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Buckyballs, largest known molecules in space, more common than thought


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Observations made with NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have revealed that buckminsterfullerenes, or 'buckyballs,' the largest known molecules in space, are more common than previously thought.A study of R ... Read more...

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New find points toward habitable environments deep in Martian crust


October 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A Planetary Science Institute researcher has said that a new discovery of hydrothermally altered carbonate-bearing rocks on Mars points toward habitable environments deep in the Martian crust.A deposit ... Read more...

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Catastrophic blast created ‘Martian moon Phobos’


September 21st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that Mars's biggest moon, Phobos, is made from rocks blasted off the Martian surface in a catastrophic event.Two independent approaches of compositional analyses of ... Read more...

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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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Hints of life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Cassini orbiter has discovered hints of life on Saturn's moon Titan.Titan is too cold to support liquid water on its surface, but some scientists suggest exotic life-forms could ... Read more...

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Fight against global warming goes miniature!


December 12th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) A small space-borne pollution monitor launched by a Canadian university in April has started beaming back data to earth.A complete analysis of the data from this wonder device ... Read more...

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Methane gas confirmed on Mars


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A scientist has claimed to have found concrete evidence that confirms the detection of methane gas on Mars and also identifies key sources of the gas.The scientist ... Read more...

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Discovery of coldest brown star might bridge the gap between stars and planets


April 11th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered the coldest brown dwarf star ever observed, which might prove to be a new step towards filling the gap between ... Read more...

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