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Brown Dwarf Star Killed its Companion, Turning it into a White Dwarf Star
November 09, 2017
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Brown Dwarf Star Killed its Companion, Turning it into a White Dwarf Star

A team of Brazilian astronomers observed a rare sight in the Milky Way. They saw a brown dwarf killing its brother star, turning it into a white dwarf. Researchers from Brazil saw a really weird event occurring in an eclipsing binary. This binary system is composed of a white dwarf and a low-mass brown dwarf. Brazilian...

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NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin
October 31, 2017
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NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin

The US astronaut, Scott Kelly, spent 11 months aboard the ISS, cutting 5 minutes and 13 milliseconds off his Earth age in the process. Scott Kelly is a 53-year-old American astronaut. He retired last year after spending 11 continuous months on the International Space Station. NASA’s veteran orbited the Earth 5,440...

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These Weird Space Sounds Compiled by NASA will Give You Goosebumps
October 30, 2017
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These Weird Space Sounds Compiled by NASA will Give You Goosebumps

Just in time for Halloween, NASA published this compilation of weird space sounds. NASA published this impressive playlist on their Soundcloud account. So, there are plenty of spacecraft roaming the Universe. These weird space sounds come from the farthest reaches of space. It is obvious, that the sound in the vacuum of space...

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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers
October 28, 2017
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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is continuing to amaze us with the discoveries of so many weird exoplanets. In this weird planet, it snows sunscreen. This time, the legendary telescope has found a scorching hot planet outside our solar system where it “snows” titanium dioxide. This ingredient is the most active...

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Neutron Stars are Producing all the Gold in the Universe
October 22, 2017
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Neutron Stars are Producing all the Gold in the Universe

The gold in your ring or necklace comes from the deep space, through a cosmic collision. When Neutron Stars collide they spew a high amount of gold. Two neutron stars, some 130 million years ago, in another galaxy, spiraled closer and closer together until they crashed into each other. Thus, sending gravitational...

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Scientists Discover a Moon Cave Big Enough for an Astronaut Base
October 19, 2017
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Scientists Discover a Moon Cave Big Enough for an Astronaut Base

Japanese space agency has announced that it has discovered a cave on the Moon. The moon cave is big enough for an astronaut base. This moon cave is 50km long and 100 meters wide. It sits around a series of volcanic dimes known as the Marius Hills. The Marius Hills, which could one day serve as humanity’s temporary dwelling...

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Space US Military Service Is On Its Way To Become A Reality
July 05, 2017
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Space US Military Service Is On Its Way To Become A Reality

American troops are currently serving in many places around the globe, but congress is talking about a plan to create a separate military service for space operations, that would take over much of what the Air Force now does at Cape Canaveral. A House Armed Services Committee proposal that’s making its way to the Senate...

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How Much Do Stars Live And What Happens To Them After They Die?
July 03, 2017
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How Much Do Stars Live And What Happens To Them After They Die?

Just like anything else in the Universe, stars cannot live forever either. That’s because they run on fuel. What happens to them? Stars are mostly balls of hydrogen gas that came together from a nebula of gas and dust. Fusion is the process where they generate their energy. This is where atoms of hydrogen combine...

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Top 5 Weirdest Planets Ever Discovered
June 29, 2017
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Top 5 Weirdest Planets Ever Discovered

Astronomers are looking at the sky in hope of finding life, but on their way, they also discover the weirdest planets out there. …and our list of five weirdest planets starts with: 5.GJ1214b Artist’s rendition of a transit of GJ 1214 b in blue light. The blue sphere represents the host star GJ 1214, and the black...

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Hubble Discovers A Dead Galaxy That Was Wasted A Long Time Ago
June 25, 2017
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Hubble Discovers A Dead Galaxy That Was Wasted A Long Time Ago

This new, discovered dead galaxy stopped making new stars just a few billion years after the big bang. This Dead galaxy was not so easy to be found. That’s because objects in the distant universe appear small and difficult to see. So, astronomers need to see them through a cosmic magnifying glass. Using the Hubble Space...

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