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Earth may have had water ‘from the day it was born’


November 6th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study claims that Earth may have had water on its surface right since the day the planet came into being.The study suggests that Earth's life-sustaining liquid ... Read more...

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Earth-size planets ‘prevalent’ in our Milky Way galaxy


October 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study funded by NASA and the University of California has revealed that nearly one in four stars similar to the Sun may host planets as small ... Read more...

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Water ice on asteroids may be more common than expected


October 8th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists who made national headlines in April for showing the first evidence of water ice and organic molecules on an asteroid have now discovered that asteroid 65 Cybele ... Read more...

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New Earth like planet found by European astronomers


October 4th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Great news new earth like planet has been found. The new look-alike planet was found outside our Solar System. The team of European astronomers announced their latest discovery.According ... Read more...

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Jupiter, Uranus to shine brightest Tuesday


September 20th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sky gazers are set for a double celestial treat Tuesday when two planets - Jupiter and Uranus - will shine the brightest. Both planets will be ... Read more...

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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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Spitzer Telescope spots mix of asteroids near Earth


September 5th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed a colourful mixed bunch of asteroids, with a surprisingly wide array of compositions, much like an assorted box of candies.Some are dark ... Read more...

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NASA eyes unprecedented mission to unlock Sun’s biggest mysteries


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): NASA is developing an unprecedented mission to study the Sun closer than ever before.The project, named Solar Probe Plus, is scheduled to launch no later than 2018.The small ... Read more...

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Aliens exist but are yet to visit earth


August 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Extra-terrestrial beings do exist but they have not yet come to visit our planet, and the best way to communicate with aliens is to send radio signals, a ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Finds 2 New Planets


August 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA launched the Kepler space telescope on March 6, 2009 from the space shuttle Discovery, and it has since been searching the vast frontiers of outer space, ... Read more...

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Asteroids live in own ‘little worlds’ that spilt to give birth to smaller ones


August 26th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): While it is believed that asteroids are giant rocks lumbering about in orbit, a new study has shown that they actually are constantly changing "little worlds" that can ... Read more...

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Astronomers: The alien solar system is similar to ours


August 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronomers say they have discovered what they believe is the highest tally of alien planet’s ever discovered.Astronomers have already discovered a cluster of at least ... Read more...

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Solar System is older than previously thought


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A meteor discovered in the Saharan desert has indicated that the age of our Solar system is much older than previously thought.Analyses of the meteorite indicate that the ... Read more...

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Moons around ‘hot Jupiter’ can’t exist due to gravitational pulls


August 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Au6 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that any moons around the distant large planets would be stripped away by gravitational pulls.A study by astronomer Fathi Namouni, with the Université ... Read more...

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NASA Plans Probe On Earth Bound Asteroid


August 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA spokespersons have revealed that they are considering the possibility of a probe on the asteroid that is likely to hit earth in 2182. The scientists ... Read more...

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NASA scientists discover fresh crater on Moon’s surface


August 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): NASA has discovered a fresh crater on the Moon's surface.The impact occurred sometime between an image of the region taken by the Apollo program in 1971 and an ... Read more...

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NASA plans to visit asteroid predicted to hit Earth


August 7th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Last week experts warned of an eminent collision between an asteroid and Earth. Now, NASA is planning to visit the space object.The asteroid 1999 RQ36 made headlines ... Read more...

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Actress Rachel Weisz In A New Avatar In ‘Agora’


July 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Rachel Weisz who is mainly known for her role in the "Mummy" movies and the multiple awards winning "The Constant Gardener" is all set to ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover 95 ‘near-Earth’ asteroids


July 19th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has helped astronomers discover 25,000 new asteroids.Ninety-five of these are considered "near Earth asteroids" meaning they are 30 million miles away, almost a ... Read more...

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‘Conan the Bacterium’ could have been the origin of life on Earth


July 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Brazilian scientists have suggested that organisms like a microbe dubbed 'Conan the Bacterium' could have been the origin of life on Earth, after they found that it could ... Read more...

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NASA: Mercury is home to violent magnetic storms


July 18th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to NASA's latest findings on Mercury, there is a violent magnetic storm on the smallest planet in the solar system.According to NASA, the activity ... Read more...

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Probability of other sun-like stars higher than previously believed


July 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Turning previous theories on their head, an Indian-origin researcher has claimed that there are many solitary sun-like stars in the universe, which exist without any stellar companion.The finding ... Read more...

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Life on earth suffers catastrophic extinctions every 27 million years, claim researchers


July 13th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A recent research paper published in the journal Solar and Stellar Astrophysics, has suggested that life on earth suffers catastrophic extinctions every 27 million years.According to The ... Read more...

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Earth Is Younger Than You Thought, Study Reveals


June 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems the mystery surrounding Earth and its origin is far from over, if revelations of a recent study is taken into consideration. A research which ... Read more...

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Aborigines to oversee asteroid hunting spacecraft landing to ensure safety of sacred sites


June 12th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): Aborigines, the indigenous Australian people, will be the first to see the release of a capsule under the Japanese space probe above the Outback this weekend.The decision has ... Read more...

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Scientists observe budding solar systems


June 11th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have observed, for the first time ever, the processes that give rise to stars and planets in nascent solar systems.The discoveries, appearing in the Astrophysical Journal, provide ... Read more...

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Scientists find youngest planet outside our solar system


June 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified the youngest known planet outside our solar system and established that planets can grow up fast.According to researchers, Beta Pictoris b is already fully ... Read more...

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Boffins uncover mystery behind Saturn’s mini moons


June 10th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have finally busted the mystery behind Saturn's midget moons.Conventional models suggest these moons are so small that collisions with comets should have shattered them much earlier.But ... Read more...

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NASA Observes Primitive Life On Second Largest Planet Of The Solar System


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
NASA has recently figured out some vital clues which in their opinion accounts for the existence of primitive life on Titan; one of the primary moons of Saturn.Reportedly, Saturn is ... Read more...

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US explorer traces asteroid near Tadpole Nebula


May 14th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has sent images of an asteroid marching across Tadpole Nebula.As WISE scanned the sky on a recent mission, it caught the ... Read more...

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Have aliens taken over Voyager 2 spacecraft?


May 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): After leaving Earth's surface 33 years ago, the Voyager 2 spacecraft may have been hijacked by aliens, it has been claimed.Scientists had installed a 12-inch disk containing music ... Read more...

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Halley’s Comet Remnanats To Be Seen In Meteor Shower


May 6th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halley's comet is considered as one of the most important celestial phenomenon that exists in our solar system. It comes close to the earth once in ... Read more...

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Aliens have been visiting Earth for decades: Canadian expert


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Accusing world famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking of spreading misinformation about threats from aliens, former Canadian defence minister Paul Hellyer claimed Sunday that extraterrestrials have actually been visiting earth ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe this year


April 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): China will go ahead with its lunar exploration program despite the United States decision to suspend its return to the moon."China should not slow down its ... Read more...

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Coldplay goes solar for recording sessions


April 12th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) British band Coldplay is going cosmic during its latest album recording sessions by making a model of solar system in its studio. Band frontman Chris Martin stunned ... Read more...

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