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Earth which stands away from the Planet Earth

“It’s a great proof of concept that we can observe atmospheres on these small, rocky planets even from the ground,”  a planetary scientist at Arizona State university who was not involved in the paper Laura Schaefer...

Let’s see the black hole-Report From NASA

The campaign to capture an image, in fact, the first ever image of a black hole has started. There is a system of radio telescopes around the world is peering at the gigantic black hole...
Energised Particles of Solar Wind Turned Once-Earth-Like Mars to a Cold & Dry Planet 

Energised Particles of Solar Wind Turned Once-Earth-Like Mars to a Cold & Dry Planet 

After Earth, Mars is the only planet in the solar system that holds the possibility of life. Scientists think, Mars, to be the second most hospitable planet that could someday hold microbiological life. Some...
NASA planning to send first ever robotic spacecraft to Sun next year

Solar mission: NASA to send first probe within 4 million miles of Sun next...

The US space agency NASA is planning to send its first ever unmanned robotic probe to observe Sun in 2018. The spacecraft will get within four million miles of the extremely hot Sun atmosphere....
“Ring of Fire”

Breathtaking view of “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse stuns people in South America &...

Nature treated stargazers and astronomers across South America and Africa with a spectacular “Ring of Fire” as Moon passes through Sun, blocking it completely. Residents and scientists of South America and Africa enjoyed a...
7 exoplanet

Scientists at NASA find 7 new Earth-like exoplanets orbiting dwarf star 40 light years...

The discovery of seven Earth-sized Exoplanets was announced by NASA. “Exoplanets are the planets that revolve around the star other than our own star Sun”. This discovery has lit a ray of hope in...
NASA Hubble beams back stunning image of brilliant Star Death in “Rotten Egg” Nebula

Watch this breathtaking pic of Star Death in “Rotten Egg” Nebula captured by NASA...

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing picture of Calabash Nebula which is a breathtaking example of the death of a low-mass star like the sun. The stunning image named OH 231.8+04.2 shows the star...
northern-lights

Stunning view Aurora Borealis will not be visible till 2050; Here’s Why

In a research done by researchers from the University of Reading, the northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, will disappear by 2015 for at least 50 years due to the changes in the...
Ants found to have amazing navigational skills

Ants take help of Sun and memories to guide their backwards walk home

Desert Ants, despite being small creatures, have amazed scientists by the technique of finding their way back home. The insect has navigational abilities which it uses to find its way back, the small brains...
Watch NASA/NOAA's Satellite Animation VIDEO Demonstrating Suit of Humidity-Loaded Blizzards Hitting California

Watch NASA/NOAA’s Satellite Animation VIDEO Demonstrating Suit of Humidity-Loaded Blizzards Hitting California

A satellite animation, created under the GOES project of NASA/NOAA has revealed the astonishing view of how storms and heavy rainfall is affecting California and how snows have kept blanketing the Pacific Northwest. The...
Space Timekeeping: NASA's SDO Adds Leap Second to Master Clock

NASA time keepers add an extra second to SDO’s Master Clock

As The TeCake previously reported that time keepers will add a ‘leap second” on December 31, 2016 at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which is calculated in Paris,...
NASA image of the day shows Solar transit made by International Space Station

Is this International Space Station in night sky? Here’s how to watch it

International Space Station is the largest artificial satellite in space orbiting Earth. The habitable satellite is so large that it is visible through naked eyes from Earth. The ISS appears like a bright spot...
Brazilian scientists discover a planet-swallowing Death Star analogous to Sun

Astronomers discover sun-like hungry star located 300 light years far that eat planets

A team of Brazilian astronomers has added a golden page to the history of terrestrial exploration missions by identifying a giant “Death Star” which is swallowing the planets creating hurdles in its orbit. An...
Watch this stunning image of Earth covered in fire captured from ISS

See Pic: NASA astronaut clicks breathtaking image of Earth covered in sheet of fire...

View of Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) is amazing and an astronaut aboard ISS has shared an incredible image that shows earth covered in a sheet of fire. The stunning image was captured...
Astronomers find Earth-like planet in goldilocks zone that can harbour alien life

New Earth-like exoplanet located 150 lights years away could host alien life

In an astonishing find, astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet that has the potential to harbour extraterrestrial life. The remarkable discovery was made by the NASA's Kepler telescope during K2 mission back in 2015. Researchers from the...
Astronomers find roundest natural object in universe located 5000 light years away

This is the roundest celestial object in nature, ‘Kepler 11145123’

Celestial bodies and the planetary structure have always been a great source of mystery, both for the ordinary people the space explorers. A number of researches and explorations have previously been held in space...
In this handout from NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory, a solar large flare erupts off the sun June 7, 2011 in space.

Scientists discover crack in Earth’s magnetic field; Here’s how it will affect us

Recently, scientists have spotted a crack in the earth’s magnetic shield and the findings lead to the assumptions among the people that the protective layer of our earth is slowly vanishing. But the question here arises is that...
four Magnetospheric Multiscale satellites' flying formation.

NASA’s MMS Breaks Guinness World Record

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, is breaking records. MMS now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS...
Life saved in a magical way despite Crack in Earth's magnetic shield

GRAPES-3 locates crack in magnetic field of Earth; Will it lead to doom?

Crack in earth’s magnetic shield has been spotted by the largest and most advanced cosmic ray monitor, located in India. The cosmic ray monitor talked above is the GRAPES-3 muon telescope. It is available...
Here's how sunbath can help in fighting emotional stress

Here’s how sunbath can help in fighting emotional stress

In a new find, researchers have revealed that bathing in sun might help in relieving stress levels. In today's fast-paced life, it is common for people to suffer from emotional stress, but coping up can...
saturn-glow

Rings of Saturn may be created from dregs of dwarf planets: Study

A new study conducted on space and planetary systems suggests that the dazzling rings of Saturn, Neptune and Uranus are made of pieces of dwarf planets that drifted too close to the galaxies millennia...

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