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Proxima Centauri c: Nearest Super-Earth World To Us

June 30, 2020 |

Scientists have announced the discovery of a second Exoworld orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest stellar neighbor to our Sun, a super-Earth highly significant for planet formation models. Read More

Evidence Of Life Inside Jupiters Moon Europa

June 28, 2020 |

Jupiter’s moon Europa has been long viewed as a potential habitat for alien life beyond Earth. Now, a new research reveals that the subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon, hidden beneath the thick shell of ice, should be able to support life. Read More

Astronomers Find The Most Earth-like Planet Orbiting a Sun-like Star

June 10, 2020 |

An international team of astronomers has discovered a potentially habitable exoplanet which is more similar to Earth in size and orbit than any planet found before. Read More

Light Pollution: What Is Going On With Our Galaxy?

June 19, 2016 | 3

If you want to look at those bright stars thingies in the night sky you may not be able to see what your ancestors saw in the past. Read More

Dark Radiation Make Galaxies Accelerating 9% Faster

June 3, 2016 | 2

This week, unexpected new results from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows that the galaxies are accelerating 9% faster away from each other than previously anticipated, astronomers are not quite sure why! Read More

Astrophysicists have Detected The Faintest Galaxy Known So Far

May 20, 2016 |

Using the W. M. Keck Observatory located on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, astrophysicists at University of California have detected the faintest galaxy ever, born just after the Big Bang. Read More

Update: Star KIC 846852 Mystery Still Unsolved

May 18, 2016 |

The most mysterious star in the universe KIC 846852 still baffling scientists. We have no idea what’s going around this bizarre star and maybe we’ll never know for sure; the only thing we can do is just to exclude the many-proposed hypotheses. Read More

Red Giant Stars Could Host Exoplanets With Alien Life

May 17, 2016 |

Everything in the universe comes to an end, and our sun is no exception. In five billion years from now, the sun will become a huge orange giant star, so large that it will engulf the orbits of Mercury and Venus. Read More

EPIC-1166: The Most Massive Mini-Neptune Ever Found

May 16, 2016 |

Using ESO’s world-leading exoplanet hunter HARPS and photometry from NASA’ Kepler telescope, astronomers announced the discovery of a new exoplanet, a mini-Neptune world orbiting an ancient star 385 light years away from Earth. Read More

AGC 198691 Galaxy Provide A Glimpse of Early Universe’ Conditions

May 13, 2016 | 1

AGC 198691, a dwarf blue galaxy, located in the nearby neighborhood provide some of the best links to the conditions present in the infant universe, astronomers says. Read More

TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets are most Probably Inhospitable

May 7, 2016 | 5

Last week, scientists announced the discovery of a remarkable three potential habitable exoplanets orbiting around the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, an alien planetary system just 40 light-years away from us. Read More

KIC 8462852 Star Mystery Just Got Even Deeper

April 27, 2016 | 91

In a relatively distant place, approximately 1,480 light years away from Earth, sits one of the most controversial objects in our galaxy, KIC 8462852, as its dubbed, clearly becomes the primary subject of much ongoing research. Read More

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