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Researchers find evidence that massive stars give birth to new stars after their deaths
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Researchers find evidence that massive stars give birth to new stars after their deaths

Researchers have found evidence that death of massive stars, those more than 10 times the mass of our Sun, may lead to the birth a new generation.

Stephen Hawking is working on building the fastest spacecraft ever built by man
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Stephen Hawking is working on building the fastest spacecraft ever built by man

The idea is to build a spacecraft that’s so light that it can be accelerated by the photon energy of Earth-based lasers pushing against its surface.

Scientists in Australia create detailed map of the Milky Way galaxy
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Scientists in Australia create detailed map of the Milky Way galaxy

Scientists have created a detailed map of the Milky Way using two large fully steerable radio telescopes in Germany and Australia in a survey known as HI4PI

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way could help figure out how the universe came to be
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Young massive star identified in the Milky Way could help figure out how the universe came to be

A team of astronomers has identified a young star, located almost 11,000 light years away, which could help us understand how the most massive stars in the universe are formed.

Deepest image of galaxy captured by Great Canary Telescope
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Deepest image of galaxy captured by Great Canary Telescope

The Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), the world's largest single-aperture optical telescope on the island of La Palma in Spain, has captured an image of a galaxy which is 10 times deeper than any other obtained from the ground.

New Delhi Municipal Council has invited Sanjay Dutt to be its brand ambassador
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New Delhi Municipal Council has invited Sanjay Dutt to be its brand ambassador

Sanjay Dutt is invited by NDMC to be brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart City initiatives

Sky is the limit: With gravitational waves detection, we can now listen to the stars
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Sky is the limit: With gravitational waves detection, we can now listen to the stars

As the momentous news of gravitational waves being detected 100 years after Albert Einstein's prediction broke on Thursday, scientists discussing the significance of the major discovery revealed that this discovery would enable us not just to see the stars, but also to listen to them.

Stars no more: Twitter ditches stars, adds hearts for likes
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Stars no more: Twitter ditches stars, adds hearts for likes

You'll no longer see stars on Twitter: The messaging service has removed the star icon found under every tweet and replaced it with a heart.

Earth-like planets may have magnetic fields, say researchers
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Earth-like planets may have magnetic fields, say researchers

Earth-like planets orbiting close to small stars probably have magnetic fields that protect them from stellar radiation and help maintain surface conditions that could be conducive to life, new research shows.

Serena Williams is great but women's tennis needs rivalries to be interesting
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Serena Williams is great but women's tennis needs rivalries to be interesting

Serena Williams is a star and Maria Sharapova can dazzle but the sport drops off after that.

Stressed? All you need is 60 seconds on this meditation website to make you feel better
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Stressed? All you need is 60 seconds on this meditation website to make you feel better

There's an online meditation tool that can help you relax and clear your mind in only 60 seconds.

Bollywood drops by: Stars, politicians rush to meet Salman Khan after court verdict
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Bollywood drops by: Stars, politicians rush to meet Salman Khan after court verdict

Family members, Arpita Khan Sharma, Alvira Khan, brothers Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan, sister in law Malaika Arora Khan with son Arhaan, Seema Khan, brother in law Pulkit Samrat were also spotted visiting Salman Khan’s home.

Study reveals the most powerful explosions in the universe
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Study reveals the most powerful explosions in the universe

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) in the universe are rare explosions that happen when extremely massive stars go supernova.

8 new planets found in 'Goldilocks zone', NASA may find Earth's 'twin' very soon
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8 new planets found in 'Goldilocks zone', NASA may find Earth's 'twin' very soon

NASA is closer than ever to finding a twin for the Earth, astronomers said today, announcing the discovery of eight new planets that circle in the habitable zones of their stars.

Germany: The team and the stars
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Germany: The team and the stars

Here's the Germany squad for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and five players to watch out for.

Croatia: The team and the stars
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Croatia: The team and the stars

Here is the Croatia squad for FIFA World Cup 2014 and the five players to watch out for.

Brazil: The team and the stars
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Brazil: The team and the stars

Playing at home, Brazil will be attracting more attention than usual at the World Cup. Here is the Brazil squad and five players to watch out for.

England: The team and the stars
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England: The team and the stars

Here's the England squad for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and five players to watch out for.

France: The team and the stars
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France: The team and the stars

Here's the France squad for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and five players to watch out for.

Colombia: The team and the stars
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Colombia: The team and the stars

Here's the Colombia squad for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and five players to watch out for.