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Exoplanet neighbour smaller than Earth discovered


July 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US astrophysicists have detected what could be the first exoplanet, only two-thirds the size of Earth but without an atmosphere, located right around the corner, cosmically ... Read more...

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‘Prometheus’ - smart reboot of a franchise (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Prometheus"; Cast: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron; Director: Ridley Scott; Rating: ***1/2Few of us get an opportunity to better something we may have done before. Fewer have ... Read more...

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New planet 22 light years away may host water


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A new planet discovered some 22 light years from the earth is the most likely to hold water and possibly host life.It receives about 90 percent ... Read more...

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Dunst goes topless!


September 28th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst has gone topless for a scene from her new movie "Melancholia".The 29-year-old stars in this sci-fi drama about two sisters whose strained relationship ... Read more...

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Island sculpture goes missing at Secret Garden party


August 4th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A helium-filled inflatable desert island model floated away in front of several people without anyone noticing it. The owners of the balloon are urging people who ... Read more...

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Rock music facing tough time: Foreigner’s Mick Jones (Interview)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Michael 'Mick' Jones, the founder of the popular British-American pop-rock band Foreigner and a man whose ballads have sent three generations of listeners mooning ... Read more...

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There’s lots of extra-terrestrial sex in ‘Outcasts’, says Eric Mabius


February 8th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Fen 8 (ANI): 'Ugly Betty' star Eric Mabius is going gaga over his new sci-if series 'Outcasts' and has warned that there's lots of extra-terrestrial sex.The 39-year-old plays the lead in ... Read more...

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Nasa space telescope spots odd new solar system


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a planetary system including six planets orbiting a Sun-like star called Kepler-11, located approximately 2,000 light years from Earth. "Kepler-11 is a remarkable system ... Read more...

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Kepler 10b planet discovered


January 12th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NASA spacecraft, Kepler has discovered the smallest exoplanet so far.The new planet called Kepler 10b is about 1.4 times the diameter of earth. The discovery of ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover new planet in planetary system similar to our own


December 9th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of a fourth giant planet outside our solar system, strengthening the similarities between a distant planetary system and our own.The astronomers say the ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover New Planet In Space


November 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a latest discovery in the world of astronomy for one more time. This time one more planet within another galaxy has been discovered ... Read more...

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‘Earth-like’ planet may not exist


October 14th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): After an exciting announcement of the discovery of a habitable Earth-like planet, a second team of scientists has cast some doubt on the claim.The planet, dubbed Gliese 581 ... Read more...

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New Earth like planet found by European astronomers


October 4th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Great news new earth like planet has been found. The new look-alike planet was found outside our Solar System. The team of European astronomers announced their latest discovery.According ... Read more...

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New Planet Discovered: Appears Appropriate For Life


October 1st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Man has been searching for a partner in space, a planet where life is there or would become possible in years to come and thus end ... Read more...

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Chances of life on newly discovered Earth-like planet ‘100pc’


September 30th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet that could have water on its surface, and therefore could support life."Personally, given the ubiquity and propensity of life ... Read more...

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Most habitable Earth-like planet discovered


September 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A team of astronomers that includes the University of Hawaii's Nader Haghighipour has declared the discovery of a new planet that could have water on its surface.Discovered using ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton lands record deal


July 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Actor Tom Felton, the blond-wizard in the 'Harry Potter' films, has landed a record deal.Felton has signed a deal with indie label Six Strings Productions."Tom Felton ... Read more...

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Brand new planet-finding technique boosts chances of finding new Earths


July 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Using a completely new technique, astronomers from Germany, Bulgaria and Poland have discovered an exotic extrasolar planet-an approach that could find planets as small as the Earth in ... Read more...

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New planet orbiting its ‘Sun-like’ star


June 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 30 (IANS) A planet about eight times the mass of Jupiter has been confirmed to orbit a Sun-like star, says a study. The newly-confirmed planet is about 300 times farther from ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto in ‘Planet Of The Apes’ prequel


June 24th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Freida Pinto has signed on to star in the new 'Planet Of The Apes' movie as 'Spider-Man' hunk James Franco's leading lady.Franco is the star of the ... Read more...

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Scientists find youngest planet outside our solar system


June 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified the youngest known planet outside our solar system and established that planets can grow up fast.According to researchers, Beta Pictoris b is already fully ... Read more...

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Second smallest exoplanet spotted


January 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 14 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted an extrasolar planet with a mass just four times that of Earth.Experts from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and other institutions made the finding ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover “super-Earth” using ground-based telescopes


December 17th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A team of astronomers has announced the discovery of a "super-Earth" using a small fleet of ground-based telescopes no larger than those many amateur astronomers have in their ... Read more...

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Astronomers find planet with thick, inhospitable atmosphere and icy heart


December 17th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet that has a thick and inhospitable atmosphere, with three quarters of its surface covered with water ice.The newly ... Read more...

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Newly discovered planet victim of game of ‘planetary billiards’


August 13th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): A team of scientists has found a new planet which appears to have been the victim of a game of planetary billiards, flung into its unusual orbit by ... Read more...

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Galileo may have discovered Neptune 234 years before its official discovery


July 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new theory by a University of Melbourne physicist has said that Galileo knew he had discovered a new planet, that we now know as Neptune, in the ... Read more...

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Galileo may have discovered Neptune


July 7th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Galileo's notebooks contain hidden clues that is likely to clinch his discovery of Neptune in 1613, 234 years before the date of discovery accepted now, according to a ... Read more...

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Snapshot of Earth’s chemical fingerprint may help search for life in the universe


June 12th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): In a new study, a group of international scientists took the help of a lunar eclipse to take a snapshot of earth's chemical fingerprint, which could help to ... Read more...

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Scientists discover smallest terrestrial planet outside Solar System


February 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Feb 4 (ANI): The European Space Agencys (ESAs) COROT space mission has found the smallest terrestrial planet ever detected outside the Solar System, which has a surface to walk on.The ... Read more...

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Hubble confirms existence of predicted planet


December 10th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a planet, whose existence was predicted by an astronomer 2 years ago, which makes it the only other planet seen after ... Read more...

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Scientists find new planet orbiting dangerously close to red giant star


November 19th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Penn State and Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland has discovered a new planet that is orbiting dangerously close to a red-giant star.The ... Read more...

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Hottest planet ever found sizzles at 2250 degree Celsius


October 15th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Scientists have found the hottest ever planet that sizzles at 2250 degree Celsius, which is as hot as some stars, a find that could challenge models of ... Read more...

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The exoplanet that makes its parent star dance to its tune!


July 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A team of European scientists working with COROT (Convection Rotation and planetary Transits) has discovered an exoplanet that seems to have a surprisingly powerful influence on its ... Read more...

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New rocky planet discovered in Leo constellation


April 10th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a possible terrestrial-type planet orbiting a star in the constellation of Leo, which might be the smallest planet found till date.Discovered by Spanish and ... Read more...

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Newly discovered planet revealed to be boiling hot


March 24th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): A new planet, spotted about a thousand light years away from Earth, has been revealed to be having excessively high temperatures of about 2460 degC, which makes ... Read more...

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