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Einstein Relativity Tehory Comes Handy to Find Dwarf Star’s Mass

Looks can be deceiving. In this Hubble Space Telescope image, the white dwarf star Stein 2051B and the smaller star below it appear to be close neighbors. The stars, however, reside far away from each other. Stein 2051B is 17 light-years from Earth; the other star is about 5,000 light-years away. Stein 2051B is named for its discoverer, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and astronomer Johan Stein.CREDIT: NASA, ESA, and K. Sahu (STScI)

  Astronomers have used the sharp vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to repeat a century-old test of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. The Hubble team measured the mass of ...

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Antarctica Penguins to Disappear by 2100: Study

A NASA-funded study by University of Delaware projected that Adelie penguins across Antarctica will disappear by the end of this century owing to melting caused by climate change. They said ...

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Climate Change: NASA Contradicts Own Studies on Antarctic Ice Sheet Losses

Nine months ago, NASA vividly made it clear that sea ice increases in Antarctica do not make up for the accelerated Arctic sea ice loss of the last decades, saying ...

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Human Settlements on Moon Possible Next Decade, at Reduced Cost: Study

If NASA has its way, humans can start living on the moon in the 2020s as the 2017 robot visit followed by prospecting hydrogen by 2019 could pave the way, ...

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Earth’s Surface Temperature Cooling Down as Pacific, Indian Oceans Accumulating More Heat: NASA Study

A NASA study of ocean temperatures from 2003–2012 found that despite increase in greenhouse gases, the global surface temperature is cooling down, a strange phenomenon that climate contrarians term as ...

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Mars Ocean Once Had More Water Than Arctic

An ancient ice-age primitive ocean on Mars with more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean but scientists are surprised where the water had gone now, according to NASA. If they find ...

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Purnendu Dasgupta, Indian-American Chemistry Professor Gets Top US Chemistry Award

Purnendu Dasgupta, an Indian American professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded the 2015 J. Calvin Giddings Award in chemistry, carrying the trend forward of increasing ...

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Women Astronauts More Susceptible to Health Hazardous then Men, says NASA Study

In a gender-specific finding, a NASA study has revealed that women are more susceptible to physiological, psychological and behavioural changes that occur during spaceflight. The report stated that women have ...

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Saturn’s Moon Titan Glowing Daily at Dusk and Dawn, Find NASA-led ALMA Antennas

New mapping of Saturn’s moon Titan made by high-precision antennas located in Chile has revealed large patches of trace gases glowing near the north and south poles, making it look ...

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