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Zones of organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are 'unexpectedly skewed'
Zones of organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are 'unexpectedly skewed'

Scientists have recently discovered that organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are enthrallingly shifted away from its north and south poles.

Now, 'metal ball' fusion reactor that can power earth forever
Now, 'metal ball' fusion reactor that can power earth forever

Scientists have developed a metal ball shaped fusion reactor that may be able to save the world by powering it forever.

Temperature distributions in Sun cause explosions, scientists say

The space telescope IRIS researchers have found evidence of such short-lived heat pockets in the Sun and showed that the temperature distribution within the Sun's outer layers could occasionally turn topsy turvy.

NASA findings brighten up Sun like never before
NASA findings brighten up Sun like never before

New findings by NASA spacecraft about how the Sun’s atmosphere or corona or what causes solar winds that can impact technological infrastructure in space and on Earth has given the scientific community an unprecedented amount of information about our Sun.

Uranus like planet spotted far away
Uranus like planet spotted far away

A planet that resembles Uranus of our solar system has been spotted 25,000 light years away by astronomers.

Earth's magnetic flip could lead to surge in cancer rates
Earth's magnetic flip could lead to surge in cancer rates

Earth's magnetic field could flip very quickly - perhaps within a human lifespan, causing mutations and cancer surge, according to a new study.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part IV

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part III

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part II

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

NASA spots giant filament on the Sun
NASA spots giant filament on the Sun

NASA astronomers have observed a snaking, extended filament of solar material that lies on the front of the Sun - some 1 million miles across from end to end.

NASA observatory spots giant filament on the Sun
NASA observatory spots giant filament on the Sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, which keeps a tab on the sun 24 hours a day, has observed a snaking, extended filament of solar material on the front portion of the sun, NASA said in a statement.

Will Pluto be promoted to the status of a planet again ?
Will Pluto be promoted to the status of a planet again ?

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London: Pluto may get re-instated as a planet again! After much debate Harvard-Smithsonian Center recently came to a conclusion that it was indeed a planet.

 NASA's Swift mission discovers mega flares from dwarf star
NASA's Swift mission discovers mega flares from dwarf star

NASA's Swift satellite has recently observed strong, hot and long lasting mega stellar flares from the nearby red dwarf star.

NASA rocket to study solar heating in six minutes!
NASA rocket to study solar heating in six minutes!

On September 30, a rocket will fly up into the sky - past the Earth's atmosphere that obscures certain wavelengths of light from the Sun - for a 15 minute journey to study what heats up the Sun's atmosphere.

Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans
Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans

The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean - hundreds of millions of years ago - in response to pressure to move away from the Sun, a new study has found.

Skin renders Sun's UV radiation harmless using projectiles

Researchers have worked out how the pigment of our skin manages to protect the body from the Sun's dangerous UV rays, a finding that can pave the way for better protection against skin cancer.

Soon, refrigerators to be powered by Sun-generated hydrogen fuel
Soon, refrigerators to be powered by Sun-generated hydrogen fuel

A new research has revealed that researchers have discovered a method to generate hydrogen fuel from the Sun using Earth-abundant materials.

ESA sets date for comet landing
ESA sets date for comet landing

European Space Agency (ESA) has set November 12 to land its robot lab on a comet.

Upto half of Earth's water is older than Sun: Study
Upto half of Earth's water is older than Sun: Study

Upto half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy, according to a study today.