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Australian scientists identify 280 new moon craters Jun 18, 3:12 pm
Sydney, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Australian scientists have identified 280 craters on the moon that have never been mapped before, utilizing ultra-high resolution mapping techniques.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): After an extensive year-and-a-half search, NASA has picked eight new potential astronauts who will help the agency push the boundaries of exploration and travel to new destinations in the solar system, including an asteroid and Mars.
'Third Front' is an aborted child: Narayanasamy Jun 15, 12:31 pm
Chennai, June 15 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Saturday said the Third Front is an aborted child for it has not completed its tenure in the history of Indian politics.
Narayanasamy plays safe on Moily's claims of import lobbies threatening petroleum ministers Jun 15, 12:31 pm
Chennai, June 15 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Saturday avoided commenting on Oil Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily's revelations that petroleum ministers are 'threatened' by import lobbies for not taking decisions that will cut India's USD 160 billion oil imports
How stellar-mass black holes produce higher-energy light Jun 15, 10:58 am
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A NASA-led study has confirmed long-held suspicions about how stellar-mass black holes produce their highest-energy light.
NASA's Chandra finds 'bonanza' of black holes in galaxy next door Jun 13, 10:39 am
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have helped astronomers to discover an unprecedented bonanza of black holes in the Andromeda Galaxy, one of the nearest galaxies to the Milky
Water-ice clouds responsible for odd thermal rhythm on Mars Jun 13, 10:11 am
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, researchers have found that temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall not just once each day, but twice.
Giant black hole dozes off amidst stellar chaos Jun 12, 3:07 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Nearly 10 years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory caught signs of what appeared to be a black hole snacking on gas at the middle of the nearby Sculptor galaxy.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The autonomous, solar-powered Zoe, which became the first robot to map microbial life during a 2005 field expedition in Chile's Atacama Desert, is returning to the world's driest desert this month on a NASA astrobiology mission to search for subsurface life.
Plastics may provide better protection against cosmic rays Jun 12, 10:59 am
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Data gathered by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) have shown that lighter materials like plastics provide effective shielding against the radiation hazards faced by astronauts during extended space travel.
Gullies on Martian sand dunes may reveal tracks of dry ice sleds Jun 12, 10:34 am
Washington, June 12 (ANI): NASA scientists have indicated that hunks of frozen carbon dioxide-dry ice-may glide down some Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, plowing furrows as they go.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): New images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show that the plain-looking Saturn moon Dione may have once had a geologically active subsurface ocean.
Martian clay contains chemical implicated in origin of life Jun 11, 9:34 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa NASA Astrobiology Institute (UHNAI) have discovered high concentrations of boron in a Martian meteorite.
Evidence of drinkable water found on Mars Jun 8, 11:31 am
London, June 8 (ANI): NASA scientists have revealed that the Opportunity rover has made new discoveries about early water on Mars which may have been drinkable.
Hot Jupiter planets 'not regularly consumed by their stars' Jun 7, 11:08 am
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Stars have an alluring pull on planets, especially those in a class called hot Jupiters, which are gas giants that form farther from their stars before migrating inward and heating up.
New technique may help detect hidden Earth-like planets Jun 7, 10:07 am
Washington, June 7 (ANI): An international team of exoplanet hunters, including astronomers at the University of Arizona, is developing a new technology that would dramatically improve the odds of discovering planets with conditions suitable for life-such as having liquid water on their surface.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini mission have confirmed the presence of a population of complex hydrocarbons in the upper atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, that later evolve into the components that give the moon a distinctive orange-brown haze.
Black holes abundant among earliest stars Jun 6, 2:25 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has discovered evidence of a significant number of black holes that accompanied the first stars in the universe.
Curiosity Mars rover approaching its biggest turning point Jun 6, 10:39 am
Washington, June 6 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity rover that landed on Mars summer is finishing investigations in an area smaller than a football field where it has been working for six months, and it will soon shift to a distance-driving mode headed for an area about 5 miles (8 kilometers) away, at the base Mount Sharp, it has been revealed.
NASA's Spitzer finds Milky Way's blooming countryside Jun 6, 10:09 am
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories, far from its crowded core.
NASA's Hubble discovers dying asteroid Jun 5, 1:19 pm
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A mysterious object discovered by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 2010 has been identified as a dying asteroid.
NASA to launch next solar satellite on June 26 Jun 5, 9:59 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): NASA is preparing to launch its next scientific satellite this month that will provide the most detailed look ever at the Sun's lower atmosphere or interface region.
NASA's Hubble maps ejected supernova material in 3D Jun 5, 9:58 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A flash of light from a stellar outburst observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided a rare look at the 3-D structure of material ejected by an erupting nova.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Astronomers at NASA and Pennsylvania State University have used the Swift satellite to create the most detailed ultraviolet light surveys ever of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, the two closest major galaxies.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-sized planets around the red dwarf Proxima Centauri.
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