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NASA's Kepler mission discovers 'super-Earth'

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft which is carrying out a new mission has made its first exoplanet discovery -- a 'super-Earth' located 180......

'Super-jupiter' discovery dwarfs solar system's largest planet

Astronomers have discovered a new 'super-Jupiter' planet, 13 times bigger than jupiter, the largest planet in our own solar system. The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5......

PHOTO: Record-setting gas storm on Saturn

A NASA satellite has captured rare, record-setting 'burp' on the surface of Saturn in the aftermath of a massive storm, the US space agency said. Temperatures in Saturn's stratosphere soared more......

NASA finds first rocky planet outside solar system

NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the discovery of its first rocky planet, which measures 1.4 times the size of Earth and is the smallest planet ever discovered outside the solar system. The......

Newly-found super-earth, a waterworld?

A 'super-earth' discovered recently some 40 light years away could be covered with either water vapour or a thick haze, scientists have said. The planet, which is 2.6 times bigger than earth, has......
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Runaway galaxies found, speeding at nearly 10 million kmph

NEW DELHI: Runaway planets, stars and even a runaway star cluster were known to astronomers, but now a new beast has been added to the menagerie -... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Runaway-galaxies-found-speeding-at-nearly-10-million-kmph/articleshow/47038129.cms
Hunt for life-supporting planets got a little shorter

Washington, April 23 If you are a "Star Trek" series lover, you will know what the popular Tau Ceti system is. Popularised in several fictional... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a545757.html
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, and..

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members. They include some of the... ...

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Astronomers explore inner regions of young star and its planets residing 130 light-yrs away

Astronomers have uncovered the inner region of a young star and its planets located 130 light-years from Earth. The observations mark the first... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/astronomers-explore-inner-regions-of-young-star-and-its-planets-residing-130-light-yrs-away-news-international-pevparhcfhbig.html
Pulsing light signal yields clues about elusive black hole merger

The flashes of light detected from a quasar in deep space by astronomers are believed to be evidence of an ongoing merger between two supermassive... ...

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