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Milky Way’s Long-Lost Sibling Was Eaten By Andromeda
July 23, 2018
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Milky Way’s Long-Lost Sibling Was Eaten By Andromeda

Scientists at the University of Michigan found that our closest large galactic neighbor has cannibalized Milky Way’s long-lost sibling.  It turns out the Milky Way galaxy once had a sibling named M32p. A new study has concluded that Andromeda shredded it about 2 billion years ago. Researchers published the study online...

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Dust Clouds Storm Near Martian Ice Caps
July 22, 2018
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Dust Clouds Storm Near Martian Ice Caps

An image from the European Space Agency shows thick dust clouds approaching ahead of a giant storm. The dust moves near the planet’s north polar ice cap. ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft captured the stunning photo of the raging storm on the red planet. Everyone here on Earth has been following the latest news about...

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Astronomers Discover 12 Moons Orbiting Jupiter
July 19, 2018
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Astronomers Discover 12 Moons Orbiting Jupiter

The latest survey of the region around Jupiter revealed 12 moons, raising the number to 79 natural satellites. One of them orbits in a different direction. On Tuesday, scientists led by Scott S. Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science announced the discovery of twelve new moons around Jupiter. Thus, bringing the...

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Telescope Upgrade Brings Super-sharp Images
July 18, 2018
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Telescope Upgrade Brings Super-sharp Images

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has just received an upgrade. Experts have attached a new adaptive optics mode called laser tomography. This new upgrade tells us how far we’ve come. The Very Large Telescope consists of four telescopes with 8.2-meter (27-foot) mirrors in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert. Today,...

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NASA’s Juno Reveals a Possible Volcano on Jupiter’s Io
July 14, 2018
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NASA’s Juno Reveals a Possible Volcano on Jupiter’s Io

New data from the NASA’s Juno spacecraft points to a new possible volcano on Jupiter moon Io. But, this is just one of many other volcanic activities there. Juno collected this data using its Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument. Thus, pointing to a new heat source close to the south pole of Io. This gives...

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$200,000 For a Space Trip on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin
July 13, 2018
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$200,000 For a Space Trip on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos plans to charge passengers $200,000 to $300,000 for a space trip with its Blue Origin rocket company. He hopes to sell tickets next year. Two people familiar with Bezos’ plans told Reuters about the prices that will be as high as the trip itself. Jeff Bezos is the founder of Blue Origin, an independent company...

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Astronomers Capture Baby Planet For The First Time
July 02, 2018
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Astronomers Capture Baby Planet For The First Time

For the first time, astronomers have observed a planet being born. They’ve also shared the historic photo, the first of its kind, of the baby planet. The new photo shows a young planet taking shape in the disk of gas and dust surrounding a young star. “These disks around young stars are the birthplaces of planets,...

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Complex Organics Found on Saturn’s Moon Enceladus
June 27, 2018
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Complex Organics Found on Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

Scientists have detected traces of complex organics blasting out of the depths of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. This is the best evidence yet for alien life. Using data collected by NASA’s late-great Cassini space probe, scientists have been able to discover complex organic molecules on Saturn’s ocean moon Enceladus....

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Black Hole Eating a Star Seen For The First Time
June 14, 2018
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Black Hole Eating a Star Seen For The First Time

Astronomers observe for the first time a monster black hole eating a star and throwing an enormous blast. The study relies on 10 years of observations. The new research relies on observations from a group of well-known telescopes. This may help astronomers locate black holes in the future. As the black hole rips the star...

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Three Earth-Sized Planets Found 160 Light-Years Away
June 08, 2018
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Three Earth-Sized Planets Found 160 Light-Years Away

Astronomers collected data from the K2 mission of NASA’s Kepler satellite. Thus, finding three Earth-sized planets in a solar system 160 light-years away. These mysterious worlds lie in the constellation of the Sextant at 50 parsecs from the Sun. They orbit too close to their parent star. Therefore, they may be too hot...

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