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Friday, May 24, 2013
Anarchic region of star formation found in dust cloud
NGC 6559 is a cloud of gas and dust located at a distance of about 5000 light-years from Earth, in t...
New image released by ESO shows turbulent birth of stars
The European Southern Observatory, or ESO, released an image Thursday that shows the intense activit...
Enormous gas cloud seen around colliding galaxies
The Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped scientists to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of...
New images of Horsehead Nebula unveiled
ESA`s Herschel space observatory and the NASA/ ESA Hubble space telescope have captured new images o...
Massive binary star weighing 400 solar masses discovered
A binary star that potentially weighed 300 to 400 solar masses at birth has been observed, which ast...
Amazon to launch own `streaming music service`
Online retailer Amazon is reportedly in talks with recording labels to launch an on-demand music ser...
Adobe unveils `Creative Cloud` in India
Aiming to leverage cloud and mobility trends to expand revenues, IT firm Adobe Systems today launche...
Cloud helps image molecules in detail
Researchers have now devised a code that crunches vast quantity of data in hours, instead of days an...
New technique uses gas cloud to `weigh` black hole
Scientists have developed a new technique of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes which th...
`Significant number of unknown bugs living above clouds`
Scientists have discovered a significant number of bugs living in the middle and upper troposphere, ...
Hailstones unravel microbial life in storm cloud
Researchers have discovered a rich diversity of microbial life and chemicals in the transitory habit...
Astronomers discover first nebula with cavity
Astronomers based at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile have captured the first image ...
Puzzling cloud near galaxy`s centre `may hold clues to how stars are born`
Astronomers, including one of Indian origin, have tried to solve the mystery of the curiously dense ...
Life and death in star-forming cloud captured in new image
A new image of the supernova remnant called W44 reveals the aftershock of a stellar explosion rippli...
Warming potential of clouds could explain how Earth thawed out
Scientists have found that the greenhouse potential of clouds, which had been overlooked in previous...
Galaxy near Milky Way stealing stars from neighbour
Astronomers have accused the Large Magellanic Cloud – one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way –...
Black hole set to devour cloud of dust, gas
A black hole in the centre of our galaxy is getting ready to devour much of an approaching cloud of ...
Water vapour detected in cosmic cloud
More than 2000 Earth oceans-worth of water vapor were detected, liberated from icy dust grains by hi...
`Missing` quasar gas clouds blown away by strong winds
A worldwide team of astronomers has finally solved the case of the missing quasar gas clouds.
New cloud species to be officially recognized?
The `undulatus asperatus`, a new species of cloud discovered by amateur sky watchers may become the ...
Cloudy day in Delhi, showers ahead
It was a cloudy day for the capital on Saturday morning with the minimum temperature settling a notc...
Sporadic rains in Delhi, more likely
Sporadic rains across the national capital made for a cooler Sunday, bringing down the maximum tempe...
BMC should go for water harvesting than cloud seed
The Mumbai civic body should have explored options like rain water harvesting and making wells opera...
Mumbai pins hopes on `artificial` rains
Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai`s civic body has decided to resort to `artificial r...
Mystery of `monster stars` solved
Astronomers at the University of Bonn have found that the four ‘monster’ sized stars.
New Technologies pose challenge to investigating agencies
Investigation agencies probing cyber crimes in the country face major challenges with emergence of n...
Pentagon to tap into cloud computing
Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the net to store, man...
Gas clouds over Titan reveal changing seasons on Saturn’s moon
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex materializ...
Black hole in our galaxy likely to suck in giant gas cloud in 2013
Astronomers have discovered a giant gas cloud, which is about to collide with the black hole in the ...
Cloud Physics Lab to gather data on monsoon season
High Altitude Cloud Physics Laboratory will gather data from the monsoon season on "growth and dec...
Cloud physics lab to come up at Mahabaleshwar
The Rs 35 crore laboratory which will be monitored by Pune-based IITM is the first of its kind aimin...
RISAT-1 capable of imaging without sunlight
Indigenously built RISAT-1 satellite launched on April 26 is capable of imaging even without sunligh...
Nivio launches app to access files on Google cloud
Google Drive is the newly launched cloud storage service by the global search giant.
`Google to launch online storage service for consumers`
Google Inc (GOOG.O) is preparing to roll out a service to let consumers store photos and other conte...
Mystery cloud spotted on Mars
Scientists are baffled by a bizarre phenomenon they observed on Mars last week.
Indian-run NZ firm designs UAV for cloud seeding
An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world`s fi...
Intel launches high-end server chip for the cloud
The company`s "Xeon E5-2600" family of processors delivers up to 80% better performance than previou...
Jaya promises help to establish Cloud Computing Centres
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa promised support in establishing Microsoft Cloud Computing...
CERN to tap new Europe cloud computing project
Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work t...
Clouds to cool the earth
Analysis of lower cloud levels over the past decade has thrown up hints of a cooling mechanism that ...
US cloud computing report slams India, China
A U.S. software industry report on Wednesday chided Brazil, China and India for policies it said thr...
Star formation in ‘dark markings of the sky’ captured
APEX (Atacama Pathfinder Experiment) telescope in Chile has captured a sinuous filament of cosmic du...
‘Stealth merger’ of dwarf galaxies captured
New images of a neighbouring dwarf galaxy have revealed a dense stream of stars in its outer regions...
Cloud-based tablet solution for students launched
Sam Pitroda, advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Wednesday launched the country`s first cloud-...
Milky Way`s black hole may soon eat up a gas cloud
A newly found object hurtling towards the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way is...
`Doomed gas cloud rushing toward black hole`
Astronomers have spied a giant gas cloud with several times the mass of Earth accelerating towards t...
Cloud that can hold water for ages detected
Astronomers have detected a huge cloud of water vapour, which can deliver a multitude of oceans to d...
Saturn`s moon Titan cloud mystery solved
A research group has explained why Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, has what looks like an enormous whi...
Skeptic`s cloud study renews climate rancor
A study on how much heat in Earth`s atmosphere is caused by cloud cover has heated up the climate ch...
A pleasant Sunday for Delhiites
It was pleasant Sunday for Delhiites as the spell of relatively comfortable weather continued in t...
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