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Moon’s surface contains silver: Scientists


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Every cloud may not have a silver lining to it, but the Moon does.A NASA spacecraft that crashed into the Moon in 2009 has found what appears to ... Read more...

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Fraunhofer Lines were discovered by a German Physicist


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fraunhofer lines are a set of spectral lines named for the German physicist Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826). The lines were originally observed as dark features (absorption lines) ... Read more...

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Herschel’s first insight into space reveals spectacular results


July 11th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 11 (ANI): The Herschel Space Observatory has carried out the first test observations with all its instruments, has revealed spectacular results, finding water and carbon and revealing dozens of distant ... Read more...

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Astronomers search the dark hearts of bright galaxies


November 1st, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Astronomers have probed the physical conditions in the active inner regions of a number of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIRGs), with the help of the James Clerk Maxwell ... Read more...

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Space firefly is unlike any known object seen by astronomers


September 16th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 16 (ANI): A new study has reported an object that brightened intensely and then faded back into obscurity over a period of about seven months, which is unlike anything ... Read more...

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Now, a speedometer for determining the velocities of stars


September 10th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists have developed a new instrument that can be called as a speedometer for determining the velocities of stars and other celestial bodies, ... Read more...

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