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Account removal requests jump from India: Twitter

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:40

New Delhi, April 6, Between July and December 2017, the Indian government made 315 Twitter account information requests, up from 261 made during the January-June period, and asked the micro-blogging website to remove 144 accounts, up from 102 from the previous period.

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Hubble precisely measures distance to globular star cluster

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:46

Washington, April 5 (IANS) Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have for the first time precisely measured the distance to one of the oldest objects in the universe -- a collection of stars born shortly after the Big Bang.

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AI to help in search for alien life

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34

London, April 4 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help astronomers predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a new study.

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India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:44

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Indian space scientists and engineers are making all-out efforts to establish a link with the communication satellite GSAT-6A launched on March 29, said an official on Tuesday.

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Hubble spots farthest individual star ever seen

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:54

Washington, April 3 (IANS) Setting a new distance record, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an enormous blue star nicknamed "Icarus", the farthest individual star ever seen.

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Astronomers capture most distant star ever seen

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:12

Washington, April 2 (IANS) American astronomers have captured the most distant normal star ever observed, some 9 billion light years from Earth, thanks to a rare cosmic alignment.

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