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Earth-Like Planet Discovered 20 Light Years Away

Project Blue To Discover And Photograph Of Earth-Like Planets At Alpha Centauri Soon

By Carl Anthony - Dec 15, 2016 05:30 AM EST

Finding an Earth-like planet is a success for Project Blue. With so many possibilities out there, Alpha Centauri system may be the answer.

Supernova Explosion

Low-Mass Supernova Explosion, Where The Births Of Planets Commence And The Formation Of The Solar System

By Mary Lourd - Nov 29, 2016 10:54 PM EST

The new study confirmed that Beryllium-10 which can be found in a low-mass supernova and its gravitation explosion stirs up the formation of the solar system.

Milky Way Galaxy

Virgo 1: The Faintest Galaxy Ever Discovered, Yet The Key To Unlocked The Theory Of Galaxy Formation

By Mary Lourd - Nov 23, 2016 10:01 PM EST

A group of scientists discovered Virgo 1 using a giant telescope mounted with a camera that gives an important clue to understanding galaxy formation.

Antares Rocket

Knock! Knock! Special delivery for International Space station

By JOY - Oct 25, 2016 10:30 AM EDT

Special delivery for International Space station!

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Scientists Discover a New Earth-Like Planet In The Form of Proxima b

By Yuri Mangahas - Sep 06, 2016 05:44 PM EDT

You may want to start packing your bags, as scientists have discovered a new Earth-like planet, and it's hovering just nearby our Solar System.

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Capturing Gravitational Waves In Space, Is It Possible?

By Jenn Loro - Jun 09, 2016 11:24 AM EDT

The European Space Agency (ESA) has successful tested a technology that would capture gravitational waves in space. Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Pathfinder mission conducted a near-perfect free fall experiment which scientists hope would enable them to detect and study hidden cosmic entities and celestial events in the future.

China-US talks

U.S.-China Talks Are 'Colourful', Says Media

By R. Siva Kumar - Jun 08, 2016 03:09 PM EDT

Even as high-level US-China talks are serious and thoughtful, they are also intoxicatingly colourful, says a media account.

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Here's What the New Horizons Trip Found Beyond Pluto

By Jenn Loro - May 28, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

The New Horizons space mission has recently stumbled upon interesting discoveries beyond Pluto along the fringes of the solar system, the so-called Kuiper Belt Objects (KBOs). After discovering the KBO named 1994 JR1, the scientists are setting their sights to another one called 2014 MU69 which would help explain the cosmic origins of our sun-centered planetary system.

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First Distance Object Spotted Beyond Pluto

By Jenn Loro - May 21, 2016 09:15 AM EDT

A post-Pluto flyby carried out by NASA-funded New Horizons mission on a Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 1994 JR1 debunked earlier theory of the ex-ninth planet’s quasi-satellite. Expanding missions on KBOs in the fringes of the solar system could well explain our cosmic origins.

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Europe and Russia's ExoMars Launch Moved To 2020

By Jenn Loro - May 04, 2016 12:02 PM EDT

Beset by multiple problems and other setbacks, the joint Europe-Russian ExoMars project would have to postpone the launching of its second mission to Mars from 2018 to 2020. ExoMars is an overt mission to find signs life in the red planet.

For the First Time, Scientists Send Fungi to Space in a Hope to Develop New Medicines

For the First Time, Scientists Send Fungi to Space in a Hope to Develop New Medicines

By Kanika Gupta - Mar 31, 2016 03:20 PM EDT

Four strains of fungi are being sent by scientists to the International Space Station so that the scientists can study how tiny organisms compete with stress of space radiation and microgravity.

ISS

International Space Station Is Filthy And Contaminated

By Peter R - Oct 27, 2015 10:57 AM EDT

An analysis of dust and air samples showed presence of infection-causing pathogens.

Space junk

WT1190F! Space Junk Crashing Into Earth On Friday Nov 13

By Peter R - Oct 26, 2015 06:04 PM EDT

The object is not a threat but nevertheless has scientists excited as it could be from one of the historical space missions to moon.

Expedition 43 NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly waits to climb the scaffolding to access the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft .

Scott Kelly Is US Record-Holder For Longest Time In Space---383 Days

By R. Siva Kumar - Oct 20, 2015 01:06 PM EDT

Hovering above the Himalayas, Scott Kelly has spent 383 days in space.

Body in Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly's Poop Will Turn Into Shooting Stars In The Sky, NASA Says

By Peter R - Sep 15, 2015 03:38 PM EDT

NASA revealed details about the effects of microgravity on the astronaut's body during his one year aboard the ISS.

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