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Kepler 452b: Is there anybody out there?

(Published in The Nation Pakistan) Ladies and gents, we may very well have found Earth’s cousin, 1,400 light years away from us! NASA scientist John Grunsfeld has called this Earth 2.0. If Kepler 452 b turns out to be a rocky planet (this is yet to be confirmed), this bodes […]

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Hello Pluto! Exploring New Horizons

(Published in The Nation) On July 14, this coming Tuesday, a human made space craft will visit Pluto, the erstwhile planet, current dwarf planet. This is a world that is 3 billion miles away, in what is known as the Kuiper Belt (a disc of comets and small planets beyond […]

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April 17, 2015 Saima Baig no responses

When will Pakistanis reach for the stars?

(Published in The Nation) It is good to take time away from politics and indulge in furthering our education about science and specifically about the universe.  Because this is important and this is the reason that other countries have gone far beyond us in so many ways (pun totally intended). Click […]

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