Sun-like stars with large starspots can experience superflares  May 13, 2:58 pm
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A team of astronomers has used the High Dispersion Spectrograph on the Subaru Telescope to conduct spectroscopic observations of Sun-like "superflare" stars first observed and cataloged by the Kepler Space Telescope.
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Overcast morning, scorching afternoon is daily forecast for alien planets   May 13, 11:55 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Weather on Earth is way better that on some alien worlds, because as per a new report, there the daily forecast is cloudy, overcast skies in the morning and scorching heat in the afternoon.
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Dark material from Jupiter's moon Europa possibly sea salt  May 13, 9:38 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new NASA research has suggested that the mystery dark material from Jupiter's moon Europa was probably sea salt.
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NASA's 'Greased Lightning' drone fuses chopper, plane tech  May 12, 1:39 pm
Washington, May 12 (ANI): NASA has built a drone GL-10 or 'Greased Lightning' that hovers like a helicopter and flies like a plane.
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New Ceres animation gives best view yet of dwarf planet's bright spots  May 12, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are better resolved in a new sequence of images taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 3 and 4, 2015. The images were taken from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers).
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Lopsided star explosion reveals new insights into supernova mystery  May 8, 6:42 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): New observations of a recently exploded star are confirming supercomputer model predictions made at Caltech that the deaths of stellar giants are lopsided affairs in which debris and the stars' cores hurtle off in opposite directions.
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Out-of-control Russian spacecraft crashes safely in the Pacific Ocean  May 8, 6:07 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): The out-of-control Russian spacecraft that recently failed to dock with the International Space Station has safely crashed back to Earth.
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Proto super-star cluster discovered: A cosmic 'dinosaur egg' about to hatch  May 8, 4:01 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Globular clusters, dazzling agglomerations of up to a million ancient stars, are among the oldest objects in the universe. Though plentiful in and around many galaxies, newborn examples are vanishingly rare, and the conditions necessary to create new ones have never been detected, until now.
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Mysterious, nearly-invisible halo discovered around Andromeda Galaxy  May 8, 3:38 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the immense halo of gas enveloping the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest massive galactic neighbor, is about six times larger and 1,000 times more massive than previously measured.
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'Cosmic barbeque': Hot spots near dying stars can give birth to DNA  May 8, 3:26 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): American scientists have discovered that cosmic hotspots near dying stars are prime locations for forming molecular precursors to DNA.
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NASA's MESSENGER confirms Mercury has magnetic field   May 8, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has revealed evidence of magnetization of ancient crustal rocks on Mercury.
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Chandrayaan-2 planned to be launched during 2017-18  May 8, 9:43 am
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon, which includes an Orbiter, Lander and Rover configuration, is planned to be launched in the 2017- 2018 timeframe by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.
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Exo-asteroid debris shows how water reached Earth  May 7, 4:22 pm
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new research has suggested that water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth.
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Jets of icy spray on Saturn moon Enceladus can be 'curtain eruptions'  May 7, 1:31 pm
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study from NASA's Cassini mission has suggested that many features thought to be discrete jets of material erupting from Saturn's moon Enceladus might be phantoms created by an optical illusion.
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SpaceX's first test of its astronaut bailout system a success  May 7, 11:11 am
Washington, May 7 (ANI): SpaceX has demonstrated its astronaut escape system for Crew Dragon spacecraft
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'Out of control' Russian spacecraft to crash on Earth this Friday  May 7, 9:12 am
London, May 7 (ANI): The Russian spacecraft, which has been spinning uncontrollably since launching last week, will crash and burn on Earth this Friday, scientists have said.
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Sound of aliens? Eerie 'X-Files' noises recorded from edge of space  May 6, 3:40 pm
London, May 6 (ANI): Mysterious 'X-Files' sounds have been heard 22 miles above the Earth.
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Now, you can win $5k from NASA, just figure out how to sustain human presence on Mars  May 6, 12:46 pm
Washington, May 6 (ANI): NASA is embarking on an ambitious journey to Mars and has announced a challenge inviting the public to write down their ideas, in detail, for developing the elements of space pioneering necessary to establish a continuous human presence on the Red Planet.
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Astronomers make breakthrough by discovering farthest galaxy   May 6, 9:09 am
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Astronomers have set a new distance record by unveiling the farthest galaxy, which may be over 13 billion years old.
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Real coffee hits space as Italian astronaut brews 'first espresso' on ISS  May 5, 3:09 pm
London, May 5 (ANI): Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has become the world's first orbiting barista after firing up experimental ISSpresso coffee machine 250 miles above Earth.
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Astronomers create first 3-D view of famous Pillars of Creation  May 4, 3:12 pm
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Astronomers have produced the first complete three-dimensional view of the famous Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula, Messier 16.
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