Thursday, June 20, 2013
ALMA discovers comet factory, solves planet formation mystery
Computer models suggest that dust grains grow when they collide and stick together. However, when th...
Life on earth may have come from out of this world
A new research has suggested that icy comets that crashed into Earth millions of years ago could hav...
Mars bombarded by over 200 space rocks per year: NASA
Scientists have estimated that the red planet is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits ...
Strykers enter WSH final via tie-break; to play Punjab for title
Pune Strykers came back from the dead to edge out Chandigarh Comets 7-6 via tie-break in a rousing s...
Comets have edge against Strykers in second semifinal
Chandigarh Comets are expected to hold a slight edge over Pune Strykers when the two teams clash in ...
Chandigarh Comets crush Karnataka Lions 6-1 in WSH
With both sides having already qualified for the semi-finals, Chandigarh Comets` Gurjinder Singh sco...
Chandigarh beat Mumbai 4-3, assure semifinal berth in WSH
A last-minute goal by Robert Green helped local favourites Chandigarh Comets beat struggling Mumbai ...
Comets deposited building blocks of life on Earth
Amino acids make up proteins, which are the workhorses of all forms of life, ranging from microbes t...
Comets inch closer to semifinals with 3-0 rout of Cheetahs
Harjot Singh shone under the bar as Chandigarh Comets defeated Chennai Cheetahs 3-0 to virtually ass...
Badshahs hold Comets to 4-4 draw in WSH
Bhopal Badshahs made a remarkable comeback to hold second-placed Chandigarh Comets 4-4 in an 11th ro...
Chandigarh Comets beat Delhi Wizards 3-2
Chandigarh Comets held their nerve to defeat Delhi Wizards 3-2 in a World Series Hockey match here o...
Chandigarh beat Pune 4-3 in WSH match
Canadian import Sukhwinder Singh Gabbar scored of a penalty stroke in the dying moments to help host...
Gurjinder guides Chandigarh to 1-0 win over Delhi
Gurjinder Singh scored late in the second half to guide Chandigarh Comets to a narrow 1-0 win over D...
Chandigarh Comets beat Pune Strykers 3-1 in WSH
Chandigarh Comets fought back from a goal down to notch up a dominating 3-1 victory over hosts Pune ...
Chandigarh Comets tame Mumbai Marines in world series clash
Chandigarh Comets made a startling comeback after being 0-2 down within ten minutes to whip Mumbai M...
Imran scores hat-trick in Chennai`s win over Chandigarh
Pakistan international Syed Imran Warsi scored a hat-trick as Chennai Cheetahs beat Chandigarh Comet...
Chandigarh Comets to take on Bhopal Badshahs in WSH Opener
Chandigarh Comets would clash with Bhopal Badshahs at the former`s venue to kick start the inaugural...
NASA develops space harpoon for sample collection
NASA has developed a space harpoon to take samples from comets with surgical precision without landi...
Scientists discover ‘molecules essential for life’ in asteroids, comets
A team of scientists has discovered molecules essential for life in material from certain kinds of a...
Comets gases may have led to Titan’s atmosphere
Comets blasting gases out of its icy crust could have created the unique atmosphere of Titan.
NASA’S NEOWISE finds previously unknown comets, asteroids
The mission, called NEOWISE, also identified 134 near-Earth objects (NEOs).
Lunar water may have come from comets: Scientists
Water on Moon came in large part from comets which bombarded the lunar surface in its infancy.
Many comets evolved in other solar systems
Many well-known comets such as Halley and Hale-Bopp originally formed in other solar systems, accord...
A computer model to protect space missions from comets
The scientists have developed a computer model that can locate the `active regions` on a comet.
Comets may have delivered water on Moon
Evidence from NASA’s LCROSS mission has suggested that water found in the lunar impact recently was ...
Did far-off comets with watery oceans harbour life?
Did far-off comets housing vast oceans of water during the first million years of formation harbour ...
Comets, not asteroids, scarred Moon’s face: Study
A new study of ancient rocks in Greenland has suggested that icy comets – not rocky asteroids – laun...
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