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US astronomer receives top prize in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A US astronomer received a top honour in China Tuesday for his team's measurements of cosmic microwaves, which may prove invaluable in researching the Big Bang.Charles ... Read more...

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New tool can map birth, evolution of galaxies


August 17th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Astrophysicists have developed a new computational approach that can accurately map the birth and evolution of thousands of galaxies over billions of years. It can also ... Read more...

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Scientists claim discovery of Higgs boson-like particle (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Scientists at CERN, or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Wednesday announced they have found a new particle that they say could be the Higgs ... Read more...

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New particle found, could unravel secret of universe (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Science Wednesday moved one step closer to unlocking the secrets of the universe with a new particle that could be the elusive Higgs boson, the ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover vast hydrogen reserves in nearby galaxies


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) More atomic hydrogen gas, which fuels the creation of universe - is lurking in space than previous estimates, according to the first accurate measurement of the ... Read more...

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Scientists explain obscene growth of black holes


March 25th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) A new theory about why black holes become so hugely massive has been put forth by astronomers from University of Leicester, UK and Monash University, Australia.Andrew ... Read more...

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IT industry terms budget pragmatic, growth-oriented


March 16th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) The buoyant Indian IT industry Friday termed the union budget 2012-13 as pragmatic and growth-oriented but expressed disappointment over it not exempting Special Economic Zone ... Read more...

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Juan Pablo involved in Montoya crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Daytona, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Juan Pablo Montoya will be the first to admit being very lucky after he walked off unhurt following a massive fire which was sparked after he crashed ... Read more...

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Prophet never declared himself above law: Pakistan chief justice


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the holy Prophet never declared himself above the law and his practice was not mere private conduct ... Read more...

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Sachin should have retired after World Cup win: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricket captain Imran Khan Monday said Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after India won the cricket World Cup last year."We all ... Read more...

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11 killed in New Zealand hot air balloon crash


January 7th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 7 (IANS) A hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in New Zealand Saturday morning, killing all 11 people on board, a media report said.The balloon came down ... Read more...

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Cold streams of gas pushed huge growth in black holes


December 14th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) A steady diet of cold, thin streams of gas are what pushed the rapid growth of early supermassive black holes, according to astrophysicists.Computer simulations show that ... Read more...

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Rakesh Nath wins Kovalam fest’s Emerging Writer’s Award


September 17th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Rakesh Nath, a 26-year-old journalist and writer based in Kerala, has won the second edition of the Emerging Writers' Award, an initiative of the Kovalam ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover earliest ever black holes


June 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Scientists from prestigious Yale University of the US have discovered the earliest black holes ever detected, a statement from the university said Thursday.The scientists ... Read more...

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‘God particle’ mystery to be solved by 2012


May 18th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) The existence of the 'God particle' or 'Higgs Boson', named after the great Bengali physicist Satyendranath Bose, is expected to be resolved by the ... Read more...

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Spinstars may be the first polluters of the universe


April 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new study has found that spinstars, the first generations of massive stars, may be the first polluters of our Universe.An international team of astronomers led by Cristina ... Read more...

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Underground telescope could peer beyond Big Bang


April 17th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A telescope buried half a mile underground could enable scientists catch their first glimpse of the dawn of the universe. The new device is designed ... Read more...

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New exotic particle pops up during LHC experiments


March 29th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The question of why the universe started out with more matter than antimatter has haunted physicists for years.Now, a new study using data from experiments performed at ... Read more...

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Scientists claim Large Hadron Collider could unlock secret of time travel


March 21st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the key to unlocking the secret of time travel could lie in the 17-mile-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC) based underground near Geneva.The theory ... Read more...

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LHC could prove ‘God Particle’ theory within 2 yrs: Experts


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Large Hadron Collider scientists have said that the existence of the so-called "God Particle" Higgs Boson theory could be proved within two years or it probably does ... Read more...

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First stars in the universe weren’t as lonely as previously thought


February 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers from the Center of Astronomy at Heidelberg University, the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, and The University of Texas at Austin have found that the ... Read more...

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Cosmos 250 times bigger than visible universe


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Just how big is the universe is a question that has baffled cosmologists for decades. But now scientists have reasons to believe that it is at least ... Read more...

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Hubble discovers ‘most distant and ancient galaxy ever seen’


January 27th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Astronomers claim to have discovered what they believe is the most distant and ancient galaxy ever found.The light of the galaxy discovered by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus working on her ‘Big Bang’ movie


January 14th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miley Cyrus’s “Big Bang” music video will be turned to a full length movie.The 18-year-old hopes to feature in the new movie. Reports indicate that the ... Read more...

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‘Missing link’ between Big Bang, creation of stars uncovered


January 6th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Astronomers have uncovered the 'missing link' in the evolution of the universe following the Big Bang.For years the scientists knew nothing about the 'dark ages' of space -- ... Read more...

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“Live To Dance” Contestant Falters On Stage


January 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Live To Dance", the new dance reality show, launched by Paula Abdul, took off yesterday with a bang. And it was a bang indeed, as right ... Read more...

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Stars forming ‘much more rapidly than previously believed’


December 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Astronomers have presented the first conclusive evidence for a dramatic surge in star birth in a newly discovered population of massive galaxies in the early Universe.Their measurements ... Read more...

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Other universes exist alongside our own


December 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Scientists say they have found evidence that our universe was 'jostled' by other parallel universes in the distant past. The incredible claim emerged after they studied patterns in ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate more ‘mini Big Bangs’


December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists have again recreated the primordial soup that existed in the galaxy just moments after the Big Bang using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).The super-hot 'quark-gluon plasma' ... Read more...

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Did the universe exist before the Big Bang?


November 30th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists may have uncovered evidence that the universe existed before the Big Bang.Concentric circles discovered in cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB) - the after-effects of the Big Bang ... Read more...

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Cosmos may provide clues to events before Big Bang


November 28th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Cosmos may provide some clues into events that happened before the Big Bang, according to an expert.Renowned cosmologist Roger Penrose said that the evidence of events that happened ... Read more...

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How the universe evolved from a super-hot liquid


November 21st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): An experiment to recreate the conditions of Big Bang has suggested that the universe was a super-hot liquid in the moments immediately after its birth.The results of ... Read more...

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Antimatter breakthrough could prove very critical for the scientists


November 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have announced that they have made a major breakthrough in their quest to solve one of the greatest riddles in history- antimatter.Scientists have been puzzled ... Read more...

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CERN Team Achieves Breakthrough In Antimatter Research


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a breakthrough developments scientists have claimed that they have resolved one of the riddles of physics that have eluded the physicists for ages. As per ... Read more...

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‘Shocked’ Pak hoping US backing of India’s UNSC permanent seat bid merely symbolic


November 10th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): Shocked by the US support for India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations' Security Council (UNSC), Pakistan seems to be clutching the last straw ... Read more...

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