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NASA identifies third valid candidate for asteroid capture

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 08:55

NASA said Thursday it has identified an "odd, tiny asteroid" as a third valid candidate for its ambitious asteroid-capture mission.

End of road for NASA`s Spitzer space telescope

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 16:30

Faced with a budget crunch, NASA is likely to shutter its Spitzer space telescope, an infrared space observatory, the fourth and final of NASA`s Great Observatories.

Coldest star in space discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 17:10

Imagine a star as frosty as the earth`s North Pole!

NASA`s WISE and Spitzer telescopes help discover coldest "brown dwarf" known

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:01

NASA`s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what looks like the coldest "brown dwarf" known-a dim, star-like body that, surprisingly, is as frosty as Earth`s North Pole.

NASA telescope captures 360-degree glimpse of the Milky Way galaxy

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:48

Scientists at NASA have come up with an interactive map of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

See image of Orion Nebula – a stellar nursery 1,500 light years

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 00:04

NASA has released a stunning picture of the Orion Nebula which was constructed using infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Storms as big as Jupiter`s `great red spot` discovered on brown dwarfs

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 10:24

New observations from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that most brown dwarfs also feature one or more Jupiter`s "Great Red Spot" like planet-size storms.

Ex-NYC governor Eliot Spitzer sucks toes of topless mistress while on holiday

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 12:13

Former governor of New York City, Eliot Spitzer, was caught kissing and sucking the toes of his topless mistress Lis Smith at the Half Moon family resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

New technique to measure mass of exoplanets

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 20:16

MIT scientists have developed a new technique to measure the mass of exoplanets, which can help determine if any of these far-off worlds are habitable.

3D model to help put 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova remnant on display

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:52

Scientists have combined data from Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities to build a 3D model of the 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova that blew a massive star apart, and sent the debris flying at a velocity of millions of miles per hour.

NASA begins deepest ever probe of the universe

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 21:00

NASA`s Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes are teaming up to look deeper into the universe than ever before and search for the most distant and faint galaxies that can possibly be seen.

Quest to look deeper into universe begins

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:14

NASA`s Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes have begun their quest to look deeper into the universe.