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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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Human settlement on the moon not so far-fetched


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): The day is not far when humans would start building homes on the moon-thanks to researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, who have discovered "lunar dew" on ... Read more...

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Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

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Could our oceans have an extraterrestrial origin?


November 12th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Water did not originate on Earth as believed, but came into being from the turbulence caused by giant planets in the outer solar system, according to a new ... Read more...

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Simulation suggests exoplanet’s atmosphere is made up of rocks


October 1st, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A simulation developed by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis has suggested that the atmosphere of COROT-7b, an exoplanet discovered last February by the COROT space telescope, ... Read more...

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Comets, not asteroids, scarred Moon’s face about 4 billion years ago


July 28th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A new study of ancient rocks in Greenland has suggested that icy comets - not rocky asteroids - launched a dramatic assault on the Earth and moon around ... Read more...

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