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Astronomers Look For Life On 'Generic' Exoplanet...
Forbes | 2017-11-05 21:30 UTC
Proxima b could be a cosmic template.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:37 UTC
The Closest Exoplanet Proxima b May Have Neighbors...
Space.com | 2017-11-06 10:36 UTC
Astronomers have spotted a dusty ring around the nearby star Proxima Centauri, hinting at the existence of other planets in addition to the famous Proxima b, a new study reports.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:37 UTC
Massive new exoplanet found in Milky Way's central core...
International Business Times UK | 2017-11-07 09:27 UTC
According to reports, the new exoplanet is 13.4 times larger than Jupiter and orbits its parent star once in every 3 years at an approximate distance of 2.0 AU.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:36 UTC
We may have found 20 habitable worlds hiding in plain sight...
New Scientist | 2017-11-03 17:43 UTC
After taking another look at data from the Kepler space telescope's original mission we have spotted 20 possible Earth-like worlds that could host life
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:41 UTC
Asteroid Photobomb! Space Rocks Invade Hubble Galaxy View...
Space.com | 2017-11-03 11:07 UTC
Asteroids snuck their way into a stunning Hubble Space Telescope image of the distant galaxy cluster Abell 370, painting S-trails across the foreground.
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:41 UTC
Kepler finds 20 habitable worlds 'hiding in plain sight'...
dailymail.co.uk | 2017-10-31 15:51 UTC
The new analysis includes several planets that orbit stars similar to our sun. They include KOI-7923.01, an 'Earth tundra' exoplanet 97 per cent the size of Earth, but a little colder.
By ceres on 2017-10-31 15:51 UTC
'Monster' planet discovery challenges formation theory...
Phys.org | 2017-10-31 14:31 UTC
A giant planet, which should not exist according to planet formation theory, has been discovered around a distant star. The new research is presented in a paper recently accepted for publication in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Soc
By ceres on 2017-10-31 15:45 UTC
Small Asteroid or Comet 'Visits' from Beyond the Solar System...
nasa.gov | 2017-10-30 00:48 UTC
A small, recently discovered asteroid -- or perhaps a comet -- appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy.
By ceres on 2017-10-30 00:48 UTC
Is E.T. Artificially Encoding Stellar Pulsars?...
Forbes | 2017-10-26 09:38 UTC
A new paper considers the possibility that advanced aliens might use pulsars for communication.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:28 UTC
Dawn finds possible ancient ocean remnants at Ceres...
Phys.org | 2017-10-26 18:40 UTC
Minerals containing water are widespread on Ceres, suggesting the dwarf planet may have had a global ocean in the past. What became of that ocean? Could Ceres still have liquid today? Two new studies from NASA's Dawn mission shed light on these questi
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
NASA Says Dwarf Planet Ceres Likely Harbors Salty Mud...
Forbes | 2017-10-27 05:06 UTC
Dawn spacecraft in orbit around Ceres detects what researchers say is likely briny mud under its frozen surface.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
Hubble telescope spies an exoplanet that snows sunscreen...
CNET | 2017-10-26 20:38 UTC
It's snowing sunscreen (hallelujah) on a giant exoplanet that gets way hot on one side and collects titanium oxide on the other.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:25 UTC
Astronomers Spot First-Ever Space Rock from Another Star...
Scientific American | 2017-10-26 21:35 UTC
As it departs the inner solar system, scientists are racing to study the object before it fades from view
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:18 UTC
Sun-Like Star May Have Devoured 15 Alien Planets...
Space.com | 2017-10-23 11:37 UTC
A distant sun-like star may have devoured a dozen or more of its own Earth-size planets, new research shows.
By ceres on 2017-10-24 18:43 UTC
Well all get a great view of Uranus tonight, and we wont even need a telescope...
BGR | 2017-10-18 15:23 UTC
Uranus is a pretty awe-inspiring sight. Its big, pale, and packed with gas, but we rarely get a chance to actually see it without the use of pricey instruments. Tonight is another story, and
By ceres on 2017-10-19 21:01 UTC
New Attachment Allows Ground-Based Telescopes To View Exoplanets With Precision...
Inquisitr | 2017-10-10 10:39 UTC
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have come up with an inexpensive telescope attachment that allows for unprecedented precision in observing exoplanets on ground-based telescopes. According to Science Daily, the Penn State astronomers teame
By ceres on 2017-10-11 14:52 UTC
New NASA Study Shows Moon Once Had an Atmosphere...
Astrobiology Magazine | 2017-10-07 16:00 UTC
A new study shows that an atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, 3 to 4 billion years ago.
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:40 UTC
New Clues Emerge for the Existence of Planet 9...
Universe Today | 2017-10-07 21:22 UTC
In their latest study concerning Planet 9 , astronomers Brown and Batygin offer the first single and coherent description that accounts for all of the evidence...
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:39 UTC
  "Found Near Young Sun-Like Stars" --Organic Compound Freon-40 Created By Biological Processes on Earth...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-10-02 18:30 UTC
"Finding the organohalogen Freon-40 near these young, Sun-like stars was surprising," said Edith Fayolle, a researcher with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the USA, and lead author of the new paper.
By ceres on 2017-10-03 16:06 UTC
3-D Analysis Offers New Info On Martian Climate Change, Age of Polar Caps...
Astrobiology Magazine | 2017-09-26 16:16 UTC
3-D subsurface radar volumes are revealing new information about the polar regions of Mars.
By ceres on 2017-09-27 15:43 UTC
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