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Supercomputer solves gamma-ray burst mystery


April 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A German supercomputer simulation has shown that colliding two neutron stars can naturally produce magnetic structures thought to power the high-speed particle jets associated with short gamma-ray bursts ... Read more...

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NASA scientist finds ‘worm-like alien life form in meteorite’


March 6th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Maybe this is what an alien really looks like - a worm-like bacteria.NASA scientist Dr Richard Hoover claims to have found life form, which may explain how life ... Read more...

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Moon ‘has Earth-like core’


January 7th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): A NASA research team has revealed that Moon has a core similar to Earth's after applying state-of-the-art seismological techniques to Apollo-era data.Uncovering details about the lunar core is ... Read more...

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Geminid Meteor Shower Displays Spectacular Celestial Extravaganza


December 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) December has been one of the best times for the sky watchers. Last night probably offered the most delighting moments to them. Sky watchers all over ... Read more...

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New approach could change how space vehicles, instruments are designed


December 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have pioneered the use of silicon-germanium (SiGe) technology to produce electronics that are highly resistant to both wide temperature variations and space radiation."The ... Read more...

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Scientist wins solar probe instrument award, place on solar mission


October 1st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): An astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and his science team have secured a proposal award of 8.2 million dollars to help build parts ... Read more...

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UV sensor that measures ‘hidden’ origins of space weather


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has helped NASA scientists observe a "hidden" layer of the Sun where violent space weather can originate, ... Read more...

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Stargazers’ delight meteor shower to wreck Hubble Space Telescope, ISS


June 18th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station could suffer heavy damage from the worst meteor storm in over a decade, NASA has warned.Even as ... Read more...

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NASA awards CH2M Hill an engineering and health services contract


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:13 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded CH2M Hill, Inc., a contract to provide services for environmental engineering and occupational health, NASA News announced on Wednesday.CH2M ... Read more...

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Webb Telescope’s first primary mirror meets cold temperature specifications


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Reports indicate that the James Webb Space Telescope's first primary has met cold temperature specifications, after it was cryo-polished to its required prescription as measured at operational cryogenic ... Read more...

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Newborn black holes can give an extra boost to exploding stars


January 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Astronomers studying two exploding stars, or supernovae, have found evidence the blasts received an extra boost from newborn black holes.The supernovae were found to emit jets of ... Read more...

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NASA’s mirror to peer into the past and reveal how first galaxies formed


January 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): NASA is developing a primary mirror, 21.3 feet in diameter, for use on the James Webb Space Telescope to look into the past and tell us about our ... Read more...

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NASA develops mirror to look into galactic past


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Once upon a time, shiny surfaces and mirrors were credited with magical powers that could look into the future. Now two centuries later, NASA is relying on them ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory completes 10th anniversary


July 26th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has completed its 10th anniversary, ushering in an unprecedented decade of discovery for the high-energy universe.Chandra was launched ten years ago, on July 23, ... Read more...

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NASA tests largest rocket parachutes ever for Ares I rocket


May 21st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the first test of the Ares I rocket's three main parachutes on May 21, which are the largest rocket parachutes ever manufactured.The ... Read more...

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NASAs Ares I rocket first stage igniter successfully tested


March 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor.The March 10 test paves ... Read more...

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NASA’’s satellites probe fireworks from a flaring gamma-ray star


February 11th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Astronomers are using NASA''s Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope to probe frequent blasts from a flaring gamma-ray star 30,000 light-years away. The high-energy fireworks arise from ... Read more...

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NASA successfully tests engine technology for landing astronauts on the moon


January 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASA has successfully completed its third round of testing for a technology development engine that may help astronauts to safely return to the surface of the Moon.The ... Read more...

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Mysterious source of high-energy cosmic radiation discovered


November 20th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists have announced the discovery of a previously unidentified nearby source of high-energy cosmic rays, which was made with a NASA-funded balloon-borne instrument high over Antarctica.The ... Read more...

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Waterless concrete made from moon dust to build future lunar bases


October 18th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): Scientists have suggested the use of waterless concrete for building future lunar bases, which would be composed entirely of moon dust, a process that would prove to ... Read more...

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NASA takes major step toward building next generation launch vehicle


September 11th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): NASA has taken a major step toward building the nations next generation launch vehicle with the successful completion of the Ares I rocket preliminary design review.Starting in ... Read more...

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NASA says new spaceships violent vibrations under control


April 5th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
London, April 5 (ANI): NASA has announced that the design review of its new rocket Ares I that had predicted fatal vibrations of the craft during lift-off, is milder than first ... Read more...

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Self-induced climate change might have brought about Mayans end


March 1st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Scientists working with new satellite technology have found evidence that the Maya civilizations self-induced droughts might have led to the climate change that caused their destruction.The group of ... Read more...

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NASA working on unpiloted Orion to rescue astronauts lost in space


December 21st, 2007 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
London, December 21 (ANI): NASA is developing sensors and smart navigation software which may enable the space agencys Orion spacecraft to fly unpiloted and rescue astronauts stuck in orbit around the Moon. ... Read more...

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NASA images shed light on origin of solar winds


December 7th, 2007 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): New images from NASA funded telescopes aboard a Japanese satellite have shed light about the suns magnetic field and the origin of solar winds, which disrupts power grids, ... Read more...

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