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Curiosity rover to test wheels, fire rock-shooting laser


August 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) The robotic explorer Curiosity is ready to test its six wheels to see whether it can roll along the Martian soil and fire its rock-vaporizing ... Read more...

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Here’s how the Arctic will look by the end of this century


March 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has estimated climate change's impact on Arctic regions by 2099.A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln and South Korean climatologists analyzed 16 global climate models from ... Read more...

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‘The Greely Expedition’ Shown On PBS


February 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The PBS documentary series named "American Experience" that aired last night featured the story of the Greely Expedition. The program covers the notorious 1881 expedition ... Read more...

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Four solar, two lunar eclipses in 2011


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four solar and two total moon eclipses will be observed in different parts of the world, including in India, in 2011.The first solar eclipse will take place ... Read more...

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Trigger that sets off pulsating aurorae found


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the elusive trigger that sets off the most striking visual outbursts, known as pulsating aurorae or blinking lights around Earth's polar regions.Though typical auroras ... Read more...

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Commonwealth art: Diverse style, similar sensibilities


September 29th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A Gandhi topi, a traditional Nigerian riga robe, a Baluchi turban, Inuit (Eskimo) stone sculptures from northern Canada, Bengal's "pata chitra" and rare snapshots ... Read more...

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NASA satellites produce first map of global forest heights


July 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): For the first time, NASA scientists have produced a map of the height of the world's forests by combining data from three satellites.The map will help scientists build ... Read more...

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NASA scientists produce first ever global forest map


July 21st, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Tuesday announced that scientists produced a first-of-its kind map of the height of the world's forests by combining data from three NASA satellites.Scientists will be ... Read more...

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Economic impact of Arctic melt could amount to 2.4 trillion dollars by 2050


February 8th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): In a new report, scientists have determined that the economic impact of losing the Arctic's climate-cooling services could total a minimum 2.4 trillion dollars by the year 2050.According ... Read more...

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G7 pledges to keep stimulus going, despite debt woes


February 7th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Iqaluit (Canada), Feb 7 (DPA) Finance ministers of the world's seven leading industrial nations, meeting in a remote part of northern Canada Saturday, promised to keep up stimulus spending to bolster the ... Read more...

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Earth’s north magnetic pole racing towards Russia due to core flux


December 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A new research has determined that Earth's north magnetic pole is racing toward Russia at almost 40 miles (64 kilometers) a year due to magnetic changes in ... Read more...

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Carbon and oxygen isotopes in tree rings may shed new light on past climate events


December 4th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the analysis of carbon and oxygen isotopes embedded in tree rings may shed new light on past climate events.Scientists have long looked at the ... Read more...

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Climate change will lead to less ultraviolet radiation over northern high latitudes


September 16th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, September 16 (ANI): A new study by University of Toronto (U of T) physicists has shown that climate change will lead to less ultraviolet radiation over northern high latitudes.They discovered that ... Read more...

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Global warming could cool North America within a few decades


September 15th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming could actually chill down North America within a few decades.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study, ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint the impact epicenter of earthbound space storms


May 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Using data from NASA's THEMIS mission, a team of University of Alberta researchers has pinpointed the impact epicenter of an earthbound space storm as it crashes into the ... Read more...

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Arctic Ocean to lose ice cover in 30 years


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Thanks to the acceleration in global warming, the Arctic Ocean will lose its ice cover in the next 30 years, says a new study, and not in 100 ... Read more...

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Columbus proven not guilty of bringing anthrax to America


March 14th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): A new research has shown that Christopher Columbus, along with other medieval European explorers, did not introduce anthrax in the Americas, as the deadly bacteria arrived in ... Read more...

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Top ten science stories of 2008


December 16th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): An article carried out in the National Geographic News has outlined the top ten news stories in the field of science in the year 2008. The stories are: 10. ... Read more...

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North east region saw more of solar eclipse


August 1st, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
By V.N. Balakrishnan Ahmedabad, Aug 1 (IANS) While most of India got to see only part of the sun covered by the moon during the solar eclipse Friday, astronomy enthusiasts in the north ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse today


August 1st, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India.In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse on Friday


July 28th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India. In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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All tree leaves have built-in thermostat


June 12th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have long believed that temperature of tree leaves is controlled by the outside environment, but a new University of Pennsylvania study has challenged this belief, by ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt could see rise of Grolar bear


May 7th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
London, May 7 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that due to the adverse effects of Arctic ice melting, the hybrid of a polar bear and grizzly bear dubbed the grolar bear, might ... Read more...

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Flammable ice could be mined for fuel


April 24th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
London, April 24 (ANI): Methane hydrate, more popularly known as flammable ice, could turn out to be the worlds last great source of carbon-based fuel, if it is mined properly.Methane hydrates ... Read more...

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US will clean up any debris from satellite shoot-down


February 16th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington/Geneva, Feb 16 (DPA) A day after the US military outlined a high-tech plan to shoot down a rogue spy satellite carrying toxic fuel, a US diplomat in Geneva pledged that the ... Read more...

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