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Scientists had expected Indonesia quake


April 12th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Scientists had been expecting Wednesday's great earthquake off Sumatra but it occurred a little sooner, according to Arun Bapat, an Indian seismologist in Pune.Bapat is one ... Read more...

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NASA to launch five rockets


March 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream, the US ... Read more...

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ISRO’s PSLV C-16 rocket launched successfully


April 20th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sriharikota, Apr 20 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) PSLV C-16 was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil secrets of exploding plasma clouds on Sun


November 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): Scientists have shed light on the explosion of plasma clouds on the Sun.The Sun sporadically expels trillions of tons of million-degree hydrogen gas in explosions called coronal mass ... Read more...

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Lightning on Venus ’similar to Earth’s’


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that lightning mechanisms on Earth are very similar to those on Venus.The rates of discharge, intensity and spatial distribution of lightning are comparable. Findings will ... Read more...

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GPS signals could monitor tsunamis in transit


September 15th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): By measuring the signals of GPS satellites, scientists could monitor tsunamis as they sweep across the ocean.Researchers hope measuring atmospheric waves will improve early warning of big tsunamis ... Read more...

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Fuel-free space tethers to manoeuvre spacecraft in orbit


September 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A team at NASA is testing a chemical-free propulsion system that will use Earth's magnetic field to move satellites and spacecraft in orbit.Space tethers collect current when they ... Read more...

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Why winds on Venus blow faster than the planet’s rotation


May 28th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Scientists may have found the answer to the long time puzzle - why do winds on the planet Venus blow faster than the planet's rotation.Venus rotates once every ... Read more...

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Military scientists study ionosphere in Alaska


February 27th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Military scientists are studying the effect of high frequency signals into the ionosphere to better understanding the influence of charged particles on radio communications and satellite ... Read more...

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Listening to Sun may improve forecasts of solar flares


February 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new method that analyses sound waves generated by the Sun, which would help scientists forecast solar flares and promises to be twice ... Read more...

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India launching rockets to study solar eclipse effects


January 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian space agency is launching five rockets Friday to study the effects of the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse in the southern part of the country, ... Read more...

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Earth’s tides may help predict planet’s most violent earthquakes


January 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that Earth's tides may help predict some of the most violent earthquakes on the planet.As tectonic stresses build along a fault, ... Read more...

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Scientists create ‘artificial ionosphere’ using radio waves


October 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): An experiment that fires powerful radio waves into the sky has created a patch of 'artificial ionosphere', mimicking the uppermost portion of Earth's atmosphere. According to a report ... Read more...

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Scientists freeze image of 64 km long lightning bolt


August 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists have captured a one second shot of a huge lightning bolt, streaking 64 km upward from the top of a storm cloud. These rarely seen, highly charged meteorological ... Read more...

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“Upside down” lightning as powerful as strongest Earth-bound Bolts


August 24th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that lightning that shoots upward from clouds can be as powerful as the strongest bolts that strike ... Read more...

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India to study in detail July 22 solar eclipse: Nair


July 19th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram/Kolkata/Bhopal, July 19 (ANI): G Madhavan Nair, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has said that India plans to study in detail the effects of total solar eclipse on July ... Read more...

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Wandering of Earth’s magnetic poles maybe caused due to ocean currents


June 20th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A controversial new hypothesis has proposed that oceans' currents are responsible for the slow wandering of the Earth's magnetic poles.According to a report in New Scientist, the theory ... Read more...

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New telescope improves chances of finding aliens


June 11th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI: Astronomers, using the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) on La Palma have confirmed an effective way to search the atmospheres of planets for signs of life, vastly improving our ... Read more...

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Scientists detect giant atmospheric waves using auroras like flashlights


May 27th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists, using auroras like flashlights, have exposed giant atmospheric waves crashing just above Earth that can endanger satellites.When strong winds crash into mountains or large atmospheric disturbances ... Read more...

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“Space tornadoes” cause Northern Lights, claim scientists


April 24th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): New observations by a suite of five NASA space probes has reportedly solved the mystery of the Northern Lights, attributing the cause of the natural phenomenon to powerful ... Read more...

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‘Edge of space’ begins 118 km above Earth


April 10th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Using data received from a instrument sent to space on a NASA launch from Alaska about two years ago, scientists have located the 'edge of space', and have ... Read more...

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Space is closer to Earth than believed


January 8th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Space is not as far from the Earths surface as people think, for scientist have discovered that the ionosphere, the layer of electrically charged particles that comprises ... Read more...

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Space now closer to Earth than ever before


December 16th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): The boundary between the Earth''s upper atmosphere and space has moved to extraordinarily low altitudes, observations made by NASA instruments onboard an Air Force satellite have shown.The ... Read more...

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Spacecraft to zoom onto Venus to observe unexplored regions


July 18th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Paris, July 18 (ANI): Spacecraft controllers have started executing a series of manoeuvres to gradually bring Venus Express closer to its host planet, which would enable it to observe unexplored regions ... Read more...

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Listening to radio emissions in aurora may help in searching alien worlds (Re-Issue)


June 29th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Paris , June 29 (ANI): The ESA's (European Space Agency's) cluster mission is showing scientists how to understand the radio emissions that accompany the aurora, and, in the future, search for ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve major breakthrough in forecasting earthquakes


June 6th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): By finding a close link between electrical disturbances on the edge of our atmosphere and impending quakes on the ground below, NASA scientists have said that they ... Read more...

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4D live model of Earths ionosphere developed


May 1st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Scientists have developed a 4D live model of Earths ionosphere, which would be able to help airline flight controllers and ham radio operators.Developed by NASA-funded researchers, ... Read more...

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ESA observations indicate Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar


March 6th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Paris, March 6 (ANI): New observations by ESAs (European Space Agency) two spacecrafts have indicated that despite the differences in size and distance from the Sun, Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar.The ... Read more...

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New lunar telescopes would probe the formation of the earliest structures in the Universe


February 20th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): NASA has selected a proposal by an MIT-led team to develop plans for an array of radio telescopes on the far side of the moon that would probe ... Read more...

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Earths magnetosphere can protect astronauts from radiation on moon missions


December 12th, 2007 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the magnetosphere of Earth can protect some parts of the moon as well, thus protecting astronauts from radiation on future moon missions.The ... Read more...

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Mars Express sheds new light on its mysterious ionosphere


November 17th, 2007 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Paris , Nov 17 (ANI): Results from the MARSIS (Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding) experiment have shed new details about the ionsophere of Mars. MARSIS is one of the seven ... Read more...

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Martian equator might hold vast reservoirs of frozen water


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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