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Pilgrims gather for Sabarimala ‘celestial light’, year after tragedy


January 15th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the Makara Jyothi, pilgrims in large numbers were stationed in and around Kerala's Sabarimala ... Read more...

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Largest water body discovered in universe


July 24th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Astronomers have detected the largest water body in universe whose volume is enough to fill the earth's oceans by more than 100 trillion times.The water body ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover ‘Rosetta Stone’ for T-Dwarf stars


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a unique and exotic star system with a very cool methane-rich (or T-) dwarf star and a 'dying' white dwarf stellar remnant in orbit around ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover New Planet In Space


November 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a latest discovery in the world of astronomy for one more time. This time one more planet within another galaxy has been discovered ... Read more...

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Telescope captures galactic super volcanic explosion


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A spectacular "super volcano" that erupted trillions of miles away from earth has been clicked by a NASA telescope. The staggering eruption was filmed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray ... Read more...

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Dali takes Bollywood kitsch artist to surreal realm (With Images)


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The distance between Bollywood kitsch art and Spanish master Salvador Dali is a light year, but for Gurgaon-based pop artist Baba Anand, the progression from ... Read more...

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New space image reveals dynamic and violent process of star birth


February 12th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A dramatic new image from the Gemini North telescope has illustrated the dynamic and sometimes violent process of star birth.The image was obtained using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph ... Read more...

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Digital revolution making Earth invisible to aliens in outer space


January 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 26 (ANI): The world's leading alien hunter has said that satellite TV and the digital revolution is making humanity more and more invisible to inquisitive extraterrestrials on other planets.According to ... Read more...

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Billion-light-year-wide cold spot in Universe is really nothing special


September 24th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): A new analysis by scientists has determined that a billion-light-year-wide cold spot in the universe, which was found in 2004, is merely a statistical artifact, and one ... Read more...

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Earth’s mass extinctions not likely caused by crashing comets


July 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new University of Washington research indicates it is highly unlikely that comets have caused any of Earth's mass extinctions or have been responsible for more than one ... Read more...

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Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Release


June 30th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by GD
Mozilla has released Firefox 3.5 browser on June 30, Tuesday, that is today. After playing around with the release date for over three consecutive weeks, Mozilla has finally settled down on ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists predict the birth of a star


June 10th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A pair of astrophysicists has predicted the birth of a star, by saying that "the inevitable future of the starless cloud Barnard 68" is to collapse and give ... Read more...

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Stellar family in crowded and violent neighbourhood is surprisingly normal


June 5th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, June 5 (ANI): Astronomers have found that a stellar family near a supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, is surprisingly normal.Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have ... Read more...

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Black hole duo could be creating ripples in fabric of space-time


March 5th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Astronomers have suggested that two newfound black holes on the verge of crashing into each other could be creating ripples in the fabric of space-time.According to a ... Read more...

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Stars packed million times more densely in early universe


February 14th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Stars in ultra compact dwarf (UCD) galaxies, discovered recently, may have been packed a million times more densely than in the solar neighbourhood, according to calculations made by ... Read more...

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Stellar object may have had stars packed together in early Universe


February 13th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): New calculations by scientists have suggested that Ultra Compact Dwarf galaxies (UCDs), a recently discovered class of object, may have had stars packed together a thousand times ... Read more...

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Stellar blast gamma ray was aimed at earth: NASA


September 11th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Data from satellites and observatories around the globe show a jet from a powerful stellar explosion witnessed March 19 was aimed almost directly at the Earth, the US ... Read more...

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Hubble takes snapshot of colorful star birth region on its 100,000th orbit


August 12th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): In commemoration of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope completing its 100,000th orbit around the Earth, it has taken a snapshot of a colorful and dazzling star birth ... Read more...

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Dust torus around dying supergiant star detected


May 28th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 28 (ANI): Scientists have detected a dust torus around an individual dying supergiant star in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.This discovery was made by a team ... Read more...

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Giant galaxy might be a cosmic fossil


February 6th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Feb 6 (ANI): Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to capture a new image of the galaxy NGC 1132, which is most probably, a cosmic fossil the aftermath of ... Read more...

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