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Pluto no longer a planet

The International Astronomical Union on Thursday set a new definition for the word planet, which excludes Pluto. Scientists at the Union, last week talked of a move to expand the definition of the......

With love, from Mars: Mangalyaan sends stunning images of red planet

The Indian Space Research Organisation has released a series of marvelous images of a canyon named Ophir Chasma and other physical formations on the surface of the Red Planet taken......

Nobel winner Malala gets her own asteroid

She survived an assassination attempt and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 17-year-old activist Malala Yousafzai has an asteroid named after her. Asteroid “316201 Malala” was named......

India celebrates 60th Republic Day

Kaleidoscopic images of India's rich cultural diversity and the might of its military were on full display on the magnificent Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday as the nation celebrated its 60th......

Big 'Planet X' may exist beyond Pluto: Study

An unknown world might exist beyond the orbit of Pluto, says a new computer model.Emerging reports say the hidden world -- said to be much bigger than Pluto -- based on the model could explain......

Taxation, operational issues clog mining sector

The boom in the mining industry in India dates as recently as 2003. But given the kind of developments that have taken place the last few years, the cash cow is being killed slowly, for the greed......

Of global crisis & India's ties with US, China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to China will unfold a new chapter in the history of US foreign policy.The visit indicates not only an acknowledgement of China's economic strength,......

Of global crisis & India's ties with US, China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to China will unfold a new chapter in the history of US foreign policy.The visit indicates not only an acknowledgement of China's economic strength but......

Asteroid named after Rafael Nadal

If the success French Open and Wimbledon was not enough to send Rafael Nadal into orbit, the Spaniard now has an asteroid named after him!- Nadal now eyes No.1 spotThe Rafael Nadal asteroid,......
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Mangalyaan sends stunning images of red planet

The Indian Space Research Organisation has released a series of marvelous images of a canyon named Ophir Chasma and other physical formations on... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-with-love-from-mars-mangalyaan-sends-stunning-images-of-red-planet/20150821.htm
'Universe is Slowly Dying,' Say Australian Researchers

MIL/ NDTV The universe is dying but there is no need to panic as there is still about 100 billion years to go, reveals a group of Australian... ...

http://www.internationalreporter.com/News-35919/universe-is-slowly-dying-say-australian-researchers.html
You Can Help Name The Planets Discovered Outside The Solar System

Astronomers have found 1,883 planets orbiting stars outside our solar system (a.k.a. exoplanets) with thousands of other potential candidates being... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/08/13/name-the-planets_n_7981180.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Space photos map global light pollution

A project called Cities at Night is using photographs clicked by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) to map nightly light... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/vwvh7Dzt3neXMW9tmkuhDI/Space-photos-map-global-light-pollution.html
ICRAR Scientists

An international team of astronomers has come to the conclusion after analyzing the data from nearly two lakh galaxies that the universe is slowly... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/universe-is-dying-slowly-but-there-is-no-need-to-panic-yet-icrar-scientists-152158-1.htm

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