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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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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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Kerala set for literature gala


November 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The second edition of the Hay Festival, a three-day cultural fete featuring poets, storytellers, novelists, journalists and filmmakers, begins here Thursday.The highlight of this year's edition ... Read more...

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NASA denies ‘alien existence in meteorites’ claim


March 8th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): NASA has categorically denied a claim by Richard Hoover that there was alien life discovered inside samples of meteorites."NASA is a scientific and technical agency committed to a ... Read more...

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NASA scientist finds ‘worm-like alien life form in meteorite’


March 6th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Maybe this is what an alien really looks like - a worm-like bacteria.NASA scientist Dr Richard Hoover claims to have found life form, which may explain how life ... Read more...

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Supercomputer to unravel mystery of creation


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a new supercomputer to reveal secrets of how the universe originated. SCIAMA, backed by the power of 1,000 desktops, has been installed at the University ... Read more...

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Here’s what made 400 people volunteer for a one-way mission to Mars


January 11th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Ever wondered what made some people volunteer for a one-way mission to Mars?A special edition of the Journal of Cosmology has detailed exactly how a privately-funded, one-way mission ... 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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New study predicts end of world within 3.7bn years


October 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 8 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have suggested that the universe and everything in it could end within the Earth's lifespan - less than 3.7 billion years from now ... Read more...

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Del Toro’s confirmation about the role of Perlman for ‘Mountains Of Madness’


September 25th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Guillermo Del Toro has just gone ahead and confirmed some really exhilarating rumors regarding his horror movie, entitled At the Mountains of Madness. Ron Perlman would also ... Read more...

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Painting by Indian artist sold for a record price at London auction


June 12th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): A painting by a top Indian artist has set a sale record for a modern Indian work, after it sold at an auction in London for 2.4 million ... Read more...

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Magnetic field at Milky Way core 10 times stronger than rest of galaxy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) The magnetic field at the core of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of our galaxy, according to a finding that can ... Read more...

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‘Artificial brain’ may speed up cosmology


July 16th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): University of Durham cosmologists have come up with a novel technique, based on how brain neurons behave, which can dramatically speed up computer simulations of the universe.Lead researcher ... Read more...

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Shed of hairs identified by DNA analysis as belonging to Copernicus


July 8th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): In a new DNA analysis of shed of hairs, Swedish and Polish scientists have identified the remains of famous astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, which were found under the cathedral ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking set for ‘full recovery’ after hospital tests


April 21st, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (DPA) British physicist Stephen Hawking is expected to make a "full recovery" after undergoing a series of tests in a hospital in Cambridge, a spokesman for Cambridge University said ... Read more...

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British scientist Stephen Hawking ‘very ill’ in hospital


April 20th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) British physicist Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned author of "A Brief History of Time", was admitted to hospital in the university city of Cambridge Monday where he was described ... Read more...

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Now, a computer that can work like a scientist to derive natural laws


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers at Cornell University, US, using a computer, have developed an algorithm which can derive natural laws from observed data, just like scientists.What the researchers have done is ... Read more...

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Supernovae originate from dying red supergiant stars


March 20th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A team of scientists has confirmed the origin of supernovae as being produced from dying red supergiant stars. The scientists are from the Dark Cosmology Centre at ... Read more...

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Rare honour for Indian American scientist


February 5th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) In a rare honour, Indian-American physicist Mani Bhaumik has been chosen as the sole patron for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009.The International Astronomical Union (IAU) ... Read more...

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New lunar telescopes would probe the formation of the earliest structures in the Universe


February 20th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): NASA has selected a proposal by an MIT-led team to develop plans for an array of radio telescopes on the far side of the moon that would probe ... Read more...

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Computer simulations might shed light on mysterious dark energy in Universe


January 11th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Cosmologists have come a step closer to solving the mystery of dark energy present in the Universe, through simulations developed by a super-computer at the Durham University in ... Read more...

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Astronomers solve cosmic puzzle behind formation of galaxies


November 30th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 30 (ANI):Astronomers have exposed a very violent and critical relationship between interstellar gas and dark matter when galaxies are born, thus solving an important cosmological puzzle. The new findings ... Read more...

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Cosmology@Home to bring astronomy research within everyone’s reach


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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