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Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

23 Aug 2014

London: A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations.

NASA,   Galaxy,   Low-frequency waves,   Galaxy pictures,   Whirlpool Galaxy,   LOFAR radio telescope,   Cosmic ray electrons,   magnetic fields,  
<strong>NASA</strong> plans to send rats to space for longer duration

NASA plans to send rats to space for longer duration

22 Aug 2014

New York: NASA is planning to send rats to space for longer duration. Rats have flown to space before but the new ‘rat-stronauts’ will stay between 30 and 90 days, depending on the how soon they can get transported on the roundtrip, space.com reported.

NASA,   rat-stronauts,   International Space Station,   ISS,   life sciences,  
Electric sparks may have altered properties of lunar soil

Electric sparks may have altered properties of lunar soil

22 Aug 2014

Washington: Scientists have found that high-energy particles from uncommon, large solar storms penetrate the Moon's frigid, polar regions and electrically charge the soil, a finding that may change our understanding of the evolution of planetary surfaces in the solar system.

Electric sparks,   lunar soil,   solar storms,   Moon,   NASA,   Electron,   Proton,  
Banned substance still depleting ozone layer: <strong>NASA</strong>

Banned substance still depleting ozone layer: NASA

21 Aug 2014

Washington: In a significant revelation, NASA researchers have shown that the earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source, decades after the compound was banned worldwide.

ozone layer,   NASA,   Carbon tetrachloride,   CCl4 emissions,   Space Flight Centre,   Geophysical Research,  
Moon soil charged due to electric spark in space?

Moon soil charged due to electric spark in space?

22 Aug 2014

Washington: High-energy particles from solar storms may have electrically charged the soil in the moon's frigid polar regions, altering its properties, a study suggests.

Moon,   Moon soil,   Solar storm,   NASA,   Electrically charges soil,   CRaTER,   Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter,   EPAM,  
NASA's Mars rover stuck in 'Hidden Valley'

NASA's Mars rover stuck in 'Hidden Valley'

20 Aug 2014

New York: NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity may have to find a new route to its destination Mount Sharp after getting stuck in sand in the ‘Hidden Valley’.

NASA,   Mars rover,   Curiosity,   Mars,   Mars Mount Sharp,   Mars exploration,   Curiosity stuck,  
NASA's next lander to probe Red Planet's past

NASA's next lander to probe Red Planet's past

19 Aug 2014

Washington: Giving new wings to NASA's Mars mission, a new lander slated to be launched next year will look into the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.

NASA,   Red Planet,   Phoenix,   Red Planet,   camera-equipped robot,  
Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: <strong>NASA</strong>

Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: NASA

18 Aug 2014

Washington: In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years - by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.

Snow,   NASA,   Arctic sea,   US space agency,   research,  
Alien on the moon is just dust: <strong>NASA</strong> scientist

Alien on the moon is just dust: NASA scientist

16 Aug 2014

New York: A famous image showing an alien walking on the moon is simply ‘dust, an eyelash or scratch on the negative’ of the film that took the image, NASA has said.

Aliens,   Moon,   Moon aliens,   Google Moon,   Apollo 15,   Pareidolia,  
<strong>NASA</strong> 'vintage' spacecraft makes lunar flyby

NASA 'vintage' spacecraft makes lunar flyby

11 Aug 2014

Washington: A NASA 'vintage' spacecraft that was launched 36 years ago and is now being handled by a team of retired and active aerospace engineers has successfully completed a return visit to the earth-moon system.

NASA,   vintage spacecraft,   aerospace engineer,   earth-moon system,   Google Creative Labs,   ISEE-3,   ,  

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