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Lasers could zap space junk


March 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at NASA have proposed using a low-powered, ground-based laser to avoid collisions among space debris, and possibly even reduce the amount of debris in orbit.Debris orbiting Earth ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms blast antimatter clouds into space


January 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) It was once the preserve of Star Trek and other sci-fi TV shows. But thunderstorms actually blast antimatter clouds into space from earth, scientists monitoring them through telescopes ... Read more...

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NASA researchers discover arsenic-based life form on Earth


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.NASA researchers conducting tests in the harsh environment of Mono Lake in California ... Read more...

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Earth’s lakes are warming, says NASA study


November 24th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change, say NASA scientists.Philipp Schneider and Simon Hook of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ... Read more...

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NASA uses satellite to improve global crop forecasting


May 27th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): NASA researchers are using satellite data to cultivate the most accurate estimates of soil moisture, which would improve global crop forecasting.Soil moisture is essential for seeds to germinate ... Read more...

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NASA’s “super plastic” part of implantable device for heart failure patients


May 7th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): NASA researchers have developed a "super plastic" that is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients.The technology was originally developed for an aerospace high-speed research ... Read more...

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Seasonal wildfires can double CO2 emissions above Asia


May 1st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study by NASA researchers has determined that seasonal wildfires can double the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) released from the Earth to the atmosphere above many ... Read more...

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NASA approach to tracking deadliest cyclones before they strike


April 14th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A new NASA modelling approach could track the deadliest cyclones before they strike and save countless lives, besides predicting weather more accurately. About 15 percent of the world's ... Read more...

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New NASA model to improve forecasting of deadly cyclones


April 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): NASA has used satellite data and a new modeling approach that could improve weather forecasting and save more lives when future cyclones develop.About 15 percent of the world's ... Read more...

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Space-age fibre-optic probe to help detect cataract early


January 13th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) A compact fibre-optic probe developed for the space programme is proving itself as the first non-invasive early detection device for cataract, the leading cause of vision loss worldwide.Researchers ... Read more...

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Olympic pollution control by China a huge success, reveals satellite data


December 17th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): New satellite data has revealed the impact of the pollution control strategy that China took during the Olympics, which resulted in the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) ... Read more...

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NASA astronauts to drink recycled urine in space


November 15th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 15 (ANI): NASA is launching a machine aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, which will recycle astronauts'' urine for consumption as water. "We did blind taste tests of the water. ... Read more...

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Feasible emission scenarios identified that could keep CO2 below climate threatening levels


September 11th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): NASA researchers have identified feasible emission scenarios that could keep carbon dioxide (CO2) below levels that some scientists have called dangerous for climate.When and how global oil ... Read more...

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NASA scientists find new type of comet dust mineral


June 13th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): NASA researchers and scientists from the United States, Germany and Japan have found a new mineral in material that likely came from a comet.The mineral, a manganese ... Read more...

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Older Arctic sea ice is declining rapidly


March 19th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Using the latest satellite observations, NASA researchers and others have reported that the Arctic is still at risk when it comes to the condition of the older ... Read more...

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