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Thursday 29 January, 2015

Exoplanets more hospitable to life

Artist's impression of Kepler-22b, a large "Super-Earth" within its star's habitable zone.
Image credit: wikipedia

Exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – are more likely to have water and be more habitable than previously thought, suggest astrophysicists from University of Toronto  More...

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Artist’s concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft as it passes Pluto and Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, in July 2015.
Image Credit: NASA/JHU APL/SwRI/Steve Gribben
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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NASA’s New Horizons probe begins flyby over Pluto

US space agency NASA said its New Horizons spacecraft Thursday officially began its six-month approach to Pluto  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Long space missions induce blood shift in astronauts

Long space mission induces a blood shift in astronauts from the bottom half of the body to the top that may lead to health problems  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is all set to drill into a crystal-rich rock on the Red planet to find out salt mineral left behind when lake water evaporated  More...

Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence

Chemical analysis of some of the world’s oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth’s atmosphere.  More...

International Space Station
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and US space agency NASA are maintaining constant contact  More...

Asteroid "2004 BL86"
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Asteroid to fly by Earth safely Jan 26

An asteroid will safely pass about three times the distance of the Earth to the Moon Jan 26  More...

coolege campus
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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College students at higher risk of being stalked

College students face a higher risk of being stalked than the general public, says a US-based study.  More...

Space X launch mission
By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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SpaceX’s supply capsule arrives at space station

The unmanned Dragon capsule owned by private US firm SpaceX arrived at the International Space Station (ISS)  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Indian Space Research Organization gets new chief

Distinguished scientist A.S.Kiran Kumar has been appointed as the secretary  More...