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DICOVERED: A 'Godzilla of Earths'

Astronomers have discovered the "Godzilla" of all Earths -- a new type of rocky planet that weighs 17 times as much as our planet and is more than twice as large in size, a surprising find that......

'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......

FOUND: A black hole in space 3 times the size of the sun

Astronomers have found what they say is a huge black hole several million times the size of the sun that is hurtling through space near a galaxy four billion light years away.Supermassive black......

Longest solar eclipse of the millennium begins

The stage is set for astronomy lovers to witness the longest solar eclipse of the millennium on Friday, as the sun eclipse in India began around 11 am and is expected to finish around 3:15 pm, with......

Tracking the eclipse on board IAF aircraft

Solar eclipse trackers on the ground were not the only ones studying the spectacle as the Indian Air Force and astrophysicists conducted experiments and filmed the celestial event from a fighter......

Obama proposes freeze on NASA's Budget for 5 years

President Barack Obama has proposed a five-year budgetary freeze on NASA's spending keeping it at $18.7 billion levels annually till 2016.But NASA's administrator Charles Bolden told reporters that......

Face to face with a nanotech guru

Tim Harper, chief executive officer and founder of nano technology company Cientifica, was hailed by Time magazine as 'The Face of European Nanotechnology.' Harper is co-author of The......

How will IISc spend its Rs 100 crore

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's Budget announcement of Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) for the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has not prompted it to rush to the drawing board to devise......

Queen guitarist gets a Phd!

We know musicians are a talented lot. But have you met one who has a doctorate on astrophysics?Well, barring Bob Dylan, who was recently awarded a Pulitzer for his contribution to music by......

  People speak for astrophysics

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sneha
Q. plz suggest me some jobs which r related to science and space
Sneha:  A.  more

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Q. How to become an astrophyscist?
Rohitakshi Sharma:  A. there are so many ...as astrophysics,atmospheric and space scientists... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-become-an-astrophyscist/26655241/answers/26994478

Rohitakshi sharma
Q. How to become an Astrophysicist?
Rohitakshi Sharma:  A. Start with a bachelors in physics with classes in astronomy, math, and computer science, and then get a PhD in physics or astrophysics. There...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-become-an-astrophysicist/26655258/answers/26655313

  Web results for Astrophysics
Ancient Stars Explode and Vanish Leaving no Trace Behind, Says New Study

Reuters In a first, researchers have discovered that certain primordial stars - those between 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun - may... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/ancient-stars-explode-vanish-leaving-no-trace-behind-says-new-study-610281
Moon to be turned into giant particle detector

The origin of UHE cosmic rays is one of the great mysteries in astrophysics. Nobody knows where these extremely rare cosmic rays come from or how... ...

http://post.jagran.com/moon-to-be-turned-into-giant-particle-detector-1411988297
Freelancer Launches Exciting New Features with Freelancer Android App 2.0

SYDNEY, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com has announced the biggest change yet to its mobile offering with the release of Freelancer... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Freelancer-Launches-Exciting-New-Features-with-Freelancer-Android-App-2.0/344386
IISAT 2014 dates announced

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore conducts IISAT each year at centers distributed over different parts of India for admission to... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/iisat-214-exam-to-be-held-in-december/1/393178.html
Centre okays Rs 1,300 cr for TMT

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 1,300 crore as India's contribution to the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) - an international astronomical observatory in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/432784/centre-okays-rs-1300-cr.html

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