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Wednesday, December 01, 2021



The hubble telescope checks in with the most distant planets

November 25, 2021 6:31 pm

The results, NASA says, will help scientists understand the dynamics of huge gas giant planets both in our own solar system and around other stars, as well as provide insights into how Earth’s atmosphere works.

Jupiter's monster storm not just wide but surprisingly deep

October 29, 2021 8:18 am

The mission's lead scientist, Scott Bolton of Southwest Research Institute, said there might not be a hard cutoff at the bottom of the storm.

NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids

October 18, 2021 10:37 am

Scientists hope Lucy's close-up fly-by of seven Trojans will yield new clues to how the solar system's planets came to be formed some 4.5 billion years ago and what shaped their present configuration.

Fact check: Did aliens send radio signals from outside the solar system?

October 14, 2021 3:47 pm

The researchers said that they had discovered radio signals from 19 distant red dwarf stars or M dwarfs.

Astronomers found a planet that survived its star’s death

October 14, 2021 10:30 am

After searching for years for its host star with the Keck II telescope in Hawaii, the study team concluded it was orbiting a white dwarf that is too faint to directly observe.

UAE to launch probe targeting asteroid between Mars, Jupiter

October 05, 2021 6:29 pm

The project targets a 2028 launch with a landing in 2033, a five-year journey in which the spacecraft will travel some 3.6 billion kilometers.

Two red objects were found in the Asteroid Belt. They shouldn’t be there

July 29, 2021 3:17 pm

The two objects called 203 Pompeja and 269 Justitia, have an unusual colour and stable circular orbits, meaning they must have settled into this space long ago. Both also

Hubble finds evidence of water vapour on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede

July 27, 2021 4:45 pm

At noon, Ganymede's surface may become warm near the equator and the icy surface may release water molecules.

Spacecraft buzzes Jupiter's mega moon, 1st close-up in years

June 09, 2021 10:05 am

NASAs Juno spacecraft has provided the first closeups of Jupiters largest moon in two decades.

Explained: Jupiter and Saturn will meet again in the 'Great Conjunction'

December 30, 2020 3:00 pm

Great Conjunction: A pairing between any pair of planets is a conjunction. Jupiter and Saturn are the two largest planets visible to the naked eye, hence the expression ‘Great Conjunction’.