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Mar 19, 2019
Earth is a less volatile version of the Sun, similar in composition, study findsThe team has developed a trend line to estimate the composition of unknown meteorites, planets & stars.
Dec 19, 2018
Pink dwarf 'Farout' the most distant, slow-moving planet known to orbit the SunFarout is moving so slowly it might need more than 1,000 years for a single orbit of the Sun
Oct 20, 2018
Superflares from red dwarf stars likely to affect habitability of planets: HubbleHubble is observing such stars through a large programme called HAZMAT.
Sep 26, 2018
NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equatorThe pattern of dust storms along Titan's equator Cassini found resembles those seen on Earth & Mars.
Sep 06, 2018
NASA's Kepler Telescope wakes up from its slumber, back to planet-hunting dutyNASA in April launched another planet-hunting spacecraft, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite.
Aug 20, 2018
Water-rich exoplanets, between two-four times the size of Earth are common: StudyThe new research indicates that many of the known planets may contain as much as 50 percent water.
Jun 28, 2018
Scientists publish 'guide book' based on existing research to search for alien lifeScientists have identified more than 3,500 planets around other stars (called exoplanets).
Jun 13, 2018
Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: StudySurviving samples of pre-solar dust are most likely to be preserved in comets – small, cold bodies that formed in the outer solar nebula.
Apr 04, 2018
Artificial intelligence could help astronomers predict the probability of life on other planets: StudyAtmospheric observations — known as spectra — of the five Solar System bodies are presented as inputs to the Artificial intelligence network.
Feb 06, 2018
Scientists discover planets which are beyond the Milky Way galaxy using microlensing techniqueThe planet population, ranging from the size of the Moon to the size of Jupiter, were spotted in a galaxy beyond Milky Way.