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Scientists ferret out planet-hunting targets with NASA telescope


April 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): US astronomers have discovered a new technique to identify close, faint stars using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite.The technique would help in the hunt for planets that ... Read more...

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Supernova explosion may wipe out the Earth


January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 6 (ANI): Astronomers have revealed a star primed to explode in a blast that could wipe out the Earth.According to a report in The Sun, astronomers from Villanova University, Philadelphia, ... Read more...

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GOCE satellite probing how pull of gravity varies across Earth


December 25th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that Europe's GOCE (Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer) satellite is returning remarkable new data on the way the pull of gravity varies across Earth.GOCE ... Read more...

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Indian scientist discovers X-ray bursts from neutron stars can help reveal their size


September 8th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 8 (ANI): In a new research, an Indian scientist has determined that the pattern of x-rays generated by neutron stars may reveal their true size.According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

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Scientists make first direct measurement of lunar backscatter from solar wind


July 4th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has for the first time observed energetic neutral atoms scattered off the Moon from the incoming solar wind ion beam.When the solar wind, made ... Read more...

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Dust-swaddled galaxies light up the Universe


April 10th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): An Antarctic balloon experiment has revealed that dramatic dust-swaddled stellar nurseries seem to be the main sources of a diffuse background light found in all directions in the ... Read more...

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ESA satellite to map Earths gravity field in unprecedented detail


March 18th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): The European Space Agencys (ESAs) has launched its Earth explorer satellite GOCE (Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer), which will map Earths gravity field in unprecedented ... Read more...

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ESAs gravity mission to launch on March 16


February 5th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 5 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) is gearing up to return to Russia to oversee preparations for the launch of its gravity measuring GOCE satellite, which is now ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists map the Milky Ways four spiral arms


January 6th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A team of astrophysicists has developed the first complete map of the Milky Way galaxys four spiral arms.The new map was developed by Iowa State Universitys Martin ... Read more...

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Indian origin astronomer probes violently variable black holes


October 16th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Oct 16 (ANI): An astronomer of Indian origin and his team have used the VLT (Very Large Telescope) and Rossi XTE satellite to probe violently variable black holes, providing insights ... Read more...

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