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Scientists to spot alien oceans with next generation of telescopes


September 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A U.S. space telescope set for launch in 2014 could reveal the presence of oceans on planets outside the Solar System, say scientists.Detecting water on Earth-like planets would ... Read more...

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Alien Solar System Detected 127 Light Years Away


August 25th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Astronomers have reported the discovery of an alien solar system replete with seven planets circling a star. The solar system has been detected ... Read more...

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Inventor of frisbee dies aged 90


February 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 12 (DPA) The inventor of the frisbee, Walter Fredrick Morrison, has died in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 90, local TV station KSL has reported. Morrison died ... Read more...

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Over 32 planets discovered outside solar system


December 17th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) More that 32 planets have been discovered outside the solar system but "most of them" are not conducive for possible existence of life, Science and ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect coldest ever companion of a Sun-like star


December 8th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have discovered and directly imaged a faint celestial body that orbits the star GJ 758, which at a temperature of ... Read more...

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Newly discovered planet victim of game of ‘planetary billiards’


August 13th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): A team of scientists has found a new planet which appears to have been the victim of a game of planetary billiards, flung into its unusual orbit by ... Read more...

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Scientists plan to explore alien worlds by using laser beams on Earth (Re-Issue)


March 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Scientists are planning to explore alien world conditions right here on Earth, by using laser beams to hit a tiny target, creating conditions momentarily similar to what ... Read more...

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Kepler orbiting Sun as scheduled: NASA


March 8th, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (Xinhua) Kepler, a telescope that will scour the Milky Way for evidence of Earth-like planets, is orbiting the Sun as expected, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) said Saturday. Aboard ... Read more...

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Earth microbes might contaminate other star systems


May 25th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
London, May 25 (ANI): A new study has expressed concerns about other star systems being contaminated by Earth microbes, which might be present on spacecrafts traveling to extra-solar planets.According to a ... Read more...

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Development of balloon-borne telescope to help in direct view of exoplanets


January 13th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A team of researchers have suggested that a direct view of planets in other solar systems could be possible using a balloon-borne telescope afloat in the stratosphere."It's ... Read more...

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New Subaru instrument will make hunt for extra-solar planets easier


December 28th, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): The Subaru Telescope Facility, located on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, has inaugurated a new instrument, which would block out the harsh direct light from a ... Read more...

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Hazy red sunset discovered on extra-solar planet


December 11th, 2007 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): A team of astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to detect, for the first time, strong evidence of hazes in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a ... Read more...

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Detection of extra solar planet’s atmosphere might help in finding extraterrestrial life


December 7th, 2007 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Astronomers have made the first ground-based detection of the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system, which might turn out to be an incremental step in finding ... Read more...

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