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Buckyballs, largest known molecules in space, more common than thought


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Observations made with NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have revealed that buckminsterfullerenes, or 'buckyballs,' the largest known molecules in space, are more common than previously thought.A study of R ... Read more...

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NASA’s mirror to peer into the past and reveal how first galaxies formed


January 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): NASA is developing a primary mirror, 21.3 feet in diameter, for use on the James Webb Space Telescope to look into the past and tell us about our ... Read more...

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NASA develops mirror to look into galactic past


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Once upon a time, shiny surfaces and mirrors were credited with magical powers that could look into the future. Now two centuries later, NASA is relying on them ... Read more...

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E Nose to sniff out harmful chemicals on International Space Station


November 20th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): NASA astronauts on space shuttle Endeavours STS-126 mission will install an instrument known as ENose on the International Space Station (ISS) that can help protect crew members ... Read more...

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Super-tough sunshield to protect NASA telescope from space hazards


November 13th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation in the US have created a sunshield for NASAs James Webb Space Telescope that can withstand the severe cold and heat of ... Read more...

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‘Sunshield’ to protect space telescope from extremes of heat, cold


November 13th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Engineers have designed a 'Sunshield' to protect NASA's James Webb space telescope from extremes of heat and cold, radiation and small debris. Besides, the 'Sunshield' would also block ... Read more...

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Experiment verifies feasibility of quantum channel between space and Earth


March 29th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): Scientists have performed an experiment to verify the feasibility of a quantum channel between space and Earth.According to a report in the New Journal of Physics, ... Read more...

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