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Friday 04 September, 2015

Robotic arms install remote-sensing instrument on ISS

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Robotic flight controllers have successfully installed NASA’s Cloud Aerosol Transport System (CATS) aboard the International Space Station.  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Final attempt to hunt for missing comet lander

In its final attempt to find the missing comet lander, scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are deliberating to send Rosetta spacecraft  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Cosmic radio burst caught red-handed

A short, sharp flash of radio waves from a mysterious source up to 5.5 billion light years from Earth has been detected by CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope in eastern Australia.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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NASA to collaborate with Microsoft to ‘Work on Mars’

NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Researchers create a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons 

Princeton University researchers have built a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons tunneling through artificial atoms known as quantum dots.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Astronomers study galactic ‘hailstorm’ in early universe

Astronomers have looked back nearly 13 billion years, when the universe was less than 10 percent its present age, to  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Three super Earths found orbiting nearby star

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth.  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Lost Mars probe found by NASA orbiter

A Mars robot, Beagle2, which lost radio contact while trying to make a soft touchdown on the red planet in 2003  More...

Artist's impression of Kepler-22b, a large "Super-Earth" within its star's habitable zone.
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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Exoplanets more hospitable to life

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...

Artist’s concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft as it passes Pluto and Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, in July 2015.
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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...