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Rosetta enters 67P`s neighborhood as the comet starts taking shape

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:05

The current images acquired by European Space Agency`s spacecraft Rosetta the nucleus of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko covered a good four pixels.

How supermassive black holes interact with host galaxies

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:17

Astronomers have discovered strange and unexpected behavior around the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy NGC 5548.

ESA`s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals Earth`s changing magnetism

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:30

The first set of high-resolution results from ESA`s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals changes in the magnetic field that protects our planet.

ESA`s Herschel detects molecule vital for creating water in dying Sun-like stars

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 14:29

Astronomers, using ESA`s Herschel space observatory, have discovered that a molecule vital for creating water exists in the burning embers of dying Sun-like stars.

Three NASA science instruments aboard NASA`s comet probe begin sending data

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:37

Three NASA science instruments aboard the European Space Agency`s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft, which is set to become the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on its nucleus, are beginning observations and sending science data back to Earth.

ESA satellite to remove space junk

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:51

A new European mission aims to rendezvous a satellite with the hazardous space debris to render it harmless by netting it like fish.

ESA`s Venus Express set to take plunge into planet`s hostile atmosphere

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:58

After eight years in orbit, ESA`s Venus Express has completed routine science observations and is preparing for a daring plunge into the planet`s hostile atmosphere.

Are we ready for making contact with extraterrestrial intelligence?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 13:22

The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is planning to actively send messages from Earth (Active SETI) to detect possible extraterrestrial civilizations.

Binary supermassive black holes discovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 09:46

An international research team has discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in orbit around one another.

Scientists complete largest survey of cosmic dust in local galaxies

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:27

Scientists have used data from ESA `s Herschel space observatory to complete the largest census of dust in local galaxies.

Space debris can make future space missions impossible

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:35

There may soon be so much debris in orbit around the Earth that future space missions could become impossible, scientists have warned.

Components of Venus` acidic cloud cover identified

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:46

A team of researchers used rainbow-like light phenomenon observed on Venus cloud tops to identify the components of the planet`s acidic cloud cover.