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There’s a Giant Coronal Hole In the Sun Right Now

May 29, 2016 | 2

This week, NASA’ Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured a remarkable phenomenon on the sun’s surface, a giant hole known as coronal hole taking up more than 10% of our sun’s surface. Read More

Mars Ocean Experience Mega Tsunamis Billions Of Years Ago

May 21, 2016 | 2

We’re still learning new things about the planets orbiting our own star; Yesterday, a group of astronomers announced that mega tsunamis on Mars probably helped shape the Red Planet’s terrain. Read More

Astronomy For Kids: Neptune, The Eighth Planet From The sun

April 26, 2016 | 1

From today, we will start a powerful and fun resource for kids, astronomy for kids lessons, exploring our universe and space related topics, lessons designed with kids in mind, as well as their parents. Read More

Solar System: How Do We Calculate Mass Of Sun?

April 19, 2016 |

It is too easy for you to measure the mass of everyday items, like a bread, an apple, a watermelon but how do you measure the mass of something much much larger, like the SUN? Read More

Primordial Super-Earth May Have Been Devoured By The Sun

April 16, 2016 | 1

Two scientists from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have suggested the existence of at least one super-Earth in the early days of the solar system located within the orbit of planet Mercury which ended up being devoured by the Sun. Read More

KELT-4Ab Planet With Three Suns, Rare Triple Star System

April 2, 2016 |

A team of astronomers working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have just found a stable planet inside in a three-star system. Read More

Was Planet Nine Captured By The Sun During The Cluster Phase?

March 24, 2016 | 3

Is planet nine actually an exoplanet? New study investigate the prospects for the capture of Planet 9 from other stars during the dissipation of the Sun’s birth cluster. Read More

Is There Any Probability That Our Sun Can Become A Black Hole?

March 15, 2016 |

Falling in love is just like falling in a black hole, time goes slow for you but is the same for everyone else. But what are black holes? And how did they get here? Read More

If Sun Dies What Would Happen To Earth?

March 3, 2016 |

You live on a lovely terrestrial planet called Earth that conveniently lies in the solar system’s Goldilocks zone or habitable zone. It is just the right distance from the Sun that the planet’s surface doesn’t freeze over, but also isn’t so hot that your bodily fluids would boil. Read More

Astronomers Found A Jupiter-Like Planet Orbiting Sun-Like Star. Twin Solar System?

July 17, 2015 |

So far, NASA’ Kepler Space Telescope and other exoplanet survey missions have found thousands of alien planetary systems with nearly 2,000 confirmed exoplanets. Read More

Our Sun Born Much Later After Milky Way’s “Star Birthing” Party

April 26, 2015 |

Billion years ago, galaxies like our Milky Way underwent an era of prolific star formation, churning out stars at a frenzy rate, 30 times faster than they do today. Read More

Tatooine-Like Planets With Twin Sunsets May Be Common In Universe

March 31, 2015 |

That image of Luke Skywalker staring out from his home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is iconic. This is mostly because you see Luke staring up at two sunsets, which we all know can’t happen in real life. Or could it? Read More

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