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Monday, May 20, 2013
Planets may be made of totally unexpected material
A startling prediction made by a team of researchers has challenged existing chemical models and current understanding of planetary interiors.
Russian spaceship docks with ISS despite antenna mishap
An unmanned cargo vehicle on Friday successfully docked with the International Space Station, in a delicate manoeuvre after its navigation antenna failed to properly deploy following launch, Russian m...
Saturn to be seen at its best on April 28
Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar System after Jupiter will come very close to Earth on April 28 and can be seen directly opposite to the Sun.
Starbursts hit entire galaxies
Bursts of star birth have a significantly greater effect on their host galaxy than previously thought, according to a new study.
China launches high-definition earth observation satellite
The satellite `Gaofen 1` was launched from northwest China`s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) said.
Earth`s interstellar neighbors being used to study far-off worlds
A new technique employed by a University of Washington astronomer uses Earth`s interstellar neighbors to learn the nature of certain stars too far away to be directly measured or observed, and the pla...
NASA`s Cassini sees meteors colliding with Saturn` rings
Thanks to NASA`s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have found the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn`s rings.
Asteroid could make a flyby at 8,600 km from Earth in 2026
A celestial body 20 metres in diameter will pass dangerously close -- 8,620 km -- to the Earth`s surface in 13 years, an Italian astronomer has said.
Space debris problem now urgent: Scientists
Governments must start working urgently to remove orbital debris, which could become a catastrophic problem for satellites a few decades from now, a space science conference heard on Thursday.
Einstein`s theory holds up in deep space
Some 7,000 light years away, Einstein`s theory of general relativity has stood up to its most intense test yet, scientists said on Thursday.
Oxygen cycle on early Earth may be more dynamic than thought
NASA`s new telescope can detect signs of life on planets orbiting white dwarfs
Mars Rover draws penis on Red planet
Celestial delight: Partial lunar eclipse to be visible today
Umanned Russian spaceship suffers mishap on way to ISS
Mars colony project aims to preserve life forms on the red planet
Partial lunar eclipse to be visible Thursday night
Hubble photographs newly discovered comet ISON
Rare galaxy furiously burning gas to form stars found
Sun has 5 billion years left: Physicist Brian Schmidt
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