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'NO DOOMSDAY, December 21 will be another normal day'

Noted astronomer D P Durai has dismissed the prediction of the world ending on December 21 as a mere rumour, saying next Friday would be like any other day. Duari, a NASA educator and director of......

Partial lunar eclipse on June 26

This year's first partial lunar eclipse will occur on June 26 when more than 50 per cent of the full moon disc will be under the earth's shadow, but it will be visible only in the Northeast in......

Mars sighting on August 27? Blah!

Planet Mars will come within 88.17 million kilometres of the earth -- a close distance -- on December 18 and not on August 27 as is being circulated on the Internet and in no way will the red plant......

Tonight a 'blue moon' will rise in the sky

Come Saturday night and Indians can watch a phenomena that rarely occurs -- a second full moon in a calendar month. The first full moon was on July 2.It is an occurrence from which the oft-used......

Venus will turn into a black dot!

On June 8, 2004, in broad daylight, Venus will become a black dot. Though it won't do the disappearing act.The rare astronomical phenomenon is known as 'Transit of Venus' during which the planet......

Birlas not to let 'outsider' grab property

The entire Birla family on Wednesday said it would not allow an 'outsider' to take away their property and that they have decided to challenge the will of Priyamvada Birla, by which assets worth......

Priyamvada Birla passes away

Priyamvada Birla (76), chairperson of the Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) M P Birla Group, passed away in Kolkata on Saturday after a brief illness.She had been running the M P Birla Group since the......
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All agog over a dot on the sun

Kolkata: Astronomers, students and space enthusiasts - both children and adults - who had turned out in numbers to watch Mercury transit the face... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/All-agog-over-a-dot-on-the-sun/articleshow/52200498.cms
Mercury transit lost in clouds

But for two minutes where a lucky few managed to catch a glimpse : Mercury's transit of the Sun was eagerly anticipated but cloudy weather left... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/mercury-transit-lost-in-clouds/article8578086.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rare spectacle draws astronomy buffs

At 4 p.m. on Monday, the grounds of the Periyar Science and Technology Centre were bustling with people queuing up to watch the planet Mercury make... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/rare-spectacle-draws-astronomy-buffs/article8577742.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Mercury's Sun moment thrills sky gazers

Professional and amateur astronomers turn their telescopes towards the planet for a closer look Mercury's rare transit across the Sun on Monday... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mercurys-sun-moment-thrills-sky-gazers/article8577061.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A dot on the Sun, but only 13 times in a century

Kolkata: On Monday, as the Sun sets, a small black dot may be seen moving across it - the planet Mercury. According to astronomers, 'Transit of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/A-dot-on-the-Sun-but-only-13-times-in-a-century/articleshow/52171288.cms

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