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Scientists capture star’s ’screams’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The "screams" of a dying star have been recorded by scientists for the very first time, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The star let out periodic bursts ... Read more...

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Radio waves from black hole detected


July 11th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Surprisingly, scientists have for the first time ever detected the radio waves emanating from a mid-sized black hole, called the HLX-1, around 300 million light years ... Read more...

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Pakistan is a ‘black hole’ for US aid


May 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US lawmakers of both Democratic and Republican parties have slammed the Obama administration's request for $2.4 billion for Pakistan, calling it a "black hole" where ... Read more...

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Scientists say that Supermassive black hole will ‘eat’ gas cloud


December 15th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are anxiously awaiting the outcome of an impending crash of the supermassive black hole which is currently located in the Milky Way. Scientists say a gas ... Read more...

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20 months on, Stephen Court remains a black hole


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) At Stephen Court, little has changed since a blaze in March last year killed 43 people and gutted parts of the British era building on the ... Read more...

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Astronomers stumble on massive black holes


December 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Astronomers have stumbled on the most massive black holes, each as big as 10 billion suns, in two separate galaxies about 300 million light years away ... Read more...

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British military officials using choppers as taxis


August 21st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Senior military officials in Britain have been accused of using helicopters like taxis after running up bills for tens of thousands of pounds on short-haul flights.According ... Read more...

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Mini black holes could be passing through Earth


May 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Space is littered with black holes that collapsing giant stars leave in their wake, but a miniature version could be passing through the Earth daily. Unlike ... Read more...

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Did ‘white dwarf hypernova’ star explosion wipe out all alien life?


March 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Despite years of searching, scientists have long been baffled how there has been no confirmation of life beyond our planet.But now some astronomers claim that a destructive force ... Read more...

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Divorced parents protest in Pakistan city


March 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 6 (IANS) A group of divorced parents, mostly fathers, held a protest in this Pakistani city over delay in legal proceedings that denies them access to their children.The ... Read more...

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Earth may witness second sun if Betelgeuse star in Orion nebula explodes


January 19th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 19 (ANI): The Earth could have a second sun lighting up the sky, if only for a matter of weeks, should the infamous red super-giant star Betelgeuse in Orion's nebula ... Read more...

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Event horizon could help determine evolutionary stage of a black hole


January 19th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have proposed a new way to determine the evolutionary stage of a black hole: analysing the region outside where matter cannot ... Read more...

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Black hole big enough to swallow solar system


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) This black hole is large enough to swallow our entire solar system and weighs as much as 6.8 billion suns.The M87 black hole is the largest such phenomenon ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole discovered in dwarf galaxy


January 10th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole in a small nearby galaxy that may shed light on how black holes and galaxies may have grown in the early ... Read more...

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Remnants of star that exploded more than 13bn yrs ago found


January 6th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in the UK and US have found the remnants of a star that exploded more than 13 billion years ago, which they believe was probably one of ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s smallest black holes ‘don’t exist’


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that black holes a few times the mass of the sun may not exist to begin with.Stars that are eight or more times ... Read more...

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Chinese physicists create artificial black holes with metamaterials


November 17th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A team of Chinese physicists has proposed a simple way to design an artificial electromagnetic (EM) black hole in the laboratory.In their study, Huanyang Chen at Soochow University ... Read more...

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Gamma-ray bursts powered by strongest magnetic fields in universe


November 4th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Astronomers in the UK have seen the signature of a magnetar in 11 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) observed by the Swift satellite.The team, led by University of Leicester ... Read more...

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Telescope captures galactic super volcanic explosion


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A spectacular "super volcano" that erupted trillions of miles away from earth has been clicked by a NASA telescope. The staggering eruption was filmed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray ... Read more...

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Is The Black Hole Mystery Solved?


August 19th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephen Hawking might argue about the destructive or constructive powers of the black holes but the discovery of a new star has challenged the most established ... Read more...

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Black Hole Mystery Solved By The Discovery Of Magnestar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA Scientists have finally managed to solve the cosmic mystery which had been haunting them for almost 35 years now. The short gamma ray ... Read more...

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Black hole at the center of Milky Way powers galaxy’s fastest stars


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Astronomers have found that a black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is shooting "hypervelocity stars" out of the galaxy at up to 1.8 million miles ... Read more...

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Gamma Ray Explosion In Space Blinds Satellite


July 16th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A burst of intense light was detected by the scientists in outer space. The searing flash of light was so strong that it blinded ... Read more...

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NASA Satellite Blinded Temporarily By Gamma Ray Blast


July 16th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a huge and powerful blast of gamma rays blinded a NASA telescope and it created sensation among the scientists' community worldwide. The ... Read more...

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Boffins uncover most powerful pair of jets ever seen from a black hole


July 8th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope have helped scientists uncover the most powerful pair of jets ever seen from a stellar black hole. ... Read more...

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Scientists discover galaxy collision triggers luminous quasar


June 25th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have found evidence of a collision between galaxies driving intense activity in a highly luminous quasar.Scientists led by Montserrat Villar Martin of the Instituto de Astrofisica de ... Read more...

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British PM gives up pension to check budget deficit


June 24th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Practising what he preaches, British Prime Minister David Cameron announces he is giving up his £66,000-a-year pension as his personal contribution to check the country's budget deficit. He ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney says he can’t remember all his songs!


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 03 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has confessed he cannot remember all the songs he has written in his life because there are "just too many".However, the former Beatle said ... Read more...

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Black holes that spin backwards might produce more ferocious jets of gas


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Backwards spinning black holes might make bigger jets of gas, suggests a new study.Theoretical astrophysicist David Garofalo of NASA's Jet PropulsionLaboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said: "A lot of ... Read more...

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‘Smoking gun’ of black hole activation found


May 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has provided astronomers the answer to the long standing puzzle about why a small percentage of black holes emit vast amounts of energy.The findings suggest ... Read more...

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Red Cross Confirms The Existence Of Secret Prison At Bagram Air Base


May 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Afghanistan, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nine eye witnesses have confirmed the existence of a secret jail at the Bagram Air base which is said to be operated by the Defense ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole gets kicked out of galaxy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed.For her final-year project, undergraduate student Marianne ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence for ’survivor’ black holes from NASA


April 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton has brought out new evidence about the existence of two mid-sized black holes close to the center of a nearby starburst ... Read more...

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Catastrophic event halted birth of stars, say Durham researchers


March 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Scientists at Durham University's Department of Physics have found evidence of a catastrophic event that they believe was responsible for halting the birth of stars in a galaxy in ... Read more...

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‘Sagittarius A’ Is A Poor Eater!


February 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that much to their surprise, the black hole Sagittarius A in the milky way eats less than what was being expected. It ... Read more...

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