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ISRO

ISRO successfully puts 104 satellites into orbit, breaking Russia’s record

India on Wednesday morning created a world record by successfully putting into orbit 104 satellites, including the country's own Cartosat-2earth observation satellite . "One hundred...
mars

Mars had water in recent past: Study

Researchers have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley near Mars' equator that appears to have been flooded by water in the...
Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA telescope hears stellar ‘heartbeat’

NASA said its Spitzer space telescope has detected unusual heartbeat-like vibrations in the outer shell of a star called HAT-P-2. A closely orbiting planet, called...
cargo spacecraft

China to launch first cargo spacecraft

China plans to launch its first cargo spacecraft to transport supplies to its future space station in April, the media reported on Tuesday. The Tianzhou-1...
dwarf pulsar

First white dwarf pulsar discovered

Astronomers have identified an elusive white dwarf pulsar -- the first of its kind to be discovered in the universe -- housed in an...
embryo

Baby born from 16-year-old frozen embryo in China

A healthy baby boy has been born from an embryo frozen 16 years ago, a hospital in south China announced on Monday. A 46-year-old woman...

This smartphone app reveals what is inside objects

Next time you eat an apple, you can know its specific constituents by looking directly inside it using your smartphone, thanks to the engineers...
black hole

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Astronomers have detected a giant black hole that ripped apart a star and then gorged on its remains for an unusually long time --...
Dark Matter

Researchers find dark matter ‘killing galaxies’

Australian astrophysicists have come a step closer to solving a galactic murder mystery on Tuesday when they studied the effects of dark matter in...
earthquakes, china

China to launch satellite for predicting earthquakes

China will launch a satellite this year to gather electromagnetic data, which may be used in monitoring and forecasting earthquakes. According to China's earthquake administrative...