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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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Radiation rings hint Big Bang may not have been the first


November 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new analysis of the relic radiation has suggested that the universe got its start eons earlier and has cycled through myriad episodes of birth and death, with ... Read more...

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Very short gamma-ray bursts linked to evaporation of primordial black holes


November 4th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that very short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) may be associated with the evaporation of primordial black holes, as originally proposed by cosmologist Stephen Hawking.A ... Read more...

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NASA’s ‘Hundred Years Starship’ ‘to take you to Mars but never return’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): NASA is planning a one-way mission to Mars in a program called 'Hundred Years Starship' in which, a manned spacecraft will take astronauts to Mars and leave them ... Read more...

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Scientists urge one-way Martian colonization missions


October 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Washington State University researchers have said that while technically feasible, a manned mission to Mars and back is unlikely to lift off anytime soon and so, a manned ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says he’s often mistaken for a Simpsons character


September 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): British scientist Stephen Hawking has joked that he is often mistaken for a Simpsons character.The eminent physicist and cosmologist, who has appeared as himself several times in the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist says universe will continue to expand forever


August 20th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): An Indian-origin cosmologist at Yale University has conducted a study that indicates that the expansion of the universe will continue to expand forever.Priyamvada Natarajan used a massive galaxy ... Read more...

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How stars were born


July 7th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have explained how the stars-claimed to be the generators of elements that formed the universe-came into being in the first place.New research from ... Read more...

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Steven Hawking Explains How Time Travel Is Possible


May 4th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who have ever entertained the idea that they could build a time machine, a self described 'physicist,cosmologist, and something of a dreamer' by the name of ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate trashes 2012 Doomsday prediction


January 4th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Nobel laureate and American cosmologist John Cromwell Mather Monday trashed the doomsday prediction for December 2012."There is no scientific basis for such a prediction. The ... Read more...

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Dark energy may not actually exist


August 18th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): A new research by scientists has claimed that dark energy - the mysterious substance thought to make up three-quarters of the universe - may not actually exist.The concept ... Read more...

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Expert calls for focussing alien searches on Earth


June 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A Brit cosmologist suggests that scientists searching for aliens in space instead focus their hunt on the Earth itself.Prof Paul Davies has said that the extraterrestrial creatures would ... Read more...

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Finding shadow life on Earth may help scientists discover extraterrestrial life


March 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): By searching for an alternative form of microbial life on Earth, dubbed shadow biosphere, scientists are hoping that they can get close to finding life elsewhere in ... Read more...

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A miserable future awaits the Universe


February 17th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A cosmologist has predicted a dark and gloomy future for our Universe, where an observer would see that all evidence of the big bang has disappeared and ... Read more...

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Finding gravity waves may validate ”big bang” theory


February 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Cosmologists are searching the deep reaches of space for the presence of gravity waves, which would give credence to the big bang theory that lead to the ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to unveil handless clock that shows time with the help of light


September 15th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London , September 15 (ANI): Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is going to unveil a remarkable clock that has no hands and shows time with the help of light.According to a report ... Read more...

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