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India’s second moon mission to carry five instruments


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's second moon mission in 2013 will carry five scientific instruments on board the spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 that will also have a lander and a rover to ride ... Read more...

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Origin of key cosmic explosions still shrouded in mystery


July 13th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Type Ia supernova brightens and dims so predictably that astronomers use the variety to measure the universe's expansion. The resulting discovery of dark energy and the accelerating universe ... Read more...

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What makes black holes at galaxy centre become active


June 16th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have found the reason for active galactic nuclei; they say the black holes in the centres of most galaxies "switched on" nearly 700 million years ago after ... Read more...

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‘Smoking gun’ of black hole activation found


May 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has provided astronomers the answer to the long standing puzzle about why a small percentage of black holes emit vast amounts of energy.The findings suggest ... Read more...

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Ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser may be used for high-resolution imaging


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Recent breakthroughs by a team of scientists have paved the way on how to build a ultra-fast tabletop X-ray laser that could be used for super high-resolution imaging.Both ... Read more...

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Transparent aluminium of science fiction is reality now


July 28th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Scientists have created a transparent form of aluminium by bombarding the metal with the world's most powerful soft X-ray laser. The discovery was made possible with the development of ... Read more...

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Solar X-rays may create life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A new laboratory study has suggested that blasting the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan with X-rays can produce DNA building blocks, a finding that adds to evidence that ... Read more...

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Scientists working on greener engine oil additive


July 24th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Scientists are working on a greener engine oil additive with the help of titanium, which will reduce wear and tear and also boost vehicle performance. A titanium compound ... Read more...

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NASA instrument to study matter in extreme environments of the universe


June 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): An instrument to study the matter in extreme environments of the universe has been given the green light from NASA Headquarters, Washington.Known as the High-Resolution Soft X-Ray ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover odd dwarf star with a magnetic personality


December 6th, 2007 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a dwarf star that has an unusually active and complex magnetic field, stronger than our own Sun's, and a huge hot spot that covers half ... Read more...

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A large portion of the universe has gone missing, claims university research


November 14th, 2007 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
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