Category: Space & Time

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Falling Stars Hold Clue About Dying Stars

An international team of researchers has proposed a new method to investigate the inner workings of supernovae explosions. This new ...

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Little Star Sheds Light On Young Planets

Early in 2017, Assistant Professor Yoko Oya gave graduate student Yuki Okoda some recent complex data on a nearby star ...

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Earth is hollow and filled with aliens!

If you thought the “flat Earth” theory was the craziest conspiracy you’d hear about all year, think again. Because there’s ...

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When Life Began: Primordial Peptide Identified

How did life arise on Earth? Rutgers researchers have found among the first and perhaps only hard evidence that simple ...

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Is our world a simulation?

When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, ...

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Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe

Astronomers from the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have found evidence that ...

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Nasa gets lift-off in Sun mission

US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before. The ...

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Ultrahot Planets Have Starlike Atmospheres

Recent observations by NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like planets have perplexed theorists. The spectra of these ...

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Largest Haul of Extrasolar Planets

Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations ...

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Astronomers Blown Away by Historic Stellar Blast

Imagine traveling to the Moon in just 20 seconds! That’s how fast material from a 170 year old stellar eruption ...