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NASA deploys CubeSat to study Sun's soft x-rays

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:08

Washington, May 17 (IANS) NASA has deployed a bread loaf-sized Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat from an airlock on the International Space Station (ISS) to study the Sun's soft x-rays that can affect our communications systems.

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NASA's Kepler probe discovers over 1,200 new planets

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:40

Washington, May 11 (IANS) NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets - the single largest finding of planets to date - giving fresh hopes to astronomers to discover another Earth reverberating with life.

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Hubble spots rare hidden galaxy in night sky

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:10

Washington, May 2 (IANS) The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a hidden galaxy located just over 110 million light-years away in the constellation of Pisces (The Fish).

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Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:32

Washington, April 30 (IANS) New NASA research has given 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.

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Hello! We are not alone in space

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:02

London, April 29 (IANS) Recent discoveries of exoplanets have rekindled hope for other advanced technological civilisations that may have ever existed near us, researchers have found.

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