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Solar System

Could There Be Two More Large Planets Beyond Pluto?

September 3, 2015 |

There are only 8 planets in the solar system, at least that we know of. The planets are pretty big and we have all these powerful telescopes. So, you’d think we’d know if there is another one around. But, some scientists aren’t so sure! According to at least two teams of researchers, there might be a few more planets beyond Pluto, lurking in the dark depths of space, just waiting to be discovered. Read More

Dawn Spacecraft Finds A Strange Pyramid On Ceres

August 27, 2015 |

A new dramatic pics, the closest pics yet of the dwarf planet Ceres, sent by NASA’ Dawn spacecraft last week, show several features of the small world in unprecedented detail, including tall, conical mountain — a ‘pyramid on Ceres’, as it called by scientists — as well as wide cylindrical depressions and even some large craters. Read More

Saturn’s Moon Dione Become Even More Mysterious

August 21, 2015 |

if you’re anything like us you’re probably a fan of Saturn with its seven groups of gorgeous ring, 62 main moon and hundreds of smaller moonlets and also has one tiny artificial satellite, Cassini, which just finished its last close flyby of one of Saturn’s moons, Dione, on August 17. Read More

Ancient Lake on Mars was Once A Sustainable Place For life, New Study Found

August 16, 2015 |

Even if Mars became cold and dry place long ago, though its still a mysterious world with many intriguing secrets waiting to be unveiled. Recently, a team of scientists have uncovered evidence of an ancient martian lake that likely represents one of the very last places where liquid water existed 3.6 billion years ago. Read More

Strange Alien Red ‘Arcs’ Spotted On Tethys ~ Saturn’s Icy Moon

July 31, 2015 |

New Cassini’ enhanced-color photos reveal a surprising feature on Saturn’s icy moon Tethys: a mysterious, graffiti-like reddish streaks running for miles on moon’ surface, their origin unknown. Read More

The First & The New Era Of Planetary Exploration (.gif Collection)

July 17, 2015 |

Here is a collection of .gifs covering first encounters/flybys of planets. The first & the new era of planetary exploration. Enjoy it. Read More

New Horizons Reveals Huge Ice Mountains (11.000 ft) On Pluto

July 16, 2015 |

New high-resolution images captured by NASA’ New Horizons probe reveals the first close-up of the dwarf planet’s equator, a region with large ice mountains reaching up to 11,000ft (3,350 meters) above the surface. Read More

Pluto: New Images Released by NASA’ New Horizons Intrigue Astronomers

July 9, 2015 |

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent new high-resolution images of the dwarf planet Pluto, just days before its historic encounter on July 14, including one showing the four mysterious dark spots on the icy distant world. Read More

Is There An Exoplanet In Our Own Solar System?

July 4, 2015 |

We think that all planets revolve around the sun are born in our solar system but what we think may actually be wrong. Read More

Earth’ Micro-Organisms That Could Live On Mars

June 5, 2015 |

We still do not know if there’s life on Mars or even if there was one day but some hardy microbes could indeed survive on the Red Planet, a new study claims. Read More

ESA Observed Weird Blue Patches On Mars’ Surface. What Are These?

June 4, 2015 |

In this image, released recently by ESA — European Space Agency — we can see a pronounced effect of prevailing wind on the red planet, Mars. Read More

Dawn Is Closer To The Dwarf Planet ~ Stunning New Image Of Ceres

May 30, 2015 |

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is getting progressively closer to the dwarf planet Ceres, as the latest image shows. Read More

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