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Jupiter and Saturn’s Original Locations Unveiled: New Study Emerges

A new study sheds light on the original locations of Saturn and Jupiter. The findings are truly astonishing and revolutionary and refine our understanding of the forces that made up our Solar System's odd architecture. In the beginning, the Sun...
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Strange Activity Spotted on a Centaur: What Should You Know

The centaurs, one of the most intriguing cosmic bodies ever discovered, are minor planets probably born in the Kuiper Belt. Astronomers found that centaurs have comet-like traits, including a coma and a tail, that orbit in an area between Neptune...
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How Planets Evolve is Now Investigated: New Discovery Details

Astronomers have discovered proof that planets begin to develop while stars are still infants.  The high-resolution picture captured by ALMA (the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) shows an infant proto-stellar disk with many rings and gaps of dust. The discovery presents...
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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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Phosphine on Venus Detected Long Time Ago Intrigues Scientists

If any signs of life really exist on Venus, well, let's say it's never too late to confirm such a thing. A NASA discovery from 1978 now sheds light on the possibility of life on Venus. Digging through archival NASA...

The Solar System Has One More Alignment Plane That’s Just Been Discovered

​Researchers studying comet activity have reported in a newly-released paper that these space objects' movements suggest the Solar System has a second alignment plane. An analytical examination of the rotation movements of long-period comets shows that the comets' aphelia -...
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The Planetary Nebulae Can Make Mandala-like Waves: Astronomers Explain

The planetary nebulae, also known as the last gasps of dying stars, are just some clouds of stellar material discharged into space as a red giant star is dying. The dying star shucks its outer layers, brightened from within by...
Glorious New Hubble Photo Showcases Jupiter's Stormy Side

Jupiter’s Stormy Events Captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

Glorious Jupiter, our Solar System's bold big brother, is putting up a show. An incredible new shot from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the majestic planet's aggressive, ever-evolving weather, unveiling long- and short-term changes. In the northern hemisphere, reckless clouds...
Astronomers Thought They'd Found a 'Calm' Red Dwarf 11 Light-Years Away

Red Dwarf GJ 887 Intrigues Astronomers: New Activity Recorded

The M-type red dwarf stars are now a focus of exoplanet research. They seem to be the most likely place where Earth-like planets can be spotted orbiting within the star's habitable zone (HZ). GJ 887 is a bright M star...
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New Meteorite Research Reveals Significant Information About the Planets and Stars’ Evolution

New research of a rare type of meteorite unveils that material from close to the Sun approached the outer Solar System even as the planet Jupiter cleared an opening in the disc of dust and gas from which the planets...