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Researchers study Weather Systems of PSO J318.5-22

Researchers claimed they have studied the weather systems on alien world,PSO J318.5-22, about 20 million years old. According to the University of Edinburgh researchers, they studied the weather system in the distant world for the first time by using European Southern Observatory’s New... read more

Aftershocks following 8.3-magnitude quake kill 11 people in Chile

Powerful aftershocks rippled through Chile following the recent 8.3-magnitude earthquake killed nearly a dozen people and caused strong waves into coastal towns, Interior Minister Jorge Burgos confirmed in a newly released statement.

The strong waves in coast towns of the country... read more

Plant Eating Theropod discovered in Chile

The word ‘theropod’ was believed to be associated for decades with meat eating dinosaurs, like Tyrannosaurus, Velociraptor, Spinosaurus and many others that have yet to star in the Jurassic Park franchise. However, paleontologists have now confirmed a slew of theropods that were more on the... read more

Scientists Discover Pair of White Stars That Will Merge And Explode in a giant supernova

Astronomers have found a pair of two dwarf stars located deep inside the planetary nebula Henize 2-428. Each of the white dwarfs is nearly as heavy as our own sun and they orbit each other in 4.2 hours.

This indicates that based on Einstein's general relativity, they are destined to... read more

New study explains how dinosaurs evolved into modern birds

Changes in the number, structure and shape of wrist bones over millions of years helped dinosaurs in evolving into modern birds, according to a research conducted by a team of biologists at the University of Chile in Santiago.

The link between dinosaurs, massive animals that roamed Earth... read more

Unique Carbon-based Molecule having branched structure found in Giant Gas Cloud in Interstellar Space

A study published in the journal Science unveiled about the discovery of a new type of organic molecule found in a massive gas cloud in interstellar space. Astronomers have termed the finding to be crucial, as it suggests life origins.

The discovery suggests that more complex molecules... read more

Researchers Explain formation of Cosmic Dust

Scientists studied a supernova called SN2010jl to unravel the mystery behind how grains of stellar material coalesce into planets and the complex chemistry behind all life-forms. The star died in 2010 and was 40 times the size of the sun.

A special spectrograph attached to the Very Large... read more

Mountain-Top Blasted off to Build European-Extremely Large Telescope

A mountain-top in Chile was blasted off to create the site for the world’s largest optical and infrared telescope. A million tonnes of rocks were blown up from Cerro Armazones in northern Chile to create a level surface on which the European-Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) setup has been... read more

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