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Astrocomb will Significantly Improve the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Astrocomb will Significantly Improve the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

The search for Earth-like planets will get a massive boost with the addition of Astrocomb in the planet-hunting telescope. The researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a customized frequency comb that is much more precise than the preceding technology. Astrocomb uses a spectrograph at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope to make…

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Why is Uranus Spinning on its Side?

Why is Uranus Spinning on its Side?

It is known about Uranus that it is spinning on its side, instead of being upright to its axis. But how come that? Although we have limited information about Uranus, it is regarded as the most mysterious planet of our solar system. The most obvious mystery of Uranus is the fact that it is spinning…

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Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

50-meter high structures of ice await spacecraft that want to land on the surface of Europa. Despite being the 6th largest moon of our solar system, Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter. The name of this moon came from Europa, the legendary mother of King Minos of Crete. It was…

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Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

New findings of Enceladus strengthened the claims that it is the most suitable place for exploring extraterrestrial life. The existence of life beyond Earth has always been an extremely popular topic in the scientific community. Continuous efforts are being made since the mid-20th century in this regard but scientists have not enjoyed much of a…

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A Manual for Hunting Extraterrestrial Life is Now Ready

A Manual for Hunting Extraterrestrial Life is Now Ready

If you are planning to work on finding life beyond Earth, this latest piece of work is just the thing you needed. It is a well-known fact that scientists are exploring different parts of our universe in quest of finding alien life. The Kepler Space Telescope of NASA has found thousands of exoplanets, which may…

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NASA is now 60 years old

NASA is now 60 years old

The American Space Agency has a lot of promises to fulfill as it celebrates the 60th Anniversary this July. NASA was established in 1958 by the President Dwight D. Eisenhower with the intentions of encouraging civilian-oriented applications in space science. It became operational on 1st October 1958 despite the fact that the National Aeronautics and…

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