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Planetary Researchers Find Evidence of Ancient River Systems in MarsâEUR(TM) Arabia Terra | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, Mars, water.flowing )

Nelson
- 36 days ago - sci-news.com
University College London researcher Joel Davis has identified over 10,500 miles (17,000 km) of ancient river channels in a Martian region called Arabia Terra, providing further evidence of water once flowing on Mars.
Limestone World: Planet Around Dying Star Boasts Substance Linked to Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, limestone )

Nelson
- 78 days ago - space.com
The planet's star is slowly devouring it, revealing to watching astronomers what looks like a limestone crust. On Earth, limestone has ties to living organisms, though the substance can also form without their help.
Astronomers Create Thermal Map of Super-Earth 55 Cancri E | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - sci-news.com
Using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have mapped how conditions on 55 Cancri e - a 'nearby' super-Earth exoplanet - change throughout a complete orbit.
Spiral Arms Around Young Stars May Be Evidence of Giant Planets, Scientists Say | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - sci-news.com
Spiral-arm-like features seen around two newborn stars, SAO 206462 and MWC 758, may be evidence for the presence of giant, unseen planets, says a team of astronomers led by Ruobing Dong of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Hydrogen Cyanide: Key to Prebiotic Conditions on SaturnâEUR(TM)s Moon Titan | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, Saturn's moon, Titan, titanium )

Nelson
- 83 days ago - sci-news.com
A team of researchers from Cornell University have uncovered a chemical trail that suggests prebiotic conditions may exist on the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
Strong âEUR~Electric WindâEUR(TM) Can Strip Terrestrial Planets of Atmospheres, Oceans | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, electric-wind )

Nelson
- 83 days ago - sci-news.com
Venus has an 'electric-wind" strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere.
NASA's Dawn Probe Ends Primary Mission, May Visit 3rd Cosmic Object
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, ceres )

Nelson
- 87 days ago - space.com
Dawn spacecraft may visit the dwarf planet Ceres
Chunks of Earth's Mantle Are "Peeling Off"
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, planet, earthquakes, geology )

Freya
- 141 days ago - yahoo.com
An odd phenomenon may explain why the Southeastern United States has experienced recent earthquakes, even though the region sits snugly in the middle of a tectonic plate and not at the edges, where all the ground-shaking action usually happens.
Sizzling Hot Venus-Like Planet GJ 1132b Found By Astrophysicists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, research, space, discovery, planet, Hubble, MIT, technology, GJ 1132b )

Michael
- 321 days ago - cbc.ca
There's a new rocky Earth-sized planet on our galactic block, and it's a sizzler. Astrophysicists on Wednesday revealed the newfound world, GJ 1132b, named after the small nearby star that it orbits.
The Most Earth-Like Alien World Yet Has Been Found: Kepler 452-B
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, discovery, world, telescope, planet, Earth-Like )

Isaac
- 434 days ago - popsci.com
The Kepler Space Telescope has already discovered more than 4,175 possible planets, and today it is adding another 500 to the list--including an Earth-like world that could show us a preview of our planet's future.
Bizarre Alien Planet Acts Like A Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, space, Behemoth, comet, planet, exoplanet, nasa )

Michael
- 460 days ago - iflscience.com
There's an enormous cloud escaping from a warm Neptune-sized exoplanet, making it look like a comet, according to a new Nature study.
Clouds On Alien Planet Mapped for 1st Time (Image)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, scientists, space, study, planet, map, alien )

Giana
- 1092 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have created the first-ever cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system.
 

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