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New solar system found 127 light years away


August 25th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (IANS) Astronomers have found a new solar system, the largest ever detected, which is believed to have up to seven planets orbiting a sun-like star 127 light years away ... Read more...

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Scientists discover richest planetary system


August 25th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets, orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180 using ESO's world-leading HARPS instrumentThere's evidence of two more planets in ... Read more...

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Scientists report discovery of 32 new exoplanets


October 20th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): With help from the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), scientists have reported the discovery of 32 new exoplanets."HARPS is a unique, extremely high precision instrument ... Read more...

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Scientists announce discovery of lightest exoplanet found so far


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have announced the discovery of the lightest exoplanet found so far, which is only about twice the mass of our Earth.The planet, "e", lies in the ... Read more...

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Most Earthlike planet yet found may have water and life


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): In a new research, an astronomer has suggested that the most Earthlike planet yet found has conditions right for liquid water, and life as we know it.According ... Read more...

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Astronomers find Super-Neptune


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a planet somewhat larger and more massive than Neptune orbiting a star 120 light-years from Earth, which they ... Read more...

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Jupiter has rocky and icy core more than twice as large as previously thought


November 26th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Computer simulations have indicated that Jupiter has a rocky core, surrounded by layer of ice, that is more than twice as large as previously thought.The simulations ... Read more...

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Aliens never visited Earth, says scientist


July 5th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): A leading scientist has dismissed suggestions that the human race has ever been visited by aliens from outer space.Following reported sightings of UFOs, there has been ... Read more...

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NASA telescope finds evidence of first dust that helped in formation of early stars and planets


December 21st, 2007 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Astronomers, using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, have found evidence of the universes first dust that helped in the formation of future generations of stars and planets.The evidence ... Read more...

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One of two planets around Gliese 581 may indeed by habitable


December 14th, 2007 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Two independent studies confirm that one of the two Earth-like planets, the discovery of which was announced in April, may indeed be located within the habitable zone around ... Read more...

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