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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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Scientists Use ISS Pictures to Map Light Pollution

Researchers belonging to the Cities at Night project have obtained nighttime images of cities from the International Space Station (ISS) in order to gauge the light pollution globally. The new ...

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Dark matter Not Mysterious but Similar to Sub-atomic Particles: Study

Researchers from the University of California found out that the dark matter, believed to mysterious and exotic, is not very different from subatomic particles known to science since the 1930s. ...

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Stars Produce Sound, Even Bats, Dolphins Struggle to Hear: Reveal Scientists

  A team of researchers from University of York and Mumbai-based TIFR found evidence that stars may generate sound, in a chance discovery. The study of fluids in motion or ...

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Japan’s Hitachi develops world’s most powerful microscope

Japan MNC Hitachi has developed a microscope with capacity of highest known resolution based on the transmission of electrons to observe at the atomic level, which may revolutionize the way ...

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‘Star Nurseries’ in twins found evolving into planets in neighbouring galaxy

While stars come in pairs, massive ones are rarely seen without a companion and interestingly these twins are usually equal in mass but those which are not turned the attention ...

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Reionization maps show stars are younger than thought

New maps of cosmic background radiation have helped scientists realize that the “reionization” process could be more recent than estimated until now. Reionization, a key process in cosmology, is associated ...

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Exoplanets Likely to Have Water, Hospitable to Life

A recent study shows that planets outside our solar system, exoplanets, are expected to have liquid and be more habitable than previously thought. “Planets with potential oceans could have a ...

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NASA Astronomers Seek ‘Machine’ Help to Study Stars

Scientists of NASA sign up for “machine learning,” seeking help to understand the properties of a large number of stars in our galaxy and learn their basic properties such as ...

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Universe Brighter Than Thought with Cosmic Rays, Finds NASA’s CIBER Rocket

NASA’s sounding rocket CIBER has detected a surprising array of infra-red light in the supposed dark space between galaxies giving it a diffused cosmic glow as bright as all known ...

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