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Jan 25, 2018
New research claims that TRAPPIST-1 solar system has two planets in the same position as Earth and MarsResearchers pinpoint the third and fourth Earth-like exo-planets out of the seven called TRAPPIST-1d and TRAPPIST-1e in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system.
Jan 23, 2018
Using Mercury, scientists discover that Sun is ageing and losing its gravitational grip on planets thereby expanding their orbitsThe study, published in Nature Communications, began by improving Mercury's charted ephemeris, the roadmap of the planet's position in our sky over time.
Jan 22, 2018
Meteorites could have brought water to Earth during first 2 million years of the birth of solar system: StudySince elements such as water and carbon are essential ingredients to life on Earth, researchers are keen to know when they arrived on our planet.
Jan 09, 2018
A 5,000 year old carving of what could be a supernova has been unearthed in KashmirThe figure shows two bright objects in the sky with rays of light coming out of them and a hunter spearing an animal below the first object.
Dec 12, 2017
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot penetrates 300 km into the planet’s atmosphere, says NASAThe science instrument responsible for this in-depth revelation was Juno's Microwave Radiometer (MWR).
Dec 01, 2017
Icy worlds in the outer solar system could harbour life because of tidal heating from an orbital danceOn the surface of these worlds, that include the Pluto-Charon and Eris-Dysnomia systems, the surface temperatures are well below 200 degrees Celsius.
Nov 22, 2017
Farewell to Saturn: NASA releases last mosaic images of Saturn captured by CassiniJust two days before its final dive NASA has released a mosaic image of Saturn captured by the Cassini mission.
Nov 07, 2017
Astronomers discover cold dust around Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the earthBoth belts are much further from Proxima Centauri than the planet Proxima b, which orbits at just four million kilometres from its parent star, the report noted.
Oct 30, 2017
NASA brings spooky space sounds from the depths of the Solar System to your smartphone this HalloweenNASA has come up with an impressive playlist on SoundCloud, that brings some spooky sounds from the farthest reaches of space right to your desktop or even your smartphone.
Oct 20, 2017
NASA's Dawn mission gets second extension, spacecraft to remain in orbit around Ceres indefinitelyDuring this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever before at the dwarf planet, which it has been orbiting since March 2015