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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Rodents return to Earth after space flight
The returnable capsule of a biological research satellite landed in Russia Sunday, bringing mice, Mo...
Near-Earth asteroids and Mars` 2 moons considered for future space missions
Researchers have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how hum...
2.7-bn-yr-old water may hold clues to life on Earth, Mars
A team of scientists from UK and Canada has discovered ancient pockets of water, which have been iso...
Asteroid 9 times larger than Queen Elizabeth 2 ship to whisk past Earth on May 31
Asteroid 1998 QE2 will sail past Earth on May 31, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles (5....
Hubble finds dead stars `polluted` with Earth-like planetary debris
The NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found signs of Earth-like planets in the atmospheres of a p...
Water on Moon and Earth may have come from same meteorites
Researchers have found that the water found on the moon, like that on Earth, came from small meteori...
Experts assess how to save Earth from asteroid hits
Experts have assessed what needs to be done when an asteroid approaches earth, like the one in Febru...
ESA’s gen-next satellite to monitor Earth`s forest
The European Space agency is set to launch a new innovative Earth explorer satellite in 2020 to map ...
`Earth smelled like rotten eggs 1,900 mn yrs ago`
Tiny 1,900 mn-yr-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, has given the first ever snaps...
Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth: Study
Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth, a study of quakes that have rocked Chile over the past ...
China launches high-definition earth observation satellite
The satellite `Gaofen 1` was launched from northwest China`s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, the St...
Students celebrate Earth Day with Delhi CM
Over 3,000 students from various schools today celebrated Earth Day with Delhi Chief Minister Sheila...
Oxygen cycle on early Earth may be more dynamic than thought
Biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has provided a new view on the relationshi...
Earth Day 2013: HP forests disappearing, says CAG report
Compensatory afforestation was highly deficient, as 58 percent of the 12 surveyed hydropower project...
Earth Day 2013: Google celebrates with animated doodle
Earth Day 2013 is being marked in style by search giant Google with an animated doodle adorning its ...
Earth Day 2013: 20th century warmest in 1,400 yrs
Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet`s surface ...
Life did exist before Earth, claim scientists
Researchers say life first appeared about 10 billion years ago - long before Earth, which is believe...
Earth Day 2013: World’s 10 most enchanting forests
In time to celebrate Earth Day, a leading online travel adviser has compiled a list of the ten most ...
Two new Earth-like planets orbiting Sun-like star found
Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.
Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt across NCR
The Delhi-National Capital Region was on Tuesday jolted by a major earthquake but no loss of life or...
Can`t rule out possibility of life elsewhere: Sunita
US astronaut Sunita Williams hinted at the possibility of life outside earth today, saying that peop...
100 billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy?
Scientists have proposed a new method for finding Earth-like planets in our Milky Way galaxy and the...
Earth could be heading for another Ice Age
As Britain prepares to shiver for at least another month, a leading scientist has predicted that the...
China to launch Earth-observation satellite
China will launch its first satellite for a high-resolution system for Earth observation in April, a...
Manhattan-sized asteroid could have caused global firestorm on Earth
The impact of the Manhattan-sized asteroid into a region of Mexico in the dinosaur days could have t...
Delhi switches off power on Earth Hour
The national capital observed Earth Hour by switching off lights at India Gate, Qutab Minar, Humayun...
Indian cities to observe Earth Hour today
More than 150 cities in India are set to participate in the Earth Hour today between 8.30 pm and 9.3...
Over 150 Indian cities set to join Earth Hour
More than 150 Indian cities will participate in the Earth Hour Saturday, joining over 7,000 of their...
Delhiites all set to celebrate `Earth Hour`
With the annual `Earth Hour` just two days away, Delhiites appear all set for the global event that ...
Oxygen-poor ocean challenged evolution of early life
A new research has improved our understanding of conditions in the early ocean during a critical tim...
Two asteroids to pass near Earth today
Two asteroids, one of them bigger in size than the celestial body that burst over Russia last month,...
Asteroid to make close flyby of Earth on Saturday
An asteroid the size of a city block, will make its closest approach to Earth on Saturday, March 9th...
Why astronomers didn`t detect Russian meteor before it hit Earth on February 15
We didn`t receive any warning about the Russian meteor before it hit the Earth because small asteroi...
Technologies being developed to save Earth from asteroids
Lowa State University engineers are developing ideas and technologies to save the Earth from potenti...
Earth`s hot spell unlike anything in 11,000 years
A study has found that the Earth is on track to becoming the hottest it has been at any time in the ...
Comets seeded life on Earth: Study
Complex building blocks of life could have been created on icy interplanetary dust and then carried ...
Global tipping point `unlikely` in real world
A group of international ecological scientists have rejected a doomsday-like scenario of sudden, irr...
Exploding stars offer clues to dark energy
Observation of two bright exploding stars is improving the astronomical "tape measure" used to calcu...
`Fifth force of nature` could help probe Earth`s deep interior
Researchers from Amherst College and The University of Texas at Austin have proposed a new technique...
Asteroids could be deflected with spray paint
A Texas A `n` M University aerospace and physics professor is planning to deflect a killer asteroid ...
Asteroid 2014 DA14 to pass by Earth
Asteroid 2012 DA14 made its rendezvous with Earth on Saturday at 12.55 am (IST) when it shot past in...
Asteroid 2014 DA14 creates Doodle ripple on Google
Keeping alive its fabulous tradition, search giant Google has come up with a cool Doodle on Friday w...
NASA unable to monitor hazardous asteroids
A program set up by NASA to monitor "near-Earth objects" (NEO) a decade and a half ago has so far be...
Advancing asteroid could be worth $ 195 bn
The asteroid that is due to whizz past the Earth this week could be worth up to 195 billion dollars ...
Asteroid`s spinning direction may help predict future path
A 150-foot-wide asteroid called 2012 DA14, discovered just a year ago, will pass only 17,200 miles a...
`2012 DA14` asteroid may take out satellites
An asteroid due to whizz past the Earth on Friday may not ‘destroy London’ - but it could take out v...
Chris Hadfield, Ed Robertson perform first Space-Earth duet
A Canadian astronaut teamed up with Barenaked Ladies singer Ed Robertson for a performance that is o...
NASA to launch new mission to better estimate asteroid impact hazard
NASA is planning to launch a new mission in 2016 to find potentially hazardous asteroids and predict...
Closest asteroid in recorded history to fly past Earth
In a close shave, an asteroid about half the size of a football field will miss Earth by 27,680 kilo...
Dino-killing asteroid was `twin terror`
The asteroid, which was the reason behind the extinction of dinosaurs, may have been two rocks orbit...
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