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NASA discovers seven Earth-size planets: Here’s all you need to know

February 23, 2017 9:27:26 am

NASA announced a new system of Exoplanets, which are Earth-size, and could potentially hold life.

TRAPPIST-1: NASA announces discovery of seven Exoplanets that could hold life

February 23, 2017 12:46:31 am

The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter.

A ninth planet may exist due to seperation of binary asteroid, says a study

February 22, 2017 8:51:13 pm

Encounter with a planet beyond Pluto — the so-called Planet Nine — millions of years ago might have separated and pushed a binary asteroid to their current orbits, says a study. These two distant objects starting as a pair orbiting one another, became gradually separated in their orbits because they made an approach to a […]

NASA’s telescope detects mysterious dark matter signal from the Andromeda Galaxy

February 22, 2017 8:10:20 pm

A signal detected from the neighboring Andromeda galaxy may indicate presence of the mysterious dark matter, NASA said.

‘Endless nuclear energy’ may soon be harnessed from oceans

February 22, 2017 6:35:17 pm

Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, which may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power on their own.

Scientists discover 400-million-year-old 2-metre long ‘snapping jaws’ worm

February 22, 2017 4:31:48 pm

Scientists have discovered a new species of an extinct primordial giant worm with terrifying snapping jaws that lived about 400 million years ago.

Epilepsy is linked to stress claims Apple app study

February 22, 2017 4:05:55 pm

The Apple app known as EpiWatch conducted a study which showed stress, lack of proper sleep are the major reasons for seizures in people with epilepsy.

Scientists discover 7 new miniature night frog species in the Western Ghats

February 22, 2017 1:17:36 pm

Four out of seven of the new species are just sized 12.2–15.4 millimetres.

Green tea may soon power your smartphone, wearable devices

February 21, 2017 8:08:41 pm

Scientists have used green tea compounds to develop a new flexible, compact rechargeable energy storage device which may power wearable electronics.

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

February 21, 2017 4:34:01 pm

A NASA-led experiment called SnowEx is using five aircraft to test 10 sensors that might one day be used to monitor snow from satellites.

China may have been a real life Jurassic Park 65 million years ago

February 21, 2017 12:28:37 pm

China's Zhejiang province may have been a real life Jurassic Park about 65 to 145 million years ago say scientists who found an assortment of dinosaur fossils.

Will NASA announce new planets at its ‘discovery beyond our solar system’ press conference?

February 21, 2017 8:29:20 am

Exoplanets, discovered regularly, renew hope among scientists of life elsewhere in the universe as many are found to resemble Earth.