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ISRO launches new earth observation satellite on board PSLV

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) lifted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in…

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Fewer Stars Are Being Born Today Than Before. A Pune Telescope Might Know Why.

Optical and infrared telescopes study radiation streaking through the universe with wavelengths in the visible-light and infrared parts of the…

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Do colliding neutron stars or supernovae produce heavy elements?

2017 a burst of gravitational waves was detected by the LIGO and Virgo detectors. Astronomers quickly turned their telescopes towards…

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Milky Way magnetar could be the source of a fast radio burst

The first fast radio burst (FRB) detected in the Milky Way appears to be coming from a magnetar, which is…

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Studies of the Sun Suggest Our Star’s Magnetic Field Is Becoming Weaker

The discovery of the solar cycle – which is the periodic rise and fall in the number of sunspots on…

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Near Collision of Rocket Part, Satellite in Orbit Stirs up Space Junk Worries

An artist’s illustration of operational and defunct satellites crowding Earth’s geostationary orbit, 35,786 km above ground. Image: ESA/ID&Sense/ONiRiXEL, CC BY-SA…

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The Moon and Earth shared the same magnetic field 3.5 billion years ago shows new NASA study

The Moon played a huge role in the evolution of life on Earth as a new study suggests that our…

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Astronomers from Pune use upgraded GMRT to measure mass of hydrogen in distant galaxies

This is the earliest epoch in the universe for which there is a measurement of the atomic gas content of…

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