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Buckyballs much more common and abundant in universe than thought


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered bucket loads of buckyballs in space.They found the little carbon spheres throughout our Milky Way galaxy -- in the space ... Read more...

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Scientists make dwarf star discovery


May 19th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have identified two white dwarf stars in an eclipsing binary system, allowing for the first direct radius measurement of a rare white dwarf composed of pure helium. ... Read more...

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Runaway anti-matter production results in spectacular stellar explosion


January 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a distant star that exploded when its center became so hot that matter and anti-matter particle pairs were created.The finding was ... Read more...

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Now, count the stars to measure light pollution


March 21st, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): A worldwide online star-counting program, which is part of the International Year of Astronomy, has begun, calling on public in 110 partner countries to participate, in order ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover a pair of twin black holes


March 5th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Astronomers from the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) in Tucson, Arizona, have found what looks like a pair of twin black holes, orbiting each other in the ... Read more...

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Black hole duo could be creating ripples in fabric of space-time


March 5th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Astronomers have suggested that two newfound black holes on the verge of crashing into each other could be creating ripples in the fabric of space-time.According to a ... Read more...

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NASA telescope discovers organics and water in a possible planet-forming region


March 14th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Researchers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered large amounts of simple organic gases and water vapor in a possible planet-forming region around an infant star, along ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams plans to buy PS2.5m observatory to satisfy UFO urge!


March 13th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Robbie Williams new obsession with extra terrestrials has just gone a step further. The British singer is planning to buy an observatory at the bargain price of ... Read more...

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Williams obsessed with extra terrestrials


March 13th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
London, March 13 (IANS) British pop star Robbie Williams is getting more obsessed with extra terrestrials and is spending a lot of time visiting observatories in the Arizona desert. Thesun.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

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Hidden black holes discovered inside far-off galaxies


November 14th, 2007 - 2:53 am ICT by admin
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