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China needs own space laws: Official


March 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China needs its own law to protect its rights in outer space as well as regulate its domestic space activities, a top official has said."China is ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on countries to ratify CTBT


February 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the countries that have not yet ratified the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) to sign it so ... Read more...

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US joins efforts to set international rules in outer space


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The US has decided to join the European Union (EU) and other nations to draw up an international code of conduct for outer space activities, said ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

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Saturn moon may have aliens


November 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) One of the Saturn's moons may be home to aliens, say scientists.Titan, the largest of the planet's 62 satellites, has all the qualities needed to support ... Read more...

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New technology to convert wasted heat into power


September 21st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Imagine thermoelectric materials that capture the bulk of energy lost by cars and machines as heat and convert them into electricity. Thermoelectric generation captures waste heat ... Read more...

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First space walk by Ed White happened 46 years ago


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is 46 years since Ed White became the first American to walk in space. In 1965 on this day (3rd of June), White was part ... Read more...

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Paracetamol, antibiotics don’t work in outer space


April 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Common drugs like paracetamol and antibiotics often lose their potency in outer space and would be useless for astronauts who are experiencing headaches or fighting infections, ... Read more...

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Russia dreams of conquering other planets: Medvedev


April 12th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hailing Yuri Gagarin's flight into space 50 years ago as a "symbolic" and "revolutionary" event, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said his country still dreams about ... Read more...

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New ’superglue’ that stays stickier in space


March 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A recently patented adhesive, developed by Kansas State University, could soon find its place in every astronaut's toolbox.The adhesive made from peptides -- a compound containing two ... Read more...

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Milky Way ‘has 50 billion planets’


February 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have taken the first cosmic census. After the process, the scientists estimate that the Milk Way where planet earth is found has as much as ... Read more...

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I sent a grand total of 2 e-mails as president, says Bill Clinton


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has revealed that he sent just two e-mail messages during his time in the White House."I sent a grand total of two ... Read more...

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Cockroaches inspiration behind future robots


February 8th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Ask anyone who has ever tried to squash a skittering cockroach - they're masters of quick and precise movement. And scientists are now trying to incorporate this feature ... Read more...

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Crop circle in Indonesia causes controversy among locals, scientists


January 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): The first crop circle in Indonesia has started a controversy, with locals saying that it is man made, while UFO enthusiasts say it's by aliens, and scientists are ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock And George Clooney Ready For The Outer Space Odyssey For Gravity


December 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This film 'Gravity' was initially bagged by Robert Downey Jr. but in spite of being associated with the film for a year had to give up due to the clash of ... Read more...

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Voyager 1 is very near the edge to the solar system


December 14th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voyager 1, which is the most distant spacecraft from the earth has sent new data back to the planet suggesting that the spacecraft is very close ... Read more...

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Voyager 1 Moving Into Interstellar Space Gradually


December 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Voyager 1 Spacecraft made by NASA is slowly moving out of the solar system as scientists have measured. The unmanned spacecraft will take 4 more ... Read more...

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Jeff Bridges stalked friend to prepare for alien role!


November 29th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges has revealed that he stalked a friend he thought could be from "outer space" to prepare himself for the role of an alien in ... Read more...

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Earth may have had water ‘from the day it was born’


November 6th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study claims that Earth may have had water on its surface right since the day the planet came into being.The study suggests that Earth's life-sustaining liquid ... Read more...

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Earth to have a close encounter with Comet Hartley 2 today


October 20th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The planet is set to have a close shave with a comet that has been very elusive since its discovery in 1986.The Australian astronomer, Malcolm ... Read more...

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China’s ‘Chang’e-2′ expected to have enough fuel to return to earth


October 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 14(ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, is expected to have enough fuel to fly back to earth, Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) Vice Chief-Designer has said.Zhou Jianliang said ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock to star alongside Robert Downey Jr. in ‘Gravity’?


October 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): Sandra Bullock is in talks with Warner Bros. to star with Robert Downey Jr. in 'Gravity'.The movie is set in outer space in which her character struggles ... Read more...

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Searching alien life in outer atmosphere


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Life from outer space could be surviving on the fringes of our planet's atmosphere. British scientists, working with the European Space Agency, will this week launch a ... Read more...

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China’s second lunar probe blasts off


October 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Friday launched its second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2. This was the second of the country's three-phase moon mission which will culminate in a landing on the moon.The ... Read more...

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Janelle Monae Sizzles ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Stage


September 29th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Afro-punk star Janelle Monae and Seal rocked the stage on the results evening of 'Dancing With The Stars' this Tuesday. Janelle Monae performed her recent hit ... Read more...

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Here’s what beer tastes like in outer space


September 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): If you love beer and fascinated by travelling in space, then here's your lucky chance- testing on a space beer is scheduled to begin in November.While NASA has ... Read more...

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Boeing teams with Space Adventures for private space flights


September 16th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (DPA) Houston-based Boeing Company Wednesday said it has a tentative agreement with Space Adventures Ltd to provide seats for private passengers into outer space. The seats would be on board ... Read more...

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Scientists edge closer to Star Trek’s teleporting beam


September 9th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The catch-phrase "Beam me up, Scotty" of the iconic "Star Trek" serial could be close to reality with scientists successfully teleporting objects from one place to another with ... Read more...

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Chilean miners’ rescue shaft hits problem


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 2 (DPA) The rescue of 33 workers trapped in a mine in northern Chile for nearly a month might take longer than expected after work on the rescue shaft hit ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Finds 2 New Planets


August 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA launched the Kepler space telescope on March 6, 2009 from the space shuttle Discovery, and it has since been searching the vast frontiers of outer space, ... Read more...

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Elvis supposedly believed in aliens


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The iconic Rock n Roll singer is said to have made more than a few sightings of the UFOs during his life, with his curiosity sparked ... Read more...

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Bear bones could provide clues for osteoporosis prevention


August 15th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Bears hibernate throughout winter and yet, when the re-emerge, their bones are stronger than ever. Michigan Technological University researchers set out to find why.Seth Donahue found that hibernating ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Buys Russell Brand Ticket to Outer Space


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from ‘E!Online’, Katy Perry has bought her fiance a thirty-fifth birthday present that is really out of this world. She purchased a Virgin ... Read more...

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China leads in outer space pollution: Russian space agency


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has topped the list of the world's major polluters of the near-Earth space environment, followed by the US and Russia, the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos ... Read more...

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UFO spotted in China ‘not from outer space’


July 26th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Experts have said that an unidentified flying object (UFO) spotted near Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport on July 7 was not from outer space.The report, released by an investigation ... Read more...

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