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NASA gives three firms $1.1 bn to build new spacecraft


August 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) NASA has given three firms a total of $1.1 billion to build a new range of "space taxis" that will take astronauts to the International Space ... Read more...

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Indian conquers the Andes in Latin America (With Image)


March 27th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 27 (IANS) Thirty-seven-year old Malli Mastan Babu is the only Indian to have scaled the tallest peaks of the Andes in South America. He also holds a ... Read more...

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Sacramento Bee Reports The Vanish Of Chipmunks


October 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar After many other animals it is probably the time for Sierra Nevada inhabitant, Inyo chipmunk, to go Dodo's way. This striped cheeked, bushy tailed, and button brown eyed chipmunk ... Read more...

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Earth’s highest coastal mountain has moved 2,200 km in 170m years


September 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): The highest coastal mountain on Earth, Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, has been on the move for a long, long time as indicated by a new study.The ... Read more...

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Now, fried-beer fillets that pack a punch for those who love booze


August 31st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 31 (ANI): Ever thought of taking a bite of your beer? Well, now you can, for an American chef has created what could be called the ideal food for ... Read more...

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$1.7 Billion Worth Of Pot Seized By The Californian Police Officers


July 30th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The police personnel in California have uttered that they have seized $1.7 billion worth of marijuana plants in the mountains of Sierra Nevada. The policemen ... Read more...

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Constituent Of The Donner Party Held A Document Of Abraham Lincoln


July 21st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Investigators have made an unforeseen unearthing in the midst of the items that were positioned by a constituent of the Donner Party in a carpetbag. ... Read more...

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Donner Party Member James Reed Carried Abraham Lincoln’s Document


July 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Donner Party was a group of American pioneers who set out for California in a wagon train and witnessed tragic mishap in Sierra Nevada. Last ... Read more...

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New study links mantle flow to ‘uplift and volcanism in mobile belts’


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Mountains and volcanoes in the Mediterranean rise due to pressure from the mantle below, according to a new study.The new theory appears in the journal Nature.Study co-author Thorsten ... Read more...

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Donner Party Members Were Not Cannibals, Researchers Say


April 16th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A research study conducted by the Appalachian State University may put to an end one of the most heard-of stories in the history of America. The ... Read more...

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NASA picks companies to study commercial crew transport


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (DPA) US space agency NASA Monday named five aerospace companies to come up with concepts for transporting humans into orbit under plans announced by the Obama administration to shift ... Read more...

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Birds tend to move in response to unfavorable climate


September 15th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study by biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, has determined that if the climate is not quite right, birds will move rather than stick around ... Read more...

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Strong wind might be behind US millionaire Steve Fossett plane crash


July 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 10 (ANI): The cause of late American millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett's plane crash two years ago might have been caused by strong wind and turbulence.Fossett, who set more than ... Read more...

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California declares emergency after three years of drought


February 28th, 2009 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 28 (DPA) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency amid a prolonged drought. "This is a crisis, just as severe as an earthquake or raging wildfire, and ... Read more...

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Soon, cars may run on beer!


February 7th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A brewing company in the US is adapting a new system that will make its own high-quality ethanol fuel from discarded beer yeast.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Rocks formed during quakes may be more abundant than previously reported


January 31st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has suggested that rocks formed only under the extreme heat and friction during earthquakes, called pseudotachylytes, may be more abundant than previously reported.The new ... Read more...

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Moon went missing in 1761 due to major volcanic eruption


January 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): New evidence has emerged which suggests that a major volcanic eruption in 1761 belched out enough dust and gas to completely blot out the moon, thus explaining ... Read more...

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New book reveals secret life of the snowflake


January 7th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A new book showcases images of snowflakes that were collected and photographed through a microscope by the worlds leading snow crystal scientist.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Conservationists may be overestimating wildlife habitat


November 10th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that the amount of land available for wildlife habitat is overestimated and may be less than previously thought of, because the ... Read more...

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Bones, drivers license, shoes found near Steve Fossett’’s crash site


October 31st, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Two bones and a driver''s license with Steve Fossett''s name have been found near the crash site of missing adventurer Steve Fossett''s plane in California''s rugged Sierra ... Read more...

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Steve Fossett’’s widow hopes for final closure of painful chapter in her life


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): The wife of round the world flying adventurer Steve Fossett, who vanished just over a year ago, has said that she is hoping for final closure of ... Read more...

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Human remains found in Steve Fossett’’s plane wreckage


October 3rd, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): California officials said that they have discovered body parts inside the wreckage of Steve Fossetts plane in the Sierra Nevada mountains, the record-breaking aviator who vanished just ... Read more...

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New geomorphological index for studying active tectonics of mountains developed


May 31st, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have created a new geomorphological index for studying the active tectonics of mountains.Active tectonics comprise of the most up-to-date deformation processes that affect the Earths crust, ... Read more...

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Sierra Nevada in US rose to current height earlier than thought


April 24th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Geologists studying deposits of volcanic glass in the western United States have found that the central Sierra Nevada largely attained its present elevation 12 million years ago, ... Read more...

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Frog gone missing for 14 years rediscovered in Colombia


March 12th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Scientists have rediscovered the Carrikeri Harlequin Frog, which had been missing for 14 years, in a remote mountainous region in Colombia. This frog, which is critically endangered, was rediscovered ... Read more...

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