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New images show the scars of impacts on Mars


March 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Scientists say new image of an elongated impact crater on Mars suggest it was carved out by a train of objects hitting the surface at a shallow angle.The ... Read more...

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Martian ‘enigmatic elliptical depression’ baffles scientists


August 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists have long been baffled by Orcus Patera, an enigmatic elliptical depression near Mars's equator, in the eastern hemisphere of the planet.The term 'patera' is used for deep, ... Read more...

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New crater in Sudan discovered using Google Maps


August 16th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): Software scientists have discovered a 10 kilometre wide crater like structure in the Bayuda Desert of Sudan using Google Maps.If confirmed, it will be the second such discovery ... Read more...

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Pristine Impact Crater, Kamil Discovered in Egypt Desert


July 26th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists announced on Thursday that they have discovered what could be the best preserved small impact crater which has ever been seen on the planet, stating that ... Read more...

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‘Pristine’ Impact Crater Discovered In Egypt Leaves Scientists Spellbound


July 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Egypt, July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A crater which was originally formed as a result of a meteorite falling on ground surface has been discovered by scientists in Egypt. According to ... Read more...

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Pristine impact crater discovered in the Egyptian dessert


July 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists announced on Thursday that they have discovered what may be the best-preserved small impact crater that has ever been seen. The crater was discovered in a ... Read more...

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Pristine Impact Crater Located In The Desert Of Egypt Was Discovered By Google Earth Photographs


July 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A particularly well preserved impact crater was discovered in a remote desert area of Egypt. The scientists announced their findings on Thursday.The crater has ... Read more...

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Newfound crater in Egypt could change estimates of impact risk to Earth


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A small impact crater discovered in the Egyptian desert could change estimates for impact hazards to our planet, according to a new study.The 147-foot-wide (45-meter-wide), 52-foot-deep (16-meter-deep) ... Read more...

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Antarctica may have been formed by asteroid strike: Study


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): According to a new study, a massive asteroid that hit the Timor Sea around 35 million years ago may have contributed to the formation of the Antarctic ice ... Read more...

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Giant asteroid collision created 50 km wide undersea dome


May 24th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Scientists have identified a dome, rather than a crater, at least 50 km across, buried under the Timor Sea. It was created by a giant asteroid smashing into ... Read more...

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Mars Rover Finds Strange Stuff On Crater


March 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarMar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The experts at NASA have conducted numerous researches and have launched several expeditions on space to collect more information about the outer world. According to ... Read more...

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Tiny-shelled creatures shed light on extinction and recovery 65 million years ago


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists are studying tiny-shelled creatures called nannoplanktons to explain the geographic unevenness of extinctions and recovery 65 million years ago.The researchers, using 823 samples ... Read more...

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Where to hunt for iron on Mars


February 25th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study by scientists could help future Martian explorers to locate minerals deposits of iron on Mars, as well as aid in the search for life on ... Read more...

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Mars rover stuck for good but still working hard


January 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (DPA) The Spirit Mars rover has reached its final destination, NASA said after the failure of efforts to free the space probe from sandy soil where it had been ... Read more...

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NASA rover finds Mars had liquid water in recent past


December 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars rover Spirit has hit "wet" pay dirt, which is evidence of relatively recent groundwater activity on the red planet.For almost six ... Read more...

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Mars may have once hosted a body of water the size of Lake Michigan


November 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): Scientists have found a telltale "bathtub ring" of minerals inside an ancient Martian impact crater, which has led them to suggest that Mars may have once hosted ... Read more...

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One more try to free plucky Mars rover: NASA


November 13th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The Spirit Mars rover may have met its match in a patch of sandy soil that has ensnared it on Mars, but NASA scientists said Thursday they will ... Read more...

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‘Meteorite’ that landed in Latvia is a hoax, claim experts


October 27th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Experts have said that the claims by a group of students that a meteorite landed in Latvia on October 25, are false, and is an elaborate hoax set ... Read more...

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1 billion year old crater on Mercury proof of recent volcanism


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): A NASA spacecraft has discovered a new crater on Mercury that may have been geologically active as recently as a billion years ago, which indicates recent volcanism on ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs may have been wiped off because of giant impact near India


October 16th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): If a new study is anything to go by, dinosaurs were killed by a giant impact near India, not Mexico.In the research, Sankar Chatterjee of Texas Tech University ... Read more...

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Cosmic version of ‘Peter Pan’ discovered by astronomers


October 13th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): Astronomers have identified the cosmic version of 'Peter Pan', namely a 600 km-wide asteroid that started out on the process of becoming a planet but never grew up ... Read more...

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Mars Express images show solidified lava flows on Red Planet (Part - II)


October 11th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 11 (ANI): The map shows two lava flows: the younger flow exhibits flow structures, pressure ridges as well as the central lava channel.An older flow visible in the lower ... Read more...

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US rocket ready to crash into moon


October 9th, 2009 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (DPA) A US rocket is to crash into the moon Friday in an experiment scientists hope will provide data about ice hidden in the perpetually dark lunar craters. Astronomers ... Read more...

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Ganymede plays peek-a-boo with Jupiter!


December 19th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has caught Jupiter''s moon Ganymede playing a game of peek-a-boo with the gaseous giant, as it can be seen ducking behind Jupiter, only ... Read more...

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Rare Polar Martian impact craters revealed


October 16th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have used the HiRise (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera onboard NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to reveal rare Polar Martian impact craters.The north polar layered deposits ... Read more...

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Mercurys spiders may have been formed due to asteroid impact


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 23 (ANI): Data from NASAs Messenger spacecrafts first flyby of Mercury has suggested that the spider-like Pantheon Fossae formation, a radiating web of troughs located in the giant Caloris ... Read more...

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Tunguska event completes 100th anniversary


June 28th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The Tunguska event, which was a massive explosion that flattened millions of trees in the Siberian wilderness in 1908, has completed its 100-year anniversary.According to a report ... Read more...

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NASAs camera finds a possibly once-habitable ancient Mars lake


March 7th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): The High Resolution Imaging Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered a possibly once-habitable ancient lake on the Red Planet at a place called Holden ... Read more...

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Crater created by cosmic object found in Siberian forest


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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