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Probe finds two Saturn-sized planets orbiting single star


August 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A space probe has detected two giant Saturn-sized planets passing in front of the same star. It is the first time that more than one planet has been discovered ... Read more...

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Kepler telescope finds new planetary system


August 27th, 2010 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 27 (DPA) The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has found a new planetary system orbiting a distant star that could include a planet nearly the same size as Earth, NASA scientists ... Read more...

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Now, adjustable glasses for astronauts with deteriorating eyesight


August 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): Glasses that adjust with the flick of a finger may offer a solution to astronauts with deteriorating eyesight, say NASA scientists.They are evaluating the glasses to see if ... Read more...

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Moon may be shrinking


August 20th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) The moon is smaller than it used to be and could still be shrinking, NASA scientists said Thursday pointing to new evidence that the moon has contracted relatively ... Read more...

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Black Hole Mystery Solved By The Discovery Of Magnestar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA Scientists have finally managed to solve the cosmic mystery which had been haunting them for almost 35 years now. The short gamma ray ... Read more...

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Huge solar storm in 2012 could affect US for months


August 19th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has confirmed that they are expecting a huge solar storm in 2012 and there are reports that the after-effects of the devastating storm could ... Read more...

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Solar Storm In 2012 Predicted By NASA Scientists


August 17th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientist have revealed that in the coming two years people will get to see a hoard of solar activities. The NASA scientists have come up with ... Read more...

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NASA Contemplating On Sending A Probe Out To The Asteroid


August 11th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA Scientists have been reported as planning to send a probe out to the asteroid that is likely to pose a threat for our ... Read more...

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NASA scientists discover fresh crater on Moon’s surface


August 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): NASA has discovered a fresh crater on the Moon's surface.The impact occurred sometime between an image of the region taken by the Apollo program in 1971 and an ... Read more...

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NASA plans to visit asteroid predicted to hit Earth


August 7th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Last week experts warned of an eminent collision between an asteroid and Earth. Now, NASA is planning to visit the space object.The asteroid 1999 RQ36 made headlines ... Read more...

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Key to unlock mysterious red glow in space revealed


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): NASA scientists created a unique collection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) spectra to interpret mysterious emission from space.PAHs are a major product of combustion, remain in the environment, ... Read more...

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NASA satellite improves pollution monitoring


July 26th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): NASA scientists improved watershed pollution monitoring models by incorporating satellite and ground-based observations of precipitation.The research team, led by Joseph Nigro of Science Systems and Applications, Inc., incorporated ... Read more...

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NASA satellites produce first map of global forest heights


July 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): For the first time, NASA scientists have produced a map of the height of the world's forests by combining data from three satellites.The map will help scientists build ... Read more...

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NASA scientists produce first ever global forest map


July 21st, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Tuesday announced that scientists produced a first-of-its kind map of the height of the world's forests by combining data from three NASA satellites.Scientists will be ... Read more...

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NASA ‘elated’ after ‘previously invisible space objects’ uncovered


July 19th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An array of previously "invisible" space objects have been discovered by one of NASA's newest space telescopes, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), in just six months. In ... Read more...

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NASA Satellite Blinded Temporarily By Gamma Ray Blast


July 16th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a huge and powerful blast of gamma rays blinded a NASA telescope and it created sensation among the scientists' community worldwide. The ... Read more...

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NASA, Microsoft collaborate to ‘bring Mars to life’


July 13th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): NASA and Microsoft Research have joined hands in a bid to bring Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provide viewers with a ... Read more...

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Leading NASA Scientists Issue A Warning About A Solar Space Storm


June 25th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Leading NASA scientists have discharged a warning that a number of crises could be posed in the direction of Britain by a once-in-a-generation space ... Read more...

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Solar Storm Warning Issued By NASA Scientists


June 25th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the surface it may sound like the plot of another sci-fi flicks on global warming but the NASA scientist are serious about the possibility of ... Read more...

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NASA declares Phoenix Mars lander dead


May 25th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (DPA) A robotic lander that confirmed the presence of ice on Mars was confirmed dead by NASA scientists Monday. The Phoenix Mars lander was damaged by harsh conditions during the ... Read more...

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Evidence Of life On Mars Creates Sensation Among Scientists


May 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz about the evidence of life on Mars has been boosted by the reports published by a section of the scientists of NASA. A ... Read more...

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NASA seeks Cameron’s help to build 3D camera for Mars use


April 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): NASA scientists are seeking director James Cameron's help in creating a new 3D camera for use on Mars, it has emerged.The technical experts, building a high-resolution 3D camera, ... Read more...

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NASA to host Earth Day tweet up


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): NASA is all set to host its first Earth Day Tweetup on the National Mall in Washington with @NASA Twitter followers and NASA scientists on April 18.The event ... Read more...

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Mars Rover Finds Strange Stuff On Crater


March 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarMar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The experts at NASA have conducted numerous researches and have launched several expeditions on space to collect more information about the outer world. According to ... Read more...

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Austrian daredevil plans record-breaking fall to Earth from balloon on edge of space!


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 22 (ANI): Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner is preparing for a record breaking fall from a hot air balloon on the edge of space to earth.The 40-year-old thrill seeker, a.k.a 'Fearless ... Read more...

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NASA Reseachers Find Shrimp Like Lyssianasid Amphipod Under Antarctica


March 16th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what has come as a rather startling revelation, NASA scientists were in for a real shock when they found a shrimp like creature and ... Read more...

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Chile quake shortened our day, NASA says


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
By Michael van Poppel SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck south-central Chile on early Saturday was so powerful that it affected Earth's rotation, shortened the length of ... Read more...

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Earth’s Days Shortened By Chile Earthquake


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to NASA scientists, the 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile may have cause our days to be shortened by 1.26 millionths of a second. The quake, which occurred ... Read more...

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Chilean quake was so strong, it shortened days: NASA


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (DPA) The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on Saturday was so strong that it may have shortened the length of a day, NASA scientists said. Using a computer model, ... Read more...

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Enceladus Spits Fumes, Scientists Awestruck


February 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cassini spacecraft of the Space agency has taken some close up photos of Enceladus, the sixth biggest moon of Saturn that have stunned the astronomers ... Read more...

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‘Sagittarius A’ Is A Poor Eater!


February 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that much to their surprise, the black hole Sagittarius A in the milky way eats less than what was being expected. It ... Read more...

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NASA Robots To Help Astronauts In Space


February 8th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington D.C., Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA officials, who are always dedicated to improve their observations of the outer space, have unveiled a new robot named "Robonaut 2" that would ... Read more...

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Last Decade Warmest Ever, NASA Study Reveals


January 25th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report released by NASA scientists reveals that the last decade experienced the warmest weather ever on Earth. The study also indicates that ... Read more...

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Last decade warmest on record


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A new analysis of global surface temperatures by NASA scientists has found that the last decade was the warmest on record, with 2009 being one of the warmest ... Read more...

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Trees on Mars?


January 13th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A Mars probe has baffled NASA scientists by sending images of what look like trees on the red planet.The images show rows of dark conifer type trees emerging ... Read more...

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