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Venus’ hot atmosphere may cool down its interior


September 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Based on calculations from a new model, researchers have proposed a counter-intuitive theory, which claims that the heat in the atmosphere of Venus, induced from a strong greenhouse ... Read more...

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Globe’s Deepest Known Undersea Volcanic Vent Discovered


April 13th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists utilizing a remote-controlled submarine have unearthed the deepest known volcanic vent. They have declared that the superheated waters inside could include the hitherto undiscovered ... Read more...

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Eruption of Alaska’s Redoubt Volcano sparked new type of lightning


March 7th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Three-dimensional imaging has shown that the eruption of Alaska's Redoubt Volcano last year, created a new type of lightning, in the form of small, quick sparks."We long suspected ... Read more...

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Are aliens here on Earth?


January 25th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists are going to hold a meeting where it would be suggested that the search for extra-terrestrial life should be focused right here on Earth.According ... Read more...

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NASA rover finds Mars had liquid water in recent past


December 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars rover Spirit has hit "wet" pay dirt, which is evidence of relatively recent groundwater activity on the red planet.For almost six ... Read more...

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Earth’s highest microbial life found around volcanic vents in Atacama Desert


June 20th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that the highest microbial life on Earth appears to be in South America, around vents near the rim of the Socompa ... Read more...

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Earths highest known microbial ecosystems being fueled by volcanic gases


March 4th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that the emission of water, carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane from small volcanic vents near the rim of the 19,850-foot-high Socompa volcano ... Read more...

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Researchers to explore ‘lost world’ beneath Caribbean


September 1st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Scientists are set to explore the world's deepest undersea volcanoes and find out what lives in a 'lost world' five kilometres beneath the Caribbean.The team of researchers led ... Read more...

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Robot submarine to explore worlds deepest undersea volcanoes in the Caribbean


August 11th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): With the help of an autonomously controlled, robot submarine, scientists are all set to explore the worlds deepest undersea volcanoes, which lie 6 km down in the ... Read more...

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Mercurys surface had been formed by volcanic activity


July 4th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have confirmed that Mercurys surface had been formed by volcanic activity early in the planets history.The conclusion is based on an image taken by the Messenger ... Read more...

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Meteorite hit caused unusual rock formations in Britain


March 31st, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
London, March 31 (IANS) Unusual rock formations, long suspected to be an outcome of volcanic activity in the British Isles, were caused by a massive meteorite hit 1.2 billion years ago, spewing ... Read more...

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