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‘Shootout At Wadala’ to release May Day in 2013


August 16th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) "Shootout At Wadala" will hit the big screens next year on May 1, which is celebrated as International Workers' Day and Labour Day.The multi-starrer, ... Read more...

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Cher Lloyd feels that X Factor was better when she was a part of it


December 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cher Lloyd’s career is seen as a promising one. The X Factor UK alum is being touted by music mogul L.A. Reid as the next best thing. ... Read more...

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Why massive stellar explosions occur in the tiniest of galaxies?


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer have shed new light on why some of the most massive stellar explosions ever observed occur in the tiniest of galaxies."It's like ... Read more...

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Supernova 2008am is brightest ’self-interacting’ supernova yet discovered


March 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Texas astronomers have discovered one of the most intrinsically bright exploding stars ever observed - Supernova 2008am.The research by graduate student Emmanouil 'Manos' Chatzopoulos and J. Craig ... Read more...

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Superfluid found in neutron star’s core


February 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): NASA scientists have found the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star.Superfluids created in laboratories ... Read more...

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Herschel reveals how much dark matter it takes to form new galaxy


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has measured how much dark matter is required in order to form a new galaxy."If you start with too little dark matter, then a ... Read more...

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Now, mystic Briti monkey making correct Ashes predictions


December 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus of FIFA World Cup fame maybe dead, but that doesn't mean the predicting the results in key events has gone down south, for now, ... Read more...

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Study predicts occurrence of neutron star collision in local galaxies


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A collision of neutron stars should produce detectable gravitational waves - now a study from the University of California, Santa Cruz, predicts for the first time where such ... Read more...

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Gamma-ray bursts powered by strongest magnetic fields in universe


November 4th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Astronomers in the UK have seen the signature of a magnetar in 11 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) observed by the Swift satellite.The team, led by University of Leicester ... Read more...

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Scientists solve mystery of massive, not-so-bright large star


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Astronomers have been baffled over an exceptionally massive black hole that is travelling around a massive star in an unusually tight orbit. Also odd, the star is not ... Read more...

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Massive star goes supernova, smothered by its own dust


October 13th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered that a giant star in a remote galaxy ended its life with a dust-shrouded whimper instead of the more typical ... Read more...

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Scientists discover supernova shrapnel in meteorite


September 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): Scientists at University of Chicago have identified the microscopic shrapnel of a nearby star that exploded just before or during the birth of the Solar System 4.5 billion ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich stars in “Three Musketeers”


September 8th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): According to Milla Jovovich, the new "Three Musketeers" movie is going to be breaking new ground and give something new to the movie lovers all over ... Read more...

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Shooting for Urumi Finally Starts


August 20th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much awaited movie "Urumi" by Prithviraj started its journey on August 17 this year, which happened to be the first day of the Malayali calendar. ... Read more...

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Eclipsed pulsar could be key to understanding compressed space matter


August 18th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) has found the first fast X-ray pulsar to be eclipsed by its companion star.The study will help scientists understand some of the ... Read more...

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Orion Nebula provides clues to origin of life on Earth


July 31st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): An international team of astronomers investigated the Orion Nebula and found a process that may have played a role in the development of life on Earth.Fukue and Tamura ... Read more...

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R136a1: Scientists find the heaviest star of the Universe


July 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in the United Kingdom say they have discovered a massive star that shines with an intensity, which is 10 million times that of the Sun. The ... Read more...

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Most massive star ever 300 times heavier than Sun discovered


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered the most massive stars to date, one weighing at birth more than 300 times the mass of the Sun.Paul Crowther, Professor of Astrophysics at the ... Read more...

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Massive stars are born the same way as their smaller counterparts


July 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Researchers have managed to obtain the first infrared image of a compact disc closely encircling a massive young star-a strong evidence that massive stars form in the same ... Read more...

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When Susan Boyle surprised fans by appearing at local fete


June 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Susan Boyle gave a pleasant surprise to fans by appearing as a guest of honour in a local fete.The singing sensation turned up at the Children's Gala Day, ... Read more...

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Zeta Jones to tee off star-studded Ryder Cup concert on September 29


June 24th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), June 24(ANI): Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones will tee off a massive star-studded Ryder Cup concert at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on September 29.The 90-minute show will mark the start of ... Read more...

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Astronomers come closer to understanding source of cosmic rays


February 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are helping astronomers take a step closer to understanding the source of cosmic rays, which are some of the universe's ... 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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Stellar heavyweights may be born in similar manner as lightweights like our Sun


January 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Observations at the Gemini Observatory are providing convincing new evidence that the most massive stars may be born in much the same manner as lightweights like our Sun.Ben ... Read more...

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Astronomers spot ‘fossil’ fireballs from supernovae


January 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Studies of two supernova remnants using the Japan-US Suzaku observatory have revealed never-before-seen embers of the high-temperature fireballs that immediately followed supernovae explosions."This is the first evidence of ... Read more...

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Stellar collisions and vampirism give blue straggler stars a “cosmic facelift”


December 24th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that stars known as blue stragglers have been rejuvenated by a sort of "cosmic facelift", courtesy stellar collisions and a process sometimes called ... Read more...

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Astronomers capture first direct image of a young binary star system


December 17th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A team of astronomers has captured the first direct image of a young binary star system.It was captured by astronomers from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, the ... Read more...

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Astronomers set their eyes on ‘last blank space’ on the map of the Universe


October 29th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Two international teams of astronomers have reported their observations of what they refer to as the 'last blank space on the map of the Universe', namely, a gamma-ray ... Read more...

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Radiation from massive stars may trigger many more stars than previously thought


August 13th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new study from two of NASA's Great Observatories has shown that radiation from massive stars may trigger the formation of many more stars than previously thought.While astronomers ... Read more...

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Dying stars shed light on universe formation 11 billion years ago


July 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Cosmologists at UC (University of California) Irvine have found two supernovae farther away than any previously detected by using a new technique that could help find other dying ... Read more...

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Omega Nebula’s ‘watercolors’ revealed in new image


July 8th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Munich, July 8 (ANI): A new image captured by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has reveled the Omega Nebula, a stellar nursery where infant stars illuminate and sculpt a vast pastel ... Read more...

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Astronomers propose new physical interpretation of a supernova


June 10th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Astronomers from Queen's University Belfast have proposed a new physical interpretation of a supernova discovered on 7th November 2008.A group of researchers, led by Dr. Stefano Valenti ... Read more...

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Mysterious supernova remnant puzzles astronomers


June 10th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Astronomers have been puzzled about the origin of a supernova remnant in space, which has a very different look.This object, known as SNR 0104-72.3 (SNR 0104 for ... Read more...

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Astronomers dissect a giant stellar explosion


April 4th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, April 4 (ANI): A meticulous analysis of data has allowed astronomers to investigate the initial phases of a giant stellar explosion, which led to the ejection of matter at velocities close ... Read more...

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Gamma-ray burst may have caused mass extinction 440 million years ago


April 4th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a brilliant burst of gamma rays may have caused a mass extinction event on Earth 440 million years ago, and a ... Read more...

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