Definition Of Planets Needs to Change, Pluto Should Be Reinstated: Researchers

Definition Of Planets Needs to Change, Pluto Should Be Reinstated: Researchers

The new study, published in Icarus, suggests that the current criterion that passes a celestial body as a planet needs to be rescinded. It is the same criterion that resulted in the International Astronomical Union dismissing Pluto as a planet. Researchers believe that this central idea about identifying planets is passed down from Galileo and […]

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Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars were formed from the building material that primarily originated from the inner solar system, and a very small percentage of that material came from beyond Jupiter’s orbit, a new study suggests. Led by scientists at the University of Munster, Germany, the research provides insights into the isotopic composition of our planet and […]

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