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Hubble gazes at long-dead star Washington, July 29 (IBNS): This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image captures the remnants of a long-dead star. 29-Jul-2016
Astronomers gain new insight into magnet California, July 28 (IBNS): Astronomers have used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to make a discovery that may have profound implications for understanding how the magnetic field in the Sun and stars like it are generated. 28-Jul-2016
Jupiter’s great red spot likely a mass California, July 28 (IBNS) New NASA-funded research suggests that Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may be the mysterious heat source behind Jupiter’s surprisingly high upper atmospheric temperatures. 28-Jul-2016
The case of the missing ceres craters Washington, July 27 (IBNS): Ceres is covered in countless small, young craters, but none are larger than 175 miles (280 kilometers) in diameter. To scientists, this is a huge mystery, given that the dwarf planet must have been hit by numerous large asteroids during its 4.5 billion-year lifetime. Where did all the large craters go? 27-Jul-2016
Astronomers discover dizzying spin of th Washington, July 26 (IBNS) Astronomers at the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) discovered for the first time that the hot gas in the halo of the Milky Way galaxy is spinning in the same direction and at comparable speed as the galaxy's disk, which contains our stars, planets, gas, and dust. 26-Jul-2016
NASA to map the surface of an Asteroid Washington, July 25 (IBNS): OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will launch September 2016 and travel to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface maNASA to Map the Surface of an Asteroid 25-Jul-2016
Scientists release recommendations for b Baton Rouge, July 24 (IBNS) A team of leading scientists and community experts with decades of experience released key recommendations to maintain and build land in coastal Louisiana. 24-Jul-2016
Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Globa California, July 22 (IBNS): A new NASA-led study finds that almost one-fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded. 22-Jul-2016
Sunset at the Viking Lander 1 Site California, July 21 (IBNS) On July 20, 1976, at 8:12 a.m. EDT, NASA received the signal that the Viking Lander 1 successfully reached the Martian surface. 21-Jul-2016
Approval for second unit of Kudankulam N New Delhi/Chennai: The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP-2) attained first criticality (start of controlled self-sustaining nuclear fission chain reaction in the Reactor for the first time) after accord of regulatory and statutory clearances on July 10, 2016, Minister of Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. 21-Jul-2016
NASA’s Hubble Telescope makes first at California, July 21 (IBNS): Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets. 21-Jul-2016
ISRO seeks options of privatisation of P New Delhi, July 20 (IBNS): The ISRO has been pursuing a 'conscious' approach of building up and nurturing the industrial capabilities in the country to maximally support the Indian Space Programme. 20-Jul-2016
NASA's PACE Mission will uncover new inf California, July 20 (IBNS): NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission is a first-of-its-kind project that aims to answer key questions about the consequences of climate change on the health of our oceans and their relationship with airborne particles and clouds. PACE will use a wide spectrum of wavelengths from an “ocean color” instrument to provide scientists with this information. 20-Jul-2016
X marks the spot for Milky Way formation New Delhi, July 19 (IBNS) A new understanding of our galaxy's structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter. A research effort sparked by tweets led scientists to confirm that the Milky Way’s central bulge of stars forms an “X” shape. The newly published study uses data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission. 19-Jul-2016
2016 climate trends continue to break re Washington, July 19 (IBNS): Two key climate change indicators -- global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent -- have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data. 19-Jul-2016
10th edition of Young Astronomer Talent Bhubaneswar/ Kolkata, July 19 (IBNS): The 10th edition of the Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) was launched by Dr Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Rural Development (Rural Water Supply), Government of Odisha at the State Secretariat on Tuesday. 19-Jul-2016
NASA scientists to discuss 2016 climate California, July 18 (IBNS) Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand their impacts, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 19. 18-Jul-2016
NASA’s Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets California, July 18 (IBNS) An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among the confirmed is a planetary system comprising four promising planets that could be rocky. 18-Jul-2016
NASA selects five Mars orbiter concept s California, July 18 (IBNS) NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. 18-Jul-2016
CERN welcomes Romania as its twenty-seco Geneva, July 18 (IBNS): Romania yesterday became the twenty-second Member State of CERN, having acceded to the Organization's founding Convention, deposited with UNESCO. The notification by UNESCO of Romania’s accession to the Convention brings to a conclusion the formal application process that started in 2008, crowning a period of cooperation stretching back 25 years. 18-Jul-2016
NASA's next Mars rover progresses toward California, July 16 (IBNS) After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021. 16-Jul-2016
NASA sails full-speed ahead in solar sys Washington, July 16 (IBNS) NASA’s Juno is now poised to shine a spotlight on the origins and interior structure of the largest planet in our solar system. As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter (to be taken Aug. 27 during the spacecraft's next pass by the planet), NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer fundamental questions about how we came to be, where we are going and whether we are alone in the universe. 16-Jul-2016
Humans perceive time somewhere in betwee London, July 13 (IBNS) New research, using a Bayesian inference model of audio and visual stimuli, has shown how our perception of time lies mid-way between reality and our expectations. 13-Jul-2016
Black Hole makes material wobble around California, July 13 (IBNS) The European Space Agency's orbiting X-ray observatory, XMM-Newton, has proved the existence of a "gravitational vortex" around a black hole. 13-Jul-2016
NASA’s Juno Spacecraft sends first in- Washington, July 13 (IBNS): The JunoCam camera aboard NASA's Juno mission is operational and sending down data after the spacecraft’s July 4 arrival at Jupiter. 13-Jul-2016
Virtual reality 'Chinook' to help train London, July 11 (IBNS) A new simulator of a Chinook helicopter, bringing together virtual reality and an inflatable enclosure, has been conceived to help to support the future training of the UK Armed Forces’ Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT). 11-Jul-2016
Tethys tops Saturn California, July 11 (IBNS) An illusion of perspective, Saturn’s moon Tethys seems to hang above the planet's north pole in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 11-Jul-2016
Dawn maps Ceres craters where ice can ac California, July 9 (IBNS) Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified permanently shadowed regions on the dwarf planet Ceres. Most of these areas likely have been cold enough to trap water ice for a billion years, suggesting that ice deposits could exist there now. 09-Jul-2016
Climate change may shrink Adélie Pengui California, July 9 (IBNS) Climate has influenced the distribution patterns of Adélie penguins across Antarctica for millions of years. The geologic record tells us that as glaciers expanded and covered Adélie breeding habitats with ice, penguins in the region abandoned their colonies. 09-Jul-2016
NASA looks at Typhoon Nepartak over Taiw California, July 9 (IBNS) NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites provided a visible and infrared view of Typhoon Nepartak before and during its movement over Taiwan. 09-Jul-2016
New crew members, including NASA Biologi California, July 7 (IBNS) Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9:36 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 6 (7:36 a.m. Baikonur time, July 7). 07-Jul-2016
Google doodle gets a Juno makeover Mountain View, July 5 (IBNS): Google on Tuesday decorated its homepage with a doodle dedicated to Juno, the spacecraft that successfully entered Jupiter's orbit. 05-Jul-2016
Juno enters orbit around Jupiter California, July 5 (IBNS) NASA’s Juno mission has completed its main engine burn and entered orbit around Jupiter. Watch the live NASA news briefing at 1 a.m. EDT for more information. 05-Jul-2016
NASA's Juno Spacecraft getting close to Washington, July 2 (IBNS) NASA's Juno mission, launched nearly five years ago, will soon reach its final destination: the most massive planet in our solar system, Jupiter. On the evening of July 4, at roughly 9 p.m. PDT (12 a.m. EDT, July 5), the spacecraft will complete a burn of its main engine, placing it in orbit around the king of planets. 02-Jul-2016
MRS Air Missile launch: President congra New Delhi, July 1 (IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firing of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile. 01-Jul-2016
NASA's Juno Spacecraft enters Jupiter's Washington, July 1 (IBNS) NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft has entered the planet's magnetosphere, where the movement of particles in space is controlled by what's going on inside Jupiter. 01-Jul-2016
NASA Rover's sand-dune studies yield sur Washington, July 1 (IBNS) Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian atmosphere today provides new clues about the atmosphere's history. 01-Jul-2016
Hubble captures vivid auroras in Jupiter Washington, July 1 (IBNS)Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. This observation program is supported by measurements made by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, currently on its way to Jupiter. 01-Jul-2016
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