India stories

Hot on the heels of China's announcement of its plan to launch a lunar rover in 2013 comes this news from India: in 2013, it'll be launching a mission of its own, not to the Moon, but all the way to Mars. Ambitious, to be sure, but India has even bigger plans in the works.
Researchers in India claim to have put together a computer that costs — parts and all — only 35 smackaroos. That's cheaper than that $65 laptop from not too long ago, and surprisingly this tablet-like device is no slouch.