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China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

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NASA stardust spacecraft officially shuts down operations


March 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): The career of NASA's Stardust spacecraft officially came to an end at 7:33 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 24, after sending its last transmission to Earth.During an 11-year ... Read more...

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China aspires to put a man on moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to accelerate its efforts to improve space technologies, China is leaving no stone unturned in its long-awaited aspiration of making a moon landing by ... Read more...

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China to prepare astronauts for long stay in space


January 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is preparing astronauts for long-term missions so that they can "carry out manned explorations of deep space in the future", an official said.A five-year programme to ready ... Read more...

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China to set up space monitoring network in 2016


January 7th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) China is ready to put in place a deep space monitoring network in 2016 to support the country's future space missions, a senior scientist has said.The network will ... Read more...

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Man to ‘fly around Moon for the first time’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Russian, European and US space agencies are considering the possibility of flying a manned mission around the Moon using the space station as a launching point.The agencies want ... Read more...

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Manned Asteroid Mission May Become Reality


August 31st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan to send astronauts for seeing an asteroid is gaining momentum with a company expressing interest in deep space expedition. The much touted asteroid ... Read more...

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Kepler Mission discovers 700 new planets


July 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Scientists involved in NASA's Kepler Mission have reportedly discovered more than 700 new planets - including up to 140 similar in size to Earth - in just six ... Read more...

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Japan To Initiate Venus Investigation And Space Yacht


May 18th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Japanese nation on Monday was geared up to commence its initial Venus investigation on Tuesday. The investigation will be executed by a rocket that ... Read more...

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American President Barack Obama Establishes Mars Target For NASA


April 19th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A few days back, American chief, Barack Obama, had positioned the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) on a solid route to a Mars landing. ... Read more...

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Obama’s Plan For NASA Involves Unhurried Road To Mars


April 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): President Obama assured a jump into the future for NASA yesterday in a communication intended to quash a mounting argument over his plan ... Read more...

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Obama to unveil astronauts’ mission to Mars


April 15th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama will on Thursday unveil a "bold and daring" new space mission to send astronauts to Mars, months after he scrapped a project to return ... Read more...

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Quantum mechanical version of Borromean Rings finally proved


December 17th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Physicist Vitaly Efimov’s theory has finally been proved after almost 40 years. Efimov had predicted a quantum-mechanical version of Borromean rings, a symbol that first showed ... Read more...

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Physicists shed new light on nature’s weirdest particles


December 16th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): Physicists at Queen Mary's Particle Physics Research Centre, University of London, have shed new light on neutrinos, which are considered nature's weirdest particles.According to Physicist Dr Francesca Di ... Read more...

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Scientists probe nature’s most mysterious particle - neutrinos


December 16th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Physicists are probing nature's most mysterious particle -neutrinos - which they hope could be the key to understanding how the universe evolved over time. Scientists also hope that ... Read more...

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Particle beams successfully injected into “Big Bang Machine”


October 27th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that engineers working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have successfully injected beams of particles into two sections of the vast machine.According to a ... Read more...

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“Big Bang” machine becomes colder than deep space


October 17th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), popularly dubbed the "Big Bang machine", has become colder than deep space.According to a report by BBC News, all ... Read more...

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Extremely fast computers come a step closer to reality


September 28th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Physicists at UC (University of California) San Diego have successfully created speedy integrated circuits with particles called "excitons" that operate at commercially cold temperatures, bringing the possibility of ... Read more...

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China begins to build space centre


September 14th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Wenchang (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) China Monday began construction of its new space launch centre in Wenchang city, on the northeast coast of the tropical island province of Hainan. It is scheduled ... Read more...

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Revamped Hubble’s Deep Space Photographs Stun Everyone


September 11th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, on Wednesday NASA unveiled the first space photos that have been taken by the Hubble, since its repair mission that occurred last spring. The Hubble Space ... Read more...

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Component of mothballs present in deep-space clouds


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Scientists have just shown for the first time that one component of interstellar clouds emitting unusual infrared light know as the Unidentified Infrared Bands (UIRs) is a gaseous ... Read more...

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Scientists discover “Super Planetary Nebulae” in deep space


August 15th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 15 (ANI): A team of scientists in Australia and the United States has discovered a new class of object which they call "Super Planetary Nebulae."Planetary nebulae are shells of ... Read more...

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Miniature gravity detector may peer inside planets to reveal buried geological features


August 11th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Thanks to a nifty new silicon gadget, namely a miniature gravity detector, peering beneath the surface of Mars and other planets to reveal buried geological features could get ... Read more...

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Brit couple selling plots on moon report surge in sales


July 25th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): A couple who own MoonEstates, the only British franchise that selling plots of moon land, have revealed that their sales have doubled with the 40th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 enters lunar orbit


November 8th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Nov.8 (ANI): An official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday confirmed that the spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 had entered the lunar orbit successfully. S. Satish, spokesperson of ISRO said ... Read more...

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India set to launch Chandrayaan One on October 22


October 10th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 10 (ANI): Chandrayaan I, India ''s spacecraft mission to moon will be launched on October 22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotta. The spacecraft has been fully ... Read more...

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What is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) ?


September 11th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by David M N James
The experiment carried out at the Cern laboratory in Switzerland has suddenly made the world aware of the complexity and profundity of the scientific wonder. People are wondering and asking about terms ... Read more...

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Computer simulations show how special our solar system is


August 8th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new study by Northwestern University astronomers has used computer simulations to show how special and unique our solar system is. Prevailing theoretical models attempting to explain the ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider becoming ”colder than deep space”


July 20th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider, which is being built by the European Organization for nuclear research (CERN) in a tunnel below the French-Swiss border near Geneva, Switzerland, is ... Read more...

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Underwater telescope will search for neutrinos in deep space


July 15th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): An international team has finished building the ANTARES telescope, which will search for elusive particles called neutrinos from its base 2.5 kilometres under the Mediterranean Sea for ... Read more...

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Most successful comet discoverer in history finds its 1500th comet


June 28th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Paris, June 28 (ANI): The ESA/NASA SOHO spacecraft has just discovered its 1500th comet, making it the most successful comet discoverer in history.SOHOs record-breaking discovery was made on 25 June.US-based ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher studying black holes that obstruct Internet traffic


April 12th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A researcher of Indian origin and his colleagues at the University of Washington have designed a new online observatory to monitor temporary Internet black holes, which cause ... Read more...

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Chinese President Hu pledges peaceful use of outer space


December 12th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao pledged Wednesday that China would adhere to the principle of peaceful development and use of outer space in concerted efforts with other nations. At a ... Read more...

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