They saw that when gas was rapidly stripped from a galaxy, the building block of stars was lost and the galaxy was "effectively killed".
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- Spider bites were the second most prevalent cause of hospitalization in the 13-year period, accounting for 30 percent of all admissions, while snake bites were third at 15 percent.
- Cernan, who commanded Apollo 17 - the last Apollo mission - died Monday, January 16, 2017, following ongoing health issues, according to a statement from his family.
Remembering Gene Cernan: Amazing video of Apollo 17 astronauts singing &#039;I was strolling on the Moon one day&#039; on lunar surface - WatchCernan was the commander of Apollo 17, the last Apollo mission which took place in December 1972.
- Cernan, who was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17 - his third space flight and the last scheduled US manned mission to the moon - in December 1972, died on January 16, 2017.
ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet gets his eye pressure measured &#039;all in the name of science&#039;!With the latest photograph Thomas Pesquet just shared, just goes to show the energy they put into their work to help the world develop.
- It hides in the sea floor at depths of 10 to 40 metres and is a blind predator, but has five antennae that it uses to sense its prey.
- If pollution levels touch emergency proportions, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA may enforce a host of emergency measures, including implementation of the odd-even scheme on Delhi roads.
- The National Meteorological Centre said smog will hit parts of north and central China starting Sunday. Xinhua news agency reported.
What&#039;s up for January 2017? Here&#039;s when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)The new year started with a beautiful view of the moon, Venus and Mars on January 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
- NASA says magnetic arcs of plasma that spiraled above two active regions held their shape fairly well over 18 hours on January 11-12, 2017.
- 40 percent of the population fell victim to severe heat wave, with the rest killed by flooding and lightning.
Man&#039;s best friend to hero: Dog saves owner&#039;s life by lying on him in freezing conditionsBob claims Kelsey kept him warm by laying on top of him, licking his face and hands to help keep him awake.
- Numeric combination of '123456' was the most common password of 2016, followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty', according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security codes that became public following data breaches.The post ‘123456’ most common password of 2016: Study appeared first on The Financial Express.
- Poor air quality causes health problems worldwide and is a factor in diseases such as asthma, heart disease and lung cancer.
- The rocket fell into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Uchinoura.
IN PICS: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet had the time of his life during his debut spacewalk and it shows!Pesquet's career's debut spacewalk was performed alongside NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and if the images he shared later are anything to go by, looks like he had the time of his life.
IN PICS: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet had the time of his life during his spacewalk and it shows!Pesquet's career's debut spacewalk was performed alongside NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and if the images he shared later are anything to go by, looks like he had the time of his life.
- Japan's space agency today aborted a mission to use a mini-rocket to send a satellite into orbit after the spacecraft stopped sending data to ground control shortly after liftoff.
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- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago.
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- Lift-off finally came Saturday at 5:54 p.m. (local time) as planned.
NASA&#039;s Juno camera captures this striking image of &#039;crescent Jupiter with the iconic Great Red Spot&#039; – A must-see photo!The magnificent image released by NASA was captured by the JunoCam instrument - a visible light camera/telescope - onboard the Juno spacecraft.
- The galaxy, which is known as RX J1140.1+0307 and is in the Virgo constellation, presents an interesting puzzle.
- Born Michael King Jr (January 15, 1929), Martin Luther King Jr was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement.
- This is the 197th spacewalk in support of space station assembly and maintenance.
- A woman's blood pressure before she gets pregnant could affect whether she has a boy or a girl, scientists have claimed.
ISS astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet mark spacewalk completion with an orbital high-five!Since this was Thomas Pesquet's first ever spacewalk, both astronauts celebrated the success in a fun way – by cheering each other with a high-five!
- The seadragon is believed to be a part of the seahorse family and has never been seen alive until now.
- A revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed more than two tonnes of pollution from the environment in the UK as part of a project which could be used to fight pollution in cities across the world, a leading British University claimed today.The post Air-cleaning poetry can help tackle pollution: Scientists appeared first on The Financial Express.
NASA makes people try on spacesuit gloves and learn what it feels like to perform a spacewalk the hard way!The video goes on to explain that astronauts don't make use of their feet since they are in a zero gravity atmosphere.
- This is the 197th spacewalk in support of space station assembly and maintenance.
- Your smart watch may not only measure your steps and physiological parameters, but also help detect your risk for diseases such as cold and diabetes early, a new Stanford study has found.
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- The moon is at least 4.51 billion years old -- 40-140 million years older than previously thought and not long after Earth,
- As per NASA, the image of the crater in Terra Sabaea is illustrative of the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.
- These once common bumblebees are now "balancing precariously on the brink of extinction," said a statement from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy, shooting out star fragments.
- Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi government on Tuesday issued a circular declaring the National Capital Territory of Delhi was "free from H5N8 strain of Avian Influenza."
- This first-time discovery has raised concerns about the spread of disease, scientists said.
- They also found similar muscles in baboon tongues as human tongues which are key to our ability to make vowel sounds.
- Guided Pinaka, which has been upgraded from Pinaka Rocket, was today successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near here.
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China begins construction of world&#039;s highest altitude gravitational waves telescopes in TibetThe observatory is expected to be finished within a period of five years.
- When asked about the preparations post-bird flu scare in the zoo, the official said, measures to protect the animals have been stepped up.
- The study pointed out that it's not just Delhi, but none of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the WHO standards.
- The temperature of the seawater surrounding Japan's Sekiseishoko coral reef was one to two degrees Celsius higher than normal between last June and September.
A look back at Titan touchdown: NASA releases stunning video captured by Huygens probe when it landed on Saturn&#039;s hazy moon – WATCHThe probe, which was carried to Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, landed on Titan on January, 14 2005, making it the most distant landing ever on another world, and the only landing on a body in the outer solar system.
- The name is also a nod to the fact that the Chinese characters of its scientific name, Hoolock tianxing, mean “Heaven’s movement”.
- It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
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- Millions of people will take part in the human chain. "They will hold their hands together for 45 minutes from 12.15 p.m. to 1 p.m.," the official added.
Pluto&#039;s moon Charon comes to it&#039;s rescue, shields planet&#039;s atmosphere from decay!The study has provided additional insight into this relationship and how it affects the continuous stripping of Pluto’s atmosphere by solar wind.
- The prosecution is believed to be the first involving offences related to Large Blue butterflies in the UK.