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Scientists capture star’s ’screams’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The "screams" of a dying star have been recorded by scientists for the very first time, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The star let out periodic bursts ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ - Hollywood extravaganza at its shiniest best (IANS Movie Review)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Thor"; Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman; Director: Kenneth Branagh; Rating: *** 1/2It will go down in history as the most elaborately planned movie franchisee, spanning years and different ... Read more...

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Dying star coughs out dust cloud`


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Astronomers on the look out for black holes have stumbled on a star that was fading with a whimper rather than a bang. Astronomers first spotted the supernova ... Read more...

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Crab Nebula shoots off surprising flares


January 7th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the Crab Nebula, one of our best-known and most stable neighbours in the winter sky, has a propensity for fireworks-gamma-ray flares set off by ... Read more...

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Image from NASA shows ‘glowing jellyfish’ star in speckled sea


November 18th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer has captured images of a dying star that resembles a glowing jellyfish floating at the bottom of a dark, speckled sea."I am reminded ... Read more...

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Buckyballs much more common and abundant in universe than thought


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered bucket loads of buckyballs in space.They found the little carbon spheres throughout our Milky Way galaxy -- in the space ... Read more...

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Ultraviolet starlight key to make water in space


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered the key ingredient for making water in space- ultraviolet starlight.And the finding is the only explanation for why a dying star ... Read more...

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‘Magnetar’ discovery challenges stellar evolution, black hole theory


August 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A neutron star with a mighty magnetic field has challenged the theories about stellar evolution and the birth of black holes, according to astronomers.The "magnetar" lies in a ... Read more...

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Scientists discover planets in unusually intimate dance around dying star


July 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Astronomers have found two planet systems with pairs of gas giant planets locked in an orbital embrace.The intimate dance is closer around a dying star in one of ... Read more...

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Dennis Hopper Dying Of Cancer


March 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarLos Angeles, March 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dennis Hopper, the legendary Hollywood actor who has acted in more than 100 films, is supposedly dying of prostrate cancer, according to his divorce ... Read more...

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MJ’s witness account dubbed ‘inconsistent’


March 24th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): A leaked statement by a witness who was present at the scene when Michael Jackson breathed his final moments has been dubbed 'inconsistent' by the legal team ... Read more...

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How yellow supergiant star pulls off its lengthy disappearing act


January 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): A team of astronomers has solved a nearly two-century-old mystery of how Epsilon Aurigae, a yellow supergiant star, pulls off its lengthy disappearing act.On January 1, 2010, a ... Read more...

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Close-up snaps of dying star shows how our Sun’s going to snuff out


December 16th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): Astronomers have captured close-up photos of a star writhing in its death throes, which is indicative of the fate that our Sun awaits in the future.Chi Cygni, ... Read more...

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Dying hot star photographed


December 3rd, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Astronomers in Britain have taken the first pictures of one of the hottest stars in the Galaxy - a mysterious dying body that fascinates scientists. At 200,000 ... Read more...

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Inner Planets: A Dying Star Called Betelgeuse


August 8th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
Keiichi Ohnaka at the Max Planck Institute For Radio Astronomy heads a group of astronomers doing a project on the most recent Dying Star called Betelgeuse, and have discovered that the gases ... Read more...

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Astronomers capture most high-resolution images of dying giant star


August 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has made the most high-resolution images of a dying giant star to date.Led by Keiichi Ohnaka at the Max Planck Institute for Radio ... Read more...

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NASA’s Spitzer sees the cosmos through ‘warm’ infrared eyes


August 6th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is starting a second career and taking its first shots of the cosmos since warming up.The infrared telescope ran out of coolant May 15, ... Read more...

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Physicists find new explanation for solar system’s being


July 21st, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) A team of international astrophysicists has found a new explanation for the early composition of our solar system. The team has found that radioactive nuclei found in the ... Read more...

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Dying giant star may have fuelled life in our solar system


July 21st, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): In a new research, an international team of astrophysicists has found evidence that suggests life in our solar system may have been fuelled by a nearby dying giant ... Read more...

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Helix Nebula’s ejected material looks like comet-shaped knots


July 21st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A University of Missouri professor has identified new features in the material that is being ejected from the dying star Helix Nebula, as previously unseen comet-shaped knots.The Helix ... Read more...

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‘Cosmic fireworks display’ seen inside Helix Nebula


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new image, taken with an infrared camera on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, has revealed a cosmic fireworks display, in the form of tens of thousands of ... Read more...

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World’s observatories watch ‘cool’ star to shed light on mysteries of our galaxy


May 16th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The Whole Earth Telescope (WET), a worldwide network of observatories, is observing a cooling star intently, which may shed light on the workings of our own planet and ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty says shes hopeful of seeing Jade Goody one last time


March 18th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): Shilpa Shetty has her fingers crossed hoping to see her cancer-stricken Brit friend Jade Goody, after she jetted to her place to say goodbye one final time.The ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect dust around a dying star, which may shed new light on universes origins


January 16th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a new research, a Cornell University led team of astronomers has observed dust forming around a dying star in a nearby galaxy, giving a glimpse into ... Read more...

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“Naked-eye” gamma ray burst was aimed squarely at Earth


September 11th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Data from satellites and observatories around the globe have shown that a jet from a powerful stellar explosion, which was witnessed on March 19 this year, was ... Read more...

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Stellar blast gamma ray was aimed at earth: NASA


September 11th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Data from satellites and observatories around the globe show a jet from a powerful stellar explosion witnessed March 19 was aimed almost directly at the Earth, the US ... Read more...

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Planets and stars helped to create dusty planetary nebula


March 11th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Astronomers at the University of Rochester, US, have determined that low-mass stars and possibly even super-Jupiter-sized planets may indeed be responsible for creating the planetary nebula.A planetary nebula ... Read more...

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Earth could be right in firing line when dying star eventually explodes


March 3rd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, March 3 (ANI): A new study has indicated that Earth could face a burst of gamma-ray radiation from a dying star located in the constellation Sagittarius, any time between now and ... Read more...

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