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Alien worlds with life may snap, crackle and pop


March 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that alien worlds which are friendly to life could snap, crackle and pop, in the form of radio signals crackling ... Read more...

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Astronomers see stars bursting from dusty cocoons in distant galaxy


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Jan 22 (ANI): Astronomers have uncovered a host of new young, massive and dusty stellar nurseries in nearby galaxy NGC 253, which are, in a way, bursting from their cocoons.Astronomers ... Read more...

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ESA tests laser to measure atmospheric CO2


December 4th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 4 (ANI): A recent ESA (European Space Agency) campaign has demonstrated how a technique using lasers could be employed to measure carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere.The campaign supports ... Read more...

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How to destroy an asteroid


December 4th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Tel Aviv University have studied the makeup of asteroids to devise methods to save the Earth from a collision course with the space rocks ... Read more...

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10-ton space rock caused fireball in Western Canada on November 20


November 26th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Investigation of the fireball that lit up the skies of Alberta and Saskatchewan in the US on November 20 has determined that it was caused by an ... Read more...

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Hot spots in space that bombard Earth with cosmic rays identified


November 25th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): The Los Alamos National Laboratory cosmic-ray observatory in New Mexico, US, has seen for the first time two distinct hot spots in space that appear to be ... Read more...

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Process of detecting illegal nuclear tests improved


November 4th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Nov 4 (ANI): Researchers working at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute KNMI has improved the entire process of measuring, analyzing and interpreting infrasound, which would help them detect events that ... Read more...

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Rising CO2 levels may reduce coral reefs ability to fight climate change


October 29th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A major new investigation by Australian scientists has revealed that rising carbon dioxide levels in the worlds oceans could deliver a disastrous blow to the ability of ... Read more...

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Venus Express searches for life on Earth


October 11th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 11 (ANI): In a surprising move, scientists are using ESAs (European Space Agencys) Venus Express to observe the Earths habitability, which might be helpful to search for life on ... Read more...

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Boulder sized asteroid to burn up in Earths atmosphere tonight


October 7th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A tiny boulder sized asteroid, discovered at an Arizona observatory, is predicted to enter the Earths atmosphere tonight, and burn up before reaching the ground.There is ... Read more...

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XMM-Newton uncovers well-tuned periodic signal from a super-massive black hole


September 19th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, September 19 (ANI): XMM-Newton has uncovered a well-tuned periodic signal from a super-massive black hole lodged at the centre of a galaxy, ending a long quest for such an object.These ... Read more...

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Life on Venus could be blown to Earth by powerful solar winds


July 26th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Scientists have said that microbes from Venus could actually be blown into the Earths atmosphere by solar winds.According to a report by BBC News, this has ... Read more...

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Saharan dust storms help sustain life in North Atlantic Ocean


July 19th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): A new research carried out by scientists at the University of Liverpool in the UK, has found how Saharan dust storms help sustain life over extensive regions ... Read more...

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Weak solar cycle may keep more space junk in orbit


June 28th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): A new computer simulation has suggested that a weak and under-active solar cycle could keep thousands of pieces of the destroyed Chinese satellite Fengyun-1C in orbit for ... Read more...

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Worlds largest particle collider poses no danger to Earth, say scientists


June 28th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Microscopic black holes that might possibly be produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is the worlds largest particle collider, will not pose any danger to ... Read more...

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New study casts doubts on origin of cosmic rays


May 14th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): A new study has cast doubts on the origins of cosmic rays, suggesting that they might not have come from a set of giant black holes in ... Read more...

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New study might change understanding of size and speed of Earth-bound meteorites


March 12th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): The study of a Peruvian meteorite has yielded an interesting conclusion as to how it made it to Earth, which could upend the conventional wisdom about the size ... Read more...

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New atmospheric modeling on Mars and Venus could have implications for Earth


February 26th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A study by scientists about how the atmospheres of Mars and Venus are affected by carbon monoxide, could help in the atmospheric modeling of both the planets, which ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect visible light in exoplanets atmosphere for first time


December 27th, 2007 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Astronomers have for the first time detected and monitored the visible light that is scattered in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.The transiting exoplanet under study circles the dwarf ... Read more...

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Drought worsens carbon dioxide levels


November 28th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Government scientists have found that droughts dont just lead to parched land, but also exacerbate rising carbon dioxide levels.It was found that in North America alone, human activity, ... Read more...

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