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$3 toothbrush saves day for $100 billion space station (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A $3 toothbrush, 'designed' by astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide, saved the day for a $100 billion International Space Station, becoming instrumental in the installation ... Read more...

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Unprecedented Arctic ozone loss found


October 5th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on an unprecedented depletion of the earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring.The depletion was caused by an unusually ... Read more...

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Voyager 1 Moving Into Interstellar Space Gradually


December 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Voyager 1 Spacecraft made by NASA is slowly moving out of the solar system as scientists have measured. The unmanned spacecraft will take 4 more ... Read more...

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Goodyear, NASA honored for innovative ’spring’ tyre


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) NASA and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have been honored with an R&D 100 Award, billed as the Oscars of Innovation for an airless tyre capable of ... Read more...

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Strange ‘hot spot’ seen on distant exoplanet


October 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In a new study by the NASA team operating the infrared Spitzer Space Telescope a warm spot has been seen in the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' ... Read more...

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NASA successfully demonstrates prototype tsunami prediction system


June 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A NASA team has successfully demonstrated a prototype tsunami prediction system that will help researchers gauge large earthquakes and estimates the size of resulting tsunamis accurately.A team led ... Read more...

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Lava carved ancient Martian riverbed


March 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has revealed that an ancient "riverbed" in Mars was not made by the flow of water but was carved by molten lava.The 270-km ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking’s initials seen in space


February 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The most detailed map yet of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), the afterglow of the big bang, has revealed the initials of world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking - ... Read more...

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Microscopic Martians may have arrived on Earth 13,000 years ago


November 26th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 26 (ANI): A leaked NASA report has disclosed that microscopic Martians arrived on planet Earth about 13,000 years ago, hitching a ride on a meteorite that smashed into the wastes ... Read more...

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Lotus-inspired dust-preventing shield may protect spaceflight gear


September 24th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, are developing a special transparent coating to prevent dirt and even bacteria from sticking to and contaminating the ... Read more...

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NASAs solar observatory to improve forecasts of space weather


July 14th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): With assistance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) will peer deep inside the sun, with the aim of improving ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers saucer-shaped aircraft all set to fly


June 24th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at the University of Florida has revealed that a new wingless, saucer-shaped aircraft he has made is all set to take to the skies. ... Read more...

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Imaging a galaxy ablaze with star birth


February 27th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) NASA astronomers have created a striking and detailed ultraviolet image of an entire galaxy "ablaze with star birth" by combining 39 individual frames, taken over 11 hours of ... Read more...

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Rare molecule in Venus could affect greenhouse mechanism on planet


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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