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China unveils ambitious space projects


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China will launch several space projects, including a hard X-ray telescope for black hole studies, between 2014 and 2016, a Chinese academic announced Wednesday.Su Dingqiang, an ... Read more...

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How black holes fire gas jets into space


January 12th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Scientists are a step closer to figuring out how black holes can fire superfast gas bullets into space, by determining the precise moment when they form, ... Read more...

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World’s biggest radio telescope to have its base in UK


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): It's official! The world's biggest radio telescope will have its base at Jodrell Bank Observatory near Manchester, UK.The Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a 1.5-billion-euros multinational science project, will ... Read more...

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Africa’s SKA telescope to shed light on the ‘dark ages’


February 19th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): With significant scientific breakthroughs, Africa's bid to build the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope - which will for the first time provide mankind with detailed pictures of the ... Read more...

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Simultaneous signals from 2 pulsars heralds new era in radio astronomy


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Astronomers at ASTRON demonstrated the feasibility of a new receiver technology by simultaneously detecting the radio signals of two widely separated pulsars - the observation will have a ... Read more...

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10 new massive galaxy clusters discovered


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered 10 new massive galaxy clusters from a large, uniform survey of the southern sky.The survey was conducted using a breakthrough technique ... Read more...

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‘Ear on the universe’ to revolutionize astronomy studies


September 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): LOFAR (Low Frequency Array) - the first major radio telescope to be built in Britain for decades will help answer questions such as "Are we alone?" and "how ... Read more...

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Cosmic clocks can help unravel universe’s mysteries


June 25th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new technique that will turn pulsars - natural cosmic clocks - into accurate time-keepers. The work will improve studies of the origins ... Read more...

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LOFAR raises hopes of unravelling mysteries of universe


June 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The world's largest radio telescope, LOFAR, has officially been launched, raising scientists' hopes of unravelling the hidden mysteries of the universe. The giant telescope, unveiled by Queen Beatrix ... Read more...

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Neptune might have been hit with icy comet two centuries ago


May 29th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): An icy comet might have smashed into Neptune two centuries ago-that's what scientists have gauged from the latest measurements of gases in the atmosphere of the giant blue ... Read more...

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New star forming regions found in Milky Way


May 27th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a large number of previously unknown regions in the Milky Way where massive stars are being formed. The star-forming H II regions are sites where ... Read more...

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Magnetic fields play important role in birth of massive stars


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): In a new research, astronomers have used the MERLIN radio telescope network centered on the Jodrell Bank Observatory to show that magnetic fields play an important role during ... Read more...

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Martian dust storms can generate lightning


August 9th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Scientists, using a new detector, have for the first time observed evidence that Martian dust storms can generate lightning.Dust storms on Earth build up an electric field as ... Read more...

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NASA may release missing videotapes of Apollo 11 Moon landing


July 15th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A carefully worded media advisory note by NASA is being considered as a hint that the agency has found missing videotapes of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.According to ... Read more...

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Very high-energy gamma rays coming from giant black hole, reveals telescopes


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Using a worldwide combination of diverse telescopes, astronomers have discovered that a giant galaxy's bursts of very high energy gamma rays are coming from a region very close ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect planet forming disk orbiting twin suns


June 11th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Astronomers have found a planet forming disk orbiting twin suns in images captured from radio telescopes.The sequence of images, collected with the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array (SMA), provide an ... Read more...

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Radio astronomers demonstrate vital tool for unraveling mystery of dark energy


June 9th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Radio astronomers have directly measured the distance to a faraway galaxy, providing a valuable "yardstick" for calibrating large astronomical distances and demonstrating a vital method that could help ... Read more...

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World’s biggest radio telescope looks deep into NASA detected bright galaxies


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has used the world's biggest radio telescope to look deep into the brightest galaxies that NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope can see.The study ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre tastes like raspberries and smells of rum


April 21st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): If a long term research by astronomers is anything to go by, then the centre of our of galaxy tastes like raspberries and smells of rum.According to a ... Read more...

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Infant galaxy producing stars at high rates


February 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Star-forming regions in infant galaxies are small yet hyperactive, producing stars at astonishingly high rates, according to the latest evidence unearthed by astronomers.Galaxies, including the Milky Way, consist ... Read more...

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East Asian astronomers build worlds largest radio telescope network


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): A team of astronomers from East Asia is building the worlds largest radio telescope network, which will look deep into the galaxies and black holes more ... Read more...

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Black holes came before galaxies, say scientists


January 7th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has claimed to have solved a cosmic chicken-ad-egg problem, by concluding that black holes came before galaxies.According to a ... Read more...

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Milky Way has become a faster spinner, making it more massive


January 6th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that the Milky Way Galaxy is rotating about 100,000 miles per hour faster than previously understood, making ... Read more...

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China to build worlds largest radio telescope


December 27th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): China has officially started construction of a Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), which when completed, would be the worlds largest radio telescope.The dish-like telescope, as large ... Read more...

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China starts building world’s largest radio telescope


December 26th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang, Dec 26 (Xinhua) China Friday started construction of what is billed as the world's largest radio telescope with cutting-edge technology.The 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), which took 14 years of research ... Read more...

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Astronomers spot cosmic water inside distant galaxy


December 18th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Astronomers at Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, have spotted a mega maser emission inside a galaxy at the edge of the visible ... Read more...

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Black hole behind formation of mysterious Hannys voorwerp in deep space


November 26th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Nov 26 (ANI): New observations made by radio telescopes have revealed that the bizarre astronomical object known as Hannys voorwerp, which is a huge green irregular cloud of gas, is ... Read more...

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Scientists spot sweet molecule in space germane to alien life


November 26th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has detected an organic sugar molecule that is directly linked to the origin of life, in a region of our galaxy where planets ... Read more...

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Indian telescope observes mysterious absence of hydrogen in distant galaxies


November 25th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A team of Australian astronomers has been left puzzled with the mysterious absence of hydrogen from distant galaxies in the far distant reaches of the Universe, which ... Read more...

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Natural cosmic lens reveals distant galactic violence


October 21st, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Using a natural cosmic lens, astronomers have gained a rare glimpse of the violent assembly of a young galaxy in the early Universe, which suggests that the ... Read more...

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Ghostly glow reveals galaxy clusters in collision


October 16th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A team of scientists, including astronomers from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), have detected long wavelength ghostly radio emission from a colliding, massive galaxy cluster which, surprisingly, ... Read more...

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Messages beamed to “Earth-like” planet by Bebo


October 10th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): A digital time capsule was beamed in a high-powered radio wave in the direction of Gliese 581c, an "Earth-like" planet 20.5 light years away, with messages on ... Read more...

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New Research Center will fee chemistry from Earth” bonds


October 9th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new research center, combining the tools of chemistry and astronomy, will free the study of basic chemistry from the restrictive bonds of Earth, by allowing scientists ... Read more...

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Young galaxys magnetic field 10 times greater than average value in Milky Way


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Using a powerful radio telescope to peer into the early universe, a team of California astronomers has obtained the first direct measurement of a nascent galaxys magnetic ... Read more...

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High-tech part of new-gen radio telescope passes first test


August 13th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): The Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA), part of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), has passed its first test of advanced digital hardware, designed to combine signals ... Read more...

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