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'Diamond' planet identified around nearby Sun-like star

October 12, 2012 11:44 am

The planet orbits at hyper speed -- its year lasts just 18 hours,in contrast to Earth’s 365 days.

Space shuttle Endeavour set for road trip to final Los Angeles home

October 12, 2012 10:42 am

The retired space shuttle Endeavour was getting set on Thursday for a road trip.

NASA's Mars rover finds rock with Earth-like chemistry

October 12, 2012 10:23 am

The rock was chemically more akin to an unusual type of rock found on oceanic islands.

Can dead stars hold the future of spacecraft navigation?

October 10, 2012 5:42 pm

Pulsars are highly compact and rapidly rotating neutron stars that emit intense electromagnetic radiation.

US Navy developing 'Star Wars' robot to fight fires

October 10, 2012 5:18 pm

Robot has been named as Autonomous Shipboard Humanoid (ASH) by the Naval Research Laboratory.

Indian scientist discovers giant super-massive black holes

October 09, 2012 1:03 pm

Previously,block holes were undetected because they sit cocooned within thick layers of dust.

Mars rover Curiosity scoops,detects bright object

October 09, 2012 11:43 am

It is suspected the object might be a part of the six-wheeled rover.

A robot to extinguish fires too dangerous for humans to tackle

October 08, 2012 5:45 pm

It can be remote controlled from up to a quarter of a mile away.

NASA's cargo capsule with ice cream treats blasts off for ISS

October 08, 2012 1:53 pm

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket,a commercial cargo ship,was blasted off into orbit late yesterday.

Nasa's Curiosity rover to scoop first sand sample on Mars

October 05, 2012 5:02 pm

Mineral analysis can reveal past environmental conditions.