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Russia plans two space laboratories by 2016


August 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russia is planning to launch two space laboratories within the next four years, according to a space company.An x-ray observatory, Spektr-RG, will be launched in 2013, ... Read more...

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Star attacks planet with radiation


September 14th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) A nearby star is bombarding its companion planet with a barrage of X-rays, hundred thousand times more intense than the earth receives from the Sun, a ... Read more...

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Astronomers find supermassive black holes


September 1st, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA said Wednesday.Approximately 160 million light years from ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover earliest ever black holes


June 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Scientists from prestigious Yale University of the US have discovered the earliest black holes ever detected, a statement from the university said Thursday.The scientists ... Read more...

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New evidence on what triggered ancient Supernovas


April 27th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have discovered new evidence on what trigged an historic supernova explosion.The discovery also provides strong evidence that a star can ... Read more...

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Scientists discover active black hole in the ‘Eye of Sauron’


March 11th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): An image has revealed the central region of the spiral galaxy NGC 4151, dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" by astronomers for its similarity to the eye of the ... Read more...

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Superfluid found in neutron star’s core


February 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): NASA scientists have found the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star.Superfluids created in laboratories ... Read more...

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NASA finds giant ring of black holes


February 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): NASA scientists havediscovered a giant ring of black holes.The composite image of Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies located about 430 million light-years from Earth, shows ... Read more...

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Chandra images show result of star formation on overdrive


January 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new image captured by Chandra X-ray Observatory shows the result of star formation on overdrive.M82 is a so-called starburst galaxy, where stars are forming at rates ... Read more...

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NASA telescopes discover most distant galaxy cluster


January 13th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): NASA telescopes have identified a burgeoning galactic metropolis-the most distant known in the early universe.The developing cluster, named COSMOS-AzTEC3, was discovered and characterized by multi-wavelength telescopes, including NASA's ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole discovered in dwarf galaxy


January 10th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole in a small nearby galaxy that may shed light on how black holes and galaxies may have grown in the early ... Read more...

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NASA scientists’ breakthrough in determining hyperactivity of black holes


December 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have been able to determine how often the biggest black holes have been active over the last few billion years, thanks to a new study from NASA's ... Read more...

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NASA finds 30-yr-old ‘youngest’ nearby black hole


November 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighbourhood.The 30-year-old black hole could help scientists better understand how ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory finds youngest nearby black hole


November 16th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighborhood, the space agency announced on Monday. ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra Observatory finds evidence of stellar cannibalism


September 15th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Evidence has found evidence that a star has recently engulfed a companion star or a giant planet.The likely existence of such a "cannibal" ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory Finds Cosmic “Ghost”


September 5th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chandra X-Ray Observatory of NASA has come across a cosmic activity that it has named cosmic "ghost". The scientists who carried out the research believe ... Read more...

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Telescope captures galactic super volcanic explosion


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A spectacular "super volcano" that erupted trillions of miles away from earth has been clicked by a NASA telescope. The staggering eruption was filmed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray ... Read more...

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Eruption of galactic ’super-volcano’ caught in action


August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NSF's Very Large Array have witnessed a galactic "super-volcano" that is erupting and blasting gas outwards.The galactic volcano in the massive galaxy M87 ... Read more...

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Discovery pinpoints location of missing matter in universe


May 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Astronomers have announced a robust detection of a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas about 400 million light years from earth. This discovery is the strongest evidence yet that the ... Read more...

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‘Missing matter’ in nearby Universe located?


May 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas nearly 400 million light-years from the Earth.Scientists used observations of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ... Read more...

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Supermassive black hole gets kicked out of galaxy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed.For her final-year project, undergraduate student Marianne ... Read more...

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Heavenly Hand of God Pulsar Joins Eye of God Pic


May 5th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An image of an X-ray nebula which spans 150 light years shows an amazing bright blue hand reaching for a ball of flames. The ghostly blue cloud like ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence for ’survivor’ black holes from NASA


April 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton has brought out new evidence about the existence of two mid-sized black holes close to the center of a nearby starburst ... Read more...

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Awesome power of supermassive black holes revealed


April 17th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Nottingham University researchers have shed new light on the super destructive capacity of black holes.For the study, Asa Bluck in the School of Physics and Astronomy and ... Read more...

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Black holes may play important role in evolution of galaxies


March 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): New observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory indicate that "average" supermassive black holes may play an important role in the evolution of the galaxies in which they reside, ... Read more...

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Origin of key cosmic explosions revealed


February 18th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): New findings from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have shown that mergers of two dense stellar remnants are the likely cause of many of the supernovae that have been ... Read more...

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‘Sagittarius A’ Is A Poor Eater!


February 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that much to their surprise, the black hole Sagittarius A in the milky way eats less than what was being expected. It ... Read more...

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Long tail of gas in space forming stars in unexpected quarters


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): In a recent research, a team of astronomers has described the two distinct "tails" found on a long tail of gas in deep space that is believed to ... Read more...

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Gigantic black hole involved in stellar destruction


January 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): New results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Magellan telescopes have suggested that a black hole, which is a thousand times as massive as the Sun, ripped ... Read more...

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Silicon technology to enable clearest X-ray view yet of most violent regions of space


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, December 22 (ANI): An European Space Agency (ESA) led effort is all set to use silicon technology to enable astronomy's clearest X-ray view yet of the most violent regions of space."ESA ... Read more...

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Symmetry of supernova’s remnants can reveal how the star exploded


December 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study of images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory on supernova remnants shows that the symmetry of the remnants, or lack thereof, reveals how the star exploded.This ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover treasure trove of intergalactic metal


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): Astronomers have used the Suzaku orbiting X-ray observatory to discover the largest known reservoir of rare metals in the universe.Suzaku detected the elements chromium and manganese while observing ... Read more...

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Carbon atmosphere discovered on neutron star


November 5th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has come across evidence for a thin veil of carbon on the neutron star in the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant."The compact star at ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect most distant galaxy cluster yet discovered


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Astronomers, by combining data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and optical and infrared telescopes, have detected the most distant galaxy cluster yet discovered.The cluster is located about 10.2 ... Read more...

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Femtosecond comb lasers help formation flying in space


October 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 4 (ANI): Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have helped to establish that femtosecond comb lasers can provide accurate measurement of absolute distance in formation flying space missions.NPL, along ... Read more...

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