Thursday, June 20, 2013
Best ultraviolet maps of 2 nearest galaxies created
Astronomers at NASA and Pennsylvania State University have used the Swift satellite to create the most detailed ultraviolet light surveys ever of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.
Solar observatory Sunrise set to spill Sun`s secrets
After two months of preparations in Kiruna, north of Sweden, the balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise is ready for its next flight.
Milky Way`s `Local Arm` larger than thought
Our home in the Milky Way galaxy could be much larger than previously thought, a new study suggests.
NASA`s Hubble Telescope to use rare stellar alignment for planet hunt
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-sized planets around the red dwarf Proxima Centauri.
Study of dwarf star may hold clues of life on other planets
A highly unusual dwarf star and its powerful flares, is being studied, which may hold clues to the likelihood of life on other planets as well as to the behaviour of our Sun.
New maps of Mars help unlock secrets of planetary evolution
New global maps of Mars show the distribution of minerals formed in water, by volcanic activity, and by weathering to create the dust that makes Mars red.
Astronomers spot lightest exoplanet
Astronomers may have discovered the lightest exoplanet ever seen, which appears just as a dot orbiting a young star.
Russia launches European telecom satellite
A Russian launch vehicle carrying an SES-6 telecommunications satellite Monday lifted off from Kazakhstan`s Baikonur space centre.
China to launch 2nd manned spacecraft to test its space lab
China will launch a second manned space mission this month to test its space lab being built to rival Mir, the international space station being operated by Russia and the US.
`Black holes are portals to other universes`
Scientists have proposed a new theory that suggests black holes may actually be the portals to other universes.
What clothes astronauts would need to survive decades-long space missions
How NASA proposes to deflect `killer` asteroids endangering Earth
Glitch puts off Indian navigation satellite launch
Native Ohioans` speaking patterns help decipher Armstrong`s famous moon landing quote
3-D manufacturing in space comes closer to reality
ALMA telescope finds 15 extremely dark galaxies unidentified until now
New images show comet ISON speeding towards Sun
NASA`s curiosity rover provides strong evidence for flowing water on Mars
NASA`s GRAIL mission solves mystery of moon`s uneven gravity
Radiation measured by NASA`s curiosity could help future human Mars missions
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