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Chennai watches transit of Venus

June 6th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The passage of planet Venus across the face of Sun is once in a life time celestial event and many viewed it here, an official said ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank to star in ‘Shrapnel’

July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has signed up to produce and star in the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel trilogy "Shrapnel"."I am a fan of ... Read more...

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Rare Venus eclipse Thursday

June 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Planet Venus will be eclipsed by the Moon -- as seen from the earth -- Thursday."This eclipsing is called occultation, similar to what happens in ... Read more...

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China to go to moon, Mars, Venus and beyond

September 20th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has now set its sight on planet Venus, where it hopes to land a space probe by 2015. A probe to Mars and the country's first moon ... Read more...

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Why winds on Venus blow faster than the planet’s rotation

May 28th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Scientists may have found the answer to the long time puzzle - why do winds on the planet Venus blow faster than the planet's rotation.Venus rotates once every ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Venus may have been a land of volcanoes?

April 9th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A new research suggests that the planet Venus could have been resurfaced by volcanoes. The second rock from the sun appears to have been volcanically active; perhaps within ... Read more...

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Jacqueline Fernandez plays woman from Venus in next film

March 21st, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez will be seen having special powers in her next Bollywood venture "Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai". No, she doesn't play superwoman...she plays ... Read more...

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Draped in sari, Japan’s First Lady’s set to charm India

December 28th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Draped in six yards of elegance, Japan's First Lady Miyuki Hatoyama, a former actress and an occultist, touched down in India along with her husband Japanese ... Read more...

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Solar wind strips off water from Venus

September 16th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Observations by the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Venus Express mission have provided strong new evidence that the solar wind has stripped away significant quantities of water from Earth's ... Read more...

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Mysterious bright spot found on Venus

July 30th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Astronomers have detected a new mysterious bright spot on the planet Venus, which might have been caused by volcanic activity, turbulence in the planet's atmosphere, or charged particles ... Read more...

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Stars shining for smaller parties, say astrologers

May 14th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) They aren't quite pollsters, but astrologers are pundits for all seasons in India. And days before votes for the 15th Lok Sabha are counted May 16, ... Read more...

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Earth cyclones may help explain vortices on Venus

March 15th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): An international team of scientists is studying cyclones on Earth to help them better understand ''superrotating'' vortices on the planet Venus. At cloud top level, the entire ... Read more...

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ESA extends missions studying Mars, Venus and Earth till December 31

February 11th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Feb 11 (ANI): ESAs (European Space Agencys) Science Programme Committee has extended the operations of its Mars Express, Venus Express and Cluster missions until 31 December 2009.The decision to extend ... Read more...

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Scientists detect key molecule in atmosphere of Venus

May 16th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Paris, May 16 (ANI): Scientists have detected a key molecule in the atmosphere of Venus, a detection that gives them an important new tool to unlock the workings of the planets ... Read more...

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