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New Images Could Solve Geometry Debate Around Pulsars

20/01/2017 • Pulsars are a type of neutron star born in supernova explosions when massive stars collapse....

Pluto’s moon blocks solar wind!

19/01/2017 • Pluto’s relationship with its moon Charon is one of the more unusual interactions in the...

Frozen Pile of Nitrogen May Have Tipped Pluto

23/11/2016 • There’s evidence a frozen mass of nitrogen piled up and threw Pluto off kilter, much like a...

New Signs of Life on Mars?

12/11/2016 • A strangely shaped depression on Mars could be a new place to look for signs of life on the...

Strange Asteroid May Carry Water or Hydroxyl?

29/10/2016 • Astronomers have discovered possible evidence of water on the...

Gravity is Greater at The Center of This Crater on The Moon

29/10/2016 • The most detailed measurement of the moon’s gravity has uncovered interesting details about...

Solar Systems Formation Models ‘Might be Wrong’

22/10/2016 • The discovery of two massive companions around one star in a close binary system—one...

Scientist’s Want to Build a New Giant Space Telecope

22/10/2016 • Scientists have proposed a space observatory that would have a...

Auroras on Jupiter Emit Weird ‘Alien’ Sounds

15/10/2016 • When a NASA spacecraft made its first full orbit around Jupiter, an instrument on board...

Pluto is emitting X-rays

17/09/2016 • The detection of X-rays coming from Pluto is challenging scientists to understand more about...

The Supernova That Wasn’t

10/09/2016 • New findings help rewrite the story of how the iconic and mysterious...

Can Radio Bursts Find Dark Matter?

27/08/2016 • Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the...

Water Possibly Didn’t Form Gullies on Mars

27/08/2016 • Gullies on modern Mars are most likely not the result of flowing...

Jupiter’s Energy Crisis

27/08/2016 • For 40 years scientists have struggled to understand why Jupiter’s upper atmosphere is so...

Huge Asteroid Gave the Moon its Right Eye

23/07/2016 • Around 3.8 billion years ago, an asteroid more than 150 miles across, roughly equal to the...

Titan Could Host a Whole Different Type of Life?

17/07/2016 • With data from NASA’s Cassini and Huygens missions, scientists have uncovered a chemical...

This Planet Has Triple Sunsets!

11/07/2016 • Imagine a planet where you’d either experience constant daylight or enjoy triple sunrises...

Why with Nye – Jupiter

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Super-Fast Star Rotates 51 Time a Minute

03/07/2016 • Astronomers have detected what may be the most rapidly rotating brown dwarf ever measured. The...

Juno to Enter Jupiters’ orbit on July 4th

03/07/2016 • On the Fourth of July, Paul Steffes will stare into the Pasadena, California, evening sky. He...

Did Ligo Just Find Dark Matter?

26/06/2016 • A gravity wave passing by Earth may have left a clue to solving a major mystery: the nature of...

Pluto May Have an Ocean!

26/06/2016 • When the NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft buzzed by Pluto last year,...

Did Asteroids Cause Earth’s Rarest Structure?

26/06/2016 • Scientists have only found two quasicrystals on Earth. These super...

Detectors Find More Gravitational Waves

19/06/2016 • Scientists have observed gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime—for the...

Wierd Swedish Rock is a New Type of Meteorite

19/06/2016 • An ancient space rock discovered in a Swedish quarry is a type of meteorite never before found...

First Alien Encounter May not Happen for 1,500 years

19/06/2016 • Extraterrestrials may one day try and get in touch with us, but after deconstructing the Fermi...

Is ‘Hot Jupiter’ Facing an Early Death?

12/06/2016 • A search for the galaxy’s youngest planets has turned up one unlike any other—a newborn...

Black Hole Devours Clouds of Cold, Clumpy Gas.

12/06/2016 • Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole about to devour clouds of cold, clumpy...

Star with Disk Suggests Big Planets Form Fast

05/06/2016 • Astronomers have found a giant planet in close orbit around a star so young that it still...

Map gets beneath Jupiter’s Clouds

05/06/2016 • Astronomers have produced the most detailed radio map yet of the atmosphere of Jupiter. Their...

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