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Gaga consults astrologers for world tour


April 17th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Lady Gaga has become superstitious! The singer is consulting a team of astrologers ahead of her world tour as she feels her stars are aligned against ... Read more...

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Scientists discover first Earth-Size planets outside the Milky Way


December 21st, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
MOFFET FIELD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. scientists have spotted the first Earth-size planets which are orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system, NASA announced on Tuesday. The planets are unlikely ... Read more...

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Earth-sized planets found beyond solar system


December 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-sized planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system, the US space agency has announced.The planets, called Kepler-20e ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger spacecraft begins historic orbit around mercury


March 18th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18(ANI): A NASA spacecraft has successfully entered Mercury's orbit, where it will spend a year helping scientists better understand the planet closest to the sun.Messenger's main thruster fired for about ... Read more...

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NASA’s MESSENGER begins historic orbit around Mercury


March 18th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Mercury on Thursday evening.This is the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone at our solar ... Read more...

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NASA’s MESSENGER set to orbit Mercury


March 9th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): After passing Earth once and Venus twice, NASA's MESSENGER is now set to orbit the Solar System's innermost planet-Mercury.If everything goes as expected, the craft will reach its ... Read more...

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Mercury found to have comet-like appearance


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists say that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of escaping gas from the planet Mercury.The STEREO mission ... Read more...

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NASA confirms presence of ‘baked cometary planet’


July 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has enabled scientists to confirm the existence of a super hot "cometary planet." The gas giant planet, named HD 209458b, is orbiting so ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Shilpa!


June 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): From being "no-where' to "now-every-where', it will not be wrong to state that Shilpa Shetty has almost achieved an "iconic status' in the last three ... Read more...

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New Insight On The Densest Planet-Mercury


November 6th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Nov. 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NASA's Mercury venture has given another insight to the scientists regarding the allegedly densest planet in our system. NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft, which took its ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger sees iron and titanium on Mercury


November 5th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 5 (ANI): NASA's spacecraft Messenger has detected rich concentrations of iron and titanium on the surface of the planet Mercury.Previous Earth and spacecraft-based observations had detected only very low amounts ... Read more...

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Titan’s surface similar to that of Earth


August 7th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A new research indicates that Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan turns out to have much in common with Earth in the way that weather and geology shape its terrain.Wind, ... Read more...

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Revealing origin and evolution of planet Mercury


May 1st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Scientists, using multispectral images obtained from the Messenger spacecraft, are trying to reveal the origin and evolution of the planet Mercury.Mercury's interior is thought to generally resemble that ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe `hot-headed planet with wild temperature swings


January 29th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Pasadena (California, US), Jan 29 (ANI): Astronomers have observed a planet that heats up to red-hot temperatures in a matter of hours before quickly cooling down. Using NASA''s Spitzer Space Telescope, the ... Read more...

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Ganymede plays peek-a-boo with Jupiter!


December 19th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has caught Jupiter''s moon Ganymede playing a game of peek-a-boo with the gaseous giant, as it can be seen ducking behind Jupiter, only ... Read more...

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Hubble finds life forming organic molecule on extrasolar planet


March 20th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has found the tell-tale signature of the molecule methane in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized planet HD 189733b, which can play a key ... Read more...

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Mercury’s magnetosphere is more similar to Earth’s than previously believed


February 1st, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): New information obtained by the NASA Messenger spacecraft has indicated that the magnetosphere of Mercury is more similar to Earth's than previously believed.The new finding was made with ... Read more...

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ESAs 2013 Mercury mission to unlock secrets of the planet


January 19th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 19 (ANI): European Space Agency has started the process that would lead to the launch of its Mercury mission by August 2013, which would shed new light on the planet. ... Read more...

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