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NASA captures largest sunspot in two decades
Saturday, Oct 25 2014 10:57AM IST
Washington: NASA''s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has spotted an image of a gigantic sunspot - the largest in last 24 years. The flare erupted from a particularly large active ...
Eating fruit and vegetables makes you happy
Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 1:11PM IST
Sydney: Australian researchers said Wednesday that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier. The University of Queensland (UQ) study, involving more than ...
Cosmic rays threaten manned missions to Mars
Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 11:17AM IST
Washington: Cosmic rays have created radiation hazards in space that potentially threaten future deep-space astronaut missions, said researchers. Due to a highly abnormal solar ...
NASA designing 'flying firefighters'
Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 2:35PM IST
New York: The US space agency is developing drones that will not only detect fires but also help extinguish the flames before they get out of control. Researchers at NASA''s Langley ...
Could scientists create life?
Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 1:48PM IST
London: In a virtual computer experiment, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered information strings with peculiar properties that can reveal how the life ...
'Ancient fish pioneered penetrative sex'
Monday, Oct 20 2014 11:34AM IST
Sydney: Sexual intercourse was pioneered by a group of unsightly, long-extinct fish about 385 million years ago in Scotland, Australian scientists have reported. After studying ...
NASA Mars orbiters safe after comet flyby
Monday, Oct 20 2014 11:15AM IST
Washington: All three NASA orbiters around Mars confirmed their healthy status after each took shelter behind the Red Planet during a period of risk from dust released by a comet that ...
NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars
Saturday, Oct 18 2014 2:12PM IST
Washington: A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement. The distance is less than one-tenth that of any ...
Colour red sexually arouses female monkeys
Saturday, Oct 18 2014 1:33PM IST
London: The concept of the colour red being defined as a signal that suggests that a woman is ready to mate is not limited to the human species. The ''red effect'' sparks a similar ...
Project to scan 'social pollution' on Twitter
Saturday, Oct 18 2014 1:22PM IST
New York: Researchers at the Indiana University in the US are working on an ambitious project to collect and analyse ''social pollution'' that is spreading on social media like Twitter. Funded ...
US plane on secret mission returns to Earth
Saturday, Oct 18 2014 12:11PM IST
Los Angeles: After spending about 22 months orbiting the Earth on a secret mission, a US Air Force X-37B unmanned, reusable space plane has finally returned. The spacecraft which ...
Astronomers discover planet similar to Uranus
Thursday, Oct 16 2014 7:18PM IST
Washington: A news planet similar to the Uranus of our solar system has been discovered by Astronomers. The discovery may help astronomers solve the mystery surrounding the origins ...
Google announces Android Lollipop, other new products
Thursday, Oct 16 2014 5:01PM IST
San Francisco: Google has announced that its new Android operating system, Lollipop, is set for release Friday, and also presented new models of Nexus products to compete with Apple. The ...
Milky Way shuts down star formation in dwarf galaxies
Thursday, Oct 16 2014 4:59PM IST
Washington: Astronomers have discovered that our nearest galactic neighbours, the spheroidal dwarf galaxies, are devoid of star-forming gas and the Milky Way Galaxy is to blame for ...
Cigarette ash can remove arsenic from water
Thursday, Oct 16 2014 2:07PM IST
London: Discarded cigarette ash can help remove deadly arsenic from water, finds a new study. While the technology for removing arsenic from water exists and is in widespread use ...