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Planets Can Form Around Black Holes And They Are Called Blanets
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Planets Can Form Around Black Holes And They Are Called Blanets

It’s a strange universe out there. We’ve got moonmoons, which are moons that have moons. We’ve also got ploonets, which…
Astronomers Find a Surprising Number of Exoplanets Could Host Alien Life
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Astronomers Find a Surprising Number of Exoplanets Could Host Alien Life

When we look at outer space, we see a vast cosmos. The universe we live in is massive, and its…
Astronomers Identify Nearby Planetary System Likely to Host Life as We Know It
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Astronomers Identify Nearby Planetary System Likely to Host Life as We Know It

Astronomers have identified a nearby planetary system that is likely to harbor life as we know it. The star system…
Astronomers Find Two Super-Earths Orbiting a Red Dwarf Not Far From Earth
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Astronomers Find Two Super-Earths Orbiting a Red Dwarf Not Far From Earth

Two super-Earths and a possible third exoplanet have been discovered orbiting a neighboring star, forming the closest known compact planetary…
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.…
Exoplanet Nurseries Revealed In Unprecedented Images of Alien Star Systems
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Exoplanet Nurseries Revealed In Unprecedented Images of Alien Star Systems

Astronomers have recently released what is considered the largest collection of sharp, detailed photographs of debris disks surrounding young stars.…
Astronomers Now Suggest Over 6 billion Earth-like Planets Exist in Our Galaxy Alone
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Astronomers Now Suggest Over 6 billion Earth-like Planets Exist in Our Galaxy Alone

Which is greater; the number of sand grains on Earth or stars in the sky? This is perhaps one of…
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…
Scientists Hint at Existence of Hidden Biospheres Beneath our Ocean Ridges
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Scientists Hint at Existence of Hidden Biospheres Beneath our Ocean Ridges

Although we’ve mapped distant moons in our solar system, and explored planets such as Mars with extreme detail, many of…
Who Says Aliens On Distant Planets Need Oxygen To Survive?
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Who Says Aliens On Distant Planets Need Oxygen To Survive?

In other words, aliens shouldn’t have to breathe oxygen. Although humans need oxygen to survive, our planet’s atmospheric layers are…
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…
NASA Imaged This Exoplanet in 2004, Now it Seems to Have Disappeared
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NASA Imaged This Exoplanet in 2004, Now it Seems to Have Disappeared

Approximately 25 light-years away from Earth, in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, exists an A-Type main-sequence star called Fomalhaut, and around…
5 Evolutionary Points From Earth We Can Use to Hunt For Earth-Like Alien Planets
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5 Evolutionary Points From Earth We Can Use to Hunt For Earth-Like Alien Planets

A group of scientists has come up with 5 models representing key points of our planet’s evolution such as chemical…
New Hypertelescope Will Help Astronomers See Surface Details on Distant Alien Worlds
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New Hypertelescope Will Help Astronomers See Surface Details on Distant Alien Worlds

A new camera mounted on hypertelescopes will allow astronomers to take pictures of several stars at once and capture high-resolution…
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