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Blazing starry trail: accountant finds sixth comet in nine months (With Images)


August 27th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 27 (IANS) He spends most of his day at office and commuting to and from Mumbai in crowded suburban trains but accountant Shishir Deshmukh still finds time ... Read more...

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Trojan asteroids around Neptune could turn into comets that might hit Earth


July 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Material from the Trojan asteroids that exist around the orbit of Neptune could go on to become comets that could strike our planet, according to a new study.Many ... Read more...

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Reason for zodiac glow in the eastern night sky identified


April 16th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists have finally succeeded in identifying the source of zodiac glow in the eastern night sky.First explained by Joshua Childrey in 1661 as sunlight scattered in our direction ... Read more...

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Earth’s mass extinctions not likely caused by crashing comets


July 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new University of Washington research indicates it is highly unlikely that comets have caused any of Earth's mass extinctions or have been responsible for more than one ... Read more...

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Big bangs afterglow may help scientists find the birthplace of comets


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that by looking at the cosmic microwave background (CMB), which is the first radiation emitted in the universe after the big bang, ... Read more...

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Comets might be fragments of larger bodies that broke after entering inner solar system


July 28th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Astronomers have suggested that comets might be fragments of larger bodies that crumbled as they entered the inner solar system, seeing the puzzling abundance of comets in ... Read more...

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