Explore stars in the US from India using internet telescope

April 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Students from nearly 80 Delhi schools will soon get an opportunity to explore the night skies in the US while sitting in India using internet ... Read more...

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Chinese supercomputer ranked world’s fastest

November 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): A Chinese supercomputer has been ranked the world's fastest machine in a list issued by US and European researchers.The Tianhe-1A system at the National Supercomputer Center in ... Read more...

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China stakes claim to have the world’s fastest supercomputer

October 29th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tianhe-1 has been named in China as the fastest computer in the country. The machine is capable of making an estimated 4,700 trillion calculations or more appropriately ... Read more...

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Mind-boggling image of vast glittering sky captured

September 15th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The GigaGalaxy Zoom project has captured a mind-boggling, magnificent, 800-million-pixel panoramic view of the vast glittering sky. This 360-degree starscape, covering the entire celestial sphere, reveals the cosmic ... Read more...

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Helix Nebula’s ejected material looks like comet-shaped knots

July 21st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A University of Missouri professor has identified new features in the material that is being ejected from the dying star Helix Nebula, as previously unseen comet-shaped knots.The Helix ... Read more...

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Strong winds and powerful radiation detected in Carina Nebula

February 13th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Feb 13 (ANI): The latest image by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has detected strong winds and powerful radiation coming from an armada of massive stars in the Carina Nebula.The ... Read more...

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Hubble captures image of two of Milky Ways most colossal stars

November 26th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 26 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of a pair of stars that are two of our galaxys most massive stars.They have, until recently, been shrouded ... Read more...

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Sharpest whole-planet picture of Jupiter obtained

October 3rd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Oct 3 (ANI): New image-correction technique in an instrument on the ESOs (European Southern Observatorys) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has delivered the sharpest whole-planet ground-based picture ever of Jupiter.The series ... Read more...

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