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Measuring the cosmic distance using supernovae


October 25th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A second class of supernovae may be used to measure the scale of the cosmos, providing an independent check on measurements that were first used more than a ... Read more...

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Dark side of the moon reflects oceans better


April 8th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) Difference in reflection of light from Earth's land masses and oceans can be seen on the dark side of the moon, a phenomenon known as earthshine, according to ... Read more...

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Earthshine reflects Earth’s oceans and continents from Moon’s dark side


April 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 8 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have shown for the first time that the difference in reflection of light from the Earth's land masses and oceans can be seen ... Read more...

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Large CO2 clouds on Mars cast dense shadow on surface


January 17th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time detected high-level clouds made up of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere of Mars, which are so large and dense that they ... Read more...

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