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Nov 09, 2018
Earth's water a result of asteroid impacts and leftover gas from Sun's birth: StudyThe theory about Earth's water fits neatly into existing ones about formation of the Sun & planets.
Nov 08, 2018
NASA's Parker survives Sun's extreme heat after making its first close approachIt will be weeks after the current solar encounter phase before science data is downlinked to Earth.
Oct 04, 2018
Astronomers find evidence of a Neptune-sized exomoon outside our solar systemThe exomoon is unusual because of its large size, comparable to the diameter of Neptune.
Oct 03, 2018
Dwarf planet 'Goblin' spotted at the fringes of our solar system, well beyond PlutoGoblin’s orbit is so stretched out, in fact, that it takes 40,000 years for it to circle the sun.
Oct 02, 2018
Phosphates, key life ingredient, may have hitched a ride on meteorites to EarthPhosphates which are originated in outer space which are essential ingredients for DNA-based life forms.
Sep 26, 2018
Some of our system's youngest orbiting asteroids discovered in the asteroid beltThe asteroids all under 7 million years old, orbit in the Main Asteroid Belt between Mars & Jupiter.
Sep 24, 2018
The 'Nibiru' or 'Planet X' conspiracy: Here's what NASA researchers have to sayResearchers found that ‘Planet X’ is plausible based on simulations, but what does that validate?
Sep 21, 2018
NASA's TESS spots two distant exoplanets in its first discovery months after launchTESS made an early discovery of “super-Earth” and “hot Earth” planets in solar systems.
Sep 10, 2018
An exoplanet twice Earth's size has been discovered 145 light years awayThe discovery of Wolf 503b offers a rare opportunity to study a planet unlike any in our system.
Sep 07, 2018
NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north poleThese first glimpses of a northern polar vortex in the atmosphere indicate it is growing.