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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.
Jun 07, 2018
NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima ThuleNASA’s New Horizons is back after a six-month sleep and has a new target a Kuiper Belt Object called Ultime Thule; the flyby will take place on 1 January.
Jun 04, 2018
Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: ReportAccording to a team of astronomers in the University of Cambridge and IAC, in Spain, the exoplanet, WASP-127b has shown possible signs of Water.
May 22, 2018
This permanent immigrant asteroid could reveal important information about the evolution of our solar systemTo find the origin of the asteroid, the team ran simulations to trace the location of 2015 BZ509 right back to the birth of our Solar System.
Apr 05, 2018
The centre of Milky Way galaxy might be home to thousands of blackholes: StudyThe team observed the X-ray signatures of 12 black hole binaries within three light years of Sagittarius A.
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).