New evidence shows Jupiter to be oldest planet in our Solar System

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Jupiter – the largest planet in our solar system – is also the oldest, say scientists who found that the gas giant formed within four million years after the formation of the Sun. Knowing the age of Jupiter is key for understanding how the solar system evolved towards its present-day architecture. Although models predict that Jupiter formed More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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NASA’s to launch Parker Solar Probe in 2018

NASA on Wednesday announced that it has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft – humanity’s first mission to a star, which will be launched in 2018 – as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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NASA’s Juno mission finds Earth sized storms at it’s poles

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Heavy rains may have shaped Mars surface: Study

Heavy rain on Mars may have reshaped the red planet’s impact craters and carved out river-like channels on its surface billions of years ago, a new study has found. Changes in the atmosphere on Mars made it More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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China planning to install cabins on moon to test life sustainability

China plans to put people on the surface of the moon for extended periods within next two decades as Beijing advances its space programme. President Xi Jinping has called for China to become a global power in space More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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GSLV Successfully Launches South Asia Satellite

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South |Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) yesterday (May 05, 2017). Yesterday’s More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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ISRO to launch India’s gift to SAARC nations GSAT-9 satellite today

The South Asian satellite , GSAT-9, which PM Narendra Modi called India’s ‘gift’ to its South Asian neighbours, is all set to be launched on Isro’s GSLV-F09 rocket today. India on Friday will launch the More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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NASA images capture India illuminated at night

 NASA on Thursday released new global nighttime images of the Earth – including a detailed view of India and its surroundings that show how patterns of human settlement changed across the country between More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Sai Kiran wins Nasa ‘Moon’ Prize for Proposing An Elevator From Earth To The Moon

As kids, all of us have weaved several dreams and tales around the moon. But while drudgery kept us away from pursuing it, an 18-year-old Chennai lad bagged second position in the grade 12 category of the Nasa Ames More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Surface of Saturn’s largest moon Titan are electrically charged

The particles that cover the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, are “electrically charged”, show results of an experiment. The findings, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help explain an More...