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Warm ocean currents cause ice loss from Antarctica


April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves may help explain recent ice loss from Antarctica, says a new study. A team of scientists used ... Read more...

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Laser ensures food is fresh


October 21st, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Bread, fruit juice and many other foods are packaged in protective gas which extends their shelf life. But there is currently no good method to check ... Read more...

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Now, NASA’s rover to blast Mars rocks with laser


December 26th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): NASA's next rover will blast Martian rocks with a rock-zapping laser instrument.The Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on the rover Curiosity can excite a pinhead-size spot into a ... Read more...

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Sensitive laser instrument could aid search for life on Mars


October 16th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A sensitive laser instrument developed at the U.S. Department of Energy''s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) could help mission scientists choose Martian surface samples with the most promise ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix sees snow falling from Martian clouds


September 30th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): In a discovery that is nothing less than astonishing, NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds.A laser instrument designed to gather knowledge of ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars Lander discovers possible ice on Red Planet


May 31st, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander, which touched down on the surface of the Red Planet on May 26, has discovered what might possibly be ice, that was exposed ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars Lander returns images, puts tools to work on Red Planet


May 30th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander, which touched down on the surface of the Red Planet on May 26, is returning more detailed images of Mars and is now ... Read more...

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