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Life in these star-systems could have spotted Earth...
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Scientists at Cornell University and the American Museum of Natural History have identified 2,034 nearby star-systems—within the small cosmic distance of 326 light-years—that could find Earth merely by watching our pale blue dot cross our sun.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-23 15:28 UTC
A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet Surfaces Based on the Content of their Atmospheres...
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A new study takes a look at how the presence of a surface can affect an exoplanets atmosphere, giving astrobiologists a way to study exoplanet surfaces without having to "see" them directly. The post A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-19 15:59 UTC
Exoplanet the size of Neptune 90-light years from Earth could have water vapor, researchers suggest...
A Neptune-sized exoplanet with a 'substantial atmosphere' and the potential for water has been identified in deep space, 90 light-years from Earth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-10 06:53 UTC
How to watch this week's rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse...
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Look up! But don't forget your solar eclipse glasses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-09 14:59 UTC
NASA is taking a fresh look at UFOs...
Nelson added that he does not believe the UFOs are evidence of extraterrestrials visiting Earth. "I think I would know" if that were the case, Nelson said. But, he acknowledged, it'd be premature to rule that out as a possibility.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-04 21:01 UTC
FNC's Carlson: Pentagon Is Prioritizing Purging Space Force Ranks over Possible Unknown Space Threat...
Monday, FNC host Tucker Carlson opened his program questioning the military's response to the unknown space threats reported in various media outlets in recent days, noting the dismissal of Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:40 UTC
NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble...
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With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-10 21:33 UTC
No, NASA photos are not evidence of fungus growing on Mars, sorry...
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Despite what you might have read, the claims about life on Mars are shoddy and unscientific.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-08 17:00 UTC
NASA Photos Show 'Mushroom' Fungus Growing on Rocks in the Red Planet—Is There Life on Mars?...
Mushrooms are proof of life, as they are fungus, and scientists prove that those are it in the recent Mars photos.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:02 UTC
'Starship Landing Nominal!' SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Celebrates After Mars Rocket Prototype Lands Successfully...
On Wednesday, SpaceX launched and successfully landed an early Mars rocket prototype at its facility in South Texas. SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, announced the rocket's first successful landing on Twitter, writing "Starship landing nominal!
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:01 UTC
Mars helicopter Ingenuity goes faster and farther than ever on 4th flight...
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Ingenuity aced its fourth-ever Martian flight this morning (April 30), going farther and faster than it ever had before.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-30 20:41 UTC
NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Provides First Audio Recording on Mars...
New video from NASAs Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 as the spacecraft plummeted, parachuted, and rocketed toward the surface of Mars.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-23 12:38 UTC
Touchdown! NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover safely lands on Red Planet...
The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday, after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometers).
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 23:32 UTC
The view from Mars: Here's the 1st photo from NASA's Perseverance rover!...
Just minutes after NASA's Perseverance Mars rover nailed its touchdown on the Red Planet, the spacecraft sent back the first two images of its new home in Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 23:32 UTC
If Planet Nine exists, why has no one seen it?...
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Strange things are happening at the outer edges of our solar system. An object up to ten times the mass of Earth is pulling others towards it. Is it a planet, or something else?
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-17 16:42 UTC
"Against All Odds" NASA's Planet-Hunting Tess Discovers a Unique Star System with Six 'Suns'...
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"The system exists against the odds," said Brian Powell, a data scientist at NASA's High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center about the source of starlight that was mysteriously brightening and dimming some 1,900 light-years awa
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-25 06:35 UTC
Here's the Extremely New Website for the Extremely Large Telescope...
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In the vein of "go big or go home," the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has launched a stunning new website to showcase information about — and match the scale of — its Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), the highly anticipated observ
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-19 06:43 UTC
NASA InSight Mars Digger Bites the Dust After Two Years on Red Planet...
NASA declared the InSight Mars digger dead after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 07:50 UTC
Stellar Flares May Not Condemn a Planet's Habitability...
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Red dwarf stars are the most common kind of star in our neighbourhood, and probably in the Milky Way. Because of that, many of the Earth-like and potentially life-supporting exoplanets we've detected are in orbit around red dwarfs. The problem is that
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-09 16:47 UTC
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