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Researchers are puzzled over their new discovery of Himiko, which is an enormous galaxy, with a hot glowing gaseous halo extending over 55,000 light-years.
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Scientists have, for the first time, successfully determined the age of a Martian rock through experiments being carried out on the Red Planet.
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One of science`s greatest mysteries is how and when oxygenic photosynthesis-the process responsible for producing oxygen on Earth through the splitting of water molecules-first began.
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The Department of Space has established an endowed fellowship at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the US.
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When a massive star exhausts its fuel, it collapses under its own gravity and produces a black hole, a new study has revealed.
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Using a new high-tech gadget, astronomers have observed four planets orbiting a star relatively close to the sun in unprecedented detail, revealing the roughly ten-Jupiter-mass planets to be among the most exotic ones known.
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The team, made up of members of the High-Speed Integrated Circuits laboratory in Caltech’s Division of Engineering and Applied Science, has demonstrated this self-healing capability in tiny power amplifiers.
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After devoting 12 years to the project, scientists have fabricated the first-ever device to measure molecules one at a time.
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Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have developed a new type of amplifier for boosting electrical signals.
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Each century, about two massive stars in our own galaxy explode, producing magnificent supernovae.
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Researchers have discovered a new mineral embedded in the meteorite, which scattered thousands of pieces of the space rock across the state of Chihuahua in 1969.
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How do insects such as butterflies, locusts and fruit flies navigate thousands of miles so precisely with only the unchanging sky in the foreground? Researchers now have an answer.
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