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US astronomer and pioneer dark matter sc New York, Dec 27 (IBNS): US astronomer Vera Rubin, 88, passed away on Sunday night, according to media reports. 27-Dec-2016
Wind Tunnel testing underway for next, m California, Dec 23 (IBNS): As engines are fired, software written and hardware welded to prepare for the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), engineers are already running tests in supersonic wind tunnels to develop the next, more powerful version of the world's most advanced launch vehicle capable of carrying humans to deep space destinations. 23-Dec-2016
NASA readies for major Orion milestones Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): From the beginning of assembly work on the Orion crew module at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to testing a range of the spacecraft systems, engineers made headway in 2016 in advance of the spacecraft’s 2018 mission beyond the moon. 22-Dec-2016
Small troughs growing on Mars may become Washington, Dec 21 (IBNS): Erosion-carved troughs that grow and branch during multiple Martian years may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian "spiders," which are radially patterned channels found only in the south polar region of Mars. 21-Dec-2016
Space Laser reveals Boom-and-Bust Cycle Washington, Dec 21 (IBNS): A new study using a NASA satellite instrument orbiting Earth has found that small, environmental changes in polar food webs significantly influence the boom-and-bust, or peak and decline, cycles of phytoplankton. 21-Dec-2016
Governments make strong commitments to b New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. 20-Dec-2016
ALPHA experiment observes light spectrum Geneva, Dec 19 (IBNS): In a paper published on Monday in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom. 19-Dec-2016
Revolutions in understanding the Ionosph Washington , Dec 15 (IBNS): Scientists from NASA and three universities have presented new discoveries about the way heat and energy move and manifest in the ionosphere, a region of Earth’s atmosphere that reacts to changes from both space above and Earth below. 15-Dec-2016
Cabinet approves ISRO, USGS for cooperat New Delhi, Dec 14 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) for Cooperation in the exchange and use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data. 14-Dec-2016
UN agency urges investing in agriculture New York, Dec 14 (Just Earth News): The United Nations announced on Tuesday at a meeting of the world’s top agricultural scientists, that in order to achieve world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of defeating hunger and poverty by 2030, governments and the private sector must increase commitment to agricultural science and technology research. 14-Dec-2016
Mars rock-ingredient stew seen as plus f Washington, Dec 14 (IBNS): NASA's Curiosity rover is climbing a layered Martian mountain and finding evidence of how ancient lakes and wet underground environments changed, billions of years ago, creating more diverse chemical environments that affected their favorability for microbial life. 14-Dec-2016
NASA Juno Mission prepares for Dec 11 Ju Washington, Dec 10 (IBNS): On Sunday, December 11, at 9:04 a.m. PST (12:04 p.m. EST, 17:04 UTC) NASA’s Juno spacecraft will make its third science flyby of Jupiter. 10-Dec-2016
Japanese cargo craft flying to station Tokyo, Dec 10 (IBNS): The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)’s H-IIB rocket launched at 8:26 a.m. EST (10:26 p.m. Japan time) on Friday, Dec. 9 from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, read the NASA website. 10-Dec-2016
Data from RESOURCESAT-2A launched by PSL New Delhi/Sriharikota, Dec 7 (IBNS): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been lauded by various people for the the successful launch of the 1235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday. 07-Dec-2016
For the first time, scientists catch wat London, Dec 5 (IBNS): Water conducts electricity, but the process by which this familiar fluid passes along positive charges has puzzled scientists for decades. 05-Dec-2016
Scientists probe mystery of Pluto’s ic Washington, Nov 2 (IBNS): Scientists are offering several new scenarios to explain the formation of Pluto’s frozen heart-shaped feature, first spotted by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in 2015. 02-Dec-2016
Study reveals key role of mRNA's 'fifth Birmingham, Dec 1 (IBNS): A team of scientists led by the University of Birmingham has shown how a common mRNA modification, N6-methyladenosine (m6A), regulates gene expression to determine the sex of fruit flies. 01-Dec-2016
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