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Canada unveils device for big space telescope


July 26th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 26 (IANS) The Canadian Space Agency has unveiled a precision equipment that will be used on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble.The Webb, ... Read more...

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‘Milky Way heading for collision with Andromeda galaxy’


June 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Our Milky Way galaxy is heading for a massive collision with the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy, but not before four billion years from now, say scientists.The ... Read more...

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NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum


April 20th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US space agency NASA transferred Thursday space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, where it will go on permanent display.The transfer, ... Read more...

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Traces of rare earth element detected in stars


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Scientists have detected traces of a rare earth element, tellurium, in three ancient stars located a few thousand light years away, a study reveals.Traces of ... Read more...

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Hubble discovers new, all-water planet


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) A class of planet that is a water world and enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere has been discovered.Astronomers spotted the planet through the Hubble space ... Read more...

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US rover to scout for Mars’ habitability


November 27th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) A nuclear-powered US rover was launched to help assess Mars' habitability.The car-sized rover, atop an Atlas V rocket, blasted off at 10.02 a.m. Saturday from Cape ... Read more...

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Hubble telescope spots dwarf galaxies


November 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) NASA's powerful Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a number of young dwarf galaxies brimming with star formation.The galaxies are many times smaller than the Milky ... Read more...

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Moon map reveals titanium treasure trove


October 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A map of the moon shows a treasure trove of areas rich in titanium ores, which is helping scientists unravel the mysteries of the satellite's ... Read more...

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New moon found orbiting Pluto


July 21st, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto, the NASA has announced.The tiny, new satellite - temporarily designated P4 - was uncovered ... Read more...

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NASA: Astronomers discover Pluto’s fourth moon


July 21st, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers from NASA discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto, the agency said Wednesday.Using the Hubble Space Telescope to search for rings around the ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover earliest ever black holes


June 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Scientists from prestigious Yale University of the US have discovered the earliest black holes ever detected, a statement from the university said Thursday.The scientists ... Read more...

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Hubble asteroid collision pictures emerge


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have captured on picture the collision of asteroids. This is the first time that the event has been caught on tape. Scientists say the incident ... Read more...

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NASA’s Swift satellite, Hubble Telescope probe asteroid collision debris


April 29th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite and Hubble Space Telescope are probing asteroid collision debris.Late last year, NASA's astronomers noticed an asteroid named Scheila had unexpectedly brightened, and it was ... Read more...

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Galaxies ‘formed much earlier than thought’


April 13th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Using NASA telescopes, astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy with stars that began forming just 200 million years after the big bang.The finding could shed new light ... Read more...

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NASA debunks one alternate theory to dark energy


March 15th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Astronomers have ruled out an alternate theory on the nature of dark energy by using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.The theory was ruled out after recalculating the expansion ... Read more...

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Now, measure universe 3 times farther using super-sharp radio ‘eye’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Scientists have managed to increase their ability to measure the cosmos three times farther thanks to the super-sharp radio 'vision' of astronomy's most precise telescope.This may have ... Read more...

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NASA finds giant ring of black holes


February 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): NASA scientists havediscovered a giant ring of black holes.The composite image of Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies located about 430 million light-years from Earth, shows ... Read more...

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Observing flares of ultraviolet light from Jupiter’s aurora


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists has reported that Jupiter's aurora often emits dramatic flares of ultraviolet light lasting several tens of seconds.Bonfond et al. capture high-time-resolution image sequences of the ... Read more...

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A spiral picture-perfect galaxy!


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A spiral galaxy, NGC 3621, about 22 million light-years away in the constellation of Hydra (The Sea Snake), is just a picture-perfect one, suggests its new photographs.Joe ... Read more...

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Cosmos 250 times bigger than visible universe


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Just how big is the universe is a question that has baffled cosmologists for decades. But now scientists have reasons to believe that it is at least ... Read more...

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Hubble discovers ‘most distant and ancient galaxy ever seen’


January 27th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Astronomers claim to have discovered what they believe is the most distant and ancient galaxy ever found.The light of the galaxy discovered by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space ... Read more...

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Most massive stars in universe can form in near isolation: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new research by University of Michigan astronomers has found that the most massive stars in the universe could form essentially anywhere, including in near isolation; they ... Read more...

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NASA’s Hubble space telescope discovers festive bauble


December 15th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): NASA's Hubble space telescope has photographed what looks like a festive bauble of gas in our neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.Formed in the aftermath of a supernova ... Read more...

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NASA’s Hubble finds spark of life in ancient galaxy


November 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): For some time now, astronomers have believed that ancient elliptical galaxies do not give birth to new stars anymore, but new images captured by NASA's Hubble Space ... Read more...

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Detailed maps of dark matter offer clues to galaxy cluster growth


November 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have created one of the sharpest and most detailed maps of dark matter in the universe by taking advantage of a ... Read more...

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Scientists predict future of globular cluster in Milky Way


October 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look thousands of years into the future.Looking at the heart of Omega Centauri, a globular cluster in ... Read more...

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Strange ‘hot spot’ seen on distant exoplanet


October 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In a new study by the NASA team operating the infrared Spitzer Space Telescope a warm spot has been seen in the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' ... Read more...

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First images of aftermath of possible asteroid collision captured


October 14th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): The first snapshots of a suspected asteroid collision have been captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.The images show a bizarre X-shaped object at the head of a ... Read more...

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Hubble astronomers discover an overheated early universe


October 8th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists discovered have that quasars -- the brilliant core of active galaxies -- emitted massive blasts of radiation in the early Universe, essentially delaying the growth of ... Read more...

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Hubble telescope shows dust pillars in Carina Nebula


September 17th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Using Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have observed one-light-year-tall pillars of cold hydrogen and dust in the Carina Nebula.Violent stellar winds and powerful radiation from massive stars are ... Read more...

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14 large space rocks found beyond Neptune


September 14th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): A team of astronomers have found a cache of 14 large space rocks beyond the orbit of Neptune while sifting through archival observations from the Hubble Space ... Read more...

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Amateur astronomers observe asteroids as they impact Jupiter


September 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Armed with video cameras, amateur astronomers may provide much-required data on the number of large asteroids slamming into planets like Jupiter, and help improve estimates of the ... Read more...

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New Hubble observations reveal composition of ’star guts’ pouring out


September 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder has revealed that observations made with NASA's newly refurbished Hubble Space Telescope of a nearby supernova ... Read more...

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For The Seventh Consecutive Year, Mars Close To Earth Hoax Sweeps Over The Internet


August 28th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) To the disappointment of many, Mars on Aug 27 night sky appeared just as it does on any other day, a small but bright red star. ... Read more...

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Amateur films meteor’s collision with Jupiter


August 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A rare flash caused by a meteor colliding with Jupiter has been videographed by an amateur astronomer. Masayuki Tachikawa, aged 52, recorded the flash of light lasting ... Read more...

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