Tag Archives: Hydrogen

Hubble Locates a New Gem in Space

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST), which is running its 25th year in the space currently, spotted a little gem – a planetary nebula, there. The planetary nebula known as “NGC 6818” or “Little Gem Nebula” is an intergalactic cloud of dust, helium, hydrogen and many other ionized gases. It is situated in the constellation of Sagittarius also called “The Archer”, ...

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New Research Calculates Speed of Ice Formation

Scientists have for the first time calculated the rate at which water crystallizes to form ice in a realistic computer molecule of water molecules. In a breakthrough research, a supercomputer offered a complete insight into the mechanism by which water turns from liquid state to a crystalline solid. The study conducted by two researchers from Princeton University, Amir Haji-Akbari, a ...

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NASA detects organic matter on Mars, not life yet

In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules – the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life – on Mars, not necessarily life on earth in true sense as it is on Earth. The organic molecules, found by the team responsible for the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite on Curiosity, were in ...

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Nasa’s New Study May Find Where Missing Martian Water Has Gone

The evidence in meteorites on earth that indicate Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface have been found by the US space agency and an international team of planetary scientists. Though controversy still surrounds the origin, abundance and history of water on Mars, the discovery helps resolve the question of where the “missing Martian water” ...

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