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NASA Captures Comet Hitting Sun

European Space agency and NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) saw a bright comet plunge toward the sun on Aug. 3-4, 2016, at nearly 1.3 million miles per hour. Comets are chunks of ice and dust that orbit the sun, usually on highly elliptical orbits that carry them far beyond the orbit of Pluto at their farthest points. This comet, ...

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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 stars in the solar syste, said researchers. It means the stars like our Sun, when aged, are burnt out and lose thier gravity before vaporising into smaller sizes. “We are ...

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‘Blue Moon’ to be Seen Today

July 31 will see a rarity as the second full moon of the month will occur today. Observing the east will help one take a look of the full moon that will rise at 6.43 pm. Nevertheless, the Planetary Society of India informed that the moon will grasp its entirely illuminated stage at 4.13 pm only. Keeping in mind the ...

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NASA spy telescopes from NRO to decode mysterious dark energy

The US space agency is planning to use two former spy telescopes to study mysterious dark energy in space. NASA received the two telescopes from the National Reconnaissance Office (() intelligence agency. They were originally intended for the “Future Imaginary Architecture” programme aimed at creating a new generation of reconnaissance satellites for US intelligence. The spy telescopes given to NASA ...

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Seasonal, Year-Long Cycles Seen Constantly Changing on Sun

Sun is constantly changing going through cycles of seasons peaking by every 11 years, said new research that says even a shorter time cycle, with activity waxing and waning over the course of about 330 days, do occur. Scientists are trying to understand when to expect such bursts of solar activity and to successfully forecast the sun’s eruptions, which can ...

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How the Sun could make sea water potable? Prototype Successful

A Britain-based firm Desolenator has developed a ground-breaking prototype that uses just the power of the Sun to turn sea water into drinking water. What if Sun can be tamed to do so? The prototype utilises a technology to transform salt water and other dirty water from inland sources into pure distilled water. Capable of producing up to 15 litres ...

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NASA Mission RAISE Capable of Clicking 1500 Images of Sun in 5 Minutes Set for Launch Today

A NASA rocket fitted with latest camera technology is capable of capturing 1,500 images of the Sun in just five minutes will be launched today, Monday, October 3, 2014 at 2.07 pm (EST) from the White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Rapid Acquisition Imaging Spectrograph Experiment (RAISE) mission of NASA will focus in on the split-second ...

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Bayern Munich ban Daily Mirror and The Sun journalists

Berlin, April 4 : Reacting to reports in the English media, German football giants Bayern Munich have denied accreditation, for the second leg against Manchester United, to Daily Mirror and The Sun journalists. “UK media the Daily Mirror and The Sun published disrespectful, discriminatory and personally insulting ‘reports’ about our player Bastian Schweinsteiger. This is unacceptable to FC Bayern Munich ...

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