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Russian scientist gets award for comet discovery

June 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian amateur astronomer Leonid Elenin has become the first Russian to receive the prestigious Edgar Wilson Award for his discovery of a new comet using ... Read more...

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Solar storm gains strength

March 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A magnetic storm that is being felt on Earth due to a huge solar flare on the Sun has now intensified to G3 (strong), the ... Read more...

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Sun’s ‘killer flare’ won’t end earth in 2012: NASA

November 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) For all the doomsayers predicting that the world will come to an end in 2012, at least one of the potential reasons for earth's destruction has ... Read more...

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NASA captures solar flare on video

June 9th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has captured on tape a solar flare that scientists warn could disrupt satellite signals to earth. The flare produced the highest level of radiation since ... Read more...

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‘Solar tsunami’ offers new clues about sun

December 15th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) It was the breathtaking solar event that sparked spectacular displays of Northern Lights across much of the northern hemisphere.In August, the sun's surface suddenly erupted and blasted tons ... Read more...

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Solar max ‘gloom and doom’ claims overstated: Expert

August 28th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 28 (ANI): All the hype about how disastrous the solar max could be for the entire power grid of Earth is unnecessary, a leading astronomer from Australia has said.But Dr ... Read more...

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NASA Warns Solar Storms of 2012 Can Shut Down US for Months!

August 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following up on a study which was done in 2009 by the National Academy of Sciences which predicts that a solar storm will be arriving in 2012 ... Read more...

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Rare chance to watch Northern Lights, or aurorae on August 3-4

August 3rd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Sky viewers can get a rare chance to enjoy some spectacular Northern Lights, or aurorae, on August 3 and 4.After a long slumber, the Sun is waking up. ... Read more...

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India plans to launch satellite to study sun

February 27th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India's space agency, readying for a mission to the moon, is also planning to launch a satellite, Aditya, to study the sun, parliament was informed Wednesday. "Aditya ... Read more...

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Govt. to launch satellite Aditya to study the sun in 2008

February 27th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb27 (ANI): The Indian government has said that it plans to launch a satellite to study the outmost region of the sun. Disclosing this in a written reply to the ... Read more...

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Solar outbursts can generate conditions for magnetic slingshot: Study

November 22nd, 2007 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 22 (ANI): US scientists have uncovered evidence that solar outbursts can generate conditions that could slingshot matter into the Earth's magnetic environment at speeds higher than 1000 km/s.The findings are ... Read more...

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