Tag Archives: Venus

Watch Rare Celestial ‘Fab-Five’ Planets’ Congregation in Sky Tonight

After almost one decade, a rare celestial congregation of five planets — Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus will be visible to naked eye in the sky and more prominent through telescope tonight, said astronomers. Three planets — Saturn, Mars and Jupiter — can be seen today clearly while those lucky enough can expect to seee Mercury and Venus too ...

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Venus Just Missed Hosting Life Like Earth?

If conditions had been just a little different an eon ago, there might be plentiful life on Venus and none on Earth, according to a hypothesis by Rice University scientists. The researchers maintain that minor evolutionary changes could have altered the fates of both Earth and Venus in ways that scientists may soon be able to model through observation of ...

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Google Search Trends: Serena to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

Imagine a 58-letter word LlanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochAlongside that flocked online search terms last week on Google besides star athletes, Queen Elizabeth II and vice presidents, taking spotlight, says Abbi Tatton, who searched this week for the war of 1812 and compiled the list for Google. That interview on CBS Stephen Colbert took to the air as the new host of CBS’ The ...

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After Successful Moon and Mars Missions, ISRO Eyes Venus but Why?

Indian space agency ISRO is planning to send a probe mission to Venus, which is in our neighbourhood besides being the planet of love, wealth and prosperity for the human race since ages. Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully carried out mission to Moon called Chandrayaan-1 and another breakthrough mission to Mars called Mangalyaan so far. While the Chandrayaan-2 mission ...

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Impact of Small Space Rocks Wiped Out Primitive Earth’s Atmosphere

An international team of researchers has discovered that a relentless blitz of small space rocks may have bombarded Earth around the time the moon was formed, kicking up clouds of gas with enough force to permanently eject small portions of the atmosphere into space. The researchers calculated that tens of thousands of such small impacts could have efficiently jettisoned Earth’s ...

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