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Astronomers Say Life As We Know It May Have Developed on Mars, Venus and Mercury
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Astronomers Say Life As We Know It May Have Developed on Mars, Venus and Mercury

While mankind continues exploring the universe hoping to one day finally answer whether we are alone in the universe, various…
Mercury is the Closest Planet to Earth and Every Other World in the Solar System
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Mercury is the Closest Planet to Earth and Every Other World in the Solar System

Mind=Blown! According to a new calculation, Mercury and not Venus is the closest planet to Earth. But not only to…
Scientists Make Unprecedented Discovery Between the Orbit of Mercury and Venus
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Scientists Make Unprecedented Discovery Between the Orbit of Mercury and Venus

It’s not aliens, and it is not a newly-found celestial body, but nonetheless, the discovery is of great importance since most…
From Volcanoes on Mars to Scarps on Mercury – How Places on Other Worlds Get Their Names
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From Volcanoes on Mars to Scarps on Mercury – How Places on Other Worlds Get Their Names

The New Horizons spacecraft, which flew past Pluto in 2015, successfully completed a flyby of “Ultima Thule”, an object in the Kuiper belt of bodies beyond Neptune on…
Unprecedented Images Reveal Previously-Unseen Parts of Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede
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Unprecedented Images Reveal Previously-Unseen Parts of Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

Scientists have revealed the first images of the north pole of Jupiter’s gigantic moon Ganymede. NASA’s Juno mission has obtained…
Cosmic Wonder: Closest Great Conjunction Since 1602 Set To Take Place in December 2020
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Cosmic Wonder: Closest Great Conjunction Since 1602 Set To Take Place in December 2020

This 2020 has been impressive in terms of cosmic events. In December 2020, we will witness the Great Conjunction, which…
A Spacecraft En-Route to “Touch the Sun” Snaps Closest Image of Sun to Date
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A Spacecraft En-Route to “Touch the Sun” Snaps Closest Image of Sun to Date

A spacecraft tasked with studying the Sun at never-before-seen distances has managed to shape a never-before-seen image of the Sun…
Astronomers Reveal “Miniature” Solar System and the Youngest Rocky Planets Ever Found
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Astronomers Reveal “Miniature” Solar System and the Youngest Rocky Planets Ever Found

Astronomers have reported discovering what is considered a “miniaturized” solar system and another star system home to some of the…
One In  A Million: Astronomers Find Super-Earth With an Earth-Like Orbit
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One In  A Million: Astronomers Find Super-Earth With an Earth-Like Orbit

Astronomers have found what is being hailed as a one-in-a-million discovery: the team spotted a rare, Super-Earth towards the center…
Cosmic Smile: Are Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon Aligning to form a Happy Face in the Night Sky?
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Cosmic Smile: Are Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon Aligning to form a Happy Face in the Night Sky?

According to various online claims (including the BBC), this Saturday, May 16, 2020, the Moon, and the planets Venus and…
Distant Solar System is Home to 6 Exoplanets With Nearly-Perfect Rhythmic Orbits
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Distant Solar System is Home to 6 Exoplanets With Nearly-Perfect Rhythmic Orbits

88 light-years away, five super-Earth’s, and at least one “mini-Neptune” orbit a Sun-like star. These five planets are locked in…
US Navy Officially Declassifies 3 UFO Videos Filmed by Pilots
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US Navy Officially Declassifies 3 UFO Videos Filmed by Pilots

Three videos of fighter pilots pursuing UFOs, previously released without official permission by an investigative group, have finally been declassified…
Long-Held Idea About Venus’ Atmosphere Upended Thanks to “Lucky” Data
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Long-Held Idea About Venus’ Atmosphere Upended Thanks to “Lucky” Data

Data fortuitously collected by NASA’s MESSENGER mission reveals a surge in nitrogen concentrations 45 kilometers above the surface of Venus,…
ESO Telescope Spots Distant Star “Dancing” Around Supermassive Black Hole
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ESO Telescope Spots Distant Star “Dancing” Around Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have observed a fascinating cosmic event: a distant star that seems to be dancing around a supermassive black hole.…
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