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Pluto may be warm enough to harbour ocean beneath its ice shell


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): New research has suggested that Pluto may be warm enough to contain an ocean beneath its miles-thick ice shell.And that ocean wouldn't be a mere puddle but ... Read more...

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Student’s space-dust counter breaks distance record, heads for Pluto


October 12th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A student from University of Colorado at Boulder has designed a space dust counter that is flying aboard NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and now holds the ... Read more...

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Plutos moons spraying cosmic graffiti on Charon


June 11th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): An astronomer has suggested that Nix and Hydra, two of Plutos moons, are spray-painting the planet and Charon with their dust.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Jupiters Little Red Spot has some of the highest planetary wind speeds


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Using data from NASAs New Horizons spacecraft and two telescopes at Earth, an international team of scientists has found that Jupiters Little Red Spot (LRS) has some ... Read more...

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Internal liquid ocean beneath Europas icy crust may host life


May 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have determined that poles on Jupiters moon Europa may have wandered by almost 90 degrees, an extreme shift that suggests the existence of an internal liquid ... Read more...

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