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Scientists discover weird planet that is very similar to a marshmallow
A team of astronomers have investigated a Jupiter-like world located 580 light years from Earth and found it's quite similar to a marshmallow.
NASA's Webb digs for space treasure, takes 1st picture of alien world
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has dug through space treasure to capture its first direct image of a planet outside of the solar system.
NASA's space telescope just captured a dead star eating a planet
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a distant dead star cannibalizing a nearby planet - tearing shreds of debris from it.
New multiplanet system discovered within our galactic neighborhood
A group of astronomers has discovered a multiplanet system within 10 parsecs or within our relative galactic neighborhood.
Earth's most important data needs to be 'off our planet' to be safe
A startup company has proposed that to protect Earth's most important data it needs to be 'off our planet' and somewhere safe.
Top scientists announce NASA probing Uranus is a top priority
The world's top planetary scientists have called up NASA to send a probe to Uranus, according to newly published survey.
'Screaming planets' may explain one of big mysteries of the universe
A team of researchers has proposed a hypothesis that could answer the detection of fast radio bursts from deep within the cosmos.
A haunting mass grave in Ukraine has been photographed from space
A US satellite company has captured a haunting image of a mass Ukrainian burial site located on the grounds of a church.
NASA confirms 1,000+ foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth this April
NASA's Center for Near-Earth Studies has revealed that one of the biggest space rocks of 2022 will approach Earth this month.
Asteroid found hours before approaching Earth, orbit switched forever
An astronomer at the Konkoly Observatory discovered Asteroid 2022 FD1 just before it was due to make a close approach to Earth.
The NRO is concerned satellites could soon be targeted by Russia
The director of the National Reconnaissance Office has warned of anti-satellite action taken by Russia amidst conflict in Ukraine.
New habitable planet discovered, and it's 'within reach' to Earth
A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet orbiting the Sun's neighboring star, and it's in the 'habitable zone'.
Scientists want to use these giant lasers to launch spaceships to Mars
A team of researchers have suggested using lasers to power up a spacecraft that could be sent to Mars to resupply colonists.
Unknown objects at the heart of Milky Way are sending Earth signals
Researchers detected radio waves coming from objects at the center of the Milky Way, and then they mysteriously disappeared.
Scientists say Earth's core may be cooling faster than they thought
A team of scientists has stated that Earth's core may be cooling at a much faster rate than what was previously anticipated.
Experts claim water vapor has been discovered on another planet
A team of experts has claimed that they have discovered water vapor being present in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized planet.
Not all planets are shaped like Earth, weird deformed planet found
Data acquired by the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that planets aren't strictly spherical and that some can come in weird forms.
NASA's planet hunter satellite detects a dark and mysterious object
Astronomers have used NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to detect a dark and mysterious object in space.
Record number of 'rogue planets' detected by astronomers
Researchers have identified a record number of nomadic 'rogue planets,' up to 170, which have no host star and wander the galaxy.
Scientists found massive new source of greenhouse gases warming Earth
Researchers have identified a new source of greenhouse gas emissions as permafrost melts due to Earth's rising temperatures.
There may be hundreds of 'planets' in the solar system if this happens
To many people's disdain, Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006, but that may not always be the case if a new study is heard.
Alien world discovered, pushes the scientific understanding of planets
Astronomers have made a discovery that has pushed researchers' understanding of planets and where it's possible for them to exist.
New study drops warning for alien organisms invading, Earth's new era
A newly published paper has dropped warnings for alien organisms potentially hijacking a ride back to Earth via a vehicle.
Hellish planet found, one year on the planet is just a few days
A team of astronomers has located a scorching hot, hellish exoplanet where a year on the planet is only really a few days.
NASA will launch its asteroid-deflecting spacecraft soon, watch here
NASA will launch its very first planetary defense mission later this week, where it will crash a spacecraft into an asteroid.
Earth found to have a second 'Moon', but it won't be around forever
Researchers have discovered that Earth has a second 'Moon' that isn't very large at all, and it also won't stay around forever.
Humanity's place in the universe will change when NASA finds this
A report that happens once every ten years that prioritizes astronomy objectives has called on space agencies to find Earth's twin.
Earth's first continents found to be far older than previously thought
Earth's first steps of becoming habitable may have started after 400 million years of volcanic activity that caused landmasses.
Scientists were unaware of the asteroid that just barely missed Earth
Scientists and researchers were unaware of the space rock that just barely missed Earth's surface. There was no advanced warning.
Magnets may be the solution to the ever-growing problem of space junk
Space junk circling Earth is exponentially growing, and if the problem isn't solved, it will threaten future space exploration.
Strange radio signals detected from new alien planets, says new study
A new study has detailed the discovery of 'powerful auroras' on alien worlds that may be sending strange radio signals at Earth.
First evidence found of one planet orbiting three stars at once
Astronomers are honing in on a specific star system that looks like Saturn's rings if they had a massive gap in between them.
Jupiter's atmosphere may have solved a mystery with Uranus and Neptune
Scientists have been stumped at a mystery concerning Neptune and Uranus for quite some time, but Jupiter may just have solved it.
'Really clear signals' found of nearby exoplanet that is Earth-like
Researchers have discovered 'really clear signals' of a nearby star system harboring an Earth-sized planet that may support life.
NASA's latest discovery may prove alien life existed on Mars
NASA's Perseverance rover has taken a second sample of Mars, and scientists are already suggesting it may reveal ancient life.
We just detected a mysterious exoplanet that has no known 'equivalent'
The European Space Agency has stumbled across an exoplanet that is being described as a planet 'without a known equivalent.'
Astronomers locate planet that may have a life supporting atmosphere
Astronomers have located a planet that is showing signs of a life-supporting atmosphere, as it's in the orbital sweet spot.
'Very exciting' exoplanet with more water than Earth discovered
Astronomers have stumbled upon a 'very exciting' exoplanet with more water than Earth and can be seen with the naked eye.
Here's the most accurate map of Earth ever produced by humans
A Japanese architect created an award-winning map for the most accurate depiction of planet Earth ever produced by humans.
NASA considers mission to Venus after discovery of possible life
After the recent discovery of possible life on Venus, NASA is now contemplating approving missions to Venus to find out the truth.
Scientists think there's diamond exoplanets that we could one day mine
Scientists have found the recipe for the universe to cook up a diamond exoplanet, and they believe some would already be out there.
A old school NASA satellite nose dived into Earth erupting into a fire
One of NASA's oldest satellites just nose-dived into Earth's atmosphere which has caused the relic of a satellite to disintegrate.
These are 15 rare images of planet-forming disks around stars
Astronomers have captured 15 rare images of planet-forming disks that are located hundreds of light years away.
Astronomers found two super-Earth's that could host & sustain life
Astronomers have located two super-Earth planets that could potentially host and sustain life.
NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds HIP 116454b alien exoplanet
The NASA Kepler spacecraft has found its first alien exoplanet during new space mission.