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China unveils ambitious space projects


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China will launch several space projects, including a hard X-ray telescope for black hole studies, between 2014 and 2016, a Chinese academic announced Wednesday.Su Dingqiang, an ... Read more...

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Indian astronomy satellite to study universe at multi-wavelengths


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) Astrosat, the $50 million astronomy satellite India will put in polar circular orbit in 2013, will study the universe at multi-wavelengths for the first ... Read more...

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Japanese company finds radiation traces in baby powder


December 7th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Traces of radioactive material have been found in Meiji baby formula in Japan, just several days after reports emerged of water leaks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... Read more...

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Astromers capture rare flaring black hole


September 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers captured a flaring black hole, which is extremely uncommon, allowing them to find new details about these rarities, NASA said in a report.The blazing jets were ... Read more...

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Supercomputer solves gamma-ray burst mystery


April 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A German supercomputer simulation has shown that colliding two neutron stars can naturally produce magnetic structures thought to power the high-speed particle jets associated with short gamma-ray bursts ... Read more...

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Why is Mars red?


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Ever wondered why Mars is red? According to a scientist, about 180 million years ago, a planet-shattering yet naturally occurring nuclear reaction may have wiped out everything on ... Read more...

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‘Suicide squad’ mans Japan’s n-plant (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) Personnel attempting to cool down Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have been dubbed a "suicide squad" with their families accepting their fate like a "death sentence".The ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms on Earth hurl antimatter into space


January 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): With the help of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, scientists have detected beams of antimatter produced above thunderstorms on Earth, a phenomenon never seen before.Scientists think the antimatter ... Read more...

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New device to accelerate cleanup of nuclear-contaminated sites


December 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Cleanup of sites with radioactive contamination is set to become faster, more accurate and less expensive, thanks to Oregon State University researchers who have invented a new type ... Read more...

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Radiation-resisting hardy bugs may survive a million years on Mars


November 24th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): University College London researchers have found that hardy bugs like Deinococcus radiodurans could survive dormant on Mars for over a million years, at least in theory.Lewis Dartnell and ... Read more...

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Nasa scientists spot mystery giant ’space bubbles’


November 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) They stretch across more than half of the sky and are as large as the Milky Way - but nobody knows how they got there. NASA scientists are ... Read more...

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NASA telescope discovers giant bubbles in Milky Way


November 10th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): The NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.The feature spans 50,000 light-years and may be the remnant of an ... Read more...

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Scientists discover ‘dramatic flares, bursts from mysterious pulsar’


October 15th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered dramatic flares and bursts of energy emanating from a weakly magnetised, slowly rotating pulsar.The international team of astrophysicists who made the discovery believes that the ... Read more...

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World’s toughest bacterium discovered


September 6th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): It seems scientists have discovered the world's toughest bacterium, which can survive massive exposures to gamma-radiation, ultraviolet radiation, desiccation, and other agents that kill cells by generating reactive ... Read more...

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National accreditation for medical centres


August 27th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) In an effort to improve medical services as well as patient experiences, accreditation standards for medical imaging services (MIS) like X-rays and gamma rays were introduced Friday ... Read more...

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Black Hole Mystery Solved By The Discovery Of Magnestar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA Scientists have finally managed to solve the cosmic mystery which had been haunting them for almost 35 years now. The short gamma ray ... Read more...

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Subaru Telescope detects clues for dark gamma-ray bursts’ origin


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): The Subaru Telescope has detected clues crucial for understanding the origin of mysterious dark gamma-ray bursts (GRBs).The research, led by astronomers from Kyoto University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, ... Read more...

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Gamma Ray Explosion In Space Blinds Satellite


July 16th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A burst of intense light was detected by the scientists in outer space. The searing flash of light was so strong that it blinded ... Read more...

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Dazzling star explosion blinds satellite


July 16th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, astronomers experienced the brightest star explosion ever seen till now. The explosion was so bright, that it temporary blinded the satellite that was recording ... Read more...

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NASA Satellite Blinded Temporarily By Gamma Ray Blast


July 16th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a huge and powerful blast of gamma rays blinded a NASA telescope and it created sensation among the scientists' community worldwide. The ... Read more...

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Blocking DNA repair protein likely to make cancer therapy safer


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Blocking DNA repair protein could lead to targeted, safer cancer therapy, according to a new American research.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer ... Read more...

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Physicists isolate sample of spin polarized positronium atoms


May 1st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new research by American scientists could help in the development of gamma ray lasers and produce fusion power.In 2007, physicists at the University of California, Riverside created ... Read more...

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NAFED to distribute BARC-developed seeds


March 29th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Farmers' cooperative NAFED will distribute high-yielding seeds developed by the Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to farmers to increase agricultural productivity, NAFED Managing Director C.V. Ananda Bose ... Read more...

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Black-hole-powered jets create fog of gamma rays


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Astronomers, using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, have found that black-hole-powered jets from active galaxies are responsible for almost a third of the ever-present fog of gamma rays ... Read more...

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Astronomers come closer to understanding source of cosmic rays


February 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are helping astronomers take a step closer to understanding the source of cosmic rays, which are some of the universe's ... Read more...

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Magnetic Force Of The Mily Way Measures 10 Nanoteslas


January 12th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The scientists of Adelaide, Australia have made a new astronomical discovery by measuring the milky way's magnetic force that exists at its center. The scientists from ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre 10 times stronger than rest of the Galaxy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): An international research project has revealed that the magnetic field in the centre of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of the ... Read more...

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Cosmic rays likely powered by exploding stars and stellar “winds”


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): In a new research, astronomers have solved a 100-year old mystery of the origin of cosmic rays, by finding evidence which indicates that cosmic rays are likely powered ... Read more...

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Racing gamma-ray photons prove that Einstein still rules


October 29th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Two gamma-ray photons that raced across the Universe for the last 7.3 billion years to arrive at NASA's orbiting Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope within nine-tenths of a second ... Read more...

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Scientists to use supercomputers to “shine light” on black holes


October 20th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): Scientists at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the US are all set to make use of two of the fastest supercomputers in the world in their ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists detect gamma rays emitting from heart of distant galaxy


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Astrophysicists have used the H.E.S.S. telescopes to detect gamma rays emitting from the heart of the NGC 253 galaxy.At a distance of some twelve million light years away, ... Read more...

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New experiment to reveal structure of all matter in the Universe


August 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Soon, a new experiment will aim to create a 'fingerprint' of the inside of the atomic nucleus to understand the structure of all matter in the Universe, including ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s “dark matter” mystery solved by astrophysicists


July 9th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A team of astrophysicists has solved a mystery that led some scientists to speculate that the distribution of certain gamma rays in our Milky Way galaxy was evidence ... Read more...

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NASA’s Fermi Telescope discovers 16 pulsars in deep space


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Astronomers have used NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope to discover 16 pulsars.A pulsar is the rapidly spinning and highly magnetized core left behind when a massive star explodes. ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover most dark gamma-ray bursts occur in normal galaxies


June 9th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has found most dark gamma-ray bursts occur in normal galaxies detectable by large, ground-based optical telescopes.Gamma-ray bursts are the universe's biggest explosions, capable ... Read more...

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