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Mar 12, 2018
Scientists recreate solar bursts in 3D using NASA satellites and this could help in future weather predictionThe new models can help see how shocks associated with coronal mass ejections (CMEs) propagate from the Sun by combining data from three satellites
Mar 02, 2018
Astronomers detect large amounts of water in a hot, Saturn-sized exoplanet 700 light-years awayThough no planet like this resides in our solar system, WASP-39b can provide new insights into how and where planets form around a star.
Jan 23, 2018
NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission is set to fly closest to the Sun's surface than any other man-made object before itIf the probe manages this journey then it will reportedly go 7X closer to the sun's surface than any other spacecraft.
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 10, 2017
Mars atmosphere safe from solar wind despite absence of magnetic dipole: StudyPresent-day Mars is a cold and dry planet with less than one per of Earth's atmospheric pressure at the surface. However many geological features indicate the planet had an active hydrological cycle about 3-4 billion years ago.
Dec 07, 2017
Scientists discover the farthest known supermassive black hole 800 million times the mass of our SunThe discovery, published in the journal Nature, could provide fundamental information about the universe when it was only 5 percent of its current age.
Nov 07, 2017
Swedish astronomers observe the clearest and sharpest view yet of the surface of a red giantHydrae is an example of an AGB (asymptotic giant branch) star. Such stars are cool, bright, old and lose mass via stellar winds.
Oct 24, 2017
Solar activity can electrically charge the moons of Mars, making it difficult for future missionsPhobos, one of the moons of Mars is considered a strong candidate as a staging area for future missions to Mars. T
Oct 15, 2017
Tiny solar flares could be the reason why the Sun's atmosphere is hotter than the surface: StudyThe corona is hundreds to thousands of times hotter than the Sun's visible surface, the photosphere.
Oct 13, 2017
Astronomers discover a Sun-like star 350 light-years away that has consumed a rocky equivalent of 15 EarthsDubbed Kronos after the child-eating Titan of Greek mythology, the star is the clearest and dramatic case yet of a Sun-like star consuming its own planet.