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Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A new study has helped researchers determine that the composition of Earth's lower mantle is quiet different than previously thought.
Withering Hopes of getting adequate pension Aug 27, 12:20 pm
Kargil, August 27 (ANI)Huddled near the 'thup' (traditional hearth) in a dimly lit room, sixty-three year old Tashi Palmo eyes the stranger in her house with a mixed expression. Her small house in a remote village of Kargil district receives few visitors. The widow raises her eyebrows and asks, "Yearang social pa ina? (Are you from the Social Welfare Department?)" A no for an answer dashes her hopes yet again - she has been expecting someone from the department to turn up.
NASA's spacecraft crosses Neptune's orbit, now on way to Pluto Aug 26, 12:14 pm
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): NASA's spacecraft New Horizons has crossed the Neptune's orbit and now it is on its way to become the first probe to make the historic Pluto flyby on July 14, 2015.
Northern Carolina hit by strongest earthquake in 25 years Aug 25, 10:53 am
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Northern Carolina has reportedly been hit by the strongest earthquake in 25 years, a report said.
Dearth of quality faculty posing challenge for India's engineering colleges: Massachusetts Varsity academic Aug 21, 6:28 pm
Noida, Aug. 21 (ANI): India still faces an acute shortage of quality faculty members, whose need is felt in the country's roughly 3,000 engineering colleges.
NASA discovers ozone-depleting compound in Earth's atmosphere Aug 21, 5:40 pm
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): NASA has discovered large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades, after the compound was banned worldwide, in the Earth's atmosphere.
Himachal hit by tremors Aug 21, 4:36 pm
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Aug.21 (ANI): Earthquake tremors of magnitude 5 on richter scale were felt today in Himachal Pradesh at around 1:40 p.m.
Interstellar dust grains may explain origin of solar system Aug 19, 1:39 pm
London, August 19 (ANI): Scientists are hopeful that the interstellar dust grains gathered by the NASA Stardust spacecraft and brought back to Earth will help in better understanding the complexities of the solar system's formation.
6.2 magnitude earthquake injures 50 in western Iran Aug 18, 3:05 pm
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A powerful earthquake has reportedly hit Western Iran close to the Iraq border and has injured dozens of Iranians.
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Scientists have recently discovered an intermediate-sized black hole for the very first time in the nearby galaxy Messier 82.
'City-killer' asteroid heading towards Earth at 'impossible' rate may wipe out planet Aug 16, 12:01 pm
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Asteroid 1950 DA is heading towards Earth at a very fast rate and the collision might end the life on the planet, it has been reported.
SC bans kids below 12 to be part of Janmashtami human pyramids Aug 14, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday barred children below the age of 12 from participating in the formation of human pyramids on Dahi Handi - an earthen pot filled with butter milk - a festival event largely celebrated in Mumbai on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami that will fall on Monday.
'Super-sharp' Earth imager satellite launched into space Aug 14, 2:04 pm
London, Aug 14 (ANI): DigitalGlobe recently launched the most powerful commercial imaging spacecraft WorldView-3 into the space from California, US.
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A new study has helped scientists uncover the forces that are keeping the near-Earth asteroid from breaking apart and potentially protecting Earth from a massive asteroid impact.
'Leaky' membrane fueled life on earth 4-bln-yrs ago Aug 13, 3:34 pm
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study may finally unravel four-billion-year mystery about how life evolved on earth, as it has suggested that "leaky" membrane in our last common ancestor, a single-celled organism that spurred growth.
2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica Aug 11, 2:42 pm
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Antarctica's frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.
London, Aug 09 (ANI): ESA's astronaut Alexander Gerst recently drove a car-sized rover from space that could connect astronauts with the vehicles on alien worlds in future.
Melbourne, Aug 09 (ANI): A volcanic meteorite recovered in Western Australia has helped researchers uncover the fierce past Earth's solar system.
Will 'supermoon' set off 'end of world' on Aug 10? Aug 9, 11:20 am
London, Aug 09 (ANI): It has been reportedly revealed that the 'supermoon' on August 10 might set in motion the "end of life" as we know it.
NASA's Curiosity rover provides clues to Mars' past habitability Aug 8, 12:52 pm
Washington, August 8 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity rover has completed two Earth years on Mars and has provided detailed analysis of the planet's geology and mineralogy, as well as clues to past habitability.
President conveys grief over earthquake in South West China Aug 7, 1:15 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee today conveyed his sincere grief and sympathy over the earthquake in the Yunnan Province of South West China on August 3, 2014.
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study evolution of the first burrowing animals may have played a major role in stabilizing oxygen on Earth.
Rosetta reaches comet destination after decade long journey Aug 6, 9:44 pm
Washington, August 6 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta has become the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet, opening a new chapter in Solar System exploration.
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in southwest China killed 367 people and left 1,300 injured on Sunday, said reports.
Zhaotong (Yunnan/China). Aug 3 (ANI): At least 150 people have been reported killed and scores more injured after a high magnitude earthquake struck in south-west China.
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