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Our Sun Is Likely To Born With a Twin 4.5 Billion Years Ago; Claims...

The core of our planetary system – the Sun is more likely had a doppelganger when it came into being some 4.5 billion years ago, claim a team of international scientists who have discovered...
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...

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