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Study of Uranus Suggests Some of Its Moons Are on a Collision Course
Science & Tech  (tags: solar system, space exploration, moons, planets )

Freya
- 18 days ago - phys.org
A trio of researchers, two with the University of Idaho, the other with Wellesley College, has found evidence suggesting that two pairs of Uranus's moons are on a collision course.
Long-Ago Smashups Could Explain Earth's Weird Composition
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, solar system, formation of Earth, cosmology )

Freya
- 54 days ago - space.com
Earth and the other rocky planets have a composition that's different from the building blocks that formed them long ago - and scientists may now know why.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Spots 219 Possible New Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, outer space, exoplanets, Kepler telescope, discoveries )

Freya
- 152 days ago - yahoo.com
NASA recently announced that its Kepler space telescope has updated its catalogue of exoplanets with 219 new candidates. Ten of these newly spotted exoplanets are nearly the size of Earth and orbit in their star's habitable zones.
25 Space Conspiracies That Just Won't Die
Science & Tech  (tags: space, urban legends, NASA, astronauts, solar system, planets, Moon, asteroids, hoaxes )

Freya
- 197 days ago - space.com
On the internet, you need to be a skeptical reader these days. Claims of aliens and UFOs, Mars being abnormally big, or the moon turning green are the kinds of things you should check out carefully.
How Many Suns Can a Planet Have?
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, cosmos, Universe, planets, stars, Tatooine )

Freya
- 483 days ago - space.com
A strange alien world with three suns in its sky has just been discovered, but it didn't break any records. There are a handful of other known exoplanets with three host stars, and quite a few out there with two suns.
Astronomers: Red Giant Stars Could Host Habitable Exoplanets | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets, habital zone )

Nelson
- 496 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.
A Planet With A 27,000 Year Orbit & That's Just Where The Strangeness Begins - Universe Today
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets )

Nelson
- 497 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
Earth-Like Planets Unlikely in 'Hot Jupiter' Solar Systems
Science & Tech  (tags: space, planets, universe )

Nelson
- 530 days ago - space.com
Alien solar systems with hot Jupiter planets
Planet Spotted Forming Around Binary Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, discovery, space, planets, exoplanet )

Michael
- 645 days ago - iflscience.com
A crescent-shaped gap has been observed in the gas around a pair of stars. The astronomers who discovered it believe the missing material is coalescing into a planet, providing an unprecedented opportunity to understand how planet formation happens.
'Ninth Planet' May Exist in Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: space, planets, solar system )

Freya
- 669 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced on Wednesday.
Researchers Find Evidence of a Real Ninth Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, solar system, planets, outer solar systemresearch )

Louise
- 670 days ago - phys.org
Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet tracing a, highly elliptical orbit in the outer solar system. The object, nicknamed Planet Nine, has a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbits about 20 times further out than Neptune
Astronomers Say a Neptune-Sized Planet Lurks Beyond Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, Solar System, planets, new planet, ninth planet, planet X )

Beatrice
- 670 days ago - sciencemag.org
The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet. Today, two scientists announced evidence that a body nearly the size of NeptuneâEUR"but as yet unseenâEUR"orbits the sun every 15,000 years. During the solar systemâEUR(TM)s infancy 4.5 billion years ago,
Manned Mission to Mars Must Not Ignore Human Struggles, Expert Stresses
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, Solar System, planets, psychology )

Freya
- 728 days ago - space.com
A successful crewed Mars campaign must recognize, and take pains to ameliorate, the psychological and cultural challenges that Red Planet pioneers will face, a prominent space architect says.
Venus, Jupiter and Mars Line Up for Skyline Spectacle
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, planets, skyline spectacle )

Ray
- 756 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Venus, Jupiter and Mars can be seen from the Earth's skyline this week in a rare grouping of the three planets.
NASA Eyes On Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, news, NewTechnology, Cosmos, planets, stars, interesting, research, science, space, study, computers, astronomy )

Mari
- 899 days ago - eyes.nasa.gov
NASA computer program that allows you to see all the planets they've discovered around other stars!
 

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