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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.…
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…
Astronomers Find Dozens of Interstellar Asteroids Alien to Our Solar System
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Astronomers Find Dozens of Interstellar Asteroids Alien to Our Solar System

At least 19 asteroids orbited another, distant alien star before joining our solar system drifting between Jupiter and Neptune. According…
Astronomers Find the Smallest Dwarf Planet in the Solar System
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Astronomers Find the Smallest Dwarf Planet in the Solar System

Astronomers have revealed they may just have discovered what is considered the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system. To…
Scientists Spot Second Interstellar Visitor Traveling Through Our Solar System
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Scientists Spot Second Interstellar Visitor Traveling Through Our Solar System

Remember the mysterious interstellar object ‘Oumuamua? Back in 2017, astronomers reported spotting something really strange traveling inside our solar system.…
NASA Finds Alien Planets Unlike Any in our Solar System in “Missing Link” Discovery
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NASA Finds Alien Planets Unlike Any in our Solar System in “Missing Link” Discovery

The universe continues to surprise. Scientists using Nasa’s Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which was launched into space in 2018 and has…
This is What it Would Look Like if the Biggest Asteroid in the Solar System Collided With Earth
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This is What it Would Look Like if the Biggest Asteroid in the Solar System Collided With Earth

Earth is thought to have been born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, and Earth’s faithful satellite the moon…
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