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Arctic subjected to intense warm climate intervals


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Intense warm climate intervals - warmer than scientists thought possible - have occurred in the Arctic over the past 2.8 million years, reveals a research ... Read more...

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UFO crashes in Siberia?


April 14th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams in Russia's Siberia region have been put on alert after witnesses said they saw an unidentified flying object crash there in the early ... Read more...

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Briton claims she found space rock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) A florist in Britain has claimed to have found a space rock which streaked across the night sky in a spectacular meteor shower on the weekend.Joanne ... Read more...

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Russian cosmonauts conduct space walk


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) Two Russian cosmonauts Thursday launched a six-hour space walk outside the International Space Station (ISS), the country's space agency Roscosmos said.Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov ... Read more...

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Meteorite strikes a family’s home in Paris


October 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A French family literally had a lucky break. Coming back from vacation, the family found that a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite had struck their family home in Paris. Fortunately, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new mineral


April 15th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have chanced upon a mineral that have not been seen before. The new mineral has been named “Wassonite” and it is one of the most ... Read more...

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Earliest rocks in solar system ‘looked more like candy floss’


March 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): When the earliest rocks were formed in the solar system, they looked more like candy floss than the hard rock that we know today, according to a new ... 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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Evidence shows meteors sowed the seeds of life


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists have taken fragments from a meteorite in the Antarctic and by bombarding it with heat and pressure have recreated conditions at the beginning of life ... Read more...

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Massive volcanic eruptions wiped out life on sea, land


January 24th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 24 (IANS) Massive volcanic eruptions that produced ash clouds wiped out nearly 95 percent of life on sea and 70 percent on land. "This could literally be the smoking ... Read more...

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Discovery could reveal ‘what Earth and Mars were like 100m yrs ago’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): It could now be possible to know what the atmospheres of the Earth and Mars were like hundreds of millions years ago, thanks to a new chemical reaction ... Read more...

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Ancient Greeks ‘the first to spot Halley’s comet’


September 10th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Greeks in the 5th century BC were the first to spot the Halley's comet-an event that marked a turning point in the history of astronomy.According to ancient authors, ... Read more...

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Solar System is older than previously thought


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A meteor discovered in the Saharan desert has indicated that the age of our Solar system is much older than previously thought.Analyses of the meteorite indicate that the ... Read more...

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‘Pristine’ Impact Crater Discovered In Egypt Leaves Scientists Spellbound


July 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Egypt, July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A crater which was originally formed as a result of a meteorite falling on ground surface has been discovered by scientists in Egypt. According to ... Read more...

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When a meteorite struck cricket pitch in UK county match


July 26th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI):A meteorite crashed on a cricket pitch during a county match in the UK.Two spectators standing on the boundary spotted the meteorite hurtling down from the sky.Jan Marszel ... Read more...

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Man claims aliens targeted his home with meteorites


July 20th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A man whose house has been hit by tiny meteorites six times believes he is being targeted by aliens. Radivoke Lajic, 50, said that his house being hit ... Read more...

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‘Alien’ meteorites hit Bosnian man’s house six times


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A man in Bosnia, whose house has been struck six times by meteorites, suspects that aliens are targeting him.Radivoje Lajic, 50, said it is unbelievable that his ... Read more...

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Meteorite that hit Cartersville, GA home to be displayed at local museum


April 21st, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by BNO News
CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – The Tellus Science Museum announced Tuesday that a meteorite which hit a Georgia home last year will be on display.On March 8, 2009, the meteorite broke through ... Read more...

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Crystals in meteorite discovered to be harder than diamonds


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): Scientists have found crystals in a meteorite that are even harder than diamonds. According to a report in Discovery News, the finding was made by Tristan Ferroir and ... Read more...

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Virginia Meteorite Sparks Ownership Battle


February 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Virginia, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The meteorite that smashed through the roof of a doctor's clinic in Virginia last month has landed itself in a rather bizarre ownership battle. Dr. ... Read more...

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Scientists get an “Opportunity” to see interior of Mars


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse into the interior of Mars.Perched on a rippled Martian plain, a dark rock not much ... Read more...

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Is our atmosphere an import from outer space?


December 11th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) The gases which make up the earth's atmosphere and probably its oceans are an import from outer space, says a new study. Scientists from the Universities of Manchester and ... Read more...

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Martian colony on display in Britain


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A meteorite from Mars, with a sample of Martian colony, has been put on display at Natural History Museum.According to the Nasa scientists, snaps from a scanning electron ... Read more...

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NASA finds “strong evidence” that life once existed on Mars


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): NASA has found what it calls "strong evidence" that life once existed on Mars after re-examining a meteorite.According to a report in the Telegraph, a research team at ... Read more...

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Sky gazers can expect celestial fireworks Tuesday


November 16th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Sky gazers can look forward to an exhibition of celestial fireworks over the next two days as the night sky will be lit up by the Leonid ... Read more...

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4.6 bn-year-old meteorite hits Canadian town


October 17th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 17 (IANS) What was believed to be an act of vandalism in a small Canadian town has actually turned out to be an act of a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite. The rocks ... Read more...

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Mysterious ball of light spotted in night sky over Germany


October 14th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 14 (DPA) A mysterious ball of light in the night sky, which alarmed people across northern Germany, was most likely caused by a falling meteorite, astronomer Thomas Grau said Wednesday. Witnesses ... Read more...

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Scientists find meteorite that came from innermost asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter


September 18th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): In a very rare finding, scientists have discovered an unusual kind of meteorite in the Western Australian desert and have uncovered that it came from the innermost main ... Read more...

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Minerals on ancient Martian rock formed in a habitable environment


August 29th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): A new analysis has suggested that a rock found on Mars in 1996, which was claimed by scientists to host life, has minerals which could have only been ... Read more...

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Brit boy finds space rock while collecting eggs from garden hens


August 21st, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A 6-year-old Brit boy reportedly found a piece of rock from space when he went to collect eggs from his garden hens.Josh Chapple was stunned to find the ... Read more...

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14yr-old survives after being struck by meteorite travelling at 30,000mph


June 12th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 12 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy, who was on his way to school, was struck by meteorite, which crashed to earth in a ball of flames at 30,000mph.Gerrit Blank, who was ... Read more...

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Space fanatics to stage zero gravity wedding!


June 4th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Two space fanatics will have a wedding that is out of this world - literally.Noah Fulmor and Erin Finnegan will be floating - possibly upside down - as ... Read more...

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Life on earth literally fell from space!


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) Life on earth literally fell from space, according to new Canadian research. Analysis of a meteorite that fell from space on the frozen Tagish Lake in Canada in 2000 ... Read more...

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Mars was windy, wet and wild in ancient times


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The instruments aboard the Rover Opportunity, which are studying the Victoria Crater on Mars, has revealed more evidence of the red planet's windy, wet and wild past.According ... Read more...

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New evidence suggests meteorite did not wipe out dinos


May 5th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A geoscientist and her research team from Princeton University have compiled new evidence disproving a popular theory that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs about 65 million years ... Read more...

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