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Kerala State Science and Technology Museum plans to create a portrait of a 16th century astronomer-mathematician, whose pictures are non-existent in history records, with the aid of computer graphics.
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The scientists studied a galaxy called 4C12.50, nearly 1.5 billion light-years from Earth.
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Amateur astronomers and scientists plan to launch a nationwide campaign to track the comet ISON, which will appear in the inner solar system for over a month from Nov 28.
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Noted astronomer DP Durai has dismissed the prediction of the world ending on December 21 as a mere rumour, saying next Friday would be like any other day.
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A potentially hazardous asteroid that was once found but then lost has been rediscovered and its orbit confirmed by a determined amateur astronomer.
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Charles L. Bennett, a professor of physics and astronomy at Johns Hopkins University, received the 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize in Beijing.
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Astronomers have for the first time observed a spiral galaxy in the early universe, billions of years before many other spiral galaxies formed.
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Astronomers who are searching for extraterrestrial lives have said that they would not conceal any information if aliens got in touch and will let us know through Twitter.
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After decades of scouring the universe, astronomers finally have found two immense clouds of gas that are pristine free of the metals fired out into the cosmos by stars.
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Astronomers have captured the first direct image of a planet being born.
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Astronomers have for the first time found water on a comet containing the chemical signature that is similar to Earth`s oceans.
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