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Space telescopes now take 5 times sharper images of ‘Black Hole’

Astronomers have just managed to take the first image of a black hole, and now the next challenge facing them is how to take even sharper images, so that Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity can be tested. Radboud University astronomers, along with the European Space Agency (ESA) and others, are putting forward a concept for achieving this by launching radio ...

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Twinkle, twinkle little star! Here’s how your wonders are

Since the dawn of humanity, the stars in the night sky have captured our imagination as we sing nursery rhymes to children pondering the nature of stars: “Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are”. Now NASA telescopes are able to probe far into the universe, but astronomers have struggled to ‘see’ inside the stars. Recently with modern ...

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UFO-logy Meet: Life on Mars, Paranormal Phenomenon? UFO Aficionados Vent Out Anger at Govt Secrecy

UFO researchers tried to address small and big questions as whether there is life on Mars and “invisible” beings exist or not at the 17th International Ufology Congress in Capilla del Monte, an Argentine city located 800-km west of Buenos Aires that ended on Sunday. The four-day gathering drew Argentine and foreign UFO researchers who discussed progress in their work, ...

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‘Haider’ Box Office Collection: Shahid’s Film Affected by ‘Bang Bang’? Collects Rs.13 Crore in 2 Days

Shahid Kapoor’s latest movie, “Haider” made a decent collection at the box office, earning Rs.13.07 crore in two days but its business could have been affected by “Bang Bang” starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. The drama film based on William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” was released in 1,100 screens in India on Friday. It is the third installment of director Vishal ...

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‘Bang Bang’ Box Office Collection: Hrithik-Katrina Starrer Fails to Beat ‘Kick’ and ‘Singham Returns’

“Bang Bang” featuring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles became the fifth highest opener in Bollywood after “Dhoom 3”, “Chennai Express”, “Ek Tha Tiger” and “Singham Returns”, earning ₹27.54 crore on day one but its two-day collections failed to beat “Kick” and “Singham Returns.” Directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Fox Star Studios, the action romantic ...

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Mangalyaan: 5 Interesting Facts about India’s Mars Orbiter Mission

India on Wednesday created history by becoming the first country to succeed on its maiden Mars mission when its Mangalyaan was successfully placed into the Martian orbit in a record time of three hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Bangalore to watch Mangalyaan enter the red planet’s orbit, congratulate the scientists ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3: Feature Comparison; Upgrades to Disappoint Fans?

Samsung Electronics unveiled its much-hyped next-generation phablet Galaxy Note 4 at its Unpacked event in Berlin on Wednesday after months of speculations. The company said that the new device will be released in October but didn’t specify the date. As expected, Galaxy Note 4 came with several feature upgrades over its predecessor, Galaxy Note 3 but the change is too ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Unveiled: Complete Specifications of New Device and Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Electronics’ much-awaited phablet Galaxy Note 4 is finally unveiled. The new device was unwrapped at the company’s Unpacked event in Berlin on Wednesday after months of speculations. ​“The Galaxy Note series signaled extraordinary innovation within the technology industry. Its larger screen size and iconic S Pen technology launched a new standard in smartphone culture,” said JK Shin, CEO and ...

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‘America’s Got Talent’ 2014 Semifinals Round 2: Where to Watch Live Performance of 12 Contestants

“America’s Got Talent” 2014 season 9 has reached an exciting stage with 12 remaining semifinalists to perform live at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Tuesday. The contestants will perform live to find a place in the next round of 12. Where to Watch Live: The “America’s Got Talent” Semifinals Round 2 live performance will start at ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launch Live Streaming Information: Where to Watch Unpacked Event Live; What Specifications to Expect

The much-awaited day has finally arrived. Samsung Electronics is all set to unveil its next-generation phablet, Galaxy Note 4 at its Unpacked event to be held simultaneously in Berlin, Beijing and New York City on 3 September. The event can be live streamed online from across the world. The ‘Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2’ event will begin at 15:00 CEST ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Final Roundup: Expected Release Date, Price, Features and other Details

Samsung Electronics’ much-hyped next-generation phablet Galaxy Note 4 will be finally unwrapped in Berlin, Beijing and New York City on Wednesday. The company is tight-lipped on the device but almost all the key features that have been leaked are expected to be seen when released. Here is final roundup of Galaxy Note 4 before its Unpacked event on 3 September: ...

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iPhone 6 Release Date: 5 Things Buyers may Want to Know ahead of Launch – Pre-orders, Availability, Specifications and More

Many Apple fans must have run out of patience with the major handset makers not revealing any information about its upcoming flagship smartphone iPhone 6 despite its release date drawing near. But the company’s silence hasn’t stopped tipsters from leaking key information about the device. Here are 10 things gadget lovers and prospective buyers will want to know about iPhone 6: ...

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Chelsea Transfer News: Fernando Torres to Leave Stamford Bridge; Radamel Falcao and Loic Remy Rumoured to Replace Spanish Star

It is confirmed that Spanish forward Fernando Torres will leave Stamford Bridge after weeks of speculation following his recent poor performance. He will join Italian club, AC Milan on a two-year loan. “Chelsea Football Club and AC Milan have agreed terms for the two-year loan deal of Fernando Torres to the Italian club,” announced Chelsea in a statement on its ...

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Ebola in India: 112 Indians from Virus-Affected Country Returning Home; Is India Ready to Handle it?

Amid report that a man suspected to have contracted with the Ebola virus was quarantined at a hospital in Mumbai, 112 Indians, who were evacuated by the Indian embassy from the virus-affected Liberia, will land in India on Tuesday. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) spokesperson said that seven flights – Ethiopian Airline, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Jet Airways and ...

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‘Mardaani’ Box Office Collection: Rani Mukherjee’s Movie Earns ₹14 Crore; ‘Singham Returns’ Going Strong, Collects ₹127 Crore

As expected, Rani Mukherji’s first action film, “Mardaani” managed to pick up at the box office during the weekend after a slow start, earning ₹14.46 crore in the first weekend. The film produced by Aditya Chopra and directed by Pradeep Sarkar collected just ₹3.46 crore on the opening day but pulled in more crowd in the weekend after receiving praises ...

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