conservation and preservation of the sites. The model provides a 3D digital model and data to the site staff for better preservation and understanding.

Download the Current Events Chronology Science and Technology [pdf]

 

Click here to see the compilation of Miscellaneous News and Events [January to mid-July)

Click here to see the compilation of Polity related News (January to mid-July)

Click here to see compilation of Economy related News (January to mid-July)

Click here to see compilation of Environment related News (January to mid-July)

Click here to see compilation of Defense related News (January to mid-July)

All the Best

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7 responses to “Current Events Chronology: Science and Technology Compilation Jan-July 2014”

  1. bpschelper says :

    Reblogged this on bpschelper and commented:
    CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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  2. Sunil kumar says :

    Thanx a lot

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