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This is the First Habitable Exoplanet Found by TESS

NASA's TESS (the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) made quite the discovery, probably the most significant since its bold beginning back in 2018.  The planet-hunter spotted the first habitable-zone, Earth-sized exoplanet, dubbed TOI-700d. This discovery could prove to be extremely essential...
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Scientists Believe Some Planets Might Be Better Than Earth: Here’s Why

Earth, as you know it, is not necessarily the greatest planet in the Universe. Scientists have spotted two dozen planets outside our Solar System that might have better conditions to hold life. And some of these orbits stars that might...
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Pi Earth is the Newest Exoplanet Discovered: Intriguing Characteristics Unveiled

The recently discovered exoplanet is a delight for astronomers. Only 186 light-years away, the small world is the same size as our planet and has one of the most intriguing characteristics.  The most unexpected thing is that it's whipping around...
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Newly Spotted Minimoon Might Turn Out to be Something Else: Astronomers Explain

Now and then, a smaller space object gets captured in Earth's orbit for a short period. These objects are known as minimoons. So far, we've captured only two, 2006 RH120 and 2020 CD3.  Recently, astronomers have observed a new object,...