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Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Using data from the Gaia space telescope, a team has shown that large parts of the Milky Way's outer disk vibrate. The ripples are caused by a dwarf galaxy, now seen in the constellation Sagittarius, that shook our galaxy as it passed by hundreds of milli
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Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): In December 2020, a small landing capsule brought rock particles from the asteroid Ryugu to Earth material from the beginnings of our solar system. The Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2 collected the samples. Geoscientists have now discovered areas with a m
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Cambridge (Massachusetts) [US], September 15 (ANI): All astronomers concur that planets are created in protoplanetary discs, which are the bands of gas and dust that encircle newly formed, young stars. Even though the universe has hundreds of these discs, it has been challenging to observe g
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Washington [US], September 4 (ANI): What happens within planets like Neptune and Uranus? To find out, an international team led by Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), the University of Rostock, and France's Ecole Polytechnique conducted an innovative experiment. They used intense la
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Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): Scientists have recorded millimeter-wavelength light from a fiery explosion caused by the merger of a neutron star with another star. The team also confirmed this flash of light to be one of the most energetic short-duration gamma-ray bursts ever observed, le
Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): For a long time, our view of Ceres was fuzzy, according to a geoscientist. A dwarf planet and the largest body found in the asteroid belt the region between Jupiter and Mars speckled with hundreds of thousands of asteroids, Ceres had no distinguishable surfac
Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): Scientists combined data from NASA's New Horizons mission with novel laboratory experiments and exospheric modelling to reveal the likely composition of the red cap on Pluto's moon Charon and how it may have formed. This first-ever description of Charon's dyn
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Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): PPPL researchers have found a way to build powerful magnets smaller than before, aiding the design and construction of machines that could help the world harness the power of the sun to create electricity without producing greenhouse gases that contribute to c
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Washington [US], July 17 (ANI): James Webb Space Telescope's latest photographs demonstrate that it is not just capable of seeing cosmic objects that are far away from Earth. On Thursday, NASA unveiled Webb's first images of the solar system, which included Jupiter and whirling asteroids.
Moscow [Russia], July 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The Zeus unmanned nuclear-powered space tug, which is currently under development in Russia, would be delivering an interstellar space station to the planets of the Solar System while cosmonauts would be flying to the station separately due to long fli
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New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, said on Saturday it has commissioned India's largest floating solar power project in Kerala.
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Washington [US], June 20 (ANI): According to a study by the University of Helsinki, the European Gaia space mission has produced an unprecedented amount of new, improved, and detailed data for almost two billion objects in the Milky Way galaxy and the surrounding cosmos. The Gaia Data Rel