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Scientists discover hottest ever planet


January 28th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) An exoplanet has been found to be the hottest planet discovered so far with a record-breaking temperature of 3,200 degrees Celsius.The planet WASP-33b, is also known as HD15082. ... Read more...

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‘Hottest’ planet found has scorching heat of 3,200 Degree C


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists claim to have found the hottest planet ever, where temperatures are a scorching 3200 Degrees Celsius.Called WASP-33b or HD15082, the exoplanet is 380 light-years away in the ... Read more...

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Now, scientists to hunt for aliens by analyzing reflected light


June 15th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A new technique for detecting signs of life on distant planets by analyzing reflected light could soon lead astronomers to extra-terrestrial life.According to a report in the Telegraph, ... Read more...

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New telescope improves chances of finding aliens


June 11th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI: Astronomers, using the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) on La Palma have confirmed an effective way to search the atmospheres of planets for signs of life, vastly improving our ... Read more...

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Use the net to go ‘around the world in 80 telescopes’


April 3rd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): In a live 24-hour webcast today, anyone on the Internet will get a unique opportunity to explore some of the most advanced astronomical observatories both on and off ... Read more...

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Studying asteroid before impact may lead to advance warning system for Earth


March 26th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Astronomers, for the first time, have observed a rare asteroid as it was hurtling towards our planet and have captured the only spectrum of it before it exploded ... Read more...

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Oldest-ever short gamma ray burst dating back to 7.4 billion years detected


January 9th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Astronomers have detected the traces of a cosmic explosion known as a short gamma-ray burst (GRB) from further back in time than ever before, specifically 7.4 billion years ... Read more...

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Supermassive black holes can produce powerful galaxy-shaping winds


November 14th, 2007 - 8:12 am ICT by admin
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