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Thursday, May 28, 2020



This bizarre exoplanet is the core of a gas giant like Jupiter that lost its gas

April 15, 2020 12:31 pm

The exoplanet TOI-849b that revolves around its star TOI-849 could be the remnant core of a gas giant.

Saturn’s atmosphere mystery finally solved: Here’s what causes the hot upper layer

April 08, 2020 2:22 pm

A new study decodes why Saturn's upper atmosphere is hot although its inner atmosphere is cold due to its long distance from the Sun.

What makes Saturn's atmosphere hot decoded

April 07, 2020 4:03 pm

According to the study, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, these electric currents, triggered by interactions between solar winds and charged particles from Saturn's moons, spark the auroras and heat the upper atmosphere.

All celestial events in April: Watch Super Pink Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and more

April 06, 2020 2:25 pm

While you are at home during the lockdown, the clearer skies could provide you with a good opportunity to witness these celestial events.

There's now a geological map of Saturn's moon Titan and here's what it reveals

November 19, 2019 11:36 am

Titan is the only solar system object other than Earth boasting stable liquids on the surface, with lakes and seas of full of methane being major features at its polar regions.

Viewing of Jupiter, Saturn planned

November 15, 2019 4:16 am

This is the last chance in 2019 to catch a glimpse of the largest and second largest planets in the solar system.

Explained: How long is a day on each planet? Venus and Saturn still tease scientists

November 05, 2019 4:21 pm

Astronomers are still looking for an accurate assessment of the length of a day on Venus, while Saturn continues to deceive us. Two new studies underline how much there is still left to learn.

Scientists unravel chemical makeup and origin of dunes in Saturn's moon Titan

October 22, 2019 3:17 pm

The researchers, including those from the University of Hawaii (UH) at Manoa in the US, examined remote sensing data from NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission to Titan.

Saturn surpasses Jupiter with most number of moons: Everything we know

October 09, 2019 12:49 pm

Scientists have discovered as many as 20 new moons around Saturn, taking its tally to 82 and edging past Jupiter.

Saturn now has the most moons as 20 new discovered, now ahead of Jupiter

October 08, 2019 1:57 pm

The solar system has a new winner in the moon department. Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82 moons. That beats Jupiter and its 79 moons.