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Major space breakthrough: Astronomers discover giant planet orbiting a young star

May 27, 2016

Major space breakthrough: Astronomers discover giant planet orbiting a young star

Astronomers discovered a giant planet, atleast eight times larger than Jupiter, that orbits a two million-year-old star about 450 light years from Earth. #NewsTracker #Astronomy #Earth #Sun #Space #universe #planets #Star #CI Tau #Ci Tau b
There may be life beneath Jupiter's moon Europa's icy shell: Researchers

May 18, 2016

There may be life beneath Jupiter's moon Europa's icy shell: Researchers

Jupiter's moon Europa — strongly believed to hide a deep ocean of salty liquid water beneath its icy shell #Nasa #Jupiter #Europa #Space #Solar System #cosmos #Life beyond Earth #FPScience #Jupiter's moon
Nasa's Kepler telescope finds largest trove of planets outside our solar system

May 11, 2016

Nasa's Kepler telescope finds largest trove of planets outside our solar system

The largest trove of planets outside our solar system — 1,284 in all — was announced on Tuesday by Nasa. #Life #NewsTracker #Nasa #Space #Solar System #space telescope #cosmos #Shareworthy #exoplanets #Kepler
Space around Pluto nearly dust free: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Mar 18, 2016

Space around Pluto nearly dust free: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Space environment around Pluto and its moons is almost empty, containing only about six dust particles per cubic mile, according to data collected by a student-built instrument riding on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. #NewsTracker #spacecraft #Pluto #Space #New Horizons #Southwest Research Institute
Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

Mar 16, 2016

Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

John H Glenn Research Centre at Nasa is going to light a "large scale fire" in space as part of an experiment that seeks to understand how fire spreads in a micro-gravity environment. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #Shareworthy #John H Glenn Research Centre #Orbital ATK
Mysterious infrared light from space detected by ALMA

Mar 11, 2016

Mysterious infrared light from space detected by ALMA

Astronomers have detected the faintest millimetre-wave source ever observed using ALMA, the world's largest ground-based facility for observations in the millimetre/submillimetre regime in Chile. #didyouknow #NewsTracker #science #Space #FScience #ALMA #Infrared #rays
India's space power status delayed due to international conspiracy: ex-ISRO official

Feb 26, 2016

India's space power status delayed due to international conspiracy: ex-ISRO official

S. Nambinarayanan, former Project director of ISRO's Liquid Propulsion Systems, made the revelations citing the US as a major offender in the conspiracy. #ISRO #CBI #TheySaidIt #Nasa #USA #IB #Space #Mangalyaan #Chandrayaan #India Space mission #S Nambinarayanan #Liquid Propulsion Systems
#TIL Thursdays:  Asteroids that are hazardous to life on Earth are destroyed far away from Sun, says study

Feb 18, 2016

#TIL Thursdays: Asteroids that are hazardous to life on Earth are destroyed far away from Sun, says study

Near-Earth objects (NEOs)- asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard to life on Earth — are destroyed very far from the Sun rather than ending their existence in a dramatic plunge into the solar body, a new study suggests. #Sun #Space #Asteroids #University of Helsinki #Shareworthy #css #NEO #Robert Jedicke #FScience #Near Earth
Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Jan 21, 2016

Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Scientists reported on Wednesday they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system. #Life #NewsTracker #science #Planet #Pluto #Space #Solar System #Neptune #cosmos #Shareworthy #Planet 9
The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Jan 18, 2016

The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have taken their green finger one step further by growing the first flower in space - an orange zinnia. #didyouknow #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #ISS #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy #The Martian #Zinnia #Space flower