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Largest 3D map of universe unveiled


August 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Astronomers have unveiled the largest ever 3D map of the sky, encompassing massive galaxies and distant black holes, based on Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III).The ... Read more...

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Post Higgs, Cern turns spotlight on dark matter


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Post Higgs boson's discovery, touted as the biggest leap in physics, scientists at CERN are preparing to turn the spotlight on dark matter.Physicists believe dark ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavor docks at International Space Station


May 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US space shuttle Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. The shuttle which is on its last mission to space blasted off ... Read more...

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US shuttle Endeavor lifts off for final voyage


May 16th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) US space shuttle Endeavor lifted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver to the International Space Station a $2 billion particle ... 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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NASA sets space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch for April 29


April 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour is officially scheduled for an April 29 launch, according to NASA.Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day ... Read more...

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Herschel reveals how much dark matter it takes to form new galaxy


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has measured how much dark matter is required in order to form a new galaxy."If you start with too little dark matter, then a ... Read more...

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LHC study brings scientists a step closer to dark matter discovery


February 1st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Physicists have carried out the first full run of experiments that smash protons together at almost the speed of light, bringing them a step closer towards the discovery ... 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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Looking into space like ‘peeking into house of mirrors’


January 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has said that gravitational lensing may be even more necessary than originally thought when looking at distant galaxies.Gravitational lensing occurs when light from a distant ... Read more...

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English language has doubled in size over last century


December 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The English language is enjoying unprecedented growth and has nearly doubled in size over the last century. Researchers at Harvard University and Google found that the language ... Read more...

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Collision of galaxies ‘formed Andromeda’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers has revealed that Andromeda - the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way- was born when two smaller galaxies collided.An international team, who conducted a computer simulation ... Read more...

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Four new psoriasis ‘hotspots’ identified


October 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered four new DNA "hotspots" that may one day help guide new treatments for psoriasis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the country.The ... Read more...

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How the first super-massive black holes were born


August 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Astronomers believe they have discovered how the first super-massive black holes were born.The discovery about the origin of our universe's first super-massive black holes, which formed some 13 ... Read more...

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How complex genetic variations determine our height


June 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): The combined effect of numerous minute genetic variations in many of our genes determines our height, according to a new Australian study.Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Bursting ‘bubbles’ behind the origin of ‘halo’ gas clouds in our Galaxy


May 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): By using CSIRO's Parkes telescope, scientists have observed that just like bubbles burst on the surface of a glass of champagne, 'bubbles' in our Galaxy burst and leave ... Read more...

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Discovery pinpoints location of missing matter in universe


May 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Astronomers have announced a robust detection of a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas about 400 million light years from earth. This discovery is the strongest evidence yet that the ... Read more...

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‘Missing matter’ in nearby Universe located?


May 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas nearly 400 million light-years from the Earth.Scientists used observations of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider Develops Snag, Collisions Takes Place Beyond Schedule


March 30th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Geneva, Mar 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world's biggest energy particle accelerator which is known by the name of LHC or the Large Hadron Collider is hogging the spotlight today. The ... Read more...

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Physicists Establish Timetable For Earth’s Biggest Bang


March 24th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The planet’s biggest scientific experimentation will endeavor to smash together particles at the uppermost energy altitude so far on March 30. Thereby, it will reconstruct ... Read more...

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Astronomers use dark matter to measure age of Universe


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that astronomers from the US and Europe have used a gravitational lens - a distant, light-bending clump of dark matter - to make a new ... Read more...

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ESA missions to explore dark energy, habitable planets and Sun’s mysteries


February 20th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 20 (ANI): Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) as candidates for two ... Read more...

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PCs around the world unite to map the Milky Way’s shape


February 11th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tens of thousands of home computers around the world are working together to map the shape of our Milky Way galaxy.Enthusiastic and inquisitive volunteers from ... Read more...

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Universe estimated to be 20 million years older than thought


February 10th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): The most accurate measurement yet made of the universe's age has determined that our universe is about 20 million years older than thought.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Scientists resolve conflict in theory of how galaxies form


January 14th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have resolved the conflict in theory of how galaxies form by using millions of hours on supercomputers to run simulations of galaxy formation (1 million hours is ... Read more...

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“Neutrino” detector may shed light on some fundamental mysteries of universe


January 10th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): If physicists have their way, then the prototype for a 278 million dollars "neutrino" detector in northern Minnesota in the US, may start providing data on some fundamental ... Read more...

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Monster supernovae may be causing Milky Way’s mysterious “haze”


October 28th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 28 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a load of monster supernovae may be causing a mysterious "haze" of radiation at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.In 2003, the Wilkinson ... Read more...

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World’s fastest supercomputer to reveal secrets of ‘unseen’ universe


October 27th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): Scientists are using the world's fastest supercomputer to model origins of the unseen universe, namely, dark energy.Understanding dark energy is the number one issue in explaining the ... Read more...

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Scientists create device to detect Universe’s dark matter


September 26th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a "scintillating bolometer", a device that they will use in efforts to detect the dark matter of the Universe.The device was developed ... Read more...

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Tevatron may discover ‘God particle’ by 2011


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider's (LHC) delay in starting up has benefited the Tevatron collider near Chicago, with officials at the facility saying that they now have a ... Read more...

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Black hole at centre of galaxy twice as big as originally thought


August 24th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): New estimates bys scientists suggest that the black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy may be twice as big as originally thought, and possibly large enough ... Read more...

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Universe’s mysterious flux arises from exploding stars, not dark matter


August 12th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, August 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has established that a mysterious flux of particles in the Universe originates from exploding stars, rather than being proof of dark matter.Several independent studies ... Read more...

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Dancing helps galaxies lose weight!


July 30th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In an interesting new research, astronomers have determined that dwarf spheroidal galaxies, which contain few stars relative to their total mass, are formed by indulging in a cosmic ... Read more...

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Milky Way survived ancient heat wave because of dark matter


July 1st, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new theory by scientists says that our Milky Way galaxy survived intense heat generated by the "ignition" of the Universe about half-a-billion years after the Big Bang, ... Read more...

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Tidal interaction making Earth and Sun push each other away


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the Earth is moving away from the Sun because tidal interaction is making them both literally push each other away.Thanks to radar ... Read more...

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