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An Undisturbed Ancient Relic of Our Galaxy is Flying Through Our Solar System
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An Undisturbed Ancient Relic of Our Galaxy is Flying Through Our Solar System

Astronomers have found that the first-ever interstellar comet Borisov was also the first observable relic of its planetary system, which…
Giant Asteroid from Ancient Solar System to Fly Past Earth on March 21
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Giant Asteroid from Ancient Solar System to Fly Past Earth on March 21

This month will be marked by the closest approach of the largest asteroid that will pass near our planet in…
Farfarout: Existence of Farthest Object in the Solar System Confirmed
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Farfarout: Existence of Farthest Object in the Solar System Confirmed

Planetary scientists have confirmed the discovery of the solar system’s farthest object from the Sun today, scientifically designated 2018 AG37…
Oldest Evidence Of Liquid Water In The Solar System Found Inside Meteorite
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Oldest Evidence Of Liquid Water In The Solar System Found Inside Meteorite

Perhaps you remember the news from a couple of years ago when a meteorite fell in Northern Germany. Two years…
Against All Odds: Scientists Find Solar System With Six Suns
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Against All Odds: Scientists Find Solar System With Six Suns

Binary and even trinary star systems have long been considered rather common. Planets under two or three suns are also…
Cosmic 3D Map of Milky Way Reveals Location Of Brown Dwarfs Near Our Solar System
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Cosmic 3D Map of Milky Way Reveals Location Of Brown Dwarfs Near Our Solar System

Volunteers participating in the citizen science project Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 (open to both scientists and amateur astronomers) have helped…
10 Things You Should Know About Eris, The Solar System’s “10th Planet”
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10 Things You Should Know About Eris, The Solar System’s “10th Planet”

When the “new planet” Eris was presented to the world on July 29, 2005, it did not yet have an…
5 NASA Missions That Changed Our Understanding Of The Solar System
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5 NASA Missions That Changed Our Understanding Of The Solar System

Since NASA was founded more than 60 years ago, it has launched hundreds of missions into space. From probes that…
There’s Evidence that a Massive, Mysterious Object Existed in The Solar System’s Early Days
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There’s Evidence that a Massive, Mysterious Object Existed in The Solar System’s Early Days

In October 2018, astronomers observed an approaching small meteorite that was supposed to impact somewhere in Northern Sudan. Fortunately, there…
10 Places in the Solar System Where Life Could Exist
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10 Places in the Solar System Where Life Could Exist

Finding life outside of Earth and more specifically, in the Solar System, has always captivated the human mind. For centuries,…
10 of the Strangest Moons in the Solar System
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10 of the Strangest Moons in the Solar System

Did you know that there are more than 200 discovered Moons in the Solar System? Most of them orbit around…
Jupiter, a “Solar System” of its Own: 600 Moons Likely Orbit the Gas Giant
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Jupiter, a “Solar System” of its Own: 600 Moons Likely Orbit the Gas Giant

Of all the planets in the solar system, Jupiter is one of my favorites. Not just because of its behemoth…
Here Are the 7 Wonders Of Our Solar System
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Here Are the 7 Wonders Of Our Solar System

The solar system is humongous, and it contains numerous wonders that are hard to ignore. Space, in general, has not…
3 Strange Objects in the Solar System That You Probably Never Heard About Before
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3 Strange Objects in the Solar System That You Probably Never Heard About Before

If we say that Earth is our home, then the solar system is our neighborhood. As far as exploration, humankind…
NASA Spacecraft Visits Dwarf Planet in the Solar System, Finds it Likely has a Massive Subterranean Ocean
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NASA Spacecraft Visits Dwarf Planet in the Solar System, Finds it Likely has a Massive Subterranean Ocean

Located between Mars and Jupiter’s orbits, this mysterious world has been the subject of many headlines on our website in…
Black Hole the Size of a Grapefruit Could Lurk at the Limits of our Solar System
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Black Hole the Size of a Grapefruit Could Lurk at the Limits of our Solar System

Black Hole the Size of Grapefruit Could Lurk in the Outermost Limits of our Solar System Scientists say there could…
Six Potential Exomoons Discovered in Distant Solar Systems Raise Hopes of Finding Alien Life
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Six Potential Exomoons Discovered in Distant Solar Systems Raise Hopes of Finding Alien Life

A group of astronomers from Western University has reported discovering six potential exomoons in distant star systems in the galaxy.…
Here’s What Sunsets Look Like on Other Worlds in the Solar System
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Here’s What Sunsets Look Like on Other Worlds in the Solar System

A new tool developed by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center allows us to see what sunsets look like…
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…
Distant Moon Detected in the Outer Solar System; Here’s What You Should Know
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Distant Moon Detected in the Outer Solar System; Here’s What You Should Know

Astronomers have likely detected the existence of a distant moon closely orbiting a dwarf planet called 2002 TC302 in the…
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…
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