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NASA discovers fast neutrons emitting from Sun`s outer layer

NASA discovers fast neutrons emitting from Sun`s outer layer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:32

NASA`s MESSENGER spacecraft has discovered part of the outer layer of the Sun that is sending out modestly energetic subatomic particles called fast neutrons, which flowed past Mercury into space.

Tidal friction could facilitate `habitable situations` on distant `Earth-sized planets`: NASA

Tidal friction could facilitate `habitable situations` on distant `Earth-sized planets`: NASA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:30

A new computer model by NASA has found that friction from tides could help some distant Earth-sized planets, traveling in dangerous orbits, to create habitable situations.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope backplane ready for mirror integration

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:00

The static load testing of the primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) for NASA`s James Webb Space Telescope has been completed.

NASA captures `mid-level` solar flare

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:35

NASA has captured mid-level solar flares at its Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Jupiter`s Moon shaped same way as Earth`s surface: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:19

A new laboratory model suggested that the ridges and troughs shaped on the surface of Jupiter`s icy moon Ganymede were formed the same way as Earth`s tectonic process.

NASA says UFO on Mars mere hot pixel

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:07

NASA has recently stated that the bright light recorded by the Curiosity rover on Mars was just a `hot pixel` and not a UFO.

Voyager 1 now in inter-stellar space

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:58

Thirty-seven years after it was launched, Voyager 1 is not only alive and kicking, but continuing its journery into the great void.

NASA to rename iconic Florida facility after Neil Armstrong

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:57

NASA is renaming one of its iconic facilities at Kennedy Space Center in honour of the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Satellite data may predict floods almost a year in advance

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:45

Based on satellite monitoring of the gravitational field of a river basin, researchers have found a new way to predict which rivers are prone to dangerous flooding 11 months in advance.

NASA to send 3D Google smartphones for robots to space station

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:50

The phones, part of Google`s Project Tango augmented reality initiative, will be aboard a cargo spacecraft scheduled to launch on July 11.

NASA builds world`s first flying observatory

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:15

NASA has fitted a 17-tonne telescope with an effective diameter of eight feet on a modified Boeing 747 jetliner that the US space agency is using as a flying observatory to study stars.

Scientists spot new objects beyond Pluto

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:07

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered two new objects beyond Pluto for NASA`s New Horizons spacecraft to visit.