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First ever proof of star devouring planet


August 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Astronomers have come by the first ever evidence of an ageing star devouring its own planet especially after it expanded into a "red giant", the equivalent ... Read more...

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Old stars reveal sun’s future


December 14th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) Old stars, called red giants, have offered insight into what our sun will look like after five billion years -- its outer layer will expand and ... Read more...

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Dying white dwarf stars could be fertile ground for other Earths


March 31st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The best place to look for planets that can support life is around dim, dying stars called white dwarfs.Eric Agol, a University of Washington associate professor of astronomy, ... Read more...

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“Betelgeuse - second sun for Earth” story untrue


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have said that Betelgeuse, the giant red star in the constellation of Orion, will not explode next year. Earlier, FoxNews.com had said that the star had already become ... Read more...

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Astronomers find hot water vapour around a carbon star


September 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Using the European Herschel space telescope, astronomers have found a hot water vapour formed deep into the atmosphere of a red giant pulsating carbon star, CW Leonis.An ... Read more...

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Red Giant Acquires Boss Enginra Bhaskaran


July 29th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Producer Udhayanidhi Stalin of Red Giant Movies has turned up as a top-charting producer in Tamil film industry churning out successful films. Following the grand success ... Read more...

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Aliens exist on Saturn’s moon: NASA


June 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Scientists at US space agency NASA have found vital clues that primitive aliens could be living on Titan, one of Saturn's biggest moons. On the basis of chemical composition ... Read more...

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Hottest known exoplanet slowly being “eaten” by its parent star


February 25th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Astronomers have reported that one of the hottest known planets outside our solar system is slowly being "eaten" by its parent star.First described in 2008, the exoplanet-WASP-12b ... Read more...

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Red giant star Betelgeuse mysteriously shrinks over past 15 years


June 10th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that the red supergiant star Betelgeuse, the bright reddish star in the constellation Orion, has mysteriously shrunk over the past ... Read more...

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Sun using Earth’s solar defense to steal its atmosphere


May 30th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the Sun is slowly stealing Earth's atmosphere, with our planet's main solar defense acting as a double agent, aiding and abetting ... Read more...

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Scientists glimpse ‘end of the world’ by analyzing dying stars


April 20th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): A research into dying stars that once blazed as brightly as the Sun has revealed a glimpse of the 'end of the world', which awaits the Earth billions ... Read more...

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Dead stars shed new light on planet birth


January 6th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Observations made with NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed six dead white dwarf stars littered with the remains of shredded asteroids, which may shed new light on ... Read more...

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Scientists find new planet orbiting dangerously close to red giant star


November 19th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Penn State and Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland has discovered a new planet that is orbiting dangerously close to a red-giant star.The ... Read more...

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Earth would face a fiery end when Sun becomes red giant


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the Earth would face destruction when the Sun expands into a red giant in about 7.6 billion years from now.According to a ... Read more...

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Cannibal star swallows a star and burps out planet-forming cloud


February 9th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that an unusual star, 1000 light years away from Earth, might have engulfed its stellar companion and emitted a planet-forming cloud as a ... Read more...

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NASA instrument observes nova explosion


January 29th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists have observed a nearby nova called RS Ophiuchi with the help of a NASA-funded instrument at the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii.Novas are powerful cosmic explosions caused ... Read more...

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White dwarfs get a “kick” to hurl them to the edge of their cluster


December 5th, 2007 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided evidence that white dwarfs, the burned out relics of stars, are propelled to the outer reaches of their star cluster at the ... Read more...

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