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114 Earth-Like Planets Found, Possibly Supporting Life or Aliens

Astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire in England said they were astonished when found 60 new planets orbiting stars near the Earth’s own solar system, while another 54 planets were ...

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Ophiuchus: What NASA Said About 13th Zodiac Sign Ophiuchus?

NASA unequivocally says ‘Astrology is NOT science!’ It is Astronomy that is the scientific study of everything in outer space and astronomers and other space scientists know that stars many ...

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NASA Finds Wind Pattern Change in Stratosphere, Was it Linked to Pacific Decadal Oscillation?

Scientists at NASA were surprised to see major change in wind pattern in the tropical stratosphere after almost six decades later called the quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO), first observed in 1953. ...

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Watch Rare Celestial ‘Fab-Five’ Planets’ Congregation in Sky Tonight

After almost one decade, a rare celestial congregation of five planets — Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus will be visible to naked eye in the sky and more prominent ...

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Venus Just Missed Hosting Life Like Earth?

If conditions had been just a little different an eon ago, there might be plentiful life on Venus and none on Earth, according to a hypothesis by Rice University scientists. ...

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Life’s Possible in 3 New Exoplanets: MIT Team

Three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light years away from Earth could become the next space colony targets with size and temperature comparable to those of Earth and ...

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India’s Mars Mission Mangalyaan Sends New Year 2016 Greetings, Disc Picture of Red Planet

India’s prestigious Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan still circling the Red Planet has taken the occasion of New Year 2016 to send greetings to earthlings. “Happy New Year. Dear earthlings! ...

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Dead Star Captured Eaten by White Dwarf by NASA Kepler Mission

eating planets

NASA’s Kepler space telescope has brought in new evidence of a tiny, rocky ‘planet’ being destroyed as it is swallowed by a white dwarf star, recreating cannibalism of the dead ...

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Mars Radiation to Impact Earth Tonight? Hoax Message Going Viral on Mobiles

An unconfirmed WhatsApp Message is making rounds on mobiles that tonight, August 28, 2015 will witness Mars moving closer to Earth and its rays will be direct and nearer than ...

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NASA to Prepare Drones to Study Moon and Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have taken an important step in their endeavor to delve into studying Moon and Mars with their development of drones. Engineers from the ...

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Spaceflight Elevates Risk of Gut Diseases, Reveals New Study

Flying high is everybody’s dream in life. However, only astronauts live this dream in its ultimate form with the journey never stopping. While spaceflight has its own perks, sometimes it ...

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NASA Discovers Closest Rocky Exoplanet Just 21 Light Years Away

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system using the Spitzer Space telescope. The planet is a mere 21 light-years away, larger than Earth ...

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Oxygen Jinx in Air Started Animal Life to Begin With, Says New Study

We’re all familiar that oxygen is the driver of life. However, a new study has shown that a tiny jinx of oxygen was what started animal evolution on earth. Scientists ...

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Earth-like Planet ‘Kepler 452b’ Finally Found But…

This artist's concept depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

NASA has beeen aggressively looking for an earth-like planet for over a decade and many findings of planets proved futile owing to non-habitable or hostile conditions but the one found ...

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus stunning lights similar to curtain eruptions seen on Earth: Scientists

New research proposes the possibility that icy eruptions on the surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus could be in the form of broad, curtain-like eruptions, rather than discrete jets. Based on ...

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Russia’s Lost ‘Spinning’ Spacecraft to Fall on Earth Tonight

Russian scientists have repeatedly maintained that the lost spacecraft Progress M27M will fall to earth tonight (Thursday/Friday, May 7/8, 2015) and the chances are that it may be seen hovering ...

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Another Skylab? Russian ISS Cargo Spacecraft Crashing on Earth Next Week, Emergency Situation Feared

Russian cargo spacecraft Progress carrying 6,000 pounds of food, fuel and scientific instruments for the crew at the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and is likely ...

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Earth Day: India can show how to mitigate climate change, says PM Modi

Despite repeated assurances, India is coming under radar over its contributions to the Green Fund and following US ambassador Richard Verma’s veiled ‘caution’ that the world is “watching India”, India ...

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Like Mars, Cosmic Ocean of Millimeter-Sized Stones Formed Earth Too: Study

Like asteroids, our own planet Earth was formed by a cosmic ocean of millimetre-sized particles that orbited the young sun, said a new study led by Lund University in Sweden. ...

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How Animals Sense Earthquake 23 Days in Advance?

From ancient times, it was known that animals act strange enough to predict some natural disaster and now Cambridge University researchers are able to correlate directly the earthquake occurrence with ...

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