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NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby

An unmanned NASA spacecraft is hurtling into the unknown, and will make a close shave past Pluto tomorrow, allowing scientists a close glimpse of the dwarf planet's surface for the first time.

NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby

Scientists see Pluto in close-up for the first time

Scientists have captured planet Pluto's first time ever close up view. After nine-and-a-half years and just over five billion kilometers, the much anticipated and incredibly long awaited closest encou

Scientists see Pluto in close-up for the first time

Animal brains linked to create Star Trek-style ‘superbrain’

In ground-breaking Star Trek-style experiments, scientists have successfully linked the brains of multiple rats and monkeys, creating a 'brainet' that allowed them to co-operate and learn as a superbr

Animal brains linked to create Star Trek-style ‘superbrain’

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captures mysterious dark spots on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has captured its last and best image of the four mysterious dark spots on Pluto's far side, ahead of its historic flyby of the dwarf planet.

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captures mysterious dark spots on Pluto

Google Doodle celebrates New Horizons Pluto flyby; Little planet bigger than scientists thought

Google celebrates New Horizons Pluto flyby with a doodle. Scientists says that the New Horizons spacecraft has nailed the size of the faraway icy world.

New Horizons Pluto flyby Google doodle News

‘Crazy’ Ranveer Singh mimics ‘Eye To Eye’ in latest dubsmash video

Ranveer Singh is undoubtedly the most spontaneous and the craziest Bollywood actor as he accepted his birthday challenge given by Hrithik Roshan and made an 'Eye to Eye' dubsmash video.

‘Crazy’ Ranveer Singh mimics ‘Eye To Eye’ in latest dubsmash video

Nasa’s JPL launches an app to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons

Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab has released an app for Mac and PC called 'Eyes on the Solar System' which allows the users to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons' approach.

Nasa’s JPL launches an app to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons

What happens when small galaxies collide with large galaxies?

A study of more than 20,000 merging galaxies claims that when two different sized galaxies collide, the larger galaxy stops the smaller one from making new stars.

What happens when small galaxies collide with large galaxies?

Scientists find what happens when galaxies collide

The researchers found that when two galaxies of the same size collide, both galaxies produce stars at a much faster rate.

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Sage grouse flies into U.S. species protection crossfire

A wildlife protection fight over a quirky ground-dwelling bird highlights how two U.S. environmental groups have increasingly dominated the process of species protection, sparking a backlash from pro-

Sage grouse flies into U.S. species protection crossfire

Chinese explorers discovered America before Columbus?

History may be rewritten as new evidence suggests ancient Chinese explorers landed on the New World around 2,500 years before Christopher Columbus

Chinese explorers discovered America before Columbus?

Shah Rukh Khan makes dubsmash debut to celebrate 13 years of ‘Devdas’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has made a dubsmash video to pay tribute to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Devdas", which completed 13 years today.

Shah Rukh Khan makes dubsmash debut to celebrate 13 years of ‘Devdas’

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

There's a near-perfect heart shape on Pluto's rusty red surface. The dwarf planet is dotted with bright points which may be ice caps, and a mysterious dark shape nicknamed "The Whale."

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Hawaii limits access to Mauna Kea amid telescope protests

Hawaii officials have voted to impose an emergency rule to restrict access to Mauna Kea after protesters blocked construction of a giant telescope.

Hawaii limits access to Mauna Kea amid telescope protests

Solar Impulse grounded in Hawaii for repairs

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has been grounded in Hawaii, its crew said today, after a gruelling five-day, fuel-less flight across the Pacific Ocean overheated its batteries.

Solar Impulse grounded in Hawaii for repairs

NASA’s new commercial crew astronauts: Each wants to fly 1st

The four NASA astronauts chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven't come up yet with a more media-savvy name.

NASA’s new commercial crew astronauts: Each wants to fly 1st

NASA picks Sunita Williams for first Commercial flights

Indian-origin Sunita Williams is among four "veteran" astronauts picked by NASA to fly the first commercial space vehicles, a part of the space agency's ambitious plan to put a man on Mars by 2030.

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Climate change: Paris deal must signal end to carbon economy, say experts

A new global climate change deal, due to be agreed in Paris in December, must give clear guidance that moving away from fossil fuels is inevitable and wise, economists said on Friday.

Climate change: Paris deal must signal end to carbon economy, say experts

Record setting flare from black hole spotted by NASA’s Fermi in distant galaxy 3C 279

Five billion years ago, a great disturbance rocked a region near the monster black hole at the center of galaxy 3C 279.

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Successful launch of PSLV-C28 ‘moment of immense pride’, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the successful launch of ISRO's PSLV-C28 with five UK satellites is a moment of immense pride and joy for India.

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ISRO to launch GSLV-Mark II next month

Following the successful launch of five British satellites, the Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has planned to launch GSLV-Mark II next month and three more navigational satellites before Marc

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Careful water use could ease climate threats to food: Scientists

Farmers face growing threats to their crops from more frequent drought and other extreme weather in coming decades, but using water more efficiently could help them protect food and water supplies, ex

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ISRO launches five British satellites on board PSLV-C28

ISRO today successfully launched five British commercial satellites on board PSLV-C28 from this spaceport in the heaviest commercial mission ever undertaken by it.

ISRO launches five British satellites on board PSLV-C28

Distant Pluto finally gets its day in the sun

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is poised to become the first probe to visit distant Pluto, capping a reconnaissance of the solar system that began more than 50 years ago.

Distant Pluto finally gets its day in the sun

Comet team says lander Philae gets back in touch with new data

European scientists received data from the newly revived comet lander Philae on Thursday night, a boost to the team as they try to establish a secure line of communication for their historic scientifi

Comet team says lander Philae gets back in touch with new data

Distant Pluto finally gets its day in the sun

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is poised to become the first probe to visit distant Pluto, capping a reconnaissance of the solar system that began more than 50 years ago.

Distant Pluto finally gets its day in the sun

Scientists discover galaxy 5 billion light-years away

Scientists in Australia have discovered a galaxy as far as 5 billion light-years away by using a new hi tech radio telescope.

Scientists discover galaxy 5 billion light-years away
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