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‘Alien comets’ were ’stolen by Sun’ from neighboring stars 4.5bn yrs ago


November 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Computer simulations in a new study have shown that the early Sun could have stolen comets from neighboring newborn stars 4.5 billion years ago.Hal Levinson of the Southwest ... 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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Our solar system may have millions of “twins”


January 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): A new research has suggested that our solar system may have millions of "twins".According to a report in National Geographic News, the research says that of ... Read more...

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How yellow supergiant star pulls off its lengthy disappearing act


January 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): A team of astronomers has solved a nearly two-century-old mystery of how Epsilon Aurigae, a yellow supergiant star, pulls off its lengthy disappearing act.On January 1, 2010, a ... Read more...

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NASA Telescope captures action-packed image of cloud shaped galaxy


January 6th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 6 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured an action-packed picture of the nearby Small Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy that looks like a wispy cloud when seen from Earth.The ... Read more...

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Milky Way survived ancient heat wave because of dark matter


July 1st, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new theory by scientists says that our Milky Way galaxy survived intense heat generated by the "ignition" of the Universe about half-a-billion years after the Big Bang, ... Read more...

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Dead stars shed new light on planet birth


January 6th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Observations made with NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed six dead white dwarf stars littered with the remains of shredded asteroids, which may shed new light on ... Read more...

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Jupiter-like planets may easily form around twin star systems


January 6th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a new study, astronomers have suggested that Jupiter-like planets may easily form around certain types of twin star systems.A disk of molecules discovered orbiting a ... Read more...

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Hubble captures image of two of Milky Ways most colossal stars


November 26th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 26 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of a pair of stars that are two of our galaxys most massive stars.They have, until recently, been shrouded ... Read more...

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Dusty shock waves might create raw materials for planet formation


November 12th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): New observations from NASA''s Spitzer Space Telescope have indicated that shock waves around dusty, young stars might be creating the raw materials for planets. The evidence comes in ... Read more...

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Astronomers banking on new tech to trace ETs


June 5th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Astronomers are banking on a promising new technology to trace extra-terrestrials in the same way that one locates "a needle in a haystack". The Allen Telescope Array (ATA) ... 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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Astronomers detect youngest known solar systems in the Milky Way


November 30th, 2007 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered what might be some of the youngest solar systems in the Milky Way. The star systems are around the young stars UX Tau A and ... Read more...

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