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LIGO Finds 3rd Gravitation Waves from Black Holes

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. ...

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Alien Megastructure’s Flip-Flop Brightness Intrigues Space Researchers

Alien Megastructure or Dyson Sphere

Initially thought an “Alien Megastructure”, the recently named Tabby Star suddenly started dipping brightness that send the oberservs of the celestial body intrigued about its mystrious source of light and ...

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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive ...

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Reckon High-Speed Internet as ISRO Prepares to Launch GSAT-19 in June

Indian space agency is all set to launch its prestigious GSAT-19 satellite, third in GSAT series to complete the mission to provide the sleepy Internet in India a significant boost ...

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Alien Messages? Mysterious Radio Signals from Galaxy Puzzle Scientists

Scientists have been puzzled with short bursts of cosmic radio waves called Fast Radio Bursts coming from an unidentified source in the space ever since the first one on record ...

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NASA Mars 2020 Mission to Land Rover on Notheast Syrtis or Jezero crater or Columbia Hills

The three spots are -- Notheast Syrtis, Jezero crater and Columbia Hills -- and one of them will be the landing spot for the next rover which is expected to be a saucer-shaped flying landing object.(Image Credit: NASA)

NASA has finalized three spots for its much-awaited landing of another rover on Mars in July 2020 ahead of a planned manned mission two years later. The three spots are ...

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NASA Spacecraft to Jupiter Juno Makes 4th Successful Flyby, Next on March 27

Cyclones swirl around the south pole, and white oval storms can be seen near the limb -- the apparent edge of the planet -- in this image of Jupiter’s south polar region taken by the JunoCam imager aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

NASA’s Juno mission finished a close flyby of Jupiter on Thursday, Feb. 2, its fourth over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops and sent beautiful pictures to Earth. The next flyby will ...

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TeamIndus in Top 5 Finalists of XPRIZE Google Challenge to Land Rover on Moon

team indus moon challenge finalist

XPRIZE and Google have announced that five finalists including India’s TeamIndus will be launching their verified moon vehicles to vie for $30 million lunar prize in the competition to land ...

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ISRO to Launch 100 Foreign, 3 Indian Satellites in February

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch 103 satellites, 100 of them foreign, in one go aboard the rocket PSLV-C37, which will be placed in their respective ...

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PSLV-C36 Lifts Off RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

In its 38th flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on Wednesday morning (December 07, 2016) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, ...

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NASA Finds ‘Impossible’ Cloud on Titan’ Similar to Earth Poles

When NASA sent out a teaser on Monday stating that an exciting news awaits the world on Sept. 26, many were up in their seats awaiting the breaking news. Early ...

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Bizarre ‘Frankenstein’ Galaxy Found 250 Mln Light Years Away

  About 250 million light years away from our universe, an enormous, bizarre galaxy possibly formed from the parts of other galaxies, was found using NASA telescopes and other observatories. ...

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250,000 Galaxies Detected in Ultra-Deep Survey of Universe

In a first of its kind, researchers have obtained the deepest ever view of the universe where over 250,000 galaxies have been detected in an area four times the size ...

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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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Russian Scientists Record Space Gravitational Waves, Prove Einstein True Again

Confirming a significant prediction made in the special theory of relativity by Albert Einstein in 1916, Russian scientists have captured gravitational waves as part of their LIGO project pioneering a ...

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Japan Researchers Find Signs of 2nd Largest Black Hole 200 Light Years Away

Japanese researchers have found a mysterious second largest black hole in the Milky Way, which could be possible missing link in black hole evolution. Tomoharu Oka and his team of astronomers ...

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India in Space: Year End Review of ISRO’s Achievements in 2015

From positive news of Mars Orbiter Mission completing its task successfully and enhancing it lifespan for few more years, ISRO has made every Indian smile with pride in 2015. Hardwork, ...

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ISRO All Set for Launch of PSLV-C29 with 6 Singapore Satellites

​Indian space agency ISRO has begun preparations for the launch of its 32nd flight of PSLV commercial mission C-29 that will carry six Singaporean satellites weighing a total of around ...

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Watch Leonid Showers Tonight as Sky Sparkles with ‘Shooting Stars’

Tuesday night will push the Leonid meteor shower reaching its peak in the sky and anybody venturing out during the pre-dawn on Wednesday will get to see the maximum number ...

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Space Debris WT1190F Falls Off Sri Lanka in Indian Ocean

As expected the space debris identified as “WT1190F” has fallen in the Indian Ocean, off the southern tip of Sri Lanka on Friday and most of it was burnt up ...

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