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NASA's Spitzer telescope @ 10: Gems from the universe!

NASA's infrared eye on the universe -- the Spitzer Space Telescope -- has marked its tenth year in space and it is still going strong. Report: PTI Please click NEXT for...

Chandra, our window to deep space

Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionise our......

NASA detects planet with life-supporting elements

Organic molecules essential for life have been detected in another hot gas planet outside the solar system, within a year by scientists from the National Aeronautics and Space......

Astronomers claim 10th planet

US astronomers have discovered an object in the outer reaches of the solar system -- a rock bigger than pluto, which they labelled as the 10th planet.If confirmed, the discovery would be the first......

NASA plans to have humans on moon by 2020

US President George W Bush's budget for the 2006 fiscal has made a provision for funds to develop a new space vehicle to transport humans to the moon.The National Aeronautics and Space......

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Q. What is called Hubble space telescope?
:  A. The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery in April 1990. It is named after...... more

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anoop KR
Q. Greatness of huble telescope?plz
Anoop KR:  A. The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery in April 1990. It is named after...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/greatness-of-huble-telescopeplz/14144595/answers/13055603

narayan nani
Q. who was the first ever scientist to propose a telescope in outer space?
Narayan Nani:  A. Lyman Spitzer (1914-1997) was the first to propose, in 1946, placing a large telescope in space to avoid the blurring effects of Earth's atmosphere more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-first-ever-scientist-to-propose-a-telescope-in-o/13055499/answers/12789563

sangeetha
Q. How many arms is their to the Milky Way?
Sangeetha:  A. For decades, our galaxy had four major spiral arms. However, the new images of the satellite show that the two of the four spiral arms are missing....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-arms-is-their-to-the-milky-way/12789556/answers/9036595

faster day
Q. Now which planet is Eris?
Faster Day:  A. Eris, the largest dwarf planet known, was discovered in an ongoing survey at Palomar Observatory's Samuel Oschin telescope by astronomers Mike...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/now-which-planet-is-eris/9036574/answers/8583153

  Web results for Spitzer Space Telescope
It Turns Out Black Holes Can Be Medium-Sized, Too

Black holes do indeed come in three sizes: small, medium and extra large, a new study suggests. Astronomers have studied many black holes at either... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/19/black-holes-sizes-medium_n_5689349.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Public lecture by Gordon Squires at IUCAA

PUNE: The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) has organised a public lecture on 'A universe of wonders' by Gordon... ...

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NASA lays out roadmap in the search for extra terrestrial life

India July 16(IM):The question of whether or not we are alone in the the universe is one of the oldest in science. Since man first realized that... ...

http://www.indianmirror.com/news/2014/jul/16/NASA-lays-out-roadmap-in-the-search-for-extra-terrestrial-life.html
NASA expects to find first traces of alien life within next 20 years

NASA's quest to study planetary systems around other stars started with ground-based observatories, then moved to space-based assets like the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/TqBy85pJAxLt1QJIN6wbsK/First-traces-of-alien-life-within-next-20-years-NASA-expect.html
Science quiz

1. The construction of the world's biggest optical telescope began on June 19. It's called the European Extremely Large Telescope, being built by... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/in-school/brainteasers/science-quiz/article6144801.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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