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NASA research gives new insights into ho California, Apr 30 (IBNS): A powerful combination of observations and computer simulations is giving new clues to how the moon got its mysterious "tattoos" -- swirling patterns of light and dark found at over a hundred locations across the lunar surface. 30-Apr-2016
On the road to finding other Earths California, Apr 29 (IBNS) Scientists are getting closer to finding worlds that resemble our own "blue marble" of a planet. NASA's Kepler mission alone has confirmed more than 1,000 planets outside our solar system -- a handful of which are a bit bigger than Earth and orbit in the habitable zones of their stars, where liquid water might exist. 29-Apr-2016
"Russian Doll" galaxy clusters reveal in California, Apr 29 (IBNS) Astronomers have used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA’s Planck and a large list of optical telescopes to develop a powerful new method for investigating dark energy, the mysterious energy that is currently driving the accelerating expansion of the universe. 29-Apr-2016
NASA's Fermi Telescope helps link Cosmic California, Apr 29 (IBNS) Nearly 10 billion years ago, the black hole at the center of a galaxy known as PKS B1424-418 produced a powerful outburst. Light from this blast began arriving at Earth in 2012. Now astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and other space- and ground-based observatories have shown that a record-breaking neutrino seen around the same time likely was born in the same event. 29-Apr-2016
NASA dedicates facility to Mathematician Washington, Apr 29 (IBNS) NASA will commemorate the many contributions of retired mathematician Katherine Johnson to America’s space program during a building dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 5 -- the 55th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic rocket launch and splash down, which Johnson helped make possible. 29-Apr-2016
India launches rocket carrying seventh n Chennai, Apr 28 (IBNS): Creating history, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday launched the PSLV-C33 rocket which carried seventh navigation satellite of the country. 28-Apr-2016
Curiosity Mars Rover crosses rugged plat California, Apr 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS) NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has nearly finished crossing a stretch of the most rugged and difficult-to-navigate terrain encountered during the mission's 44 months on Mars. 28-Apr-2016
NASA scientists scrutinize Arctic gas fl Washington, Apr 27 (IBNS) Flaring of waste natural gas from industrial oil fields in the Northern Hemisphere is a potential source of significant amounts of nitrogen dioxide and black carbon to the Arctic, according to a new NASA study. 27-Apr-2016
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf Washington, Apr 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Peering to the outskirts of our solar system, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a small, dark moon orbiting Makemake, the second brightest icy dwarf planet — after Pluto — in the Kuiper Belt. 27-Apr-2016
NASA moves to begin historic new era of California, Apr 24 (IBNS) There have been periods of time during the past seven decades – some busier than others – when the nation’s best minds in aviation designed, built and flew a series of experimental airplanes to test the latest fanciful and practical ideas related to flight. 24-Apr-2016
Airborne expedition tackles global air q California, Apr 22 (IBNS): NASA has marshalled some top-notch scientific know-how to take on a global public health problem: air pollution. Over the next six weeks, scientists will fan out across and above South Korea seeking to capture the intricate and elusive ebb and flow of changing air quality conditions. The data they collect will be used to help find new solutions to this health threat, not just on the Korean Peninsula but all around the world. 22-Apr-2016
NASA seeks industry ideas for an advance California, Apr 22 (IBNS) NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. 22-Apr-2016
IceBridge begins eighth year of Arctic f California, Apr 21 (IBNS) Operation IceBridge, NASA’s airborne survey of polar ice, completed its first Greenland research flight of 2016 on April 19, kicking off its eighth spring Arctic campaign. This year’s science flights over Arctic sea and land ice will continue until May 21. 21-Apr-2016
New Ceres images show bright craters California, Apr 20 (IBNS) Craters with bright material on dwarf planet Ceres shine in new images from NASA's Dawn mission. 20-Apr-2016
NASA works to improve solar electric pro California, Apr 20 (IBNS) NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. of Redmond, Washington, to design and develop an advanced electric propulsion system that will significantly advance the nation's commercial space capabilities, and enable deep space exploration missions, including the robotic portion of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) and its Journey to Mars. 20-Apr-2016
NASA's Fermi Telescope poised to pin dow California, Apr 18 (IBNS) On Sept. 14, waves of energy traveling for more than a billion years gently rattled space-time in the vicinity of Earth. The disturbance, produced by a pair of merging black holes, was captured by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) facilities in Hanford, Washington, and Livingston, Louisiana. 18-Apr-2016
A space spider watches over young stars California, Apr 15 (IBNS) A nebula known as "the Spider" glows fluorescent green in an infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS). 15-Apr-2016
Saturn Spacecraft samples Interstellar D California, Apr 15 (IBNS) NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected the faint but distinct signature of dust coming from beyond our solar system. The research, led by a team of Cassini scientists primarily from Europe, is published this week in the journal Science. 15-Apr-2016
NASA Supercomputer simulations help impr California, Apr 13 (IBNS) NASA and aviation industry on Wednesday said it partnered and collaborating on the development of green aviation technologies. 13-Apr-2016
CSIR developed earthquake warning system New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS) CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIR-CSIO), Chandigarh developed an Earthquake Warning System (EqWS). 12-Apr-2016
NASA begins testing of revolutionary e-s California, Apr 12 (IBNS) Testing has started at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on a concept for a potentially revolutionary propulsion system that could send spacecraft to the edge of our solar system, the heliopause, faster than ever before. 12-Apr-2016
NASA expands economic research to advanc California, Apr 12 (IBNS) The global space economy is growing, generating more than $300 billion a year in space-related activities, and attracting new, diverse participants and investors. 12-Apr-2016
Hot super-Earths stripped by host stars: Kolkata, Apr 11 (IBNS) Astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham have used data from the NASA Kepler space telescope to discover a class of extrasolar planets whose atmospheres have been stripped away by their host stars, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications on Monday. 11-Apr-2016
NASA invests in two-dimensional spacecra California, Apr 9 (IBNS) NASA has selected 13 proposals through NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC), a program that invests in transformative architectures through the development of pioneering technologies. 09-Apr-2016
NASA Cargo headed to space station inclu Washington, Apr 9 (IBNS) Tucked in the trunk of the latest commercial cargo spacecraft to head for the International Space Station is an expandable structure that has the potential to revolutionize work and life on the space station. 09-Apr-2016
Icy ‘Spider’ on Pluto Washington, Apr 8 (IBNS) Sprawling across Pluto’s icy landscape is an unusual geological feature that resembles a giant spider. 08-Apr-2016
Behemoth Black Hole found in an unlikely California, Apr 7 (IBNS) Astronomers have uncovered a near-record breaking super massive black hole, weighing 17 billion suns, in an unlikely place: in the center of a galaxy in a sparsely populated area of the universe. 07-Apr-2016
NASA progresses towards SpaceX resupply California, Apr 5 (IBNS): NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eighth Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station on Friday, April 8. NASA Television coverage of the launch begins at 3:30 p.m. EDT. 06-Apr-2016
John Grunsfeld announces retirement from California, Apr 6 (IBNS) John Grunsfeld will retire from NASA Apr 30, capping nearly four decades of science and exploration with the agency. 06-Apr-2016
NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall California, Apr 5 (IBNS) NASA on Tuesday said it used satellite data and added up heavy rainfall that has been occurring in northwestern Pakistan that caused flooding that killed more than 50 people. 05-Apr-2016
NASA examines El Niño's impact on Ocean California, Apr 5 (IBNS) El Niño years can have a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, and NASA scientists are studying the relationship between the two. 05-Apr-2016
Moon thought to play a major role in mai London, Apr 4 (IBNS) The Earth's magnetic field permanently protects people from the charged particles and radiation that originate in the Sun. 04-Apr-2016
Social media as a force for families: St Queensland, Apr 4 (IBNS) Social media and electronic gaming strategies can have an extremely positive influence on the lives of impoverished families, a study of The University of Queensland’s Triple P Online program has found. 04-Apr-2016
President Mukherjee to present National New Delhi, Apr 4 (IBNS) President of India, Pranab Mukherjee will confer the National Geoscience Awards - 2014 at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. 04-Apr-2016
NASA, Japan make ASTER Earth data availa Washington, Apr 2 (IBNS) All Earth imagery from a prolific Japanese remote sensing instrument operating aboard NASA’s Terra spacecraft since late 1999 is now available to users everywhere at no cost. 02-Apr-2016
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