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NASA Telescope Captures Brightest Supernova To Date

A Supernova Explosion Could Be The Reason For The Formation Of Our Solar System; Some Scientists Says

By Carl Anthony - Dec 20, 2016 05:45 PM EST

Where did the solar system really come from? Scientists and researchers today are coming up with many theories and leads that could be the answer.

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Scientists Claimed That Jupiter's Europa Is An Icy Noisy Moon

By Rain Cervantes - Dec 17, 2016 06:26 AM EST

Recently, scientists discover that ice-covered world of Europa has a noisy large ocean splashes.

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.

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Venus Lost Its Water Because Of 'Electric Winds,' Scientists Say

By Dipannita - Jun 22, 2016 06:58 PM EDT

Everybody knows that there is no water on Venus. However, a team of researchers working with ESA’s (European Space Agency) Venus Express mission believes that the oceans that once existed on the surface of the planet were swept away by powerful electric winds.

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Scientists Find Rare Double-Star Tatooine-Like Planet

By Dipannita - Jun 15, 2016 04:35 PM EDT

A team of astronomers has made an exciting discovery by spotting a planet that has two stars. This Tatooine-like planet with two suns is present within the Cygnus Constellation and has been discovered with the help of the Kepler Space Telescope.

Watch Earth and Mars Closest Encounter in 11 Years

By Jenn Loro - Jun 01, 2016 08:43 AM EDT

Mars and Earth are at their closest encounter in more than a decade with only 47 million miles separating the two planets. The closest recorded encounter in the last 60, 000 years was in 2003 when the two cosmic buddies are only 35 million miles apart.

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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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Earth-Like Planets Discovered and Eyed For Possible Presence of Water and Life

By Jenn Loro - May 04, 2016 12:01 PM EDT

An international group of astronomers has just spotted three planets with seemingly Earth-like attributes that appear to be revolving around an ‘ultracool dwarf star’. Scientists think that the next step of their discovery is to uncover the possibility of life on these other worlds.

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'Spider' On Pluto Shot By NASA's New Horizons Team

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 09, 2016 09:03 AM EDT

In a new photo released by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft team, a spider is shown with sprawling, reddish legs.

Baby Photos of Alien Earth Clicked by Scientists

Baby Photos of Alien Earth Clicked by Scientists

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 04, 2016 12:54 PM EDT

Scientists may have the what could be the Alien Earth developing around a star nearby.

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Alien Earth May Be Forming Around Nearby Star

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 01, 2016 02:41 PM EDT

ESO scientists have captured an extremely detailed image of a protoplanetary disc, which has given an insight into the evolution of the earth as well as other planets. It also shows a small planet getting formed.

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Trappings Of The Ninth Planet Revealed

By Peter R - Jan 21, 2016 09:07 AM EST

The planet's orbit was estimated based on the gravitational force it exerts on some Kuiper Belt Objects.

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Comet Lovejoy Releases Sugar And Alcohol, About '500 Bottles Of Wine Every Second,' Study

By R. Siva Kumar - Oct 25, 2015 12:22 AM EDT

Comet Lovejoy may have hit the earth at some distant past and triggered off signs of life.


Young, Jupiter-like Planet Discovered

By R. Siva Kumar - Aug 15, 2015 01:10 PM EDT

A new toddler planet has been discovered, and could indicate how our earth was formed, say scientists.

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