Tag "planets"

What if a Moon had it’s own Moon?

1 month ago

Recently, the first evidence of an exomoon — meaning, a moon orbiting a planet in another star system — was found, but what if we

Scientists May Have Discovered the First Confirmed Exomoon

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Scientists may have discovered the first confirmed exomoon. This is a moon orbiting a planet outside our own solar system, which seems to be absolutely

Scientists Release a Detailed 3D Map of Dark Matter

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Dark matter is a large quantity of matter that exists in the universe that we can’t directly see, but scientists know it’s there. How? Because

NASA Plans to Hunt for Technosignatures to Find Alien Life

2 months ago

When it comes to the hunt for advanced alien life NASA has a new plan: technosignatures. So what’s a technosignature? It’s a sign of technology

Rollin’ Justin the German-Engineered Robot Could Further Deep Space Missions

2 months ago

Thanks to a new robotics system an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) was able to stroll around the Earth by proxy. Alexander Gerst,

New Study Finds Asteroids and Meteorites are Derived from a Handful of Minor Ancient Planets

4 months ago

A new study published in the journal Nature Astronomy found that most asteroids and meteorites come from just a handful of minor ancient planets formed

One of the Largest Asteroids Will Be Nearing Earth and Can be Seen with the Naked Eye

4 months ago

Astronomers have reported that an enormous asteroid approximately the width of Arizona, currently appears so bright in the night sky that it’s possible to see

Red Nuggets are Helping Astronomers Learn More about Galaxies

5 months ago

Around ten years ago, astronomers found a population of small, but massive galaxies known as “red nuggets.” Now, a recent study using NASA’s Chandra X-ray

New Study On Bacteria Known as Cyanobacteria Could Help Us Detect Life on Other Planets

5 months ago

A study conducted on a group of robust organisms that can survive extremely harsh conditions could one day help humans colonize Mars and offer clues

New Study Confirms Three Newly Formed Planets Circle Infant Star HD 163296

5 months ago

Astronomers examining the hoops and gaps within a young star’s swirling protoplanetary disk think that three baby planets could be responsible for these grooves. Outlined

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