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Gaia Satellite Spotted the First Symbiotic Star: What Should You Know

A team of astronomers reported that the transient Gaia18aen spotted by ESA's Gaia spacecraft is actually a symbiotic star. The discovery is genuinely astonishing, making it the first symbiotic star found by this astrometric device.  The team assumed that symbiotic...
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Scientists Spotted New Hot Dust Rings Around Stars: What Should You Know

The phenomenon of so-called hot dust rings (an aggregation of submicrometer-sized particles in the vicinity of stars) was first found outside our Solar System back in 2006. The unique rings form so close to stars that they can reach some...
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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...

ESA Discovers Ultra Hot Planet That Defies All Expectations

Who said that NASA is the only space agency capable of extraordinary space exploration? The European Space Agency (ESA) also has something to say on the matter, and a recent discovery of its Cheops extrasolar mission proves it once again....
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CHEOPS’ Recent Analysis Shows Intriguing Details of Exoplanet WASP-189b

After eight months, ESA's space telescope CHEOPS offered the first scientific data.CHEOPS' mission is to find and examine exoplanets. It was developed as part of a partnership between the ESA and Switzerland, including more than a hundred engineers and scientists. ...
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The ESA’s Solar Orbiter Captured the Sun Like Never Before

Recently, scientists revealed they had got the closest-ever shots taken of the Sun. This task was part of a pan-European project to examine solar winds and flares that could have far-reaching effects on our planet.  The European Space Agency's (ESA)...
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Gaia Improves the Asteroid Tracking: Find Out More About Its Features and Discoveries

The European Space Agency's Gaia Space Observatory is a daring project. It has to develop a 3D map of Milky Way by making high-precision measurements of over one billion stars.  However, on its trip to map distant cosmic features, the...

Milky Way’s Formation Process Had an 11 Billion Years Old Witness

The Milky Way galaxy has gotten its impressive size by consuming smaller galaxies, but until now, experts weren’t able to document this process. However, now, a team of astronomers has found a star that can offer some pieces of information...

Supermassive Black Hole’s Heartbeat Still Going Strong After Ten Years

Researchers have observed the first-ever heartbeat of a supermassive black hole over the last ten years and confirmed that it is still going strong. X-ray satellite observations registered the repeated beat after its signal has been obscured by the Sun...

The Moon’s Dark Shadows To Be Explored By This Laser-Powered Rover

The Moon's poles are believed to be Irish in water ice and more valuable materials and one of the quests that experts are planning involves the exploration of the permanently-shadowed craters around the poles. SciTechDaily revealed that ESA's Discovery &...