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Moon’s craters can help improve Solar System surface-dating methods


July 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Images of the Moon's surface, sent by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), are shedding new light into the mechanics of asteroid and comet impacts and how frequently they ... Read more...

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Lava carved ancient Martian riverbed


March 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has revealed that an ancient "riverbed" in Mars was not made by the flow of water but was carved by molten lava.The 270-km ... Read more...

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Moon water: NASA thanks Indian space agency for partnership


September 25th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has been successful in finding traces of water on the lunar surface, the US space agency NASA said here Thursday, and thanked ... Read more...

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India’s lunar probe finds water traces on moon face (Intro Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has found evidence of water on the moon. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) late Thursday confirmed ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

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Indian spacecraft finds water on the moon (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sensational scientific discovery, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon has distinct signatures of water," top American ... Read more...

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Doomed Chandrayaan-1 has already yielded useful data on Moon’s mineralogy


September 1st, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) might have prematurely terminated the country's first moon exploration mission after it lost radio contact with Chandrayaan-1 over the weekend, but ... 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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Evidence suggests oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars


November 18th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): An international team of scientists has uncovered evidence that supports the idea that oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars.The scientists found the evidence ... Read more...

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Mercurys surface had been formed by volcanic activity


July 4th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have confirmed that Mercurys surface had been formed by volcanic activity early in the planets history.The conclusion is based on an image taken by the Messenger ... Read more...

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NASA probe to analyze Martian soil in search of watery past


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars lander, which would descent on the Martian surface on May 25, would analyze the red sand on the planet to find evidence that liquid ... Read more...

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