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Why sex in space could be a bad idea


February 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Having sex and getting pregnant in the space is just not a good idea, thanks to serious radiation hazards, scientists have said.According to three scientists, astronauts sent to ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest computer memory - a big step towards quantum computing


December 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.Then they retrieved and ... Read more...

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Galactic clouds could help us trace Sun’s journey through space


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists may have found a new tool to trace the Sun's journey through our galaxy, the Milky Way.It takes the Sun and its family of planets about 220 ... Read more...

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Heaviest chemical element 112 named “Copernicium”


February 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that the heaviest recognized chemical element with the atomic number 112 has officially been named "Copernicium" and carries the chemical symbol "Cn".The element was discovered at ... Read more...

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Possible dark matter detections might only be background noise


February 12th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A 9-year search from a unique observatory in an old iron mine 2,000 feet underground has yielded possible detections of the elusive dark matter, but physicists say they ... Read more...

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World’s most powerful laser could trigger fusion power in October


February 1st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then the world's most powerful laser could trigger fusion reaction in October this year, which will be a pivotal step in the ... Read more...

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Too much radiation might prevent astronauts to make it to Mars


September 17th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): A panel tasked by the White House with reviewing NASA's human space flight activities has suggested that radiation may be the biggest hurdle to human exploration beyond low-Earth ... Read more...

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NASA’s Fermi telescope reveals new details in cosmic mystery


May 5th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has revealed new details about high-energy particles implicated in a nearby cosmic mystery."Fermi's Large Area Telescope is a state-of-the-art gamma-ray detector, but it's ... Read more...

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New gamma-ray detector to uncover structure of the atomic nucleus


October 31st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): UK physicists are constructing a new gamma-ray detector that will help to uncover the structure of the atomic nucleus, as well as in the advancement of medical ... Read more...

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Scientists probing iron-arsenic compounds to create superconductors


October 11th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 11 (ANI): American researchers are using a brand new instrument to probe iron-arsenic compounds, with a view to better understanding and developing superconductors. The collaborative team behind the project ... Read more...

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Futuristic scanner zooms in on micro-miniature world of electrons


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Physicists have found a way to zoom in on the tiniest building blocks in existence, thanks to a 'flaw' in diamonds that helps monitor magnetic signals from electrons ... Read more...

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Kalam says ”Big Bang ”experiment” spells no trouble


September 10th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Indian space programme architect and former president, Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam said on Wednesday that the ''Big Bang experiment'' is an important contribution to physics and dispelled all ... Read more...

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