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Forensics uncover planetary disks in NAS Washington, Apr 26 (IBNS) Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have applied a new image processing technique to obtain near-infrared scattered light photos of five disks observed around young stars in the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes database. 26-Apr-2014
NASA telescopes find close, cold neighbo Washington, Apr 26 (IBNS) NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what appears to be the coldest "brown dwarf" known -- a dim, star-like body that, surprisingly, is as frosty as Earth's North Pole. 26-Apr-2014
NASA discovers Earth-size planet in 'hab Washington, Apr 18 (IBNS) Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet. The discovery of Kepler-186f confirms that planets the size of Earth exist in the habitable zone of stars other than our sun. 18-Apr-2014
UN marks Day of human space flight, enco New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): The necessity for international cooperation in space and the universal utility of duct tape were among insights revealed when the United Nations sent a former astronaut into cyberspace on Friday to inspire young people to explore new frontiers on the anniversary of the first human space flight. 12-Apr-2014
Mars Orbiter completes half of its journ Bangalore, Apr 9 (IBNS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday said the country's Mars Orbiter Spacecraft has crossed the half-way mark of its journey. 09-Apr-2014
PSLV C24 launches India's 2nd navigatio Sriharikota, Apr 4 (IBNS): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C24, successfully launched IRNSS-1B, the second satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), on Friday at 1714 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR in Sriharikota. 04-Apr-2014
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