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10 Galactic Mysteries Of The Milky Way - Listverse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Nelson
- 78 days ago - listverse.com
Stars like our sun are born in clusters with other similar stars. These stellar siblings form from the same gas cloud, and so they have the same chemical composition. Yet we've examined 100,000 stars within 325 light-years of Earth and found only two that
Astronomers Create Thermal Map of Super-Earth 55 Cancri E | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
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Nelson
- 78 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.
Astronomers: Red Giant Stars Could Host Habitable Exoplanets | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
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Nelson
- 78 days ago - sci-news.com
In a study published in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org preprint), a team of astronomers at Cornell University has modeled the locations of the habitable zones for stars of spectral classes F to M and how long exoplanets can stay in them.
Spiral Arms Around Young Stars May Be Evidence of Giant Planets, Scientists Say | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
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Nelson
- 78 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.
The Universe's Biggest Bangs | Old Farmer's Almanac
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Nelson
- 79 days ago - almanac.com
A single gram of salami, fully converted into its innate energy, could power a 100-watt bulb for 30,000 years. A dollar bill weighs one gram. So squeezing the energy from a single paper currency note could run a 1 HP motor for 1,500 years.
New Dwarf Planet Discovered Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, dwarf planet, beyond Pluto )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - space.com
Astronomers have discovered another dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy objects beyond Neptune. But this newfound world, dubbed 2015 RR245, is much more distant than Pluto, orbiting the sun once every 700 Earth years, scientists said.
Amazing Photos: Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Juiter moon Io )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - space.com
Two sulfurous eruptions are visible on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
Did Supernova Explosion Contribute to Earth Mass Extinction?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, siupernova, extinction, Earth )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - space.com
A faraway supernova explosion may have contributed to a minor mass extinction here on Earth 2.59 million years ago, a new study suggests.
Juno Spacecraft Turns on Science Gear at Jupiter
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Juno, Jupiter, nasa, news, Southwest Research Institute, spacetechnology )

Kayleen
- 79 days ago - space.com
This mission will help us understand Jupiter's complex magnetic and gravitational fields, determine if the huge planet has a core of heavy elements, and how it and the solar system was formed. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Jupiter...on a Laboratory Bench?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, scientists, science )

Mitchell
- 79 days ago - seas.harvard.edu
Compressing liquid hydrogen has created metallic hydrogen, as believed to be at the core of Jupiter!
A Planet With A 27,000 Year Orbit & That's Just Where The Strangeness Begins - Universe Today
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets )

Nelson
- 79 days ago - universetoday.com
This star system, which lies some 1200 light years from Earth, has been found in recent years to have two candidate exoplanets. These planets, which are many times the mass of Jupiter
Unique 1,500 Years Old Ancient Shaman Statue Guarding An Underground Burial Chamber
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, astronomy, discovery )

Marty
- 81 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
He is some kind of a guardian of the main character deposited inside the shaft tomb, explained archaeologist Marco Zavaleta. In the same region, scientists also discovered burials of around 35 adults and three infants in cists...
Hubble Captures Vivid Auroras in JupiterâEUR(TM)s Atmosphere -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Jupiter, auroras, light show )

Nelson
- 81 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Stunning light shows on the poles of the largest planet in the Solar System.
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
- 82 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.

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