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It’s official: Jupiter was hit by an asteroid in 2009, not a comet


January 29th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that in 2009, it was an asteroid that hit the giant planet Jupiter, not a comet.An international team of researchers used infrared data ... Read more...

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Water content of moon interior underestimated: Study


June 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the Moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth, NASA-funded scientists claim.The ... Read more...

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The Earth, moon were created much later than previously thought


June 8th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): The Earth and moon were thought to have been formed nearly 4,537 million years ago but new research suggests they were created much later.The Earth and Moon ... Read more...

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Simulation suggests exoplanet’s atmosphere is made up of rocks


October 1st, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A simulation developed by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis has suggested that the atmosphere of COROT-7b, an exoplanet discovered last February by the COROT space telescope, ... Read more...

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Engineers invent cement that can eat globe-warming CO2


January 1st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Thanks to an innovation from British engineers, cement, a vast source of planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2), could be transformed into a means of stripping the greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Ancient meteorites magnetic fields contain records of early histories of planets


October 31st, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new research has determined that ancient meteorites that are among the oldest rocks ever found, still contain magnetic records about the very early history of planets.MIT ... Read more...

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NASA’’s Spitzer tries to unravel mysterious comet explosion


October 15th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): NASA''s Spitzer Space Telescope has deeply observed comet Holmes to find out why it suddenly exploded in 2007. Observations taken of the comet by Spitzer deepen the ... Read more...

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Scientists show how a crystal can become a conductor


February 6th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new research has used computational modeling to show how a crystal of manganese oxide can be changed from an electrical insulator to a conductive metal.Carried out at ... Read more...

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Biggest space telescope to study planet forming cosmic dust (Re-issue)


February 3rd, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Astronomers would get to study icy cosmic dust, which is the raw building material for planets like our own, using the biggest space telescope ever built aboard the ... Read more...

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Biggest space telescope to study planet forming cosmic dust


February 2nd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Astronomers would get to study icy cosmic dust, which is the raw building material for planets like our own, using the biggest space telescope ever built aboard the ... Read more...

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Storing CO2 deep in the earth may help tackle climate change


November 27th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A study has found that storing carbon dioxide (CO2) deep below the earths surface could be a safe, long-term solution to one of the planets major contributors to ... Read more...

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